Nuns on the Bus rallied reform
“We are all kids of immigrants,” Sister of Social Service Simone Campbell said while visiting New Orleans June 6 as part of the “Nuns on the Bus” immigration reform tour, “A Drive for Faith, Family and Citizenship.”
Community rallies at immigration prayer service
They fled their homeland, like the Holy Family, looking for a better life.
Alejandra Luna’s mother is an undocumented immigrant from Mexico.
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
►June 14, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.: Wake service, Auxiliary Bishop Shelton Fabre presiding
►June 15, 8 to 9:30 a.m.: Visitation
►June 15, 10 a.m.: Funeral Mass celebrated by Archbishop Gregory Aymond
►June 17: Interment in Selma, Ala.
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.