Jesuit Father James Martin illuminates Jesus’ life
Before a crowd of approximately 400 at Loyola University New Orleans, Jesuit Father James Martin spoke about the humanity and divinity of Jesus, both which he said are essential to Jesus’ story.
Marianites to sell historic property, keep ministry
Facing diminished numbers and looking to chart a course for their future ministry, the Marianites of Holy Cross have decided to sell their square block of property in Bywater that houses their congregational center and the former Academy of the Holy Angels school building, which now serves as affordable senior housing, the community announced Nov. 9.
Marie Laveau’s tomb restored pristinely
“This is the second-most visited tomb in the United States,” said tour guide Michael Batterman to a group of visitors to St. Louis Cemetery No. 1 about the tomb of the widow Paris (Marie Laveau). “The first most visited tomb is Elvis Presley. Elvis is the king; this is the queen, Marie Laveau.”
November’s focus is on adoption process
November is National Adoption Awareness Month, and the Archdiocese of New Orleans Adoption Services welcomes everyone to remember birth parents, adoptive parents, children who are adopted and everyone who is touched by adoption.
Dawson family: Awesome witness amidst the chaos
David Dawson Jr. and his wife Kate would have fit perfectly into the “Leave It To Beaver” era, when life was good, and TV – and morality – were black and white.
Abp. Aymond elected secretary-elect of USCCB
BALTIMORE – The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) today chose Archbishop Gregory M. Aymond as the new secretary-elect of the conference. Archbishop Aymond will serve one year as secretary-elect and then serve a full three-year term as secretary.