Archdiocese News

Archdiocesan News Oracle for 10-22-2014

Vicar General • Thu, Oct 23 2014 at 6:47am

See attached from the Vicar General.

Three Catholic schools to close in 2015-16 school year

communications • Wed, Oct 22 2014 at 6:21pm

This evening, parents of three Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of New Orleans are meeting with their school pastor and principal to be informed that their child(ren)'s school will not reopen in the 2015-16 school year. The schools that are closing for the upcoming year are Holy Ghost in New Orleans,  Our Lady of Grace in Reserve and...

Annulment process aims at healing, new life

Archbishop Gregory M. Aymond • Wed, Oct 22 2014 at 1:16pm

Clarion Herald – 10/18/14 – English; 10/25/14 – Spanish

One of the topics for deliberation during the Extraordinary Synod of Bishops on the Family, and one that probably will continue to be discussed again next year, is annulments, which can present very challenging pastoral issues. Is this the case?
Yes. There are many complex...

Catholic cemeteries announce All Saints and All Souls Day observances

Communications • Wed, Oct 22 2014 at 11:34am

On the Feast of All Saints, November 1, the following Masses have been scheduled to be followed by the Blessing of the Graves:

Archbishop Gregory Aymond at St. Peter Church in Reserve at 10:00 am

Msgr. Kenneth Hedrick at St. Louis #3 at 10:00 am,

Fr. Anthony Anala at St. Roch Cemetery at 10:00 am.

Also on the Feast of All Saints, Blessings of...

God's Special Children Celebrate 10 Years

Communications • Wed, Oct 22 2014 at 8:42am
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On Sunday there was a very special Mass held at St. Francis Xavier in Metairie for a very special group of people. God's Special Children celebrated their 10th anniversary of hosting a special sensory Mass for families with children of all ages with disabilities. In a very special moment, one child received his First Eucharist!