Roamin’ Catholic sites of interest New Orleans & Mississippi
As the summer ends, the Clarion Herald offers suggestions of Catholic pilgrimage sites in New Orleans and neighboring Mississippi that “Roamin’” Catholics might enjoy visiting. In a later issue of the Clarion Herald, Catholic sites of interest throughout Louisiana will be featured.
Ron Brocato, Ed Daniels bid farewell to Peter Finney Sr.
Both Clarion Herald sports editor Ron Brocato and Clarion Herald sports columnist Ed Daniels offer their reflections on the death of long-time Times-Picayune sports editor Peter Finney Sr. Finney, 88, died on Aug. 13. He also wrote a sports column for the Clarion Herald in the 1960s. His funeral Mass will be celebrated Saturday, Aug. 20, at 11 a.m. at St. Rita Church, 2729 Lowerline St., New Orleans, with visitation beginning at 9 a.m.
Men take next step to 2018 diaconate ordination
Archbishop Gregory Aymond instituted 21 members of the 2018 Diaconate Formation Group into the ministry of lector Aug. 10 at Our Lady of Divine Providence Church in Metairie.
Parents are ‘first and best’ teachers of their children
If it’s 95 degrees outside, then it must be time for school to start again. What are your thoughts on the new school year?
Catholics-Lutherans a step closer
When Martin Luther wrote his “Disputation on the Power and Efficacy of Indulgences” in 1517 – mostly challenging the Catholic Church’s sale of indulgences – and posted it on the Wittenberg Castle door, it forever changed the church and sparked the Protestant Reformation.
‘Summer vacation’ a relative term at local schools
Knowing that her school’s Smart Boards were only as good as students’ ability to access them, Miriam Daniel was intrigued by an ingenious classroom accessory advertised in a school-supply magazine: special risers were available to give even the shortest of students the necessary altitude to reach around a Smart Board’s jumbo, touch-sensitive screen.