Archdiocese News

Our Lady of the Lake named 2014 Blue Ribbon School of Excellence

Communications • Tue, Sep 30 2014 at 3:09pm

Our Lady of the Lake Roman Catholic School in Mandeville has been recognized as a National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence for 2014, the highest national educational honor a school can receive.
Our Lady of the Lake is one of 337 schools nationwide and one of six in Louisiana that received the honor on September 30.  Principal Frank... launched with excitement, received with praise

Communications • Tue, Sep 30 2014 at 9:10am
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What do you do as seminarians when you want to encourage more young men to consider the priesthood? For several Notre Dame Seminary students the answer was "build it and they will come" a website, that is.

The result:

"The project was in response to a very real need for engaging high school...

Confession night was powerful; evangelization next

Archbishop Gregory M. Aymond • Tue, Sep 30 2014 at 7:56am

Clarion Herald – 9/27/14 – English; 10/4/14 – Spanish

What kind of reaction did you get from priests about the archdiocesan night of confession on Sept. 17?
The feedback I’ve gotten has been very positive. Several parish priests reported that they heard confessions without interruption for two hours. One said he had to...

NOLA Community invited to join Interfaith Voices for Peace

Communications • Mon, Sep 29 2014 at 3:51pm
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Peace in our hearts, peace in our streets, peace in our world is theme of upcoming interfaith prayer rally

 On Wednesday, November 19 beginning at 6:15 pm, the Loyola University Horseshoe will transform into the site of a place of peace as the community comes together for Interfaith Voices for Peace. Interfaith Voices for Peace is an...

Archdiocesan News Oracle for 9-24-14

Vicar General • Wed, Sep 24 2014 at 3:10pm

See attached from the Vicar General.