By Christine Bordelon The 13th anniversary of God’s Special Children Mass was celebrated Oct. 1 at St. Francis Xavier Church in Metairie. Archbishop Gregory
On the very day Blessed John Paul II is declared a saint of the Roman Catholic Church, some lucky person will go home with an artwork showing the holy father in the twilight of his life – his head bowed in prayer, his eyes crinkled shut, his hands clasped firmly on his famously simple crozier.
Father Mike Mitchell realized he could draw with nearly photographic precision as a fifth grader, after sketching a classmate playing marbles at recess. Please