Carrying the torch for 150 years
“It was quite a journey,” Holy Family Sister Clare of Assisi Pierre, president of St. Mary’s Academy, said about the resurrection of St. Mary’s after Hurricane Katrina in 2005. “It was only faith. I never could have imagined this (rebuilding the school). I just know I felt and Sister Jennie Jones (principal) felt a sense of obligation (to students) to return.”
Abp. Hannan Community Appeal exceeds goal
The goal of the annual Archbishop Hannan Community Appeal (AHCA) hasn’t wavered since its inception 51 years ago. The appeal raises money so Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans can help “the most vulnerable and needy in the eight civil parishes of the Archdiocese of New Orleans.”
Confirmation age will remain in the 11th grade
The archdiocese is reviewing its pastoral guidelines for the sacrament of confirmation. What is the purpose of that review and where does it stand at this point?
A funny thing happened on the way to confession
They say “confession is good for the soul.” I agree.
‘Pick though the old to welcome the new’ this Lent
It’s been an unseasonably warm winter in St. Louis.
WWII Museum visit triggers family emotions
Recently, our junior class at Mount Carmel Academy had the opportunity to visit the National World War II Museum.