Synod discernment is open to the Holy Spirit
The 9th General Synod of the Archdiocese of New Orleans has been picking up steam. Can you give us an update on what’s been happening and where we’re going?
I want to first express my profound gratitude to everyone involved in the discernment process.
Religious celebrate the joy of consecrated life
In ushering in a Year of Consecrated Life for women and men religious last November, Pope Francis urged the people who have offered their lives in vowed service to the church to “wake up the world” with their joyful lives.
Nonagenarian loves serving God, family, friends
If 93-year-old Imogene “Jean” Brennan can’t be found opening St. Matthew the Apostle Church for morning Mass as sacristan or praying with the St. Matthew Cares prayer warriors or Holy Name Society, try to catch her working the food pantry or with the Silver Trotters at St. Rita Church, playing cards, line dancing at the Harahan Senior Center or doing low-impact Jazzercise.
The light of faith
(Photo by Frank J. Methe/Clarion Herald)
Artist Jed Malitz, who describes himself as a “baby” Christian, worked for 25 years in the fields of math, computer science and biotechnology information systems. On the side, he dabbled in photography and computer-generated imaging.
Cooking with a purpose: To help kids
It didn’t take long for Chef Goffredo Fraccaro to start ribbing fellow Italian Chef Andrea Apuzzo or Chef John Besh Jan. 13 backstage at the 38th annual Chefs’ Charity for Children benefitting St. Michael Special School. After all, each had participated for many years in the charity event and had become famous in his own right.
Holy Rosary program pushes workplace readiness
A new program at Holy Rosary High is giving students who may not be going to college the skills they need to succeed in the work force after high school graduation.