Abp. Aymond: Synod in God's hands
In officially opening the 9th General Synod of the Archdiocese of New Orleans at the April 15 Chrism Mass, Archbishop Gregory Aymond offered Catholics packed inside St. Louis Cathedral an overview of the 14-month process of discernment and prayer but said the final outcome truly is in God's hands.
New SSA multipurpose building gets historic nod
St. Scholastica Academy moved a step closer to a major campus improvement April 8 when the Covington Historic District Commission voted unanimously to grant a certificate of appropriateness for a 56,000-square-foot multipurpose building and gymnasium.
St. Louis Cathedral: New sights and sounds
Photos by Frank J. Methe | CLARION HERALD
Just in time for Holy Week, St. Louis Cathedral received an interior and telecommunications makeover that will appeal both to Massgoers and to the TV viewing audience at home. Above, the maroon carpet that had covered the entire sanctuary was removed, allowing the altar area to be finished with real wood.
Renovation at Abp. Rummel will transform exterior
Archbishop Rummel High School in Metairie is in the midst of a $2.5 million renovation to replace exterior walls of the main classroom building and cafeteria.
Synod will allow us all to hear the Spirit’s voice
I am conducting a Bible Study with parishioners at Our Lady of the Lake Parish on the Acts of the Apostles. One aspect of this book that I have rediscovered with them is the level of enthusiasm for the new Christian faith demonstrated by the apostles and others who accepted the message of Jesus Christ. They allowed that message to transform their lives.
Blessed John XXIII launched Vatican reforms
VATICAN CITY (CNS) – Although he served as pope for less than five years, Blessed John XXIII left one of the most lasting legacies in the Catholic Church’s history by convening the Second Vatican Council.