OLHCC has a student-friendly college tuition curve
When David M. “Buck” Landry played offensive guard for Holy Cross’ top-flight football teams in the early 1960s, the Tigers had only one problem: Jesuit and quarterback Pat Screen.
Lenten video series debuts at arch-no.org
Following up on a popular video Scripture series during Advent, the Archdiocese of New Orleans is offering weekly reflections during Lent on the Sunday Gospel readings on its website, said Dominican Father David Caron, director of the Office of Evangelization.
‘Shepherds’ campaign to help seminaries
It’s no secret that in recent years enrollment has skyrocketed at both Notre Dame Seminary and St. Joseph Seminary College – the seminaries where vocations to the priesthood are nurtured in the Archdiocese of New Orleans and dioceses across the state of Louisiana and beyond.
Daughters of Charity driven – and drive – to help poor
The sign outside the office door of Daughter of Charity Sister Kathleen Driscoll reads, “Thank You for Being a Friend to the Poor.”
Helping the downtrodden is what Sister Kathleen does five days a week through Depaul USA’s ministry of transportation and housing at the Rebuild Center on St. Joseph Church’s campus in New Orleans.
New building will expand service at Mercy Endeavors
“Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken winged bird that cannot fly,” read Chris Bruno, board president of Mercy Endeavors, from a Langston Hughes poem at the Feb. 27 ground-breaking of the new senior activities center being built by the Sisters of Mercy. “Our dream for this center is now a reality.”
Blessed Mother strikes heart of Rock ‘N’ Bowl’s Blancher
It was 1988, and future Rock ‘N’ Bowl owner John Blancher wasn’t exactly down to his last dime, but it’s fair to say he didn’t exactly have a lot of change burning a hole in his pocket.