Mandela inspired others to uphold human dignity
WASHINGTON (CNS) – Pope Francis joined church and government leaders from around the world in crediting Nelson Mandela for a steadfast commitment to promoting human rights and upholding the dignity of all people in response to the death Dec. 5 of the former president of South Africa.
Christmas Masses scheduled in CBD
The Archdiocese of New Orleans has announced schedules of Masses at business district churches for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
Philippines are hurting
Father Roel Lungay has been shaken to his foundations before, but the pastor of St. Genevieve Parish in Slidell – who was back home in the Philippines to visit relatives and search for a kidney donation that could save his life – could not believe what he was seeing and feeling.
Christian singer John Finch debuts CD
He’s only 20 years old and already has determined what he wants his life’s work to be – worshipping the Lord through music.
Spanish formation class flourishes in Mandeville
Every week, Father Ronald Calkins calls those who have registered as new parishioners at Mary Queen of Peace in Mandeville, offering words of welcome. Sometimes he has nice conversations, sometimes he leaves a message, and every now and then he gets a surprise.
InterACT NOLA musical displays multiple talents
Terri Hingle was able to fulfill a life-long dream this year. As an Arc of New Orleans day center participant, she danced and sang her heart out as a go-go dancer in the musical “It’s About Time.”