Msgr. Tomasovich’s priesthood marked by joy
As a newly ordained transitional deacon assigned to St. Andrew the Apostle Church in Algiers, 27-year-old Thomas Rodi thought he would score points with his pastor, Msgr. John “Tommy” Tomasovich, by phoning him with some exciting news: Andy – Msgr. Tomasovich’s beloved poodle – had fathered a litter of puppies.
Panel: La. needs to hit brakes on mass incarceration
“The importance of second chances,” is what Olivia Faracca, a freshman in the honors program at Jesuit-run Canisius College in Buffalo, ascertained from the Ignatian Teach-In on Mass Incarceration held March 10 at Loyola University New Orleans.
Sisters of the Holy Family rejoice
On March 11, the Sisters of the Holy Family celebrated the 150th anniversary of the opening of St. Mary’s Academy with a Mass celebrated by Archbishop Gregory Aymond
‘Little’ St. Joachim grows bigger
Archbishop Gregory Aymond incensed the altar of the newly renovated and expanded St. Joachim Church in Marrero March 12.
Catholic faith is the recipe for John Besh’s family
If anyone is counting, chef John Besh has his fingerprints on the menus and cast-iron pots of 20 restaurants in New Orleans and beyond.