We can help flood victims with our prayers and pockets
It seems as though meteorologists are always talking about the “50-year flood” or the “100-year flood,” but south Louisiana seems to get pounded by water more frequently than that. Were you surprised by the devastation of the recent flooding in the dioceses of Baton Rouge, Lafayette and Lake Charles?
Msgr. Lipps taught Jesus’ Word with every breath
Msgr. Frank Lipps almost didn’t become a priest. The way Sam Caruso – a seminary classmate of “Father Frank” who gave the first reading at Msgr. Lipps’ funeral Aug. 19 – tells it, Msgr. Lipps had interesting classmates known for shenanigans.
In a disaster, paying it forward
Catholic parishes and schools throughout the Archdiocese of New Orleans have answered the call to help their brothers in need all over Louisiana after a recent 1,000-year rain event inundated many communities and left people without homes or even basic necessities.
A pro-life clinic sprouts next to Planned Parenthood
The cheery radio spots for Planned Parenthood’s sparkling new facility on South Claiborne Avenue have begun airing, and they are positively glowing.
Dominican Peace Center plants seeds for health
Over the past two years, the Dominican Sisters of Peace who run the Peace Center on Broadway Street have been building trust, confidence and relationships with the residents of the Broadmoor, Gert Town and Fontainebleau neighborhoods.
Pro-life ministry reaches youth at Covenant House
The idea of respecting life from conception has been the Respect Life Committee at St. Charles Borromeo’s focus since it was formed approximately four years ago when inaugural leader Cherie Decker returned on fire from the March for Life in Washington, D.C.