In her work as director of the Harry Tompson Center – part of the “Rebuild Center” collaborative at St. Joseph Church that provides the homeless with meals, showers, housing placement, mental health care and other life-affirming daytime services – Vicki Judice....
“Let the children come to me” (Matthew 19:14) was the theme of the annual Memorial Prayer Service for the Unborn Jan. 15 at the Holy Innocents Prayer Garden inside St. Patrick Cemetery No 1. Archbishop Gregory Aymond led the annual service, held near the date of the 1973 Roe vs. Wade Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion on demand in the U.S.
The Knights of Peter Claver, Inc., headquartered in New Orleans, recently unveiled and dedicated a social justice mural entitled, “Open Wide Our Hearts: The Enduring Call to Love” at the Catholic Newman Center at Texas Southern University in Houston.
Michelangelo Merisi, known to the world as Caravaggio, was a celebrated painter of his generation. He lived in the late 16th century and completed some 40 masterpiece paintings during his young and troubled life. He would exert considerable influence on an entire generation of artists who followed in the new Baroque style.
When Father Beau Charbonnet was appointed pastor of St. Angela Merici in Metairie 6 1/2 years ago, he looked around the church and thought about unifying and possibly updating its modern interior and exterior and the elements of the faith in and around the sacred space.
Not surprisingly, our children and grandchildren have it all figured out. Last year, the Clarion Herald thought it would be a fascinating idea to put out a call for students who attend Catholic schools to reflect on the rarefied air they breathe.
A true apostle is one who continues to be a courageous and joyful evangelizer even in the face of persecution and certain death, Pope Francis said. By choosing to close the Acts of the Apostles not with St. Paul’s martyrdom but with his continuing to preach the Gospel even while under house arrest, St. Luke wanted to show that the word of God cannot be “enchained,” the pope said Jan. 15 during his weekly audience.
It is somehow being portrayed as a negative, but it is anything but. LSU passing game coordinator Joe Brady left to be the new offensive coordinator for the NFL’s Carolina Panthers. Defensive coordinator Dave Aranda departed to be the new head coach at Baylor.
Administrators of elementary and high schools in the Archdiocese of New Orleans are incensed by a series of rule changes proposed by the Louisiana High School Athletic Association’s executive committee that will negatively affect the eligibility of many of their student athletes.
St. Augustine High School New Orleans Alumni Association host “The Brunch,” Jan. 26, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Dillard University – Kearney Hall. Online registration, information at purpleknightsalumni.com. Brunch will honor legendary basketball Coach Bernard Griffith, who guided multiple Purple Knight basketball teams to state championship titles and a national title.
In eighth grade two years ago, I started volunteering for Legacy Donor Foundation. That experience prompted me to raise awareness and educate my peers about organ donation. This year, I starting Operation Donation at Ursuline Academy, and we now have 15 members.
Queridos hermanos el Evangelio de hoy nos presenta el comienzo de la vida pública de Jesús que tuvo un principio muy humilde y sencillo. Nada que ver con las grandes ceremonias que nos gusta hacer en nuestros días para marcar el comienzo de los grandes eventos. Tanto en la sociedad como en la Iglesia nos gustan las grandes ceremonias y liturgias con miles y miles de asistentes, pero que termnian muchas veces siendo más apariencia que realidad.
La celebración anual de la Semana de las Escuelas Católicas, se llevará a cabo en todo el país, del 26 de enero al 6 de febrero. ¿Qué importancia tienen las escuelas Católicas para la estructura de nuestra comunidad?
Burnout is real. And it doesn’t just happen at the end of a semester or during senior year. “But didn’t you just start the semester?” Yes, and you might think that students and teachers return reinvigorated.
The start of each semester brings its own challenges but also its own joys. One of the things I love most about teaching in a university setting is that each semester, we’re given the opportunity to engage and motivate an entirely different set of students.
The holidays are over and the traditional Christmas colors of red and green have given way to purple, green and gold. Now high school basketball draws the greatest attention before the Mardi Gras parade season gets underway.