By Karen Baker, Contributing writer Nine teenagers, four adults, 1,600 miles (roundtrip) and plenty of beef jerky. That’s the short story of a summer mission
The fact that St. Therese of Lisieux is the patroness of missionaries – yet never traveled outside of her native France – speaks volumes
In the hands of 13 amateur icon painters, the Prophet Elijah leapt from the pages of Scripture to vivid life atop small canvases.
Mary Queen of Peace celebrated its 25th anniversary as a parish in the Archdiocese of New Orleans with a special Mass on June 23.
The parish, on West Causeway Approach in Mandeville, was founded on June 18, 1988, by Archbishop Philip Hannan.
She survived the flood waters of Hurricane Katrina and the Murphy Oil Spill in 2005. Though it took her years longer than her St. Bernard counterparts who joined the Catholic parish in Mandeville, a statue of the Blessed Virgin finally found a new home at Mary Queen of Peace in 2013.