Sisters Servants of Mary 100th Anniversary Masses
The Sisters Servants of Mary will celebrate their 100th anniversary of service in the Archdiocese of New Orleans with a Mass of Thanksgiving Nov. 15 at 11 a.m. at St. Anthony of Padua Church, 4640 Canal St., New Orleans.
Archbishop Gregory Aymond will be the principal celebrant.
Teens urged to lead the way at World Youth Day
Human beings can grow so anxious, distracted and self-absorbed in their daily lives that they fail to recognize Christ’s amazingly simple, two-fold antidote to unhappiness: love God and your neighbor – boldly and wholeheartedly.
Academy of Our Lady honors rich ‘tapestry’ of life
While taking part in a January service visit to Padua Community Home in Algiers, Katrina Thaibinh saw the Creation story play out in the face of a young man who had been confined to a wheelchair since birth.
New Orleans to host ‘Great Irish Famine’ events
Three Catholic schools to close in 2015-16
Three Catholic elementary schools in the Archdiocese of New Orleans – Holy Ghost in New Orleans, Our Lady of Grace in Reserve and St. Agnes in Jefferson – will close at the end of the 2014-15 academic year, the Office of Catholic Schools announced Wednesday night.
Pope beatifies Blessed Paul VI, leader of Vatican II
VATICAN CITY (CNS) – Beatifying Blessed Paul VI at the concluding Mass of the Synod of Bishops on the family, Pope Francis praised the late pope as the “great helmsman” of the Second Vatican Council and founder of the synod, as well as a “humble and prophetic witness of love for Christ and his church.”
The pope spoke during a homily in St. Peter’s Square at a Mass for more than 30,000 people, under a sunny sky on an unseasonably warm Oct. 19.