Soon to be 97, Msgr. Duke is a priest forever
The living room, like the man, is uncluttered and purposeful.
Msgr. Charles Duke, who turns 97 on April 12, can reach out with his left hand and grab his breviary. To his right are spiritual books and magazines. His rosary is in his pocket.
Priest-climatologist: Man has put Earth in peril
The evidence linking human activity to the warming of the planet is irrefutable, making it everyone’s responsibility to lessen this ongoing assault against God’s gift of creation, said Carmelite Father Eduardo Scarel, addressing students at Mount Carmel Academy Jan. 15.
Religious women plant ministry seeds; some may blossom
While setting up her parade-watching spot on the St. Charles Avenue neutral ground one recent Mardi Gras, Sister of Mercy Padraic Hallaron was approached by a man who recognized her as the chaplain who had helped him achieve sobriety through a spiritually-based 12-step program for those battling chemical dependency.
Abp. Schulte: A caring shepherd
Archbishop Francis B. Schulte was a humble, spirit-filled leader who used his rare organizational skills to help the Archdiocese of New Orleans fulfill the mission of Jesus Christ during his 14-year tenure and well into the future, said Baton Rouge Bishop Robert W. Muench in his homily at Archbishop Schulte’s funeral Mass at St. Louis Cathedral Jan. 28.
Longtime St. Matthew teachers left indelible imprint
It was a scene that could only have unfolded at a Catholic school.
A young artist shines at St. Edward the Confessor
A wavy pencil forms the letter “S.”
Three boxes of children’s watercolors unite to create a cheery “H.”
An artist’s palette mimics the letter “C.”