Mercy ritual included in Divine Mercy Mass April 3
When Pope Francis announced a Jubilee Year of Mercy to run from the beginning of Advent in 2015 through Nov. 20, 2016, the Archdiocese of New Orleans began making plans for how it would celebrate the year.
Fr. Hall remembered as wise, compassionate priest
Father Adrian B. Hall, the retired pastor of five parishes and a priest for 52 years, was remembered at his Funeral Mass March 18 as a kind and compassionate leader who used personal contact to change people’s lives.
Christ’s death – and rising – shower us with mercy
The Paschal Triduum, the period of three days beginning with the evening Mass of the Lord’s Supper and ending with Easter Sunday, is considered the highlight of the church’s liturgical year. Can you explain why this is so?
Sunlight reveals major flood damage to St. Ben’s
When the sun came out last week – revealing, perhaps, even a few olive branches following the historic northshore flooding March 11-12 – the damage was easy to spot at St. Joseph Abbey and Seminary College.
St. Louis King of France debuts schoolwide unit on Bayou State
Having already completed original works of art inspired by George Rodrigue’s “Blue Dog” and Clementine Hunter’s “memory” paintings, fourth graders at St. Louis King of France turned their attention to making individual kinetic sculptures in anticipation of a special classroom guest: Kinetic sculptor – and Louisiana resident – Lin Emery.
Holy Cross Primary students learn from ‘the big guys’...and vice versa
Climbing, horsing around and blurting out the answer without raising your hand usually are frowned upon in Catholic school classrooms.