Xavier University of Louisiana and its Institute for Black Catholic Studies (IBCS) will become the new hub for the advancement of sainthood causes of
By now, Catholics in New Orleans have at least heard about Venerable Henriette Delille, a free woman of color who founded the Sisters of the Holy Family. After all, her name is recited weekly at Mass in Our Family Prayer.
But, who was she? How did she become a nun and what did she accomplish?
The Sisters of the Holy Family will celebrate the Annual Henriette Delille Mass, their 169th anniversary and the renaming of eight blocks of