Archdiocese News

Annual Gospel Fest headed to the Historic Carver Theatre

Communications • Tue, Sep 2 2014 at 9:59am

On Saturday, September 13, Gospel choirs and musicians from throughout the New Orleans area will come together for the 6th annual Gospel Music Festival. This year “Gospel Fest” will be at 6 pm at the historic Carver Theatre located at 2101 Orleans Ave. in New Orleans.

“It means a lot to us as the local Catholic Church and to...

A morally acceptable way to do 'Ice Bucket Challenge'

Archbishop Gregory M. Aymond • Tue, Sep 2 2014 at 9:20am

There have been millions of dollars and incredible public awareness raised in the fight against ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease) through the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. You even were asked to take the ice bucket challenge. Can you share your thoughts on this?
We’ve received a lot of questions about the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Many people...

Theology on Tap is back in NOLA this September

Communications • Fri, Aug 29 2014 at 8:22am

The location for all four weeks is at The Irish House located at 1432 St. Charles Avenue, with Theology on Tap being held in the Upstairs Main Room. Gathering and cocktails begins at 6:30 PM and the speaker begins at 7:00 PM. We encourage everyone to stay after the speaker for further discussion and networking.

Tuesday, September 9, 2014


Archdiocesan News Oracle for 8-27-14

Vicar General • Wed, Aug 27 2014 at 3:34pm

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Nearly 500 people pack St. Philip Neri at synod consultative session

Communications • Wed, Aug 27 2014 at 11:10am
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The room was set for 400 and the number of people who came to St. Philip Neri on August 26 exceeded that number, by quite a bit. Nearly 500 people packed the gym at the East Jefferson synod session to share their hopes and dreams for the future of our local Catholic Church.  The St. Philip Neri session marked the last of the...