A new campus blossoms at Academy of Our Lady
The Academy of Our Lady dearly had hoped to move to its stunning, new campus in Marrero over the Christmas holidays, but the present they will receive in February – just after the Mardi Gras break – will make the long wait so worthwhile.
A priest’s dream: People who don’t bolt after Communion
Every Catholic has experienced it. Church pews, mostly filled during Mass, become a lot more roomy after Communion.
Why does God permit evil?
MANILA, Philippines (CNS) – The realities of life described by young people, especially the tearful question of a 12-year-old girl about why God allows suffering, led Pope Francis to set aside the first text he had prepared for a meeting Jan. 18 with the young people of the Philippines.
Unflappable St. Maria Goretti celebrates 50 years
St. Maria Goretti Parish was hailed at its 50th Anniversary Mass as a warm and welcoming community of faith that continues to “anchor” New Orleans East nearly a decade after Hurricane Katrina dealt a one-two punch to the parish plant and adjacent residential neighborhoods.
Second collection Jan. 24-25 to benefit tuition assistance
Catholics and non-Catholics alike have a new opportunity to help students desiring a Catholic education get one.
An appeal, “Champions of Catholic Education,” is underway to raise money to help parents who can’t afford the tuition to send their children to Catholic schools.
Forming lay leaders goal of new seminary program
Archbishop Gregory Aymond commissioned 10 members of the inaugural Co-Workers Leadership Institute (CLI), a two-year program of formation at Notre Dame Seminary for laypersons involved in church ministry, during a Mass Jan. 11 at St. Louis Cathedral.