Archdiocese News

Celebrating Catholic Schools Week: Parents say, "It's all about the love"

Karen Baker, Office of Catholic Schools • Tue, Jan 27 2015 at 12:20pm

It’s all about the love.

That’s what parents said when invited to answer the question, “Why Catholic Schools?” They said it in different ways: This school is like my family; the teachers love my children; the principal left soup on my doorstep when I was sick; this school changed my child’s life and gave him...

Catholic schools are incubators of God’s love, teaching

Archbishop Gregory M. Aymond • Tue, Jan 27 2015 at 12:20pm

Clarion Herald – 1/24/15 – English; 1/31/15 – Spanish

Catholic Schools Week (Jan. 25-31) provides a graced opportunity for us to take a step back and reflect on the gift of Catholic education to the family and to the church.
At its heart, a Catholic school is an incubator of God’s love and a vehicle for learning...

Celebrating Catholic Schools Week: Why Catholic Schools?

Dr. Jan Daniel Lancaster • Mon, Jan 26 2015 at 9:37am

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The Archdiocese of New Orleans has been using that question in an ad campaign this month – you may have seen the commercials on TV or heard them on the radio. Some parents, passionate about Catholic education, appeared in our TV commercials to share their answers to that question. Why do they...

Cemeteries taking steps to protect sanctity and history of St. Louis No 1

Communications • Mon, Jan 26 2015 at 8:32am

After several incidents of vandalism and criminal activity in St. Louis Cemetery No. 1 , New Orleans Archdiocesan Cemeteries is implementing a new plan to protect and preserve the sacred, historic cemetery by requiring tour guides to be registered with their office and all cemetery visitors be accompanied by a registered tour guide.


The Inaugural Second Collection for Catholic Schools Tuition Assistance is this weekend

Communications • Fri, Jan 23 2015 at 2:46pm

Below is the text of Archbishop Gregory Aymond's letter introducing the Second Collection for Catholic Schools. For more information about the collection click here. To make a gift to the Tuition Assistance Fund click here and be sure to select Catholic Schools - Tuition Assistance.

Dear Sisters and Brothers in Christ,

As we begin the...