OLHCC earns removal from censure
Funeral arrangements set for Fr. Michael Jacques
Funeral services for Edmundite Father Michael Jacques, pastor of St. Peter Claver Church who died June 7, are as follows:
►June 13, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.: Prayer service for parishioners and priests, St. Peter Claver Church, 1923 St. Philip St., New Orleans. (Father Jacques' remains will not be present for this service.)
►June 14, 1 to 6:15 p.m.: Visitation, 4th Degree Knights of Peter Claver ritual
Retrouvaille can work miracles in troubled marriages
Mike Diedling has read about miracles in the Bible, but it’s the real-life miracles he and his wife Judi witness every year as the local coordinating couple for Retrouvaille, a Catholic-based program for marriages in serious turmoil, that give meaning to their decision to spend the last 20 years helping save marriages.
St. Peter Claver fulfills its mission through food pantry
It took an army of hands and generous hearts to complete the restoration of the former Louis Charbonnet family residence at 1839 St. Philip St. in New Orleans into the shiny, food pantry and social ministry headquarters of St. Peter Claver Parish.
Pastoral care offered to those with same-sex attraction
The Archdiocese of New Orleans has established an office, headed by Father Salvador Galvez, that will provide pastoral care for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered (LGBT) persons, Archbishop Gregory Aymond said May 31.
Fr. Jacques: Church could energize a community
The Gospel is messy business. Night after night in the early 1990s, Edmundite Father Michael Jacques tried coaxing himself to sleep in his rectory bedroom to the left of St. Peter Claver Church in New Orleans.
Instead of counting sheep, he counted bullets.