‘Lifelong’ Catholic has a heart for the monastery
Lee Bretzel, a retired barber and hairdresser, is 70 and has an affinity for St. Michael the Archangel, the angel among angels, whose job it is to battle Satan wherever he exists.
Vietnamese New Year: 2017 is Year of the Rooster
The annual Vietnamese TET Lunar New Year’s Celebration will take place in New Orleans at three different Catholic parishes in January and February. 2017 is the “Year of the Rooster.”
Dr. Ansel Augustine: a life inspired by his mentors
Overcoming obstacles is nothing new to Dr. Ansel Augustine. He was homeless after Hurricane Katrina, and he has a brother serving time at the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola.
Students to offer volunteer service on MLK Day
Martin Luther King Day is coming up on Monday, Jan. 16, which is when hundreds of students from Catholic high schools and parish youth groups father for a day of volunteer work.
United in God’s time
For more than five decades, Alison Altazan Guerra was unaware of the blessed reality right in front of her: Every time she looked in a mirror, she was gazing into the face of the birth mother she had never known.
‘Keep Christ in Christmas’
Merry Christmas from our students!
The Council of Catholic School Cooperative Clubs sponsors the annual Keep Christ in Christmas poster, essay and poetry contest.
The Office of Catholic Schools selected winners in three divisions: grades 3-5, 6-8 and 9-12. The contest is promoted by the Christ in Christmas Committee, which coordinates the placement of “Keep Christ in Christmas” billboards throughout the Archdiocese of New Orleans. This year, 61 billboards, including five Spanish-language boards, were put up around the metro area! To donate to the billboard cause for 2017, go to www.keepchristinchristmasnola.org.