Divine Mercy Masses, novenas at area churches
In the Jubilee Year of 2000, at the canonization of St. Faustina, Pope John Paul II declared the Sunday after Easter to be Divine Mercy Sunday.
Fr. Green to become director of Black Catholics office
The Office of Black Catholic Ministries will transition in May from one dynamic leader to another when current director Dr. Ansel Augustine leaves to become resident campus minister for student leadership at St. John’s University in Queens, New York.
Sisters of Christian Charity reflect on foundress
Care for others was a trait Blessed Pauline von Mallinckrodt absorbed as a child, accompanying her Catholic mother as she helped the poor in Germany and something she maintained throughout her life.
New ministry will serve those with same-sex orientation
In keeping with the goals of the archdiocesan synod, the Archdiocese of New Orleans has established a new ministry to persons with same-sex orientation and their families,
The weird calculus of disregard for human life
The observation, as they say in Gentilly, slapped me upside the head.
The irony of last Sunday’s Gospel passage of Jesus raising Lazarus from the dead, when juxtaposed against the illuminating undercover videos exposing Planned Parenthood’s calculating efforts to squeeze maximum value out of human body parts, was almost impossible to ignore.
Church can’t just sit back on issue of pornography
Can you explain what went into your decision to bring together hundreds of people – priests, principals, religious catechists, school counselors, campus ministers and IT directors – last week to talk about the issue of pornography, especially as it affects children and teenagers?