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?”
Holy Cross students give morning to Tad Gormley
Brandishing rakes and industrial strength Hefty bags, a group of Holy Cross students learned a major life lesson while hunched in the bowels of Tad Gormley Stadium one recent Thursday morning: Many people do not think they are “littering” if they successfully hide their trash.
All who God created have gifts, should be included
We are indeed blessed! In 1987, my wife Joy traveled to Medgorje and prayed to the Blessed Mother about having a third child – our daughter Margaret was excelling at the Academy of the Sacred Heart, and our son Chris was doing well and living the dream at Stuart Hall.
A shared secret kept a couple in a lifetime of hurt
Kathleen and Jim made the decision in 1980. They were about to get married, but they were pregnant, and how embarrassing would that look when their first child together was born a few months after their wedding?