Join Clarion Herald’s Italy pilgrimage
Father Ronald Calkins, the moderator of the Clarion Herald and pastor of Mary Queen of Peace Parish in Mandeville, will join Msgr. Frank
Giroir and Father Rodney Bourg as spiritual directors of a 12-day Clarion Herald pilgrimage to Italy Oct. 20-31.
Planned Parenthood abortion clinic: We cannot cooperate with evil
Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ:
In March 2013, the Roman Catholic Church of the Archdiocese of New Orleans participated in an awareness campaign regarding Planned Parenthood, the nation’s largest abortion provider. Planned Parenthood is set to construct a 7,000- to 8,000-square-foot facility at 4636 South Claiborne Avenue near Napoleon Avenue in New Orleans. Although Planned Parenthood does not currently perform abortions in Louisiana, they have publicly stated that they will be performing abortions at this new facility and that it will be the largest of its kind in Louisiana. They intend to open in 2014.
Fournette apologizes to Rummel for no handshake after playoff loss
St. Augustine’s outstanding running back Leonard Fournette gained admiration during his senior season by his thoughtfulness off the field more so than for his rushing and scoring with a football under his arms.
Local students converge on D.C. for March for Life
About 550 students from schools in the Archdiocese of New Orleans traveled to Washington, D.C., for the national March for Life. Archbishop Gregory Aymond joined the students in the annual march that offers a peaceful, prayerful protest to the 1973 Supreme Court decivision, Roe v. Wade, that legalized abortion in the U.S. (Click the image for larger view)
Ceilings go from bland to beguiling at SFX School
When she began teaching art at St. Francis Xavier School in 2006, Kelly Bates looked up and had an epiphany: Why not use some of the school’s acoustic ceiling tiles as canvases for original works of student art?
7th grader’s winning banner to lift high the cross
Last fall, when Michael Buisson III created his own spin on George Rodrigue’s “Blue Dog,” his favorite element was a small tombstone cross he had painted into a cemetery scene of the famous canine.