Holy Rosary Church in St. Amant was the soil where the seeds of service were sewn for Rachael Duchmann. She will soon travel on foreign soil to deliver Christ’s universal message of love to youth in Ireland this fall.
By way of comparison to Dallas or Atlanta or Houston – where shopping malls with spray-foam façades, a Wendy’s drive-thru and a pair of golden arches qualify as historic architecture – Tricentennial New Orleans is old dirt.
If you missed Mount Carmel Academy’s sold-out, fall drama “Silent Sky,” two more chances to see it exist before the STK student theater troupe performs it at the 55th annual International Thespian Festival (ITF) at the University of Nebraska in Lincoln June 25-30.
New Orleans’ Catholic cemeteries have a way of coaxing in the living, whether it’s through their dazzling, above-ground tombs, serene prayer spots, genealogical and historical riches or walkable grid of lanes that have earned them the nickname “cities of the dead.”
The scent of heavenly roses seasoned with Louisiana’s emblematic dish, jambalaya, formed a banquet for spirit and body at “A Morning with the Blessed Mother” prayer meeting at the home of Betty Robert of Gonzales on May 1.