Steve Gleason’s anointed life
“Relentlessly seek your purpose,” Steve Gleason emotionally told a crowd June 18 at St. Mary’s Dominican High School as he spoke about his faith and life with ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis), commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s disease.
Msgr. Duke, former St. Ann pastor, dies at 97
Msgr. Charles E. Duke, a retired priest of the Archdiocese of New Orleans and longtime former pastor of St. Ann Church in Metairie, died June 23. He was 97 and had served for 69 years as a priest.
In February, Clarion Herald editor Peter Finney Jr. interviewed Msgr. Duke about his active life as a priest, even in his retirement (click here to read the February column).
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Catholic Press Association awards nine to Clarion Herald
It was a great night in St. Louis for the Clarion Herald at the annual Catholic Media Conference of the Catholic Press Association of the United States and Canada.
Loyola’s Jacob DeRusha uses hip hop to reach youth
He knew one thing in middle school for sure – performing hip hop music was his passion.
The state of Catholic-Jewish relations improving
Catholic-Jewish relations have improved significantly over the past 50 years, but more strides are possible, said Rabbi David Rosen at a talk, “Catholic-Jewish Relations: Past, Present and Future” held June 1 at Café Reconcile.
Xavier University professor talks Shakespeare in N.O.
One need only recall the 2016 Carnival season to recognize the influence that William Shakespeare has had on New Orleans, said Dr. Oliver Hennessey, associate professor of English specializing in Shakespeare at Xavier University of Louisiana at “All the World’s a Stage: Shakespeare on the Stages and Streets of New Orleans” May 18 at the Historic New Orleans Collection.