Archdiocese News

All Saints Day Masses and Blessings scheduled for tomorrow

Communications • Fri, Oct 31 2014 at 2:54pm

On the Feast of All Saints, November 1, the following Masses have been scheduled to be followed by the Blessing of the Graves:

Archbishop-emeritus Alfred Hughes at St. Peter Church in Reserve at 10:00 am

Msgr. Kenneth Hedrick at St. Louis #3 at 10:00 am,

Fr. Anthony Anala at St. Roch Cemetery at 10:00 am.

Also on the Feast of All Saints,...

Issues & Faith is all new and "Praying for a Miracle" tonight on WLAE!

Communications • Thu, Oct 30 2014 at 10:21am

Issues & Faith is on the road again this time at the Old Ursuline Convent Museum for a look at the new exhibit Praying for a Miracle: the Catholic Church and the Battle of New Orleans.

We'll get a tour of the "prayer room" and talk with exhibit curator Dr. Emilie Gagnet Leumas, archdiocesan archivst and sit down with Catholic...

Now accepting applications for Executive Director position at Project Lazarus

Communications • Wed, Oct 29 2014 at 10:01am

Project Lazarus helps heal and empower people living with HIVAIDS by focusing on wellness, providing housing and offering important support services. Interested applicants should send resume and materials to or to the Office of Communications, 1000 Howard Ave., Suite 400, New Orleans, LA 70113.

The Executive Director...

Cremation is an acceptable option for Catholics

Archbishop Gregory M. Aymond • Tue, Oct 28 2014 at 7:20am

Clarion Herald – 10/25/14 – English; 11/1/14 – Spanish

All Saints Day is coming up, which offers a good opportunity for you to discuss the Catholic Church’s view on cremation. Is cremation acceptable in the church’s eyes?
Yes it is. More than 50 years ago – in 1963 – the Vatican lifted its prohibition...

Archdiocesan News Oracle for 10-22-2014

Vicar General • Thu, Oct 23 2014 at 6:47am

See attached from the Vicar General.