Doctor, father learned old-school values from Mom
Seeking to evangelize, cathedral switches to 12:05 p.m. Mass
In an effort to take advantage of one of its biggest assets – the thousands of tourists who visit the historic church each week – St. Louis Cathedral is switching its daily Mass to 12:05 p.m., Monday through Friday, beginning Wednesday, July 1.
It takes more than words to provide a warm welcome
Archbishop Gregory Aymond was among several faith leaders who spoke at a “Welcome Home Sunday” gathering May 31 at Dillard University aimed at raising awareness of the obstacles faced by inmates who have served their sentences and are returning to society. Archbishop Aymond presented a 10-point plan on how people of faith can help former inmates make a transition to society.
When people are released from prison, we often say, “Welcome home” – but that welcome has to be more than just words. That welcome also must come with action. How do we truly welcome people as they make a transition from prison back to their families and their community? They cannot do that without assistance, and we need to offer more than words of welcome.
Corpus Christi-Epiphany Community Resource Center to open soon
Corpus Christi-Epiphany parishioners fought long and hard to get their former school renovated and turned into a new Community Resource Center to be used for community gatherings, youth and adult education, office space and home to businesses including Peoples Health, LSU AgCenter, Total Community Action, New Orleans Master Crafts Guild and a cultural heritage exhibit about the 7th Ward. It is slated to open in late summer.
Nineteen to be ordained permanent deacons June 27
Archbishop Gregory M. Aymond will ordain 19 men to the permanent diaconate for the Archdiocese of New Orleans at a Mass of Ordination June 27 at 10 a.m. at St. Louis Cathedral.
A new priest for New Orleans
In ordaining Deacon Christopher P. Zavackis to the priesthood for the Archdiocese of New Orleans June 6 at St. Louis Cathedral, Archbishop Gregory M. Aymond urged him to stay close to Christ in prayer and to seek out the support and guidance of his brother priests.