Photo by John Yike | NOTRE DAME SEMINARY Seminarians from Notre Dame Seminary, the Dominican Sisters of Peace who staff the Peace Center on
Archbishop Gregory Aymond preached at a Mass in honor of St. Pio of Pietrelcina Oct. 4 at St. Rita Church in New Orleans. Here
Father Peter Finney, administrator of St. Rita Church in New Orleans, blesses palms before parishioners enter the church on Palm Sunday, April 9. Father
“Take My Hand, Precious Lord” was sung near the end of the funeral Mass Aug. 2 at St. Rita Church in New Orleans for Deacon Everett J. Williams, who died July 28 at age 82.
Deacon Williams, who earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Xavier University of Louisiana and a doctorate from Michigan State University, was a man dedicated to his Catholic faith and education. And, rarely did he say no.
Just a day before the dedication of the Magnificat House of Discernment for Women, Sister of the Holy Family Sylvia Thibodeaux made a thrilling discovery in the house’s tiny sacristy while searching for art to hang on the walls of the 10-bedroom residence abutting St. Rita Church in New Orleans.