Vatican issues 10 Commandments for motorists - and LORD KNOWS it’s time

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Thou shall not drive under the influence of alcohol. Thou shall respect speed limits. Thou shall not consider a car an object of personal glorification or use it as a place of sin.Read More...
June 21, 2007 at 6:00 pm

St. Charles Borromeo KIDS are helping to rebuild New Orleans

St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church in Destrehan hosted a week long work camp June 3 through June 9 where teen volunteers from St. Charles Parish and all over the country gathered in teams to gut homes and clean yards in stormed damaged areas in Orleans Parish.Read More...
June 13, 2007 at 2:44 pm

Religion in the NEWS NEWS NEWS ...

Rudolph W. Giuliani has come under fire from the Roman Catholic bishop of Providence, R.I., who has criticized Mr. Giuliani’s support of abortion rights, calling the position pathetic, confusing and hypocritical. - The New York TimesRead More...
June 06, 2007 at 3:22 pm

Religion in the NEWS ...

Plots by American-based Islamic terrorists with no direct ties to international terror networks form a large and growing threat to the American homeland, the FBI and other government security agencies say. - USA Today Read More...
May 16, 2007 at 2:11 pm

Religion in the news

Pizza king: Florida needs more Catholics

Domino's Pizza multimillionaire Thomas Monaghan is creating a community to draw residents who share traditional Catholic values. - The Miami Herald
April 11, 2007 at 1:19 pm

Spirit Happenings

Catholics: April 15 is Divine Mercy Sunday

On this day Jesus promised that he will grant complete forgiveness of sins and punishment. He told St. Faustina that this Feast of Mercy would be a very special day when "all the divine floodgates through which graces flow are opened". (Diary 699)
April 11, 2007 at 1:14 pm

Spirit news from around the world

Archdiocese: Hannan Responding Well To Therapy

NEW ORLEANS -- Former New Orleans Archbishop Phillip Hannan has been released from a Covington hospital. The 93-year-old suffered a stroke last Friday. He is now being treated at an intermediate care facility. Archdiocese spokesman the Rev. William Maestri said Hannan's movement and speech are improving and that he is responding well to therapy. Hannan served as archbishop of New Orleans from 1965 to 1989.-
April 04, 2007 at 2:14 pm

Passion of Christ is revealed in a friend’s bicycle accident

A very dear friend of mine had a bike accident right before my eyes recently, and ended up having a few big and deep cuts around one of her eyes. Her husband and I rushed her to the emergency room, certain she would need a few good stitches. Read More...
March 28, 2007 at 4:36 pm

Vision of Mary changed Houma trucker Louis Saia’s life

On Saturday, we went to the Saia Compound in Houma, where there was prayer, stations of the cross, rosary, Mass and more prayer.Read More...
March 21, 2007 at 3:21 pm

What to expect when you’re baptized in the Holy Spirit

A deeper union with God, greater love for others - and that’s just the beginning

Stir up the Holy Spirit in yourself and your teenagers - workshop this month.
March 14, 2007 at 5:22 pm

If God inspired the Bible, why are there so many different versions of it?

This is the third and final installment in our three-part series on the Origin of the Bible: Human Invention or Divine Intervention?” by Dr. Brant Pitre. Pitre is a biblical scholar of international acclaim. For background information or CDs of his Bible studies, visit
February 21, 2007 at 1:32 pm

Why early Christians dismissed the ‘Lost Gospels’ of Thomas and Judas

This is the second of a three-part series on the Origin of the Bible: Human Invention or Divine Intervention?” by Dr. Brant Pitre. Dr. Pitre is a biblical scholar of international acclaim. For background information or CD's of his bible studies, visit www.brantpitre.comRead More...
February 07, 2007 at 2:40 pm

Weather Girl Megan's Extended Forecast

Expect a mixed weather bag in the week ahead with chilly temperatures accompanied by clouds, rain and sunshine depending on the day.Read More...
January 31, 2007 at 2:44 pm

The tip of the spear of freedom ... the historical black church

Langston Hughes once said, “We are not where we ought to be, we are not where we should be, but thank God we are not where we were.” Read More...
January 31, 2007 at 1:49 pm

Can YOU top this?

Take ... me ... to ... your ... READERS’ Luling man’s retro robot is a winner.Read More...
January 31, 2007 at 12:59 pm

Open letter to every parent - from every child

Note to readers: This week's “open letter” column is something that's been weighing on my mind since I attended my daughter's high school open house and heard, yet again, how only the parents of the "good kids" seem to show up. - BarbaraRead More...
January 24, 2007 at 1:39 pm

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55% of residential property owners will see an increase on tax bill
55% of residential property owners will see an increase on tax bill
Slightly more than half of St. Charles Parish residents are expected to see an increase in their projected property tax bill this year.