Celebrating new life in our celebration of Mary
As the end of an old year fades and the beginning of a new one dawns, we often hear people complain about the terrible year they had and turn their hope to the next one.
Images of Mary converge at Prompt Succor Mass
For many years, Jesuit Father Edwin Gros, the pastor of Holy Name of Jesus Church, has had a strong personal devotion to Our Lady of Guadalupe, always depicted with a sash tied around her waist – a sign that she is pregnant.
‘Lifelong’ Catholic has a heart for the monastery
Lee Bretzel, a retired barber and hairdresser, is 70 and has an affinity for St. Michael the Archangel, the angel among angels, whose job it is to battle Satan wherever he exists.
Vietnamese New Year: 2017 is Year of the Rooster
The annual Vietnamese TET Lunar New Year’s Celebration will take place in New Orleans at three different Catholic parishes in January and February. 2017 is the “Year of the Rooster.”
Dr. Ansel Augustine: a life inspired by his mentors
Overcoming obstacles is nothing new to Dr. Ansel Augustine. He was homeless after Hurricane Katrina, and he has a brother serving time at the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola.
Students to offer volunteer service on MLK Day
Martin Luther King Day is coming up on Monday, Jan. 16, which is when hundreds of students from Catholic high schools and parish youth groups father for a day of volunteer work.