Corpus Christi-Epiphany Parish turns 100
Love for God, family and neighbor has literally been pouring out of Corpus Christi-Epiphany Parish since its founding a century ago as a hub of faith for African-American Catholics residing in and around New Orleans’ Seventh Ward.
‘40 Days for Life’ New Orleans has borne much fruit
Ever wonder if 40 Days for Life really makes a difference in the fight against abortion?
Sophie Barat House: A hidden oasis of spirituality
Opening up about her personal spiritual quests in front of a group of strangers was daunting at first, but it didn’t take long for Carolyn Abaunza to find her comfort zone – and a group of fellow seekers – at the Sophie Barat House, a Religious of the Sacred Heart spirituality center on Napoleon Avenue.
Spanish Prayer Group nurtures family, catechesis
The roll call of countries represented in the heritages of about two dozen northshore-based Catholics is long and varied: Mexico, Honduras, Colombia, Nicaragua, Chile, Venezuela, Spain, Puerto Rico.
Slain Mississippi nuns had a passion for the poor
NAZARETH, Ky. (CNS) – The Sisters of Charity of Nazareth commit in their mission statement to “risk their lives” in their ministry to the poor and vulnerable.
Challenging students on their first day of college
The first days of school are always exciting for me. My first day consists of meeting my new students and beginning to learn about them and through them. That is my teaching philosophy: a shared education.