Beloved ‘Queen of Creole Cuisine’ Chase dies

Story By Christine Bordelon, Clarion Herald Photos By Frank J. Methe, Clarion Herald What more can be said about Leah Chase that hasn’t already

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12 honored as ‘Women of Distinction’ at St. Mary’s

Photo Courtesy of  St. Mary’s Academy St. Mary’s Academy recently presented the “Women of Distinction” award to 12 notable African-American females during Black History

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Fr. Michael Jacques, dynamic St. Peter Claver pastor, dies of heart attack


Edmundite Father Michael Jacques, who energized his parishioners with a multitude of ministries and transformed St. Peter Claver Parish into one of the most vibrant in the Archdiocese of New Orleans, died Friday morning, June 7, at Ochsner Hospital of complications from a heart attack.

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