Gratitude, collaboration mark feast at Ozanam Inn
Their stories were all different, but they shared one common bond on Nov. 18 at the Ozanam Inn – thanks.
Singer Lorraine Hess sings about the beauty of life
Christian singer/songwriter Lorraine Hess considers her greatest vocations to be her marriage and a mother to four sons.
So when she was discerning the theme for her third CD, waffling between it being her third Christian recording or a Christmas-specific recording, the idea of it centering on a pro-life message came to her through prayer.
Archbishop: Miracles of the Mass abound
The Mass can become so familiar and routine that the faithful sometimes don’t appreciate the pair of miracles before them at every celebration, noted Archbishop Gregory Aymond, speaking at the Nov. 17 Mass marking the formal end of the “Year of Renewal: Offering a Worthy Sacrifice of Praise,” a period during which Catholics throughout the Archdiocese of New Orleans were invited to reawaken and deepen their understanding of the Mass through parish- and school-based catechesis and reflection.
Permanent deacons emerge from all walks of life
NOLA Catholic bloggers go digital
The new NOLA Catholic Experience blog probably won’t initially garner the 54 million visits that the Huffington Post blog receives monthly, but the 10 voices on the blog are a welcomed one in a town that is historically Catholic.
A retreat that touches the entire family
Is any family really ‘normal’?
Archbishop Gregory Aymond posed that question on the last day of “A Family that Prays” retreat Nov. 4 in Covington. He joked that no family is perfect, beginning with his own, as evidenced by words on a plaque his sister gave him, “As far as anybody knows, we are a normal family.”