Getting to know each other at Hush Harbor Retreat
For the first time in a long while, almost two dozen individuals who minister in the black Catholic community in the Archdiocese of New Orleans took time out for spiritual nourishment and to share what’s going on in their ministry. They attended a Hush Harbor Retreat, the brainchild of Auxiliary Bishop Fernand Cheri.
Re-creation of Roman catacombs at St. Ann Parish
Get a glimpse of underground Christian Roman burial sites this weekend and next in the “Journey through the Catacombs” exhibit at St. Ann Parish’s Ministries’ Center, behind the church on Transcontinental at Loveland in Metairie.
Let’s all try to Keep Christ in Christmas in 2015
As we approach the upcoming holiday season, take a moment to look around at cars and billboards for a special, yet simple message: “Keep Christ in Christmas.”
All Saints and All Souls days are special in N.O.
The strong influence of Catholicism in the lives of New Orleanians is evident throughout the city’s culture, celebrations and way of life. All Saints Day is Nov. 1, and All Souls Day is Nov. 2. Both days will be remembered with Masses and prayers. Why do you think All Saints and All Souls Day remain important in our community?
Synod had tough moments as it proclaimed truth
VATICAN CITY (CNS) – The first task of the Catholic Church “is not to hand down condemnations or anathemas, but to proclaim the mercy of God,” Pope Francis told members of the Synod of Bishops on the family.
WYD 2015: God’s mercy on tap for all who seek it
When Christ’s earliest apostles meet him for the first time in the Gospel of St. John, they ask him a seemingly frivolous question: “Where are you staying?”