Cooking with a purpose: To help kids
It didn’t take long for Chef Goffredo Fraccaro to start ribbing fellow Italian Chef Andrea Apuzzo or Chef John Besh Jan. 13 backstage at the 38th annual Chefs’ Charity for Children benefitting St. Michael Special School. After all, each had participated for many years in the charity event and had become famous in his own right.
Holy Rosary program pushes workplace readiness
A new program at Holy Rosary High is giving students who may not be going to college the skills they need to succeed in the work force after high school graduation.
Team Up Against Violence teen peace rally set
Teenagers from Archbishop Rummel, De La Salle and St. Paul’s School strive to do their part to create a world without violence. On March 27 at 1 p.m., they will hold the second annual “Team Up Against Violence” Rally on the steps of Notre Dame Seminary, 2901 South Carrollton Ave., New Orleans. Archbishop Gregory Aymond will offer the opening prayer.
Connicks have legacy at Immaculate Conception
For the Connick family and others of Dutch descent whose ancestors migrated to Marrero in the 1920s on the invitation of Msgr. Peter Wynhoven, Immaculate Conception Catholic Parish and School hold a special meaning.
A change of heart
Dear Sisters and Brothers in Christ:
As we begin this Lenten journey of forty days, it is a call from Christ to reflect on our lives in an honest way before our loving God. During Lent we are called to identify at least one way in which God calls us to a change of heart and conversion. Having identified that action or attitude we then choose a penance that will help us to experience the conversion to which God is calling us.
Pope: Becoming a cardinal is a call to greater love
VATICAN CITY (CNS) – In a Valentine’s Day ceremony to create 20 new cardinals, Pope Francis offered a meditation on Christian love and, especially, what it means for those who guide and minister in the church.