Archbishop Aymond has called for a day of atonement, prayer and fasting on Friday, Oct. 23, for the victims of sexual abuse and for the healing of the archdiocese following the removal from ministry of two pastors.
As we approach the upcoming local, state, and national elections, I have received many emails, calls, and letters with questions from Catholics and other people of faith regarding how to vote. I would like to take this opportunity to clarify some important points, particularly for Catholics.
We who live in the Archdiocese of New Orleans have experienced the agony created by natural disasters. Anyone who lived through Hurricane Katrina 15 years ago understands that our lives, in many ways, are categorized as either pre-Katrina or post-Katrina.
A eucharistic procession is something we’ve done for several years and also something many church parishes across the Archdiocese of New Orleans have done for many years on Corpus Christi Sunday, the Solemnity of the Body and Blood of Christ.
I’m sure it’s more difficult to teach virtually than it is to teach in the classroom. I’ve heard some teachers say that. And, it’s certainly difficult for parents to homeschool their kids when that is something they’re not accustomed to.