Collection Feb. 16-17 will help parish outreach

By Peter Finney Jr., Clarion Herald When Marianite Sister Marjorie Hebert became president and CEO of Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans six years ago,

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Work of mercy continues to change lives after prison

By Christine Bordelon, Clarion Herald The possibility for mercy is boundless, just as the needs are boundless. Tom Costanza, division director of Catholic Charities

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Fr. Jacques: Church could energize a community


The Gospel is messy business. Night after night in the early 1990s, Edmundite Father Michael Jacques tried coaxing himself to sleep in his rectory bedroom to the left of St. Peter Claver Church in New Orleans.

Instead of counting sheep, he counted bullets.

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