Family Prayer response to New Battle of New Orleans
The annual Mass of Thanksgiving on Jan. 8 in honor of Our Lady of Prompt Succor has a deep connection to the Family Prayer that has been recited since 2010 at weekend Masses in every church of the Archdiocese of New Orleans. Can you explain the connection?
Memories of God’s love can overcome despair
Catholic Christians have a responsibility to remind others of all the amazing things God has done to revere and foster life as an antidote to the often overwhelming darkness of the world’s “violence and hatred,” Passionist Father Donald Senior, a nationally respected Scripture scholar, told the Gulf Coast Faith Formation Conference Jan. 8.
A new leader asks for wisdom, prayers
Archbishop Gregory Aymond greets new Louisiana Gov. John Edwards and his wife, Donna, during a Mass at St. Joseph Cathedral in Baton Rouge on Jan. 11.
Abp. Rummel trio sweeps Elite Football honors
Selecting the most outstanding players among the high school talent in the Archdiocese of New Orleans for the Clarion Herald’s Elite Football Team this year was indeed challenging.
Key concepts for the Jubilee Year of Mercy
Catholic faithful all over the world have reason to rejoice in Pope Francis’ announcement of a special Jubilee Year of Mercy, which will underline and celebrate aspects of our faith that merit greater awareness, deeper understanding and more thorough integration in our lives.
Senior strengthens faith by attending NCYC
I recently embarked on a pilgrimage to the National Catholic Youth Conference (NCYC) looking for two things. First, I wanted yet another affirmation of the call to the priesthood. Second, I yearned to feel the enthusiasm and joy that characterizes the young church.