Archdiocese News

Synod consultation sessions start back up with a full house!

Communications • Tue, Aug 19 2014 at 12:42pm

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Answering God's Call...Following God's Lead

St. Louis King of France, pray for us!

Prayer for Iraq

Sarah McDonald • Mon, Aug 18 2014 at 8:28am

The plight of our country
is deep and the suffering of Christians
is severe and frightening.
Therefore, we ask you Lord
to spare our lives, and to grant us patience,
and courage to continue our witness of Christian values
with trust and hope.
Lord, peace is the foundation of life;
Grant us the peace and stability that will enable us

Feast of the Assumption, a Holy Day of Obligation, is Friday, August 15

Communications • Thu, Aug 14 2014 at 2:13pm

Celebrated every year on August 15, the Feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary commemorates the death of Mary and her bodily assumption into Heaven, before her body could begin to decay--a foretaste of our own bodily resurrection at the end of time. Because it signifies the Blessed Virgin's passing into eternal life, it is the...

Archdiocesan News Oracle for 8-13-14

Vicar General • Thu, Aug 14 2014 at 7:32am

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Back to School Wisdom

Dana Doyle, NOLA Catholic Experience • Wed, Aug 13 2014 at 4:27pm

Has the flurry of back to school got you stressed? Blogger Dana Doyle offers some great "Back to School Wisdom" for staying calm, cool and faith focussed as we head back to school! New on the NOLA Catholic Experience today!

On August 1, the teachers at Our Lady of the Lake in Mandeville were treated to a wonderful morning of reflection...