‘40 Days for Life’ event to start with vigil Sept. 23
Leave your comfort zone and join other supporters of life in prayer and action during the 40 Days for Life New Orleans campaign Sept. 24-Nov. 2.
WLAE to highlight the life of Leonard Fournette
For Leonard Fournette, the road to stardom began during his days of playground football in New Orleans.
Permanent Diaconate celebrates 40th anniversary
Archbishop Gregory Aymond joined dozens of permanent deacons Aug. 10 at Infant Jesus of Prague Church in Harvey to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the restoration of the permanent diaconate in the Archdiocese of New Orleans.
A work of mercy
The two young fathers led the silent procession. The handcrafted, foot-long caskets they carried, chest-high, were as light as small jewelry boxes. The men processed single file, followed by family members, to the mausoleum of St. Charles Borromeo Cemetery in Destrehan on Aug. 14.
Fr. Piovan, founding pastor of Ascension of Our Lord, LaPlace, gave final years to poor of Mexico
Father Benjamin Piovan, who served for 27 years as the founding pastor of Ascension of Our Lord Church in LaPlace, was remembered at his Aug. 12 Funeral Mass as the tireless shepherd who capped off his half-century-long priesthood ministering to the drought-stricken farmers of northeastern Mexico.
Teens participate in a synod session just for them
Nearly 150 teenagers took advantage of what Mount Carmel Academy junior Abby Ponthier called “a really cool opportunity” to share insights about the Archdiocese of New Orleans with Archbishop Gregory Aymond on Aug. 2.