Abp. Aymond: Choose one weakness as Lenten focus
Archbishop Gregory Aymond asked Catholics today during Ash Wednesday Mass at St. Louis Cathedral to select one area of their lives that needs to change and to adopt a penance for the 40 days of Lent that will help them fulfill that change of heart.
‘University’ of Holy Cross is a big signal for future
"Holy Cross will grow like a mighty tree and constantly shoot forth new limbs whose branches will produce yet
others, and all nourished from the same sap and endowed with the same life."
– Blessed Basil Moreau, founder of the Congregation of Holy Cross in France, 1837
Heeding the words of their founder Blessed Father Basil Moreau, the Marianite nuns who established Our Lady of Holy Cross College and its Board of Regents set the course for the future of the college Jan. 27 by changing its name and the way it is governed.
Grade-level changes, scholarships and seminaries
We now have about two years of history with the strategic plan for Catholic schools in the archdiocese. One of the biggest shifts was in the grade-level structure, with elementary schools concluding in the seventh grade and high schools going from eighth grade to 12th grade. How do you think the plan has worked out?
Lenten, Easter regulations
Lenten and Easter regulations, as well as Nights for Confession, have been provided by the archdiocese.
Lenten Mass schedule in CBD announced
Catholic churches in the Central Business District of New Orleans will celebrate Ash Wednesday, Feb. 10, and Lenten Masses as follows:
Two-day Divine Mercy conference at St. Anthony
The tall Divine Mercy poster outside St. Anthony of Padua Church in New Orleans beckons people to discover the meaning of the rays beaming from Jesus’ heart.