St. Aug student wins Gates Millennium Scholarship
A quote he heard in high school at St. Augustine stuck with Adonis Billizon-Johnson: ”Seize today now. Don’t wait until after the fact.”
Renewed faith given to family in rebuilt home
For Pam Marshall, May 11 marked the day she renewed her faith in humanity and confirmed her trust in God.
When Harry ‘met’ Harry under the bridge
It didn’t start out as a Father’s Day present, but now the tables were turned.
Our Lady of Good Counsel renovations honored
The recently completed $3.1 million renovation of Our Lady of Good Counsel Church and its former rectory on Louisiana Avenue was recognized May 19 with one of five 2016 “Renovator’s Awards” from the Garden District Association.
N.O. Catholic Cemeteries Office marks half-century
Jack Muse’s early years as a caretaker with New Orleans Catholic Cemeteries seem almost like the Stone Age to him now.
A better way of dealing with 17-year-old offenders
Every day, 17-year-olds are arrested and charged as adults in Louisiana. More than 90 percent of them are accused of nonviolent offenses. They will enter a system that brands them with an adult record, exposes them to adult criminals and does little to educate them.