Two hundred fifty laypersons who have devoted themselves to the work of the Catholic Church throughout the Archdiocese of New Orleans will be awarded the Order of St. Louis IX Medallion in ceremonies May 19.
Located a 90-minute drive away from the celebrated stone-hewn faces of Mount Rushmore, Red Cloud Catholic Mission School, perched inside South Dakota’s Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, has two very opposite “claims to fame.”
VATICAN CITY (CNS) –Pope Francis has revised and clarified norms and procedures for holding bishops and religious superiors accountable in protecting minors as well as in protecting members of religious orders and seminarians from abuse.
Queridos hermanos: en el Evangelio de este domingo Jesús vincula con insistencia el amor y la palabra, su Palabra, la Palabra del Padre que le envió. Amarle a Él significa escuchar, acoger y guardar su Palabra. Un amor que es palabra es un amor que se expresa, que se encarna, que se traduce en actitudes concretas y reales. El amor de Dios es un amor-Palabra: Dios Padre nos da su Palabra, y la cumple. Su Palabra, la que Él nos envía, es una Palabra hecha carne, que viene al encuentro, que se entrega hasta la muerte.
Traffic was stopped for a few minutes along St. Charles Avenue to make way for a May 8 rosary procession conducted by students, teachers and parents from Holy Name of Jesus School in New Orleans. Jesuit Father Mark Thibodeaux, associate pastor of Holy Name of Jesus Church led the praying of the Glorious Mysteries.
Mike Cottingham talks about the year 1969 this way: Neil Armstrong walked on the moon; Hurricane Camille hit the day he got married; and he started Brother Martin High School’s first choral music program.
A Catholic “tie-in” occurred to Evey Berner, the 35-year kindergarten teacher at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton School in Kenner, as her students approached Lent 2006: Jesus is often called “the bread of life,” so why not use literal bread – the most commonly eaten food in the world – as a means of teaching youngsters a wide range of classroom lessons?
As the demand increases for providing care for those with Alzheimer’s disease, Chateau de Notre Dame will open later this month a new, 13-bed wing offering memory care services, said Chateau’s chief executive officer Wayne Plaisance.
Queridos hermanos: El evangelio de este quinto domingo de Pascua se presenta un poco raro en el contexto del camino pascual que venimos recorriendo. A lo largo de estas semanas de Pascua hemos tratado de ir descubriendo aquellos lugares en los que era posible “ver” al Señor con los ojos de la fe: la comunidad de discípulos, la Eucaristía, los Pastores.
Two robotics teams from St. Mary’s Dominican High School captured wins at the Louisiana FIRST® Tech Challenge (FTC®) Regional Championship at Destrehan High School. The event drew 20 schools statewide. This was Dominican’s fourth time to qualify for regionals.
The long-awaited vacation time is almost here! I know that your body is in the classroom, and your mind is on summer! I hope that your summertime will be a change of pace and give you an opportunity to enjoy some recreation.
Photo above: A life-size mural of St. Francis of Assisi, created by St. Margaret Mary kindergartners and first graders, backs the Schneidau family and trumpets the evening’s theme of caring for creation
This is a time of year that is filled with joy. We have confirmations, graduations, award ceremonies and ordinations to the diaconate and to the priesthood – and the list goes on. All these celebrations give us the opportunity to lift people up and thank God for their dedication to living their faith.
Esta es una época del año que, está llena de alegría. Tenemos confirmaciones, graduaciones, ceremonias de entrega de premios y, ordenaciones al diaconado y al sacerdocio, y la lista continúa. Todas estas celebraciones, nos dan la oportunidad de elevar a las personas y, agradecer a Dios, por su dedicación a vivir su fe.
VATICAN CITY (CNS) – Pope Francis told the heads of women’s religious orders from around the world that a Vatican commission did not reach a unanimous conclusion on the issue of whether deaconesses in the early church were “ordained” or “blessed.”
All Saints Catholic Parish will celebrate its 100th-year anniversary in November. Several programs are leading up to the big celebration. Josephite Father Peter Weiss, All Saints pastor, said the fourth annual Black History Program this year, entitled “A Home of Our Own.”
Those frequent May showers have come with a little extra lagniappe for LSU baseball fans. That is, clouds of discontent. After getting routed twice at Oregon State in the regional round of the NCAA Tournament a year ago, baseball fortunes were supposed to take a turn for the better.