By Beth Donze Marc Morial was just six days into his first term as mayor of New Orleans when he received a call from
By Beth Donze A river of many colors winds its way through a bed of gray gravel in the prayer garden outside St. Pius
Father Patrick J. Williams, the pastor of St. Pius X Church in New Orleans and executive director of the Department of Clergy, has been named vicar general of the Archdiocese of New Orleans by Archbishop Gregory M. Aymond.
The 60-year history of St. Pius X was revisited Nov. 16 with the prayerful dedication of parish buildings to the memory of three former pastors and to Archbishop Philip Hannan, who spent part of his retirement as a resident of the rectory.
In an added cause for celebration, the parish’s new adoration chapel – a free-standing structure that tracks the modern architectural style of St. Pius X Church – was dedicated to Blessed Francis Xavier Seelos by Archbishop Gregory Aymond.
As the saying goes, you’d have to be living “under a rock” not to have noticed that New Orleans is in the