Deacons ordained for service, charity
The three men ordained May 24 as transitional deacons – the final step before ordination to the priesthood – took different paths to the altar, but Archbishop Gregory Aymond said they will spend the next 12 months of ordained ministry serving as examples of Christian charity for others.
Pope and patriarch meet again in Jerusalem
JERUSALEM (CNS) – Half a century after a historic encounter between their predecessors, Pope Francis and Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew met in the same place to seek inspiration for Christian unity at the site of Christ’s death and resurrection.
Strategic plan: new website to launch next spring
A new “NOLA Catholic” website for the Archdiocese of New Orleans – a “one-stop shop” where readers can go for information, news and commentary on the local, national and universal church – is a priority for the first year of a strategic planning process conducted by the Clarion Herald and the archdiocesan Office of Communications.
Dogs sniff out blood-sugar changes in diabetics
Nearly every day, Sarah Schaff’s dog, Nola, gives her a firm nose-bump on the leg.
The faces – and voices – of the Ninth General Synod
It was a terrible night for cats and dogs, and one would have thought it would have been an even worse night for synods.
Xavier holds online fundraiser
Give. Love. Xavier Day To Be Held June 2, 2014
Give. Love. Xavier Day is an online fundraising event June 2 from 12 a.m. to 11:59 p.m. to encourage alumni and friends to support Xavier University of Louisiana. All gifts made online on this day will go directly to the Annual Fund to support scholarships and other important University programs.