Priests share the Word
For centuries, Christians have been urged to “practice what they preach,” and nearly 200 priests of the Archdiocese of New Orleans gathered Sept. 23-25 for their annual convocation designed to help them preach what they had practiced.
New science wing to open at Dominican in 2016
A 25,000 square-foot science wing slated for ground-breaking in early 2015 will double St. Mary Dominican High School’s current lab space, enhance students’ independent and small-group research and add a technology center.
St. Mary’s Church, Old Ursuline Convent historic
If one were to be historically accurate, St. Mary’s Church at 1116 Chartres St. is a slightly older building than St. Louis Cathedral.
A powerhouse of prayer: St. Joseph Abbey turns 125
The powerful oasis of prayer that is St. Joseph Abbey cannot be underestimated.
For 125 years, Benedictine monks have prayed, formed seminarians and directed retreats in south Louisiana. The 1,200 piney acres near Covington on which they pray and work – a pristine oasis amid suburban sprawl – are a tangible expression of the beauty of God’s creation, all at the service of prayer.
Our Lady of the Lake suspends new church idea
Four years of negotiating with the city of Mandeville and its neighbors about the possibility of building a new church in Old Mandeville near Lake Pontchartrain came to an end Sept. 10 after Our Lady of the Lake’s parish council and building committee voted not to proceed with any plans to build a new church.
Hispanic Apostolate starts new group for youth
Grupo para Jovenes
► Que: Grupo para los jóvenes y jóvenes adultos Hispano
► Quando: Todos los viernes de 7-9 p.m.
► Donde: Apostolado Hispano, 2525 Maine Ave., Metairie.
► INFORMACIÓN: llamar Carlina Doubleday al Apostolado Hispano a 467-2550.