Skills for better parenting taught by Isaiah 43
Stress. We all experience it. What about the stress that moms deal with?
On the final evening of an eight-week Isaiah 43 parenting workshop held at St. Rita School in New Orleans, the topic of discussion was stress management and self-care.
St. Peter, Reserve, concludes 150th
The end is yet another beginning for St. Peter Parish in Reserve.
The parish that was founded on the banks of the Mississippi River in 1864 ended its yearlong 150th anniversary celebration with a Mass on May 16. In his homily, Archbishop Gregory Aymond reminded parishioners that they “stand on the hearts” of those who came before them and are called to continue “the work of mission and evangelization” started when Archbishop Jean-Marie Odin founded the parish on the east bank of the river.
Lyke Conference in San Antonio June 23-27
The 2015 Archbishop James Patterson Lyke Conference and Father Clarence Rivers Music Institute – based on the theme “I am Black. I am Catholic. I am Here: Celebrating Milestones” – will be held June 23-27 in San Antonio, Texas, in partnership with the Oblate School of Theology.
The conference is sponsored by the Lyke Foundation, which cultivates, celebrates and commissions leadership to develop powerful and effective Black Catholic worship, said New Orleans Auxiliary Bishop Fernand Cheri.
Prayer, adoration fortify soon-to-be ‘Fr. Zavackis’
One snowy morning last January, Deacon Christopher Zavackis ascended the stairway to Golgotha for the Holy Hour of his life.
Verret is new Xavier U. president
Dr. C. Reynold Verret, a native of Haiti who came to the U.S. more than 50 years ago, was named May 14 by Xavier University of Louisiana’s board of trustees as the school’s next president, succeeding Dr. Norman C. Francis, who had served in that position since 1968.
Archdiocese coordinates its chaplaincy ministry
If there is anything Deacon Jeff Tully knows, it is the hospital business.
For nearly four decades, Deacon Tully worked in hospitals and in hospital administration, learning to speak a language that is Greek to most people. He can spout medical acronyms – HIPAA, NICU, ER, DNR – as though they were his favorite Bible verses.