Approximately 35 students in physics and physics honors at the Academy of Our Lady in Marrero demonstrated their understanding of buoyancy, fluid dynamics and engineering by building lightweight cardboard boats and racing across a pool against classmates at Archbishop Shaw, next door, to see if their boats could sustain weight without sinking.
Imagine climbing into a kind of Space Walk – but one that is completely enclosed and devoid of its “bouncy” floor. Inside, the domed space above is a 360-degree video screen offering observers realistic, moving, computer-fed panoramas of phenomena such as sunrise and sunset, the rotating and revolving planets and the shifting phases of the moon.
At her desk is a sign, “God is good all the time.” And, Kenitha Grooms-Williams, executive director at Lantern Light, truly believes it. On a recent day, a guest who had previously moved from Mississippi needed to verify an address to activate his debit card earned at a good-paying job.
WASHINGTON (CNS) –The Catholic Church doesn’t often add new celebrations to its pretty full liturgical calendar, but this year’s new feast day, Mary, Mother of the Church on May 21, has Catholics gearing up to mark the day or at least think a little more about Mary.
As the United States approaches its annual day to remember the more than 1 million American combatants who have died in the country’s many wars, it is most appropriate to ask ourselves, “What would be the wisest and most loving way to celebrate Memorial Day?”
SUMMER SERVICE OPPORTUNITY FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS (SERVE), Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans is offering a summer service program, for incoming freshmen through seniors. Participants can earn 12-32 hours of community service.
Thinking that food might be a fun way to immerse kids in the culture, history and geography of various countries, New Orleans author Whitney Stewart decided to write her 2018 book “What’s on Your Plate? Exploring the World of Food,” a culinary tour of 14 nations featuring country-specific recipes for cooks as young as 5.
The trustee controversy that broke out at St. Louis Cathedral in 1842 was not uncommon in the U.S. Such conflicts between a bishop and parish lay trustees concerning church ownership and administration took place as early as the 1790s.
As a second grader at St. Ann School in Metairie, my daughter Annelise had really been looking forward to her first Communion. She and her classmates had been preparing all school year for their special day.
Archbishop Rummel will host its annual Summer Basketball League, beginning on May 31 at the school gymnasium. The league features 10 teams. Each will play eight games through June 26 on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
It was 1968. Martin Luther King Jr. and Robert Kennedy had been assassinated. The Vietnam War was raging. Apollo 8 astronauts orbited the moon. Two African-American athletes earning medals at the Summer Olympics raised gloved fists in silent protest against racial discrimination in America.
Linda Phoenix Teamer was 19 years old in 1970, the year after Neil Armstrong became the first man to walk on the moon. One of Teamer’s wistful teenage dreams as a student at Joseph S. Clark High School in New Orleans was to become NASA’s first African-American female astronaut, but first she had to come to grips with the mysterious forces of social gravity, something incapable of being plotted by Sir Isaac Newton.
Last summer, Gina Egan realized she really missed not having a homeroom period – that golden time during the school day in which teachers like herself could interact more casually with their students while still keeping the learning going.
Para el próximo mes, estará celebrando tres Misas de ordenación – una para diáconos de transición, una para sacerdotes y otra para diáconos permanentes – por lo que este debe ser un momento muy feliz y emocionante para usted. ¿Puede explicar qué va a pasar el próximo mes?
Looking back on her formative years, Salesian Sister Michelle Geiger says her vocational discernment unfolded like a scavenger hunt: One “clue” would lead to the next until she finally discovered her treasure – the religious sisterhood.
For the next month, you will be celebrating three ordination Masses – one for transitional deacons, one for priests and one for permanent deacons – so this must be a very happy and exciting time for you. Can you explain what will be happening over the next month?
The baptismal font is a tomb in which a person dies to sin, and it is a womb through which a person is born to new life in Christ, Pope Francis said. “Just as our parents generated us to earthly life, the church has regenerated us to eternal life through baptism,” the pope said May 9 at his weekly general audience.
It was a tell-all visit by a free-agent quarterback. When Ohio State transfer Joe Burrow stepped on campus at LSU in mid-May, Tigers’ head coach Ed Orgeron was telling all about his personal evaluation of the quarterbacks currently on campus.