Former Loyola photographer Harold Baquet dies at 56
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Archbishop offers prayers for Charleston church shooting victims
We extend our prayers and compassion to the families of the victims of the shootings in Charleston and for those who were killed in the house of the Lord that they will have the fullness of eternal life.
All creation sings God's praise, but people are silencing it, pope says
By Cindy Wooden
Catholic News Service
VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- The earth, which was created to support life and give praise to God, is crying out with pain because human activity is destroying it, Pope Francis says in his long-awaited encyclical, "Laudato Si', on Care for Our Common Home."
Magnificat House of Discernment is taking applications
It was Stephanie Roca’s 23rd birthday, and fellow residents at the Magnificat House of Discernment for Women made it special, celebrating with Chinese food and cake. But, before they sat down to eat, they prayed evening prayers and sang in the Uptown home’s chapel.
100 years and going strong at St. Anthony of Padua
Like the tiny mustard seed that, when planted, bore much fruit, so has St. Anthony of Padua Parish in its 100-year history in New Orleans.
“That small mustard seed, carefully planted (100 years ago) shows the faith of so many,” Archbishop Aymond said about St. Anthony at the June 13 Mass kicking off the parish’s year-long centennial.