Father Smullen was always attentive to God’s children
Father Martin Joseph Smullen, a native of Ireland who served as a priest of the Archdiocese of New Orleans for more than 30 years, was remembered as someone who treated everyone in his midst as a precious child of God.
Father Smullen died March 11 at Chateau de Notre Dame. He was 61.
Butler did it for 50 years at Chapelle
Whenever large pans of lasagna are being assembled inside the kitchen of Archbishop Chapelle’s cafeteria, Iceola Butler keeps a watchful eye over a very important matter: The four corners of the lasagna must receive just as much filling as the other parts of the layered entrée.
Promoting sportsmanship, Catholic values at PJP
Yes, big girls – and big boys – do cry. Those tears normally flow for members of a high school athletic team after they’ve lost a hard-fought game.
Mass focuses on violence, racism
More than 330 Catholics from around the Archdiocese of New Orleans gathered March 1 at historic St. Augustine Catholic Church in Treme to celebrate a special Mass against violence and racism.
Teresian Sisters celebrate century of local ministry
This year, New Orleans-area members of the Society of St. Teresa of Jesus – more commonly known as the Teresian Sisters – have a triple reason to celebrate.
Hey kids: Being a priest, nun or religious can be fun
Priests can snowboard. And take selfies with the Swiss Guard.
Those are just two of the insights gained by Patrick Corcoran at the third annual Vocations Camp at Camp Abbey Feb. 27 to March 1.