New St. Bernard Manor rises from Katrina’s wrath
Starting June 1, residents will begin moving into the newly built St. Bernard Manor in Meraux.
The rebirth of the independent living site is another sign of St. Bernard Parish’s return from Hurricane Katrina, considering the three apartment buildings that once comprised St. Bernard Manor I, II and III – a fixture since the 1980s – were flooded with 12 feet of water from Katrina and put out of commission.
New center destined to make N.O. an abortion hub
Planned Parenthood’s reputation as a provider of comprehensive “women’s health services” is not only a sham but also a smokescreen for the profitable and heinous procedure it foists on nine out of every 10 women who enter its doors: abortion.
Back to school at 88, Father Morin revels in Scripture
By all accounts, Oblate Father John Morin has led a full life.
He is 88 and he spent 40 years as a missionary in Haiti. After coming to New Orleans three years ago, he has celebrated daily Mass at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church on North Rampart Street and has coordinated spiritual ministry for hundreds of Haitian Catholics in the Archdiocese of New Orleans.
Father Buddy Noel new ecumenical officer of archdiocese
Father Emile “Buddy” Noel, who was ordained in 2012, has cherished memories of his childhood in Mobile, Ala., when his father set an early example for him of what “ecumenism” meant in real life.
Sister Marjorie Hebert is Catholic Charities' leader
Marianite Sister Marjorie Hebert had served for the last four months as the interim president and chief operating officer of Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans (CCANO).
At the end of a national search, Archbishop Gregory Aymond announced May 1 that Sister Marjorie would lead the organization as its permanent president/CEO, saying her experience in education, health care, community and building “will continue to be a blessing” to the archdiocese and the Catholic Charities.
Sr. Judy: Practice daily forgiveness, encouragement
While adults find it relatively easy to both forgive and offer words of encouragement to the children in their lives, they often have a much tougher time forgiving and encouraging their fellow adults, observed Marianite Sister Judith Gomila, speaking to the 80 seniors involved in Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans’ Foster Grandparents Program.