Christmas joy can be fleeting for those in pain
The story of Christmas is large and fresh and incomprehensible. How could God become flesh as a defenseless baby born in an animal stall in Bethlehem?
Christ’s impoverished birth echoed in Nicaragua
You joined seminarians, priests, deacons and laypeople in Nicaragua last week for a missionary program called Acompaño. What was that like?
De La Salle’s ‘one-book’ idea sparks social justice discussion
Imagine being a young girl in a country that prohibits girls from attending school and having basic societal rights.
This is the world that De La Salle students were immersed in while reading “I Am Malala,” written by Pakistani-born Malala Yousafzai with Christina Lamb, the selection chosen for the school’s “One Book for Social Justice Project” this year.
New computers, classes offered at People Program
Staying vibrant and making new friends are two reasons that men and women ages 50 to 90 take classes at the People Program, a nonprofit ministry of the Congregation of the Sisters of St. Joseph women religious.
Unsolicited acts of kindness noticed at OLPS, Chalmette
As the middle-school disciplinarian at Our Lady of Prompt Succor in Chalmette, teacher Stacie Seube was on a perpetual lookout for ways to reduce the number of student complaints about their peers.
St. Catherine seventh grader mourned by classmates
The following is an excerpt of the homily given by Father Tim Hedrick, parochial vicar at St. Catherine of Siena, at the Funeral Mass Dec. 3 for Clifton Neyrey, who died in a car wreck.