Old soldiers aid young men
Two days before Veterans Day, Harold Schwartz, a Navy boilermaker during World War II, stepped foot on the Holy Cross School campus, a site he had frequented many times before as a member of the American Legion Oaks Post 333, whose headquarters were at St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church once located here.
Taylor Friloux scholarship helps Chapelle students
They may have attended the high school, or their daughters or granddaughters were graduates or there may have been a connection through teaching. Regardless, approximately 30 families have contributed to Archbishop Chapelle High School’s growing endowment. Many were recognized Nov. 1 on the Metairie campus at an All Saints Mass of Thanksgiving.
2 gold trophies + 2 silver = not a bad weekend
Several years ago, when the Louisiana High School Coaches Association added the sport of volleyball to its weekend of All-Star games, they used the Mississippi River as the dividing line between East and West teams.
We must come together to heal election wounds
We live in troubled times. Perhaps this is a truth we’ve known for some time; perhaps only recently have we realized the extent of this truth. Regardless of the timing of our knowledge, it’s hard to deny this fact in light of our recent presidential election.
A test of democracy requires the best
When the slavery question, finally, became a sword to which the republic no longer could avert its eyes, Abraham Lincoln turned to Stephen Douglas and said, “A house divided against itself cannot stand.”
Restore dignity to sick
Visiting the sick and the imprisoned are works of mercy that not only benefit the suffering and the abandoned, but benefit the visitors who are enriched by being with those who suffer like Christ, Pope Francis said.