Ministers to the sick part of Gentilly’s comeback
When a dozen Sisters Servants of Mary “paid it forward” by taking in three young men trapped in floodwaters unleashed by the Katrina-damaged London Avenue Canal, they had no idea how quickly their generosity would be returned.
Abp. Aymond: Post-Katrina, we are the hands of Christ
Archbishop Gregory Aymond commemorated the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina today in his homily at the 11 a.m. Mass at St. Louis Cathedral. Here is a transcript of the archbishop's message of hope:
‘Saint’ Serra highlights Hispanic contributions to U.S.
VATICAN CITY (CNS) – The canonization of Blessed Junipero Serra will give the United States its first Hispanic saint, which should help more Americans realize that the country was settled by both Hispanics and Anglos, said the secretary of the Pontifical Commission for Latin America.
Celebrating 25 years of a landmark disabilities law
July marked the 25th anniversary of a piece of federal legislation so significant that the description, "landmark" hardly does it justice.
New uniform honors St. Augustine High tradition
When the St. Augustine High Purple Knights football team steps on the field Aug. 29 at 7:30 p.m. for its football jamboree against Edna Karr at Tad Gormley Stadium, crowds will notice more than new players. The team will debut its new, home uniforms featuring a return to purple helmets and pants.
St. Margaret Mary’s heart has stayed true to Jesus
At the 50th anniversary Mass of St. Margaret Mary Parish in Slidell Aug. 16, Archbishop Gregory Aymond told a packed church that the vibrant parish modeled the spiritual passion displayed by its patroness, St. Margaret Mary Alacoque, a French nun who died in 1690 and had a special devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus.