An Advent of Hope, A Christmas of Promise

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Archdiocesan News Oracle for 12-17-14

Vicar General • Thu, Dec 18 2014 at 8:25am

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Vatican report calls U.S. women religious to continued dialogue

Catholic News Service • Wed, Dec 17 2014 at 10:19am

By Cindy Wooden
Catholic News Service

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'Keep Christ in Christmas': A true sign of the season

Archbishop Gregory M. Aymond • Tue, Dec 16 2014 at 10:49am

The Christ in Christmas Committee has put together a record year, erecting 59 billboards across the Archdiocese of New Orleans with the message “Keep Christ in Christmas.” What are your thoughts on the committee’s work?
There are a lot of people to thank for this wonderful message. The committee organizes the billboard project...

Time to light the pink candle!

Communications • Fri, Dec 12 2014 at 4:22pm
Advent wreath third sunday

What is special about the Third Sunday of Advent?

For much of the Church’s history, this Sunday had a special name: “Gaudete” Sunday. The traditions surrounding this Sunday go back as far as the fourth or fifth century, as does the season of Advent itself.

Advent, our preparation for Christmas, was originally a forty-day...

Archdiocesan News Oracle for 12-10-14

Vicar General • Thu, Dec 11 2014 at 8:18am

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