A rebirth at Blessed Seelos (St. Vincent de Paul)
When it was dedicated on April 24, 1866, St. Vincent de Paul Church in the Bywater neighborhood of New Orleans was the third-oldest Catholic church in the City of New Orleans, behind only St. Louis Cathedral and St. Patrick.
Getting on track with finances in marriage
Nearly every sociological study identifies financial pressure as the leading cause of marital discord and, ultimately, divorce.
Whether it’s the husband spending too much money going out to eat and drink with friends after work or the wife getting too friendly with the “easy pay” online operators at QVC, poor money decisions can haunt a marriage from the start.
Shared sacrifice is one couple’s answer
It took them awhile to arrive at their eureka moment, but Shelly and Chad Howat decided they needed to do something about the way in which they were living their drive-through lives.
Black Catholic spotlight: Fr. Aubry Osborn
In honor of Black Catholic History Month, the Office of Black Catholic Ministries is providing brief sketches of persons and entities important to the Black Catholic community in the Archdiocese of New Orleans.
Clarion Herald pilgrimage: A spiritual firehose
Until last month, I knew of Fatima and Lourdes only by reading about their mysterious histories as two of the church's most revered Marian shrines.
The reality of setting foot on such sacred ground – as well as experiencing the untold wonders of Catholic Spain – was like jumping feet first into a swimming pool on a mid-August afternoon in New Orleans and allowing myself to be engulfed by God’s grace.