‘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.
Sisters of the Holy Family make professions of vows
Four women will take another step in their religious life toward final profession in the Congregation of the Sisters of the Holy Family with a Mass Aug. 15 at 10 a.m. at the sisters’ motherhouse, 6901 Chef Menteur Hwy., New Orleans.
A sweet evening for local Sugar Bowl honorees
Much more than being the night four New Orleans sports greats were inducted into the Allstate Sugar Bowl Sports Hall of Fame, the evening of Aug. 6 was magical for five high school athletes, two coaches and two Catholic school teams.
Ring of former archbishop at Rummel High School
“This is to certify that as a souvenir of her devotion to duty and as a personal remembrance in appreciation for her faithful service as my secretary, I gave to Miss Aline M. Stiegler my episcopal ring (as Bishop of Omaha) worn on the day of my Consecration, May 29, 1928.”
Celebrating the strength of marriage in pictures
Recently, social media has exploded with the “love your spouse challenge.” There are variations, depending on the media platform, but the premise remains the same.
Faith formation camp fuels teens to push message
“What are you going to do when you go home to better your community?” is the question posed to participants in the six-day Alive in You Catholic Conference and Service Camp.