Working with their hands, ministry brings comfort
The first thing someone who receives a hand-sewn shawl or lap blanket from the Prayer Shawl Ministry at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church Parish in Mandeville sees is that the gift is sewn with love, hope and blessings.
The gift that keeps giving
Wanting to make an impact on worthy, local non profits, the Catholic Women in Action – a division of the Catholic Foundation – created a Women’s Giving Circle.
Roman ‘Holy day’: Our Lady of Lake’s six missionaries
Six members of Our Lady of the Lake’s Catholic Youth Organization in Mandeville spent Easter break in Rome, helping Mother Teresa’s Missionaries of Charity care for elderly men who are sick and dying.
Good Shepherd School celebrates 15 years in N.O.
Like the boy who saw Christ multiply his five loaves and two fish into more than enough food to feed thousands, locals have watched The Good Shepherd Nativity Mission School flourish in miraculous ways since its founding 15 years ago.
Students spend day journeying with Jesus at St. Joan of Arc, LaPlace
A 10-year-old school tradition allows students at St. Joan of Arc in LaPlace to experience the major events of Holy Week – from Jesus’ triumphal entrance into Jerusalem, all the way to the placement of his lifeless body in the tomb – within the confines of a single school day.
Catholic Charities collaborates to help flood victims
Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans (CCANO) is not just there in times of immediate need but remains a valuable, long-term companion helping individuals and families get back on their feet following natural disasters.