In reflecting on the 300th anniversary of the City of New Orleans, Archbishop Gregory Aymond has made it a point of emphasis to stress the interconnectedness of the city’s civic and religious histories.
Jane Helire, an educational and vocational coordinator at Covenant House New Orleans, handed the stack of white, handwritten flash cards to Dashea, a teenager and a single mother. Dashea had finished 10th grade but had dropped out and did not have her GED.
Freelance photographer Joe Trombatore captured this striking image of the Dutch-built, three-masted, topsail schooner “Oosterschelde” arriving under sail April 19 in front of St. Louis Cathedral for the Tall Ships New Orleans 2018 celebration, part of the City of New Orleans’ Tricentennial festivities.
Easter Sunday is the beginning of a huge 50-day celebration in which the faithful can fully give themselves to understanding Jesus’ resurrection and what it means for them – which is heaven – because that is their destiny, according to Dina Dow, director of the Office of Evangelization and Catechesis for the Diocese of Baton Rouge.