Order of St. Louis to be awarded to 240 on May 3
Some 240 laypersons who have devoted themselves to the work of the Catholic Church throughout the Archdiocese of New Orleans will be awarded the Order of St. Louis IX Medallion in ceremonies May 3.
New pastors, parochial vicars announced for 2015
In order to provide pastoral care for the people of God in the Archdiocese of New Orleans, Archbishop Aymond has made the following appointments:
An immigrant’s love for those following in his path
Danilo Perojo, 76, has this special relationship with time. When he lived in his native Cuba in the late 1960s – about a decade after Fidel Castro had overturned the Batista regime and nationalized all foreign investments – Perojo worked for the former IBM that sold most of the time clocks used by Cuban workers to punch in each morning.
Synod Leadership Team felt Holy Spirit moving
The newest “member” of the Synod Leadership Team, 5-week-old Rose Pesce, the daughter of Leadership Team member Lynne Pesce, joined the group for its final deliberations April 23. The Leadership Team has met for the last year to develop five priorities for future ministry in the Archdiocese of New Orleans. Those priorities will be promulgated May 24, Pentecost Sunday, by Archbishop Gregory Aymond. Archbishop Aymond (following) says the synod is a gift of the Spirit.
Congregational leaders visit Academy of the Sacred Heart
Faculty, staff and alumnae from the Academy of the Sacred Heart in New Orleans got a peek at the global reach of their school’s congregational operators when Religious of the Sacred Heart of Jesus leaders visited the Uptown campus April 20.