Students serve at St. Peter ‘Mystery Mission’
Shooing mosquitoes and dodging the occasional wasps’ nest, teens from St. Peter Church’s “TORCH” youth group toiled to reclaim a stretch of holy ground: an overgrown Stations of the Cross pathway, set deep in the woods of the Teresian Spirituality Center in Covington.
St. Rita, Harahan, embraces special kids' needs
For Kathy Livaudais, a painting inside the St. Rita parish center in Harahan says it all: It shows Christ the Good Shepherd going to the edge of a cliff to rescue a lone lamb encircled by wolves.
Incarcerated youth focus of mentoring program
Ansel Augustine’s focus on teens builds church
Ansel Augustine knows how to connect with teens and young adults, and employs multiple platforms, as was evident June 24 when he conducted a webinar through Loyola University’s Institute for Ministry (LIM).
Mater Dolorosa’s ‘green thumbs’ issue a fresh challenge
The gauntlet has been thrown down! Residents of the Apartments at Mater Dolorosa challenge other Christopher Homes properties in the archdiocese to see who can yield the most from their community garden.
Way to build stewardship is to bolster discipleship
A new, pilot discipleship program is in progress at Ascension of Our Lord Catholic Church in LaPlace. “Encountering Christ” puts faith in action by enlightening Catholics about their faith, leading to stronger parishes.