Youth learn to ‘Be the Voice’ at Right to Life event
About 100 youth and young adults from across the state gathered July 10 for a night of pro-life testimony and witness at the “Be the Voice” event of the National Right to Life Convention hosted at the New Orleans Marriott.
Having a plan can ease your transition to college
After feeling on top of the world as a senior in high school, starting all over as a college freshman can be a challenge. As my sophomore college year approaches, I can’t help but look back at myself a year ago just starting out as a new and inexperienced freshman.
Msgr. LeBourgeois was faithful, dedicated priest
Msgr. Louis P. LeBourgeois, who died July 1 at the age of 79, was a dedicated and faithful priest who loved celebrating the sacraments, especially the E u c h a r i s t , his brother-in-law, Deaco n F r a n s Labranche, said at his funeral Mass July 7 at St. Joseph Abbey Church in St. Benedict.
Abortion pill, RU-486, can be reversed
While the annual number of abortions in the U.S. has dropped from a high of 1.6 million in 1990 to about 1.06 million today, the number of chemical abortions through the use of RU-486 has increased and now represents about 25 percent of all abortions.
St. Jude Community Center is expert at multi-tasking
The nonprofit St. Jude Community Center unveiled its first logo June 30, a black, gold and maroon emblem that indicates – in a glance – its ministries that feed the multitudes, care for the mental and physical needs of and house the poor and homeless and provide education.
Childhood in Haiti, Brooklyn shaped Xavier's chief
Haitian president Francois “Papa Doc” Duvalier, on the pretext that his enemies were conspiring either to kidnap or assassinate his son Jean Claude, swiftly retaliated against the threat. Dozens of Haitians were killed by government soldiers and hundreds more were imprisoned, including Verret’s mother Lorraine.