Michael Vick has to be asking, what’s up with this?
I get dozens of unsolicited emails a day, many of which live only as long as it takes to press the delete key.
But for that split second, almost like the subliminal “Drink Coke” or “Eat Popcorn” messages movie theaters used to insert in preview clips to stoke appetites before a feature film, every email gets “seen” in some way.
Saved! Xavier Prep to remain open
The news April 22 to parents was clear: Xavier University Preparatory School will reopen for female students in the seventh through 12th grades for the 2013-14 school year, only it will have a new name and be run by a new corporation.
Preparing for Dalai Lama’s visit to N.O.
Cheryl Landrieu, the wife of New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu, distributes Tibetan “prayer flags” to Archbishop Gregory Aymond, Buddhist monk Tichh Thein Ngo and tourism leader Mark Romig April 20 at the French Market in advance of the May 16-18 visit of the 14th Dalai Lama.
Ministry provides caring presence to inmates
When one reflects on the many ways Christ invited his disciples to be his hands and feet, the call to visit the imprisoned might provoke some discomfort.
Dr. Ambrosetti installed as president of OLHCC
“The community along this river doesn’t need a special reason to celebrate,” said Our Lady of Holy Cross College Board of Regents chairman Deacon Larry Oney.
Blessing the Fest
On a crystal clear day, Archbishop Gregory Aymond took the stage April 12 at Jackson Square and prayed for the success of the French Quarter Festival. He also blessed jazz clarinetist Tim Laughlin, far right.
'Fully Alive' inspires
“Is it any wonder that so many of us feel lost, depressed and discouraged by life?” Janice Carbon, a licensed Catholic psychotherapist counselor, asks in her new book, “Fully Alive.”
“Our culture has descended into such narcissism being promoted in celebrity culture,” Carbon said. “We need something to nudge us out of this and nudge us into a higher level of thinking.
“Fully Alive,” published by Tau Publishing in Phoenix, Ariz., offers a first step to encourage people, especially the young, to start rethinking their lives, asking the questions, “What kind of person do I want to be?”; “What values do I have?”; and “Are they reflected in my life?”