Archdiocesan retreat center flourishing in Metairie
It’s been a little more than a year since Dr. Paul “Buddy” Ceasar assumed his role as director of the Archdiocese of New Orleans Retreat Center in Metairie, and he is pleased with the progress the former Cenacle Retreat House has made in serving women, their families and Catholic entities with retreats and other spiritual programs.
Rave reviews for Metairie IV
Dottie Guerra couldn’t have been happier when she received the phone call that her apartment at Metairie IV, on the Metairie Manor campus in Metairie, was ready. She said she was dining with friends and everyone celebrated with her.
St. Benilde performs ‘the ordinary’ extraordinarily
When a torrential downpour threatened to cancel St. Benilde’s inaugural parish fair, parishioners refused to buckle, working at the 11th hour to locate hay and spread it over parish grounds.
Academy of Our Lady blankets homeless with love
Lectures alone cannot begin to convey the struggles the homeless encounter every day on the streets of New Orleans.
But when classroom teaching is applied to a service activity, students really start connecting the dots.
Interfaith plea for peace
Prayers for peace came in many languages and faith traditions Nov. 19, but the language that may have expressed it best was universal.
Bullying wanes when kids tune in to special needs
I was a principal in the mid-1980s when I discovered, quite by accident, a slightly different approach to preventing bullying in my school: I began to accept students into my Catholic school who had learning disabilities, cognitive and developmental delays and some physical disabilities.
What, if anything, does this have to do with the prevention of bullying?