By Peter Finney Jr. and Christine Bordelon Archbishop Gregory Aymond has contacted Cardinal Daniel DiNardo of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston to assure him of
When Hurricane Isaac hit the New Orleans area and he was spared the devastation that so many others are experiencing, Metairie resident Robert Gilberti knew he had to do something.
Instead of making a monetary donation to Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans, he decided to buy shoes.
And, not just a few pair.
Gilberti spent more than $700 at a Metairie Kmart for 180 pairs and delivered them by truck Sept. 7 to Catholic Charities' offices on Howard and Loyola avenues in New Orleans. He said the Kmart on Veterans and Power boulevards chipped in by giving him a discount.