Hundreds protest future abortion clinic
In a city notorious for its love of music, food and life, death of the unborn is becoming a fear for many New Orleanians. In response to this threat, the NOLA Needs Peace coalition hosted a rally May 20 at the site of the future Planned Parenthood abortion clinic on South Claiborne Avenue.
Teens learn to lead at Habari Gani
Habari Gani or “What’s the News?” is a question that Christians worldwide are called to seek and evangelize in their daily lives. Thanks to Habari Gani, a retreat held annually for African-American youth through the CYO Youth and Young Adult Ministry of the Archdiocese of New Orleans, this question is being answered.
Expansion, renovation at Metairie Manor lauded
Residents were outside enjoying more than just the sunshine on a recent May day at Metairie Manor. Pat Bibeau, with her dog Lucy beside her, was watering the dianthus, verbena, petunias, roses and other flowers that she planted in the newly installed raised flowerbeds.
Archdiocese will have five new priests June 1
Archbishop Gregory M. Aymond will ordain five men to the priesthood for the Archdiocese of New Orleans with a Mass June 1 at 10 a.m. at St. Louis Cathedral. The five men are, from left, Deacon Jonathan P. Hemelt, Deacon Daniel H. Green, Deacon Travis J. Clark, Deacon Gary P. Copping and Deacon Colin V. Braud.
Archbishop Hannan would have been 100 on May 20
J.T. Hannan and his wife Katherine had fond memories May 20 as they reflected on what would have been Archbishop Philip Matthew Hannan’s 100th birthday.
Deacons urged to follow Pope Francis' model
Citing the example of Pope Francis, Archbishop Gregory Aymond urged the four men ordained to the transitional diaconate May 18 to use their final year before ordination to the priesthood to serve others, especially the poor and marginalized, in Christian charity.