Matthew Kelly: A quest for sacred silence
Catholic evangelist Matthew Kelly spoke to 1,000 people at St. Dominic Church March 10 and emphasized the hidden grace of silence and prayer as vital ways to draw closer to God.
‘Any time, any place’ tradition holds true for DLS
Anyone who has watched a high school basketball game at De La Salle will have noticed an inscription on the gymnasium wall that reads: “We will play anybody, any place, at any time.”
Seeds of racial harmony sprout in Slidell parishes
The archdiocesan discussion series based on Archbishop Alfred Hughes’ 2006 pastoral letter “Made in the Image and Likeness of God” asks some compelling questions at the end of its probing into participants’ personal experiences of race and examination of church teachings related to Christ’s command to live as one body:
Msgr. Tomasovich’s priesthood marked by joy
As a newly ordained transitional deacon assigned to St. Andrew the Apostle Church in Algiers, 27-year-old Thomas Rodi thought he would score points with his pastor, Msgr. John “Tommy” Tomasovich, by phoning him with some exciting news: Andy – Msgr. Tomasovich’s beloved poodle – had fathered a litter of puppies.
Panel: La. needs to hit brakes on mass incarceration
“The importance of second chances,” is what Olivia Faracca, a freshman in the honors program at Jesuit-run Canisius College in Buffalo, ascertained from the Ignatian Teach-In on Mass Incarceration held March 10 at Loyola University New Orleans.
Sisters of the Holy Family rejoice
On March 11, the Sisters of the Holy Family celebrated the 150th anniversary of the opening of St. Mary’s Academy with a Mass celebrated by Archbishop Gregory Aymond