Very soon we will be celebrating All Saints’ Day. We will remember the saints who are so popular among us, for example, Mary and Joseph, St. Thomas Aquinas, St. Peter Claver, St. Mary Magdalene, St. Rita – the list goes on and on.
Esa constancia y fidelidad, que desafía las evidencias, es signo de una fe que confía y espera. Ahora bien, si esa insistencia es eficaz incluso en el caso de los malvados, como ese juez, tanto más, ha de ser acogida por Aquel que está pendiente de los suyos que le gritan día y noche.
ST. JUDE NOVENA, nine-day solemn novena, Oct. 21-29. Celebrant: Blessed Francis Xavier Seelos pastor, Father José I. Lavastida. Schedule: Monday-Friday, 12:15 p.m. novena only, 6 p.m. Mass and novena; Saturday, 12:15 p.m. novena, 4 p.m. Mass and novena; Sunday novena following the 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Masses. St. Mary Magdalen, 6425 West Metairie Ave., Metairie.
In honor of the Oct. 1 feast day of school patroness St. Thérèse of Lisieux, St. Thérèse Academy art teacher Doris Caravella handcrafted a collage-style shirt complete with battery-powered lights. She also donned shoes and socks emblazoned with the saint’s image.
Second graders at Ursuline Academy are learning about timelines this school year through an inter-disciplinary project in their technology and art classes. The students’ ultimate challenge will be to create a timeline of Ursuline history, with milestones including St. Ursula’s birth in the Third Century and the founding of the Ursuline Sisters’ all-girls’ New Orleans school in 1727.
This is a story of two buildings. Every Mardi Gras, when we were little, the six Finney kids would pile into my parents’ blue-and-white Volkswagen bus, drive downtown and park as close as possible to Lafayette Square.
The Clarion Herald asked Adam Miller, director of catering and special events at The Columns Hotel on St. Charles Avenue, to explain some of the common questions he receives from bridal parties when planning a wedding reception.
The Clarion Herald recently asked Roger Villere, founder and owner of the family-operated Villere’s Florist, to reflect on his interactions with couples as they plan the flowers and other decorative elements of their wedding and reception. Villere knows of which he speaks: He has logged nearly 60 years in his chosen field and is currently celebrating the 50th anniversary of his eponymous florist business, headquartered in Metairie.
Throughout the first quarter, my classmates and I have learned the history of the Brothers of the Sacred Heart, who founded Brother Martin, and their current effect on us. Pairing with what we have learned about the Brothers in our religion class, the Eighth Grade Day of Reflection took place at St. Stanislaus College, a Brothers’ school in Bay St. Louis, Mississippi.
The difference between Jesuit’s football team of Week 4, when the Blue Jays were throttled by Brother Martin, 31-7, and the team in Week 5, when they defeated archrival Holy Cross, 20-14, was the return of a pair of Lukes from the injured list.
VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Most bishops who lead dioceses in the Amazon support the ordination of married men of proven virtue, or “viri probati,” as a way of addressing the lack of priests in the region, a Brazilian bishop said.
VATICAN CITY (CNS) — While the Catholic Church has made strides to include the voice of women, especially in the Synod of Bishops for the Amazon, women should be included among synod voting members and in church leadership positions, a German theologian said.
As I crossed over the levee on my morning run, my eyes landed on the glimpse of a rainbow glowing between dark clouds. It was so surprisingly beautiful and special that I felt a blessing had come to me. I felt the magnitude of God’s presence.
Young and old trekked to Notre Dame Seminary on Oct. 5 to venerate relics of St. Padre Pio (1887-1968), the Capuchin Franciscan priest from Italy revered for his holiness and his devotion as a confessor. A steady stream of visitors, including parents with their children, walked through the Notre Dame Seminary Chapel.