Archdiocese News

Dr. Norman Francis is a man of faith and integrity

Archbishop Gregory M. Aymond • Tue, Sep 16 2014 at 5:01pm

Clarion Herald – 9/13/14 – English; 9/20/14 – Spanish

There was a historic announcement last week when Dr. Norman Francis decided he would step down next June after nearly 47 years as president of Xavier University. How can you put into words what Dr. Francis has meant to the New Orleans community?
Norman Francis is an...

Join us for Gospel Fest on Saturday at 6!

Sarah McDonald • Fri, Sep 12 2014 at 2:58pm

This 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...

Ministry and service meet fun in a busy weekend for the Archdiocese of New Orleans

Communications • Fri, Sep 12 2014 at 1:24pm

Today begins a big, busy weekend for many ministries and programs of the Archdiocese of New Orleans. Here's a quick rundown of the calendar of events:

Saturday, September 13

  •  The National Catholic Bioethics Center Workshop concludes at Notre Dame Seminary
  • The New Orleans Catholic Men's Club Association 2nd annual softball...

Using technology to bring youth ministry to life in NOLA

Communications • Thu, Sep 11 2014 at 9:29am

How is the Catholic Church reaching out to young people in today’s world?

How are teens learning and experiencing their faith in their everyday lives?

Those are questions most often faced by parish youth ministers, and now the Archdiocese of New Orleans is using technology to equip youth ministers with knowledge and skills to minister to...

Archdiocesan News Oracle for 9-10-14

Vicar General • Wed, Sep 10 2014 at 4:19pm

See attached from the Vicar General.