Archdiocese News

Q&A on Marriage from the USCCB

Marriage Unique for a Reason • Mon, Jul 6 2015 at 11:18am

There has been a lot of discussion about marriage in the news lately. Do you have questions about the Catholic views on marriage and the Sacrament of Matrimony? Are you looking for a resource that can help you respectfully discuss the topic with family and friends?

Marriage: Unique for a Reason is an initiative of the US Conference of Catholic...

It takes more than words to provide a warm welcome

Archbishop Gregory M. Aymond • Thu, Jul 2 2015 at 12:12pm

Archbishop Gregory Aymond will be on retreat, then vacation during the month of July.
His columns will resume in August.


Clarion Herald – 6/20/15 – English; 7/4/15 - Spanish

Archbishop Gregory Aymond was among several faith leaders who spoke at a “Welcome Home Sunday” gathering May 31 at Dillard University aimed at...

Archdiocesan News Oracle for 7-1-15

Pastoral Planning and Ministries • Wed, Jul 1 2015 at 3:50pm

See attached from Pastoral Planning and Ministries.

Archbishop Aymond responds to SCOTUS Marriage ruling

Archbishop Gregory Aymond • Fri, Jun 26 2015 at 2:08pm

As Catholic Christians, we believe that marriage is between one man and one woman. This belief is rooted in Sacred Scripture, Natural Law and 2000 years of Christian Tradition. To change and redefine marriage will have ramifications for families now and in the future. I stand with the Catholic bishops of the United States as we had hoped there...

The LCCB Statement regarding Laudato Si

LCCB • Thu, Jun 25 2015 at 12:43pm

The Louisiana Conference of Catholic Bishops expresses its gratitude to the Holy Father for his thoughtful and challenging call to intentionality with regard to all of creation as expressed in Laudato Si. This poetic encyclical reminds us all of our shared responsibility toward our common home as well as one another. The relationship between...