At 80, ‘gold jacket’ Stomper is kicking up his heels
If you ever wonder why it’s great to be Catholic, where God is revealed in both the ordinary and extraordinary events of life, look no further than the two Jim Heneghans, father and son, who, like latter-day Clark Kents in a futile search for a non-existent phone booth, live a relatively quiet life in Metairie.
Our focus is on marriage and family life
You convened a Priests’ Convocation last week built on the theme of marriage and family life. How important were these three days together?
These were very important, faith-filled and enriching days. We had more than 200 priests who serve in the Archdiocese of New Orleans together in the same place to pray, study, discuss and socialize with one another. One of the great blessings of this gathering is a chance for us to get together as a fraternity to lift each other up and talk about some of the joys and challenges of our ministry.
Lots of plans for Jubilee Year of Mercy in N.O.
“God forgives all, and God forgives always. Let us never tire of asking forgiveness,” said Pope Francis on March 13, 2015, as he announced an Extraordinary Jubilee Year of Mercy to commence Dec. 8 when he opens the Holy Door at St. Peter’s Basilica. Themed “Merciful Like the Father,” the Holy Year will extend to Nov. 20, 2016.
Welcome, Pope Francis
HOLGUIN, Cuba (CNS) – Celebrating the feast of St. Matthew, a day he considers a turning point in his own journey of faith, Pope Francis told thousands of Cubans that Jesus knows who they really are and calls them to walk with him.
Make gratitude an attitude at St. Peter Claver
Upon noticing that two children in his grocery checkout line didn’t have enough money to pay for a snack, Father John Asare-Dankwah did what any considerate person would do: He stepped in to cover the difference out of his own pocket.
‘Mass uniforms’ convey reverence at St. Clement
Beginning this school year, students at St. Clement of Rome will wear their “Wednesday Best” as a show of heightened reverence at the weekly school Mass.