Monstrance left indelible mark on St. Alphonsus
The origins of the dazzling monstrance used for eucharistic exposition at the Archdiocese of New Orleans Retreat Center go back to 1857, the year it was created for the newly built St. Alphonsus Church.
A new bishop for Lafayette Diocese
Bishop John Douglas Deshotel, 58, was installed April 15 at the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist as the seventh Bishop of Lafayette.
A family tragedy unfolds in a very public way
This much we do know: Will Smith, a young husband, the father of three and a man whose celebrity earned him a bust on the Mt. Rushmore of the Who Dat Nation, is dead at 34.
‘Telemundo’ broadcaster, Loyola alum honored by school
Emmy award-winning journalist and Telemundo anchor, Maria Celeste Arrarás, 55, returned to her alma mater, Loyola University New Orleans, in preparation for her 30th anniversary in broadcast journalism.
Leading special needs children to the sacraments
You’ve received a lot of great feedback in the last couple of weeks about the Catholic Schools Office promoting an initiative over the next two years to serve more special needs children in Catholic education. What about special needs kids being prepared to receive the sacraments?
Working with their hands, ministry brings comfort
The first thing someone who receives a hand-sewn shawl or lap blanket from the Prayer Shawl Ministry at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church Parish in Mandeville sees is that the gift is sewn with love, hope and blessings.