Info night May 20 for Clarion Herald’s Italy pilgrimage
Mother’s Day Rosary Crusade for Life
The Archdiocesan Sidewalk Counseling and Prayer Ministry, a ministry of the Archdiocese of New Orleans’ Respect Life office, with Christ the Good Shepherd Eucharistic Ministry, held the 16th annual Mother’s Day Rosary Crusade for Life May 10.
A step in faith: Three to be ordained May 24
Three men will be ordained as transitional deacons May 24 at St. Louis Cathedral by Archbishop Gregory Aymond. This is the final step before ordination to the priesthood, which will come in 2015. From left to right are Mark Odoi, Christopher Zavackis and Paul Clark. Zavackis and Clark are studying for the Archdiocese of New Orleans, and Odoi, a native of Uganda, will serve in his home Archdiocese of Tororo. For a look at their vocation stories, continue reading...
Archdiocese launches seminaries’ campaign
The Archdiocese of New Orleans has launched a capital campaign called “I Will Give You Shepherds: The Campaign for Priestly Formation” aimed at funding $25 million in capital improvements to Notre Dame Seminary and St. Joseph Seminary College.
Priests, deacons reflect on their vocational call
The following are reflections from priests and deacons serving in the archdiocese who are celebrating significant anniversaries of their ordination.
Mass honors Pope John Paul II High’s patron saint
Celebrating Mass in a stole and chasuble worn by St. John Paul II during his 1987 visit to New Orleans, Father Patrick Wattigny told students at Pope John Paul II High in Slidell that their school’s newly canonized namesake had more “cred” than most when he urged the people of the Communist world to “be not afraid.”