Nine local pilgrimage sites set for Year of Mercy
Over the next several issues, the Clarion Herald will offer brief explanations of key concepts – related in various ways to the central theme of mercy – that will be woven into articles, homilies, catechetical presentations and liturgical celebrations in churches and dioceses throughout the world during the Jubilee Year of Mercy.
Quiet pro-life champion gets special honor
The name fits. John Hauler is one of those New Orleans-born Catholics who has been in it for the long haul.
Family Prayer response to New Battle of New Orleans
The annual Mass of Thanksgiving on Jan. 8 in honor of Our Lady of Prompt Succor has a deep connection to the Family Prayer that has been recited since 2010 at weekend Masses in every church of the Archdiocese of New Orleans. Can you explain the connection?
Memories of God’s love can overcome despair
Catholic Christians have a responsibility to remind others of all the amazing things God has done to revere and foster life as an antidote to the often overwhelming darkness of the world’s “violence and hatred,” Passionist Father Donald Senior, a nationally respected Scripture scholar, told the Gulf Coast Faith Formation Conference Jan. 8.
A new leader asks for wisdom, prayers
Archbishop Gregory Aymond greets new Louisiana Gov. John Edwards and his wife, Donna, during a Mass at St. Joseph Cathedral in Baton Rouge on Jan. 11.
Abp. Rummel trio sweeps Elite Football honors
Selecting the most outstanding players among the high school talent in the Archdiocese of New Orleans for the Clarion Herald’s Elite Football Team this year was indeed challenging.