Spirit Weekly




Spirit Happenings
April 18, 2007 at 1:46 pm
Prayer vocations day at Luling church

In conjunction with “World Day of Prayer for Vocations,” Holy Family Knights of Columbus will host a vocations program on Sunday, April 29.

Religion and spirit headlines from around the world ...
April 18, 2007 at 1:44 pm
Republican '08 Options Disappoint Christian Evangelicals

Evangelical Christians have long been a key constituency for the Republican Party, but leading religious conservatives are expressing dissatisfaction with the party's current crop of presidential candidates.

- The Washington Times

Sin of pride destroyed the ancient Romans AND IT STILL THREATENS MANKIND TODAY
April 18, 2007 at 1:42 pm
Editor’s note: This article is based on Dr. Brant Pitre’s Sin and Salvation, a bible study on St. Paul’s letter to the Romans. Next week: Salvation. CD’s on this bible study are available at www.brantpitre.com

Religion in the news
April 18, 2007 at 1:35 pm
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

Barb’s Zephyrs are the team to MEET in 2007
April 18, 2007 at 1:31 pm
It’s that time of year again, a time for hot dogs, peanuts, and baseball. Friday night was the home opener for the New Orleans Zephyrs, and this month is the 10th anniversary of the opening of the Shrine on Airline. With such glorious weather, how could I not attend?

Practicing the golden rule would put end to terrorism
April 11, 2007 at 1:43 pm
Ye Publisher took his annual diversion to Manresa last week and, as usual, the place was spectacular. Most of the azaleas were in bloom, lillies, petunias and roses were blossoming everywhere and moss was dangling from the 17th century oaks in patterns that would make any artist proud.

Letters to the editor
April 11, 2007 at 1:40 pm
Everybody has an opinion - we want to hear yours. Write: editor@heraldguide.com. Be sure to include your name, address and a phone number that we can use to reach you during normal business hours.

Coastal restoration would be best protection
April 11, 2007 at 1:34 pm
It is very seldom that 93 percent of the people agree on anything. But that is the number who think the proposed Louisiana coastal protection and restoration plan should get top priority in future plans for the state.

International watchdog groups says ...
April 11, 2007 at 1:21 pm
Persecution of Christians is commonplace throughout the world but almost entirely ignored by the media.

Religion in the news
April 11, 2007 at 1:19 pm
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

Spirit Happenings
April 11, 2007 at 1:14 pm
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)

SCP emergency center dangerously outdated
April 11, 2007 at 1:10 pm
Construction of a spacious new five-story emergency operations center that’s been proposed for St. Charles Parish won’t come a minute too soon for emergency operations chief Tab Troxler.

1,000 really cool places to see before you die - starting right here in St. Charles Parish
April 11, 2007 at 1:08 pm
I was born in New Orleans, grew up in old Metairie and Kenner, and have lived in St. Rose for the past 23 years, but I’ve come to realize that there’s a lot about this area that I either don’t know or haven’t experienced.

Spirit news from around the world
April 04, 2007 at 2:14 pm
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.- WDSU.com

What does the resurrection of Jesus tell us about our future?
April 04, 2007 at 2:12 pm
Two thousand years ago Christ was put to death on a cross and then miraculously rose from the dead 3 days later. Since that time, Christianity has flourished. Today 2.1 billion people consider themselves Christians. Taken as a whole, Christianity is now the largest religion in the world - yet only a remnant remains faithful to the Word. This "great apostasy was predicted in revelations.

Mayor wants to sell airport
April 04, 2007 at 2:09 pm
Mayor Ray Nagin has said that he would like to sell Louis Armstrong Airport, which is located partly in St. Charles Parish, to the state.

Politics getting into high gear - - everywhere
April 04, 2007 at 2:02 pm
Politics is in the air everywhere, it seems. And that includes Washington, Baton Rouge and St. Charles Parish.

This misspelled street sign in Luling should read East Heather Drive. Letter to the editor
April 04, 2007 at 1:59 pm
Dear Editor: I thought you’d be interested in a new street sign that went up in Willowdale in Luling.

$400,000 grant will help locals get free on-the-job training in high-demand fields
$400,000 grant will help locals get free on-the-job training in high-demand fields
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St. Charles Parish job seekers with little to no work experience will get a lift after a $400,000 grant was provided to the River Parishes office of the Louisiana Workforce Commission for on-the-job training.