Meet the archdiocese’s new transitional deacons
Six men – five of them studying for the Archdiocese of New Orleans – will be ordained transitional deacons May 21 at St. Louis Cathedral by Archbishop Gregory Aymond. The transitional diaconate is the penultimate step to ordination to the priesthood, which will be in June 2017.
‘SynDaver’ enfleshes Dominican’s anatomy studies
On a recent morning, the day before Dominican High School students were to take a practicum in an anatomy and physiology class, their teacher Anjel Guitroz rolled out a synthetic human body, complete with all the organs and veins.
Girl forgoes birthday presents for pro-life race
Pretty in pink T-shirts, 7-year-old Ella Grace Francis and her 35-member team “Ella Grace’s Birthday Beauties” stood out among the more than 500 participants at the April 9 Born to Run race in New Orleans.
N.O. Opera’s ‘Brundibár’ shines light on Holocaust
They are the same age as the children they portray, only they are alive and the children who originally performed in the opera “Brundibár” at a Nazi concentration camp during World War II mostly perished at the hands of the Nazis.
Service characterizes faith of 2016 Regina Matrum
The Archdiocese of New Orleans’ Regina Matrum Award was the last honor Gail Daigle thought she would ever receive.
Archdiocese hands out St. Timothy awards to teens
The annual CYO/Youth and Young Adult Ministry Office conferred the St. Timothy awards on 16 teenagers who exemplified Christian service, Catholic leadership and good moral standards in their parish youth ministry, school and community in the Archdiocese of New Orleans. Archbishop Gregory Aymond made the presentations April 24 at St. Louis Cathedral.