Keeping CHRIST in Christmas
Archbishop Gregory Aymond stands next to the “Keep Christ in Christmas” banner posted on the front lawn of his residence at South Carrollton and Walmsley avenues in New Orleans.
Ursulines’ 1736 songbook reproduced by HNOC
Singing at Mass surely must have nourished the Catholic faith of the Ursuline nuns who came to New Orleans in 1727 as missionary educators of girls in French Louisiana.
Nuns Build: First - and 'always' - responders
“You’ve come to build homes and hearts,” Ursuline Sister Regina Fronmuller said she tells every group of nuns coming to New Orleans as part of the rebuilding effort called Nuns Build.
Since the first Nuns Build in 2009, 69 homes have been rebuilt over seven visits by religious sisters, their friends, family and associates.
Retirement Fund for Religious collection: A chance to give back
On Dec. 13 and 14, our parishes will be conducting the Retirement Fund for Religious collection. This annual appeal benefits some 35,000 senior Catholic sisters, brothers and religious order priests – women and men who have consecrated their lives to serving God and the Church.
Enhancing community life
The former, three-story school building on the grounds of Corpus Christi-Epiphany Catholic Church will soon be vibrant after more than nine years of inactivity due to damages caused by Hurricane Katrina.
Archdiocesan retreat center flourishing in Metairie
It’s been a little more than a year since Dr. Paul “Buddy” Ceasar assumed his role as director of the Archdiocese of New Orleans Retreat Center in Metairie, and he is pleased with the progress the former Cenacle Retreat House has made in serving women, their families and Catholic entities with retreats and other spiritual programs.