New pastors, parochial vicars announced for 2016
In order to provide pastoral care for the people of God in the Archdiocese of New Orleans, Archbishop Aymond has made the following appointments:
A special child finds a home at St. Peter School
Matthew Weldon turns 14 today, which, when you think about it, is a miracle in itself.
Abp. Aymond asks forgiveness for church’s sins
Archbishop Gregory Aymond opened the Mass for Divine Mercy Sunday – the first Sunday after Easter – by being grateful for St. Faustina and God’s mercy, asking forgiveness for the failures and sins of the Catholic Church and praying for healing of those who have been injured by the church.
St. Peter's app a vehicle of evangelization, comfort
At last summer’s convocation of priests, members of the local clergy were reminded of a “catch 22” situation they encounter all too often: Lay people have a great desire for a myriad of parish-based activities, yet when those activities are offered, attendance is scant due to the competing demands of work and family.
See me, see Jesus!
Over the next two academic years, the archdiocesan Office of Catholic Schools (OCS) plans to expand its services to students with special needs, starting first with programs for children with academic and behavioral challenges and then creating pilot programs for students with autism and Down syndrome.
Teaching all of our children is a priority that cannot wait
Plans have been announced this week by the Office of Catholic Schools about an initiative to provide more services in our schools for children with special needs. Why is this so important to you?