Pope: Reconcile with God
For peace in the family, community and nation, people need to recognize their faults and ask forgiveness, Pope Francis told thousands of pilgrims, including hundreds of soldiers, sailors and police officers from around the world.
Local Vietnamese community celebrates Mary
Our Lady of La Vang Mission Church celebrated the 24th annual Convention of Our Lady of La Vang New Orleans May 7 with a Mass celebrated by Archbishop Gregory Aymond at the church’s elevated outdoor altar. Before the Mass, parishioners processed around the block with a statue of Our Lady of La Vang, and children performed elaborate liturgical dances.
Dr. Oops: ‘I wouldn’t expect too much of her’
One of the merciful blessings of the divinely created human body is that children usually do not retain memories of pain before the age of 3.
Upcoming ordinations are a blessing to the church
Over the next three weeks, you will ordain five men as transitional deacons and six men as priests for the Archdiocese of New Orleans. How exciting is that for you?
Meet the archdiocese’s new transitional deacons
Six men – five of them studying for the Archdiocese of New Orleans – will be ordained transitional deacons May 21 at St. Louis Cathedral by Archbishop Gregory Aymond. The transitional diaconate is the penultimate step to ordination to the priesthood, which will be in June 2017.
‘SynDaver’ enfleshes Dominican’s anatomy studies
On a recent morning, the day before Dominican High School students were to take a practicum in an anatomy and physiology class, their teacher Anjel Guitroz rolled out a synthetic human body, complete with all the organs and veins.