ĎAngelí with cancer needs your help

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.Read More...
March 28, 2007 at 4:05 pm

16 years in community ed and Barbara STILL canít paint a lick!

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. Read More...
March 21, 2007 at 3:38 pm

Vision of Mary changed Houma trucker Louis Saiaís 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

Governor takes the right course of action

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.Read More...
March 21, 2007 at 1:18 pm

What to expect when youíre baptized in the Holy Spirit

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.
March 14, 2007 at 5:22 pm

Here are four steps to save Louisianaís coast

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.Read More...
March 14, 2007 at 5:18 pm

Free trade could help our image in South America

President Bush has turned his attention into a new direction, one that has not occupied the attention of American presidents in quite some time.Read More...
March 14, 2007 at 5:17 pm

GOP likes abortion and gay marriage?

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

School millage renewal: itís a smart investment in our childrenís future

School millage renewal: itís a smart investment in our childrenís futureRead More...
March 14, 2007 at 5:09 pm

Read how fate made a writer of St. Roseís Farrah Rochon

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.Read More...
March 14, 2007 at 5:03 pm

Spirit Happenings

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

Week of celebration for St. Katharine

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.Read More...
March 07, 2007 at 3:03 pm

Donít miss your last chance to speak out on I-49

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.Read More...
March 07, 2007 at 2:52 pm

Twinkies for Lent? Sure, if you eat the fried catfish first

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.Read More...
March 07, 2007 at 2:50 pm

Masons reject divinity of Jesus Christ, says Church

Todayís question about Masons is answered by Father Edward McNamara, professor of liturgy at the Regina Apostolorum University.Read More...
February 28, 2007 at 3:16 pm

Oh no! Barbís gone ga-ga over a futuristic travel game you need a satellite to play ...

On our recent trip to Colorado, I found myself with a few unscheduled hours, and I was most pleased. Geocaching time!Read More...
February 28, 2007 at 2:57 pm

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Destrehan receiver Young commits to play at Notre Dame
Destrehan receiver Young commits to play at Notre Dame
Destrehanís football team hasnít put together its sterling record by accident or luck, although one of its top performers may be primed to bring the luck of the Irish with him for his senior season.