Welcome, Pope Francis
HOLGUIN, Cuba (CNS) – Celebrating the feast of St. Matthew, a day he considers a turning point in his own journey of faith, Pope Francis told thousands of Cubans that Jesus knows who they really are and calls them to walk with him.
Make gratitude an attitude at St. Peter Claver
Upon noticing that two children in his grocery checkout line didn’t have enough money to pay for a snack, Father John Asare-Dankwah did what any considerate person would do: He stepped in to cover the difference out of his own pocket.
‘Mass uniforms’ convey reverence at St. Clement
Beginning this school year, students at St. Clement of Rome will wear their “Wednesday Best” as a show of heightened reverence at the weekly school Mass.
School cafeterias always striving to serve up some food for thought
School Food and Nutrition Services of New Orleans, Inc. – the archdiocesan agency responsible for the breakfast, lunch and snack programs at 82 area elementary and high schools – will again be encouraging cafeteria managers to take part in non-compulsory, monthly “Theme Days” as a means of getting more students to try the school lunch.
Proceeds from St. Elizabeth's Guild help kids
The welfare of children has always been the focus of St. Elizabeth’s Guild, whether it was caring for orphaned children when St. Elizabeth’s Home on Napoleon Avenue was open or helping those with intellectual disabilities or underprivileged youth as it does today.
“We have always supported children,” past president Suzette Herpich said. “That has been the constant in what we have done.” St. Elizabeth’s Guild is holding its major fund-raiser – its Volunteer Activists Luncheon – Sept. 25 at the Sheraton New Orleans.
Good Shepherd comes into focus at St. Margaret Mary
Although the Bible is bound as a single volume, it is composed of many books.
It’s a concept that many youngsters – and even some adults – have a hard time remembering, but second graders at St. Margaret Mary in Slidell have it down.