Spirit Weekly




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SCP emergency center dangerously outdated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.

Schools millage endorsement
March 29, 2007 at 1:04 pm
St. Charles Parish schools are among the best in the state. And if the good are to keep getting better, they need a steady source of income.

Road Home Web site hasn't been updated in a week
March 29, 2007 at 1:02 pm
There seems to be no way for citizens to monitor and hold Governor Blanco's Road Home Program accountable.

Spirit Happenings
March 28, 2007 at 4:37 pm
GET YOUR FISH DINNERS DURING LENT

Every Friday during lent the Knights of Columbus are frying fish throughout St. Charles Parish. locations include St. Charles Borremeo in Destrehan, Holy Family Church in Luling, the KC Hall on Spruce St. in Norco, and St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Paradis. Dinners for sale beginning at 5 p.m. First come, first served.

Passion of Christ is revealed in a friend’s bicycle accident
March 28, 2007 at 4:36 pm
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.

CHEERLEADER: Angel Gordon’s active, happy, vibrant life is threatened by leukemia. ‘Angel’ with cancer needs your help
March 28, 2007 at 4:05 pm
I was first "introduced" to Angel Gordon when I saw her flyer on the door of a local convenience store. A photo of Angel with a shy little smile was next to the text, "Blood Drive on Behalf of Student/Cancer Patient". My heart broke. I signed up to be a donor and solicited family members to do the same.

16 years in community ed and Barbara STILL can’t paint a lick!
March 21, 2007 at 3:38 pm
The school board sends out a schedule of community ed classes twice a year, and twice a year I feel like a kid planning her Christmas wish list out of the big Sears catalog.

Vision of Mary changed Houma trucker Louis Saia’s life
March 21, 2007 at 3:21 pm
On Saturday, we went to the Saia Compound in Houma, where there was prayer, stations of the cross, rosary, Mass and more prayer.

Governor takes the right course of action
March 21, 2007 at 1:18 pm
Gov. Kathleen Blanco changed the political atmosphere in Louisiana considerably Tuesday night when she announced she would not seek re-election. Instead, she would pay all of her attention to getting Louisiana out of the many quagmires that have existed since Hurricanes Katrina and Rita laid their tolls.

What to expect when you’re baptized in the Holy Spirit
March 14, 2007 at 5:22 pm
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.

Judge sides with spurned Aviation Board nominee
Judge sides with spurned Aviation Board nominee
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The ongoing saga of St. Charles Parish’s Aviation Board seat has taken yet another turn as the St. Charles Parish Council was found in violation of the open meetings law when they nominated Gary Smith Sr. to the board.