Local cook raised on Grandma’s best
As a young mother, Cheryl Gaillot would always give her toddler son Chip an empty aluminum pot and a big wooden spoon so he could “pretend-cook” alongside her.
Abp. Aymond: Choose one weakness as Lenten focus
Archbishop Gregory Aymond asked Catholics today during Ash Wednesday Mass at St. Louis Cathedral to select one area of their lives that needs to change and to adopt a penance for the 40 days of Lent that will help them fulfill that change of heart.
‘University’ of Holy Cross is a big signal for future
"Holy Cross will grow like a mighty tree and constantly shoot forth new limbs whose branches will produce yet
others, and all nourished from the same sap and endowed with the same life."
– Blessed Basil Moreau, founder of the Congregation of Holy Cross in France, 1837
Heeding the words of their founder Blessed Father Basil Moreau, the Marianite nuns who established Our Lady of Holy Cross College and its Board of Regents set the course for the future of the college Jan. 27 by changing its name and the way it is governed.
Catholic Charities surpasses goal: $2 million
Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans announced Feb. 4 at the St. Mary of the Angels and St. John Head Start Mardi Gras parade that it had exceeded its 2015 Archbishop Hannan Community Appeal (AHCA) goal of $1.7 million by raising a record $2,002,406. Marianite Sister Marjorie Hebert, CEO of Catholic Charities, second from left, made the announcement.
What are you giving up for Lent this year?
The questioning has already begun: what are you giving up for Lent? With social media, in particular, the question seems unavoidable.
St. Aloysius football book offers historic snippets
If you are a local prep sports fan and a New Orleans history buff, you will thoroughly enjoy reading Sacred Heart Brother Neal Golden’s self-published book titled, “St. Aloysius Football (1921-1968): The Men Who Never Say Die.”