Corpus Christi-Epiphany Community Resource Center to open soon
Corpus Christi-Epiphany parishioners fought long and hard to get their former school renovated and turned into a new Community Resource Center to be used for community gatherings, youth and adult education, office space and home to businesses including Peoples Health, LSU AgCenter, Total Community Action, New Orleans Master Crafts Guild and a cultural heritage exhibit about the 7th Ward. It is slated to open in late summer.
Nineteen to be ordained permanent deacons June 27
Archbishop Gregory M. Aymond will ordain 19 men to the permanent diaconate for the Archdiocese of New Orleans at a Mass of Ordination June 27 at 10 a.m. at St. Louis Cathedral.
A new priest for New Orleans
In ordaining Deacon Christopher P. Zavackis to the priesthood for the Archdiocese of New Orleans June 6 at St. Louis Cathedral, Archbishop Gregory M. Aymond urged him to stay close to Christ in prayer and to seek out the support and guidance of his brother priests.
Hurricane season prompts prayer, preparedness
Another hurricane season started on June 1. What is the archdiocese doing in preparation for the storm season?
The meteorologists at the National Hurricane Center have predicted this will be a rather inactive season, but as we all know, it takes only one major hurricane to change all of that. The prediction of having fewer named storms this year should not give us any reason to let down our guard. We have to approach this season both spiritually and practically.
Resilience, hopefulness characterized Fr. Hinton
Father John Hinton was remembered at his June 3 Funeral Mass as a priest of unwavering hope who faithfully cared for his flock and remained focused on Christ’s promise of eternal life, despite carrying a cross of ill health throughout his nearly 40 years of active priestly ministry.