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.
We must search our hearts to remove any taint of hatred
When you were on vacation last month, you wrote a pastoral letter on peace. How difficult has it been to understand the scourge of violence in our world?
Fr. Digal: St. Bernard’s singing, ‘Pied Piper’ priest
Father Danilo “Danny” Digal, who led the post-Katrina rebuilding of Our Lady of Prompt Succor Church in Chalmette and strived to reunite the scattered faithful of St. Bernard Civil Parish, died in his native Philippines after a long battle with diabetes and kidney disease.
Family’s sacrifices ‘worth it’ while providing Catholic education for 7
Whoever said life is cheaper by the dozen probably never had to confront the modern dilemma of paying for a quality Catholic school education.
In Grand Coteau, his Ignatian mission is to pray
When Jesuit Father Raymond Fitzgerald was president of Jesuit High School, one of his favorite activities, fundamental to his mission of influencing unsuspecting kids to dedicate their lives to the greater glory of God, was getting out from behind his desk during the five-minute break between classes and reliving his khaki youth.
The Archbishop Hannan legacy continues with rehab center
The late Archbishop Philip Hannan had a special vision to care for the elderly when he launched Chateau de Notre Dame senior apartments and nursing home in 1977, and that mission will be greatly enhanced with the addition of a $7 million, 21,000-square-foot wing with 30 private rooms that will allow patients leaving the hospital to make short-term transitions back to their homes.