Funeral arrangements set for former Abp. Francis Schulte, 89
Former Archbishop Francis Bible Schulte, who served as the 12th archbishop of New Orleans from 1988 to 2002, died Jan. 17 after several weeks in hospice care at Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital in Darby, Pennsylvania, a Philadelphia suburb.
Author hopes his experience inspires others
Those who doubt people hear announcements at Mass need to talk to Tim Rinaldi.
Cabrini teen wins Right to Life contest
Cabrini sophomore Elasha Carey-Rand put her thoughts about being pro-life to pen and paper and then produced a video that placed first in the recent New Orleans’ chapter of the Louisiana Right to Life Federation’s “Life is Priceless” Poster and Video Contest. She was the overall video division winner and earned $100.
Using fruit that would go to waste to feed the hungry
Geordan Lightfoot Smith has recently picked more than 650 pounds of citrus, mostly grapefruit, satsumas, persimmons, Louisiana sweet oranges and tangerines. The fruit, from individual homeowners, would have otherwise gone to waste, he said.
Families flock to holiness tools
Encouraging families to grow in holiness is one of the goals of the recently completed archdiocesan synod, and the Family Life Apostolate is providing several online resources that can help fulfill that goal.
Nine local pilgrimage sites set for Year of Mercy
Over the next several issues, the Clarion Herald will offer brief explanations of key concepts – related in various ways to the central theme of mercy – that will be woven into articles, homilies, catechetical presentations and liturgical celebrations in churches and dioceses throughout the world during the Jubilee Year of Mercy.