At 82, Archbishop Hughes is still making tracks
He swims. He bikes. He used to play a mean game – well, let’s call it an intensely passionate game – of racquetball until he tore the quadriceps tendon in his right knee two years ago.
Prep officials will contract services
From the time they step into the arena, sports officials are the most powerful authorities present.
At the high school level, they outrank the coaches, the principals and even the police serving as security. They are the bosses.
Uniform grade structure launches in August
The uniform grade-level structure for elementary and high schools in the Archdiocese of New Orleans – set for implementation in August – signals change for elementary and high schools. Starting in the 2015-16 school year, the uniform structure calls for elementary schools to culminate in seventh grade and for high schools to offer grades 8-12.
Aaron Neville: Crawling on his knees to touch God
Aaron Neville’s falsetto life was spiraling downward, and there he was, on his knees, crawling up the steps at the Shrine of St. Ann on Ursulines Avenue and North Johnson Street in the 1960s.
We must pledge ourselves to be peacemakers
To: Clergy, Religious and Laity of the Archdiocese of New Orleans
Dear Sisters and Brothers in Christ:
Daily we see news of conflict, wars and rumors of war that create a culture of death. The number of wars going on in our world today is extraordinary and shows a lack of respect for the dignity of human life.
Five men order their lives to Christ
Five men will be ordained as transitional deacons by Archbishop Gregory M. Aymond May 23 at 10 a.m. at St. Louis Cathedral. Dzung Francis Nguyen, Zachary Oburu (ordained for the Archdiocese of Tororo in Uganda) and David M. Ducote, Kenneth S. Smith and Francis Uzochukwu Offia.