Back to school at 88, Father Morin revels in Scripture


By all accounts, Oblate Father John Morin has led a full life.

He is 88 and he spent 40 years as a missionary in Haiti. After coming to New Orleans three years ago, he has celebrated daily Mass at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church on North Rampart Street and has coordinated spiritual ministry for hundreds of Haitian Catholics in the Archdiocese of New Orleans.

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Our Lady of Guadalupe feast day celebrated throughout the archdiocese Dec. 15


Church parishes in the Archdiocese of New Orleans hosted several special celebrations in honor of Our Lady of Guadalupe.  Above, a mariachi band from Texas processes in song with the statue of Our Lady of Guadalupe being carried by parishioners Dec. 15 during a feast day Mass at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church on North Rampart Street, followed by a meal.

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