The Mazzenos of Metairie: 70 years and counting
When Gloria and Laurence “Buddy” Mazzeno Jr. got married, a loaf of bread set them back seven cents.
Vincentian family cherishes founder's love of poor
It’s not often that a religious “family” spread across a wide geographic area gets to gather and reflect on its charism, but Vincentians far and wide did exactly that Sept. 14 at St. Joseph Church on Tulane Avenue.
Men dig in their cleats for good cause
They are weekend warriors, and they also are the lifeblood of any Catholic parish – the men who belong to parish men’s clubs and do the heavy lifting of planning fairs and cooking crawfish and preparing Lenten fish fries for hungry parishioners.
A peek into domestic violence paints a dark tale
The punch that launched a thousand fibs came out of nowhere, inside the elevator of an Atlantic City casino hotel wired with enough hidden cameras to capture every flipping diamond, spade, club, heart and spinning roulette wheel.
Reaching out in faith for peace
It’s been nearly a year since 100 church congregations, including more than a dozen Catholic church parishes, gathered at Dillard University to sign a covenant, crafted by the NOLA Interfaith Peace Initiative, to direct their spiritual and material resources toward bringing an end to community violence.
Lawyers respond to help unaccompanied minors
More than 100 people were interested enough in the current immigration crisis of unaccompanied minors crossing the United States border to attend a Continuing Law Education (CLE) seminar on immigration and family law Sept. 4.