Jesuit well-prepared to handle Curtis on 'O' and 'D'
For the greater part of 39 years, John Curtis High School has enjoyed success on the football field with an antiquated, yet effective, offense.
Few opponents have been able to stop the Patriots’ triple option, as head coach J.T. Curtis’ 540 victories will attest.
Archdiocese to sell Our Lady of Lourdes Church, N.O.
The former Our Lady of Lourdes Church and rectory on Napoleon Avenue in New Orleans, closed since Hurricane Katrina, will be offered for sale in the near future, Archbishop Gregory Aymond said Dec. 5 after meeting with the archdiocesan Presbyteral Council.
'The Foley Farm': Miracle of the loaves and fishes
For Jane and Ivan Foley, the old St. Rita convent in New Orleans was a steal in 1963 when they bought it from the parish for $25,000. With 18 rooms – nine upstairs and nine downstairs – it was a perfect nest for an Archbishop Sheen-style Catholic family of 15, with 13 children (eight boys and five girls) ranging in age from newborn to 17.
Keeping CHRIST in Christmas
Archbishop Gregory Aymond stands next to the “Keep Christ in Christmas” banner posted on the front lawn of his residence at South Carrollton and Walmsley avenues in New Orleans.
Ursulines’ 1736 songbook reproduced by HNOC
Singing at Mass surely must have nourished the Catholic faith of the Ursuline nuns who came to New Orleans in 1727 as missionary educators of girls in French Louisiana.
Nuns Build: First - and 'always' - responders
“You’ve come to build homes and hearts,” Ursuline Sister Regina Fronmuller said she tells every group of nuns coming to New Orleans as part of the rebuilding effort called Nuns Build.
Since the first Nuns Build in 2009, 69 homes have been rebuilt over seven visits by religious sisters, their friends, family and associates.