‘Ministry Focus Team' members for synod
‘Praying for a Miracle’ opens at Old Ursuline Convent
Choirs to unite Oct. 23
Lovers of sacred music will have the rare opportunity to hear from more than a dozen local groups – including numerous Catholic choirs and vocalists from a Jewish temple – at the 25th annual “Gathering of Choirs” hosted by St. Clement of Rome Parish in Metairie.
Praying for healing
At the annual archdiocesan Mass Oct. 12 for the victims and survivors of violence, Archbishop Gregory Aymond prayed in front of a photographic tableau of loved ones killed by violence.
Sacred Heart names new athletic director
The Academy of the Sacred Heart has appointed Sarah Kirkwood Reiss to be the new director of athletics. Reiss comes to Sacred Heart from The Spence School in Manhattan where she served as the associate athletic director and Varsity Volleyball Head Coach. Prior to her tenure at The Spence School, she was the associate head coach at New York University.
Real-life experience can strengthen church teaching
By Cindy Wooden
Catholic News Service
VATICAN CITY (CNS) – When Catholics see couples who are patient, kind, never jealous or rude, they "behold the beauty and simplicity and strength of married love," but the church also must learn to help and to heal those whose dreams for lifelong love have been shattered, said Scottish Archbishop Philip Tartaglia of Glasgow.