In the middle of peer review, a group of my students began gesturing and excitedly talking in hushed tones. They were nearest the windows. It was my second-to-last class of the day, in what felt like an over-heated sauna, and I was exhausted.
St. Augustine High School’s entrance into the all-white Louisiana High School Athletic Association through a federal court ruling in 1967 was an integral part of the civil rights movement in New Orleans.
The pornography industry in the United States, according to Fight the New Drug nonprofit organization, is a $12 billion business. If that figure isn’t startling enough, let this sink in – the average age of a child’s first exposure to pornography is 10 years old. Access is so easy now on the internet that it usually happens while doing homework online.
Queridos hermanos: el evangelio de este domingo nos presenta la segunda parte del “Sermón de la llanura” que reflexionamos la semana pasada. En aquella primera parte, Jesús se dirigía a los discípulos.
For a number of reasons – being risk-averse, lacking knowledge or fearing a negative reaction – Catholics generally are not good at sharing their faith, said Dominican Father David Caron, vicar of evangelization for the Archdiocese of New Orleans.
St. Katharine Drexel Prep and the Academy of the Sacred Heart served notice that they intend to repeat as the state’s outdoor track and field champions in the spring by sharing the girls’ Division II first-place award at the LHSAA State Indoor Track and Field meet on Feb. 16 at LSU.
“See what love the Father has bestowed on us that we may be called the children of God. Yet so we are.” With these beautiful words from Scripture (1 Jn. 3:1), the U.S. Catholic bishops introduce us to their recent pastoral letter against racism titled, “Open wide our hearts: the enduring call to love.”
Linda and Jimmy Guillet, who were married in 1983 at Christ the King Church in Gretna, had tried for seven years to become pregnant. “That’s a very difficult, emotional roller coaster to be on when you’re not able to have a baby and everyone around you in your age group is able to,” Linda recalled.
Two things you can say about the Louisiana High School Athletic Association holding separate basketball playoffs for Select and non-Select schools are (1) the Select teams have higher seeds when one subtracts the non-Selects, and (2) it really doesn’t matter because Scotlandville’s Hornets have been and still are the class of the state’s highest classification. That’s been the case for a decade.
The 2019 Catholic Schools Week Arts & Music Festival at Lakeside featured live performances and student art displays from dozens of elementary and high schools. Above, St. Edward the Confessor students sing “There’s No Business Like Show Business.” Here are some of the elementary school standouts in the visual arts.
Since 1976, February has been declared Black History Month in the U.S. The Clarion Herald is honoring that tradition by highlighting a few unsung heroes in the African-American community who have made a difference in ministries not only in their Catholic church parishes in the Archdiocese of New Orleans but also in our community.
Sister of Mount Carmel Jane Remson, director of the Carmelite NGO that has standing with the United Nations, and Carmelite Father Eduardo Scarel discuss the reality of global climate change Feb. 12 and what Catholics can do about it. (Caption)
En el pasado, usted mencionó acerca de parejas casadas que acudieron a usted para, hablar sobre las dificultades que tienen para concebir un hijo y, para pedirle sus oraciones. ¿Puede hablar de este tema tan sensible?
You’ve mentioned in the past about married couples who have come to you to discuss the difficulties they are having in conceiving a child and to ask for your prayers. Can you talk about this very sensitive topic?