‘Mailman’ delivers meaningful service to homeless
When people compile a mental checklist of services needed by the homeless, “a place to pick up mail” might not even occur to them, trumped by more obvious concerns such as food, housing, toilets and showers.
Archdiocese of New Orleans recalls its black saints
The annual Black Saints Celebration, coordinated by the Office of Black Catholic Ministries, takes place in November to coincide with Black Catholic History Month. This year’s event is Nov. 14 at Our Lady Star of the Sea Church in New Orleans.
Abp. Aymond: No fees for annulment process
Archbishop Gregory Aymond has written the following letter about the annulment process in the Archdiocese of New Orleans. No fees will be charged for the annulment process.
‘Respect, Renew, Rejoice’ – Catholic Charities’ role
As Marianite Sister Marjorie Hebert sat through synod town hall meetings while accompanying Archbishop Gregory Aymond around the Archdiocese of New Orleans, the good works done by Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans kept being mentioned.
“I was encouraged and felt I needed to pass it on to the employees who were doing the work out in the field,” said Sister Marjorie, executive director of Catholic Charities.
Archbishop’s Community Appeal helps needy
This is the 50th anniversary of the Archbishop’s Community Appeal, which former Archbishop Philip Hannan established to address the pressing needs of the New Orleans community after Hurricane Betsy. The social service ministries that were started then became Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans.
Healing hands and hearts
On Nov. 2, Archbishop Gregory Aymond blessed the interfaith chapel at the new University Medical Center on Tulane Avenue. The ceremony was attended by several Daughters of Charity, including Sister Josephine Cusimano, who ministered at the old University Hospital for seven years.