Archdiocese News

Celebrating Catholic Schools Week: Why Catholic Schools?

Dr. Jan Daniel Lancaster • Mon, Jan 26 2015 at 9:37am

Learn more at http://whycatholicschools.com/!

The Archdiocese of New Orleans has been using that question in an ad campaign this month – you may have seen the commercials on TV or heard them on the radio. Some parents, passionate about Catholic education, appeared in our TV commercials to share their answers to that question. Why do they...

Cemeteries taking steps to protect sanctity and history of St. Louis No 1

Communications • Mon, Jan 26 2015 at 8:32am

After several incidents of vandalism and criminal activity in St. Louis Cemetery No. 1 , New Orleans Archdiocesan Cemeteries is implementing a new plan to protect and preserve the sacred, historic cemetery by requiring tour guides to be registered with their office and all cemetery visitors be accompanied by a registered tour guide.

“We...

The Inaugural Second Collection for Catholic Schools Tuition Assistance is this weekend

Communications • Fri, Jan 23 2015 at 2:46pm

Below is the text of Archbishop Gregory Aymond's letter introducing the Second Collection for Catholic Schools. For more information about the collection click here. To make a gift to the Tuition Assistance Fund click here and be sure to select Catholic Schools - Tuition Assistance.

Dear Sisters and Brothers in Christ,

As we begin the...

Archdiocesan News Oracle for 1-21-15

Pastoral Planning and Ministries • Thu, Jan 22 2015 at 7:56am

See attached from Pastoral Planning and Ministries.

Pro-life generation gathers in Washington, DC for the March for Life 2015!

Communications • Wed, Jan 21 2015 at 9:45am
March4life 2015 photo

Last night, Archbishop Gregory Aymond lead over 2000 young Catholics in prayer as they arrived safely in Washington, DC in advance of the 2015 March for Life.

A delegation of 500 teens from the Archdiocese of New Orleans plus other local school delegations and others from around the state will spend today touring the nation's capital and...