Catholic Press Association awards nine to Clarion Herald
It was a great night in St. Louis for the Clarion Herald at the annual Catholic Media Conference of the Catholic Press Association of the United States and Canada.
Loyola’s Jacob DeRusha uses hip hop to reach youth
He knew one thing in middle school for sure – performing hip hop music was his passion.
The state of Catholic-Jewish relations improving
Catholic-Jewish relations have improved significantly over the past 50 years, but more strides are possible, said Rabbi David Rosen at a talk, “Catholic-Jewish Relations: Past, Present and Future” held June 1 at Café Reconcile.
Xavier University professor talks Shakespeare in N.O.
One need only recall the 2016 Carnival season to recognize the influence that William Shakespeare has had on New Orleans, said Dr. Oliver Hennessey, associate professor of English specializing in Shakespeare at Xavier University of Louisiana at “All the World’s a Stage: Shakespeare on the Stages and Streets of New Orleans” May 18 at the Historic New Orleans Collection.
Departing sisters leave ‘Lantern Light’ glowing
While serving the homeless from her ministerial hub behind St. Joseph Church on Tulane Avenue, Presentation Sister Vera Butler would see New Orleans’ “have-nots” performing the most astonishing acts of selflessness.
Marriage prep will promote mentor program
In an effort to enhance marriage preparation for engaged couples, the Archdiocese of New Orleans has adopted a new policy, effective July 1, 2016, that calls for couples to meet with a priest or deacon six to eight months before their wedding and increases the Day for the Engaged program from one to two days.