House of ushers: Metairie teen joins dad in ministry
Ten minutes before the start of the 11 a.m. Mass on Sunday, usher Jack McConnell assumes his post at a side entrance to St. Catherine of Siena Church, holding the glass doors open for arriving congregants.
Pro-life oratory contest open to all juniors, seniors
Hundreds assisted at Citizenship Workshop
“We see in each other the face of God,” said Dominican Father Sergio Serrano, director of the archdiocesan Hispanic Apostolate, to more than 50 volunteers working the Citizenship Mega Workshop held March 22 at the apostolate in Metairie.
Thinking ‘outside the country’ for new vocations
St. Joseph Altar cakes feed Rebuild Center clients
Hundreds of worshipers attended the St. Joseph’s Day Mass at St. Joseph Church on Tulane Avenue, during which Vincentian Father Tom Stehlik blessed a large altar created by parishioners and other volunteers.
While she feeds the poor, the city tows her truck
In a cash-strapped city where revenue often is found at the end of a tow truck, there are dollars and cents – and then there is common sense.