By Peter Finney Jr., Clarion Herald When St. Francis of Assisi Parish in uptown New Orleans approached its 125th anniversary in 2015, the anniversary committee
Through medical missions, art projects, book bag drives and more, the Association Haïtienne de Développement Humain, Inc. (AHDH), in New Orleans, has been
Fresh out of kinesiology school from Louisiana State University in December 2011, Andrew Worrel had no idea that his perspective on life was about to change.
What a difference a year makes.
When Msgr. Wildor Pierre of Haiti made his first trip to Mary Queen of Peace in Mandeville last October, he was pastor of a parish that lacked many things: a full roof for its church, a roof for its school, salaries for its teachers and a lunch program for its students.
Several Haitian priests were in the New Orleans area in recent weeks visiting parishes that have twinned with them through Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans and Catholic Relief Services.