A Christmas of giving
During Advent, a Christmas tree inside St. Charles Borromeo Church is decorated with toothy smiles, cherubic cheeks and big brown eyes.
Prayer service shines light on homeless in New Orleans
“The Lord hears the cry of the poor, blessed be the Lord,” sang several hundred people who participated in the Interfaith Prayer Service for the Homeless of New Orleans Dec. 14 at St. Joseph Church on Tulane Avenue. The pleas of religious leaders citywide were unified in their recommitment of support for those living on the streets of New Orleans.
Multi-faceted approach to healthcare yields results
Dr. Elmore Rigamer, a psychiatrist who serves as the medical director of Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans, loves to go where the data says he should go, but he also listens carefully to the stories people tell.
Jesuit Volunteer Corps members find joy in giving
Five mornings a week, Caitlyn O’Toole from Rochester, New York, takes the RTA bus from Uptown and travels to the New Orleans Public Library main branch to help adults improve their literacy.