Archdiocese News

A Statement from Archbishop Aymond regarding Xavier University

Archbishop Gregory Aymond • Fri, Mar 6 2015 at 2:37pm

February 20, 2015

On Thursday, February 19, 2015 I received a news release stating that Xavier University of Louisiana announced those who will receive honorary doctorates at graduation in May 2015.

I am saddened to inform you that some of those to be honored do not represent the values and teachings of the Catholic Church.  I was not...

This week's #FridayFishFry listing

Communications • Fri, Mar 6 2015 at 9:55am
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  • All Saints Church -- Noon-6:00 p.m. Weekly through March 27. 1441 Tech St., 70114


  • St. Andrew the Apostle Knights of Columbus -- 4:30 p.m. for take-out; 5:00-7:30 p.m. for dine in. Weekly through March 27. 3105 Eton St., 70114. Shrimp plates and gumbo also available.


  • Holy Name of Mary Knights of Columbus --...

Archdiocesan News Oracle for 3-4-15

Pastoral Planning and Ministries • Thu, Mar 5 2015 at 8:17am

See attached from Pastoral Planning and Ministries.

Capital Campaign making a difference in seminary life

Communications • Wed, Mar 4 2015 at 10:57am
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It is a rare occurrence, and actually a campaign such as this has not been held in the Archdiocese of New Orleans since the early 1990s, for the Archbishop of New Orleans to reach out directly to parishioners and request financial support for a cause, but this week all registered households in the archdiocese will receive a request from...

Synod discernment is open to the Holy Spirit

Archbishop Gregory M. Aymond • Wed, Mar 4 2015 at 8:17am

Synod discernment is open to the Holy Spirit

By Archbishop Gregory M. Aymond

Clarion Herald – 2/28/15 – English; 3/7/15 – Spanish


The 9th General Synod of the Archdiocese of New Orleans has been picking up steam. Can you give us an update on what’s been happening and where we’re going?
I want to first express...