Magnificat House of Discernment is taking applications
It was Stephanie Roca’s 23rd birthday, and fellow residents at the Magnificat House of Discernment for Women made it special, celebrating with Chinese food and cake. But, before they sat down to eat, they prayed evening prayers and sang in the Uptown home’s chapel.
100 years and going strong at St. Anthony of Padua
Like the tiny mustard seed that, when planted, bore much fruit, so has St. Anthony of Padua Parish in its 100-year history in New Orleans.
“That small mustard seed, carefully planted (100 years ago) shows the faith of so many,” Archbishop Aymond said about St. Anthony at the June 13 Mass kicking off the parish’s year-long centennial.
Doctor, father learned old-school values from Mom
Seeking to evangelize, cathedral switches to 12:05 p.m. Mass
In an effort to take advantage of one of its biggest assets – the thousands of tourists who visit the historic church each week – St. Louis Cathedral is switching its daily Mass to 12:05 p.m., Monday through Friday, beginning Wednesday, July 1.
It takes more than words to provide a warm welcome
Archbishop Gregory Aymond was among several faith leaders who spoke at a “Welcome Home Sunday” gathering May 31 at Dillard University aimed at raising awareness of the obstacles faced by inmates who have served their sentences and are returning to society. Archbishop Aymond presented a 10-point plan on how people of faith can help former inmates make a transition to society.
When people are released from prison, we often say, “Welcome home” – but that welcome has to be more than just words. That welcome also must come with action. How do we truly welcome people as they make a transition from prison back to their families and their community? They cannot do that without assistance, and we need to offer more than words of welcome.
Corpus Christi-Epiphany Community Resource Center to open soon
Corpus Christi-Epiphany parishioners fought long and hard to get their former school renovated and turned into a new Community Resource Center to be used for community gatherings, youth and adult education, office space and home to businesses including Peoples Health, LSU AgCenter, Total Community Action, New Orleans Master Crafts Guild and a cultural heritage exhibit about the 7th Ward. It is slated to open in late summer.