St. Joseph Abbey turns 125
St. Joseph Abbey celebrated its 125th anniversary Oct. 4 with a Mass of Thanksgiving celebrated by Archbishop Gregory Aymond. At left, Benedictine Abbot Justin Brown greets the abbey’s well-wishers.
St. Augustine looks to future of success
St. Augustine High School is moving forward with a collaborative plan to phase out its sixth and seventh grades as part of the new grade-level structure for all Catholic high schools in the Archdiocese of New Orleans, and president Oyd Craddock said the school’s board of trustees and 7,000 alumni are energized in their mission of building on the school’s tradition of academic and spiritual excellence.
Making headway in neighborhoods to promote peace
Fostering peace person-to-person is what 30 or so individuals accomplished Sept. 30 on a “Community Peace Walk” organized by the archdiocesan offices of Justice and Peace and Racial Harmony and Catholic Charities’ Isaiah 43 mentor program.
St. Augustine High School supports plan
St. Augustine High School president and chief operating officer Oyd J. Craddock issued the following statement Oct. 3 on the Office of Catholic Schools grade-level restructure plan: