Schools announce new presidents, principals for 2016-2017 school year
New presidents and principals in the family of Catholic elementary and high schools in the Archdiocese of New Orleans welcome the 2016-2017 school year at their respective schools.
Emmery Faith’s 65 hours of life transformed her family
Like so many hundreds of thousands who call metropolitan New Orleans home, Becca Vaughn of Metairie and her husband Billy had navigated their way, finally, through the storm.
Knights of Peter Claver: A voice for justice
“That our prayer will move us to justice and peace in a world so troubled with violence and terrorism, that we may seek your peace.”
This general intercession at the opening Mass July 24 of the annual Knights of Peter Claver national convention in New Orleans outlined the convention’s message: Go before the Lord in prayer with sincere and open hearts and he will lovingly hear the needs of his daughters and sons and respond with mercy and love.
Msgr. Duke always just a phone call away
Msgr. Charles Duke, the founding pastor of St. Ann Church in Metairie, was remembered as the ever-present shepherd and no-nonsense administrator who tenaciously offered Mass and the sacraments through the year of his death at age 97.
Nearing 100, Sr. Aloysia and ‘her girls’ keep in touch
They still remember Most Holy Sacrament Sister Aloysia Doleac singing in halls at Annunciation High even though it’s been approximately 50 to 60 years since most were students at the school in the Faubourg Marigny on Marais and Mandeville streets.
The Catholic Foundation aims to be a one-stop financial stop
The Catholic Foundation of the Archdiocese of New Orleans and the archdiocesan Office of Stewardship and Development have merged into one entity – The Catholic Foundation – that will serve to financially sustain and enhance the charitable, educational and spiritual ministries of the archdiocese.