Priest knows secret to perfect crab cakes
Last year, while perusing the racks of a Metairie uniform store, Father Daniel Brouillette spotted a fellow shopper wearing the chef’s whites of the restaurant that made his favorite crab cakes.
Exhibit teaches how far civil rights has come in United States
An exhibit celebrating the 50th anniversary of Freedom Riders was hosted in February during Black History Month at St. Mary’s Academy in New Orleans.
Mass Against Violence fosters peace, solidarity
As if on cue, the sounds of sirens roared Feb. 24 outside the doors of St. Katharine Drexel Catholic Church on Louisiana Avenue as people of all ages and cultures took a prayerful stance as peacemakers in a violent world at the “Mass Against Violence.”
Blessed Sacrament Sisters to close Xavier Prep
Feb. 20 marked a sad day in the history of Xavier University Preparatory School in Uptown New Orleans. The Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament – the order that founded the historically African-American Catholic high school in 1915 – announced that it would close the school after this academic year.
Pope Benedict’s pontificate marked by teaching
VATICAN CITY (CNS) – During his almost eight-year pontificate, Pope Benedict XVI impressed the world as a teacher, guiding Catholics to the sources of the faith and urging modern society not to turn its back on God.
Rite of Election, followed by a ‘selection’
On Feb. 17 at St. Louis Cathedral, Archbishop Gregory Aymond welcomed 106 catechumens and 141 candidates who will enter full communion with the Catholic Church at the Easter Vigil.