Barbara Munson




16 years in community ed and Barbara STILL canít 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 Saiaís 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 youíre baptized in the Holy Spirit
March 14, 2007 at 5:22 pm
A deeper union with God, greater love for others - and thatís just the beginning

Stir up the Holy Spirit in yourself and your teenagers - workshop this month.

Here are four steps to save Louisianaís coast
March 14, 2007 at 5:18 pm
With so much attention being paid to the deterioration of the Louisiana coast these days, it would seem there would be a great deal of work underway to stop it. But there isnít.

Free trade could help our image in South America
March 14, 2007 at 5:17 pm
President Bush has turned his attention into a new direction, one that has not occupied the attention of American presidents in quite some time.

GOP likes abortion and gay marriage?
March 14, 2007 at 5:16 pm
Question: When did Republicans begin embracing flip-floppers who support abortion, gun control, gay marriage, illegal immigrants and amnesty?

St. Charles Parish School Board School millage renewal: itís a smart investment in our childrenís future
March 14, 2007 at 5:09 pm
School millage renewal: itís a smart investment in our childrenís future

Read how fate made a writer of St. Roseís Farrah Rochon Read how fate made a writer of St. Roseís Farrah Rochon
March 14, 2007 at 5:03 pm
Farrah Rochon grew up in Edgard and credits her aunt for instilling in her a love of reading. The daughter of an English teacher, Farrah received her Masters in Psychology from Southeastern Louisiana University and was pursuing her Ph.D. with the intent to become a teacher herself. Somewhere along the way, fate stepped in.

Spirit Happenings
March 07, 2007 at 3:21 pm
Church and spiritual activities for one and all ...

St. Katharine Week of celebration for St. Katharine
March 07, 2007 at 3:03 pm
EDITORíS NOTE: Xavier Universityís Office of Campus Ministry and the New Orleans Alumni Chapter, Club #1 are celebrating, through March 10, St. Katharine Drexel, whose feast day was March 3.

Donít miss your last chance to speak out on I-49
March 07, 2007 at 2:52 pm
A hearing will be held at the parish courthouse March 27 from 4:30 to 8:30 p. m. with additional hearings at the Alario Center in Westwego on March 22 from 4 to 8 p. m. and at the Knights of Columbus Home at 115 Buford St. in Raceland March 29 from 4 to 8 p. m.

Twinkies for Lent? Sure, if you eat the fried catfish first
March 07, 2007 at 2:50 pm
The Lenten season is upon us. This may not mean much to you if you're not a Christian, but there's no mistaking that Lent is here - just lift your nose and sniff. When you live in a predominantly Catholic area, you just can't help but associate Lent with the smell of frying fish.

Masons reject divinity of Jesus Christ, says Church
February 28, 2007 at 3:16 pm
Todayís question about Masons is answered by Father Edward McNamara, professor of liturgy at the Regina Apostolorum University.

Oh no! Barbís gone ga-ga over a futuristic travel game you need a satellite to play ...
February 28, 2007 at 2:57 pm
On our recent trip to Colorado, I found myself with a few unscheduled hours, and I was most pleased. Geocaching time!

Public transportation here could be very beneficial
February 28, 2007 at 2:49 pm
If global warming is truly an environmental problem of the future, the river parishes are making a step in the right direction. More public transportation and less individual auto traffic will cut down on emissions that have been blamed for it in the earthís atmosphere.

Founding fathers believed in our Constitution ... do you?
February 28, 2007 at 2:45 pm
For years now, America has been faced with a constitutional crisis over what the Constitution means and who it applies to.

Al Gore is quite the comedian
February 28, 2007 at 2:45 pm
Itís hard not to like Al Gore, whether you agree with him politically or not.

Christmas comes early as 1,000 kids receive donated toys
Christmas comes early as 1,000 kids receive donated toys
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The St. Charles Parish Toy Drive delivered a day of games, food, toys and plenty of smiles to roughly 1,000 parish children on Saturday.