Entre los muchos documentos del Concilio Vaticano II, en particular la “Constitución Pastoral, sobre la Iglesia en el Mundo Moderno”, la Iglesia nos anima a examinar los “Los signos del fin de los tiempos” e interpretar esos signos a la luz del Evangelio.
The CSAL Girls’ Indoor Ball finals were decided on May 15 – too late for inclusion in the May 2019 issue of Kids’ Clarion. In senior division play, Christian Brothers defeated St. Edward the Confessor.
After learning about Garland Robinette’s series of “Juju Doll” paintings during a campus visit from the artist himself, first- and second-grade Art Club students at St. Pius X created their own Juju Dolls by personalizing them with emblems that bring them joy. The afterschool club is led by St. Pius X art teacher Cathy Vidos and is assisted by third-grade teacher Michelle Sule.
ST. JOSEPH, St. Joseph’s Restoration group participates in Gretna Heritage Festival Italian Village, Sept. 27-29 selling meatballs in a pocket, Italian fig cookies, Chianti, Italian ices and religious Italian-themed items.
Rev. Philip Brockett, pastor of Central St. Matthew United Church of Christ in New Orleans, joined Archbishop Gregory Aymond and delivered the sermon at an Interfaith Prayer Service for Peace Sept. 18 at Holy Name of Jesus Church, suggesting people of good will need to “wage” peace.
Irish-born, clergy sexual abuse survivor Marie Collins, who quit a Vatican panel in 2017 when she believed it was not fulfilling its stated mission to establish ironclad, global guidelines to protect children from abuse, told a New Orleans audience Sept. 17 that laypersons will have to force the institutional church to make concrete changes in accountability and transparency.
Ascension of Our Lord Knights of Columbus Council #9623 recently awarded the Louisiana Knights of Columbus Triple Star Award at the New Orleans diocesan meeting Sept. 16. This was the only council in Louisiana to achieve this honor this year for new member recruiting. Grand Knight Mike Abbate was also awarded as top recruiter in the state for the 2018-2019 Columbian calendar year!
Priesthood Sunday, a special day set aside throughout the U.S. since 2005 to reflect upon and affirm the central role of the priesthood in the life of the church, will be celebrated Sept. 29 in the Archdiocese of New Orleans.
Priests of the Archdiocese of New Orleans will gather Sept. 24-26 for their annual convocation, with a program for priestly wellness offered by representatives of the Saint John Vianney Center of Downington, Pennsylvania.
The focus of this year’s 40 Days for Life New Orleans campaign (Sept. 25-Nov. 3) is to protect women and unborn children from abortion through inter-denominational prayer, peaceful vigil, and community activism.
It was a moment dripping with irony: On the day that news leaked that Sean Payton had agreed to a five-year contract extension, the Saints head coach got an unexpected look at the future beyond Drew Brees.
High school application process for parents and guardians of 7th graders (2019-2020) 1. On Wednesday, Nov. 13, the Admissions Application will be posted online (www.ocs.arch-no.org). Only one application is permitted per student.
“You can’t get second things by putting them first; you can get second things only by putting first things first.” “Put first things first and we get second things thrown in: Put second things first and we lose both first and second things.”
In this age of “constant communication,” it seems like we have less and less of it on a quality level. How many times have you had a texting “conversation” for 30 minutes that could have taken five minutes if you had spoken by phone? When my children are making plans with their friends and texting back and forth, I will say, “How about if you just give him/her a call to be sure you are both clear about the plans?”
Pope Francis said the challenges facing humanity and the Earth are so urgent and important that he has invited world leaders, educators and young people to come to the Vatican next spring to launch a global alliance for building a new, more humane future.
Traditions die hard in a historic city like New Orleans and its metropolitan area. Regardless of the changes brought about by time, the folks here cling to things that have significant meaning in their lives.