Archdiocese News

Abp. Aymond: Post-Katrina, we are the hands of Christ

Archbishop Gregory M. Aymond • Tue, Sep 1 2015 at 2:02pm

Clarion Herald – 8/29/15 – English; 9/5/15 – Spanish


Archbishop Gregory Aymond commemorated the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina today in his homily at the 11 a.m. Mass at St. Louis Cathedral. Here is a transcript of the archbishop's message of hope:

Sometimes we really do not need photographs to retell a story...

Archbishop Aymond encourages families to receive the Sacrament of Reconciliation together on September 9

Archbishop Gregory M. Aymond • Tue, Sep 1 2015 at 11:54am






To:       Clergy, Religious and Laity of the Archdiocese of New Orleans

Dear Sisters and Brothers in Christ:

It is our archdiocesan tradition to offer the Sacrament of Penance, better known as confession, on a weekday evening near the Feast of the Exaltation of the Cross.  I...

Video Series on Catholic Social Teaching Launches with ‘Care for God’s Creation’

USCCB • Mon, Aug 31 2015 at 12:11pm

WASHINGTON— A video on “Care for God’s Creation” is the first of a seven-part series on Catholic Social Teaching, designed to be an introduction to this body of thought with notable Catholics reflecting on each of the teachings. The video release comes in conjunction with Pope Francis’ declaration of September 1 as...

"The Class that Almost Wasn't" - reflection by Brian A. Smith, St. Augustine Class of 2006

Communications • Fri, Aug 28 2015 at 11:39am
Class that almost wasn't   smith   family

                My name is Brian Anthony Smith and I am a graduate of St. Augustine High School Class of 2006. I am known in the city by my friends as “Smitie”. I attended Truman State University for a brief period, but got my degree from Universal Technical...

"The Class the Almost Wasn't" - reflection by Ryan Boudreau, Archbishop Rummel High School Class of 2006

Communications • Thu, Aug 27 2015 at 12:45pm
Class that almost wasn't   boudreau senior

            From the moment anyone enters high school, the thought of being a senior remains constant until that special moment arises.  I can remember my first day as a high school freshman and wishing I could fast forward through the next three years and be one of the senior leaders...