By Karen Baker, Clarion Herald Contributing writer The Northshore Chapter of The Catholic Foundation honored the deacons of the West St. Tammany-Washington deanery during the
The new gardens at Metairie Manor were doused with a very potent fertilizer – holy water – during their June 4 dedication to the memory of Thomas Perkins Sr., who served for 31 years as the first executive director of Christopher Homes.
Starting June 1, residents will begin moving into the newly built St. Bernard Manor in Meraux.
The rebirth of the independent living site is another sign of St. Bernard Parish’s return from Hurricane Katrina, considering the three apartment buildings that once comprised St. Bernard Manor I, II and III – a fixture since the 1980s – were flooded with 12 feet of water from Katrina and put out of commission.
After what Deacon Graylin Miller survived during Hurricane Katrina – standing on the railing of his front porch and clinging with one hand
More than six years after St. Bernard Manor I, II and III in Meraux were destroyed by 12 feet of flooding in Hurricane Katrina,