Groups discuss how to put ‘Image of God’ into action
The image and likeness of God was on display at St. Genevieve Catholic Church in Slidell on Oct. 5 as nearly 40 people gathered to discuss racial harmony and come up with concrete ideas for putting words into action.
Anne and Jack Dardis: Putting God, family first
Of all the Catholic and charitable causes Anne and Jack Dardis have championed in their lifetime of mutual service to the church – a way of life for which they will be presented with the St. John Paul II Award by The Catholic Foundation of the Archdiocese of New Orleans at its annual dinner Nov. 10 – they always have understood that their ultimate vocation is being united in marriage and fulfilling their duty as parents.
How a dad parted the papal sea to see the pope
David Dawson Jr. and his wife Kate have five children under the age of 7 and consider themselves wizened veterans of Mardi Gras, but not even their experience battling the double whammy of ladders and claustrophobia fully prepared them for how best to stake out a spot to view the Krewe of Francis three weeks ago in Philadelphia.
Mission Sunday reminds us of our 'Catholic' duties
World Mission Sunday will be celebrated Oct. 18. What does it mean to be a missionary?
Actually, to be a Catholic is to be a missionary. At our baptism, we are anointed and sent forth to bring the message of Christ to others. While some accomplish this task by living in developing countries and missionary lands, others of us do this at home. As we consider ourselves home missionaries, we also bear a responsibility to help missionaries in foreign countries through prayer and through sacrificial giving on Mission Sunday.
Protecting children is our priority
The Archdiocese of New Orleans has received passing grades for its safe environment training and its strict adherence to the U.S. bishops’ Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People, Sister of Mount Carmel Mary Ellen Wheelahan, the archdiocese’s safe environment coordinator, said Oct. 8th.
Metairie man has devotion to Padre Pio (St. Pio)
He only met him once – on Easter Sunday in the 1940s in Italy during World War II. But Metairie resident Rosario Carimi, now 96, never forgot his brief conversation with Padre Pio, canonized in 2002 as St. Pio of Pietrelcina.