Evolving views on death penalty excite Sister Helen
For her tireless efforts working against the death penalty and ministering to death row inmates and victims’ families, Sister of St. Joseph Helen Prejean received the 2013 Robert M. Holstein “Faith That Does Justice” award May 7 from the Ignatian Solidarity Network (ISN).
Mother’s Day Rosary for Life
The Sidewalk Counseling and Prayer Ministry of the Archdiocese of New Orleans held its 15th annual Mother’s Day Rosary Crusade for Life on May 11. Inclement weather moved the event inside St. Louis King of France Church in Metairie. Benny Littel, who now is a campus minister at St. Thomas More High School in Lafayette, shared his story of how an abortion of a child he fathered in college affected him years later at the birth of his first child.
Beginning Experience helps widowed, divorced
Blessed John Paul exhibit at NOMA a spiritual walk
The second-floor gallery space of the New Orleans Museum of Art is filled with dozens of previously unpublished photographs, pieces of sacred sculpture and artwork, and wall-sized murals, many of which depict Blessed John Paul II and his historic 1987 visit to New Orleans.
Vocation often starts as a ‘whisper’ in the heart
Benedictine Brother Ephrem Arcement regularly turns to Psalm 139 to be reminded of the miracle of life – that wondrous realization that God “formed my inmost being” and “knit me in my mother’s womb.”
Baby Newborn Project helps ACCESS Pregnancy
Nothing is more important than living a life in service to others, according to members of the Corpus Christi-Epiphany Knights of Peter Claver Ladies’ Auxiliary Sacred Heart Court 60. The group’s motto is “friendship, unity and Christian charity.”