St. Louis Cathedral statue repair: A Katrina healing
During St. Louis Cathedral’s first post-Katrina Mass nearly a decade ago, Archbishop Alfred Hughes made a promise rich in symbolic meaning.
New primary school will make Holy Cross preK-12
Ten years ago, when Katrina’s floodwaters decimated Holy Cross School’s 125-year-old campus in the Lower Ninth Ward, few would have predicted the school would come back better than ever at a new home in Gentilly.
Free concert to highlight St. Joseph organ renovation
It takes climbing 69 steps to reach the Jardine and Son Tracker organ in the choir loft inside St. Joseph Church, 1802 Tulane Ave. But, it’s steps that Daughters of Charity nuns, students and various organists have climbed over the years to enhance the Mass experience for attendees.
Memorial erected for children of SEAS, Divine Mercy
Each family’s story was different, but each gathered July 11 for a common reason – they had lost a child too soon and want everyone to remember their children’s lives.
Founding Clarion editor Comar created a winner
Emile M. Comar Jr., who in 1963 turned the fledgling Clarion Herald into one of country’s finest diocesan newspapers and who later became the Archdiocese of New Orleans’ lead lobbyist with the Louisiana Legislature, died July 21 in Bay St. Louis, Mississippi. He was 89.
When baby parts are worth more than the baby
When you cut through the tortured logic Planned Parenthood president Cecile Richards employs to defend the primacy of privacy over the natural law, what you are left with, unfortunately for the nation’s abortion Goliath, is the child.