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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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Public transportation here could be very beneficial

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.Read More...
February 28, 2007 at 2:49 pm
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Founding fathers believed in our Constitution ... do you?

For years now, America has been faced with a constitutional crisis over what the Constitution means and who it applies to.Read More...
February 28, 2007 at 2:45 pm
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Al Gore is quite the comedian

Itís hard not to like Al Gore, whether you agree with him politically or not.Read More...
February 28, 2007 at 2:45 pm
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Weíre closer to a color-blind society than you think ...

A geographer from the University of Georgia, Matthew Mitchelson, has come up with an interesting statistic, as reported on CNN: there are at least 777 streets in the U.S. named for slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King. Read More...
February 28, 2007 at 2:38 pm
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Stand up and speak out against cockfighting

Editor: New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson recently announced that he supports legislation to ban cockfighting throughout New Mexico. Caring Americans welcome this news and want Louisiana Gov. Read More...
February 21, 2007 at 1:46 pm
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Heather R. Breauxís story on my new book was great

Editor: The article your Lifestyles Editor, Heather R. Breaux, wrote about me and my new book was absolutely wonderful. Read More...
February 21, 2007 at 1:45 pm
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Lovebirds who fell in love in jail ... wonderful!

Editor: Your story on Patricia and Kevin Bartley, the couple who fell in love in prison, was heartwarming. It made me feel good to think that people could lift themselves up in that way. Read More...
February 21, 2007 at 1:44 pm
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Carnival was the BEST EVER

Carnival was as successful as ever in southeast Louisiana in 2007. And that is remarkable considering the recent history of disabling storms in the area.Read More...
February 21, 2007 at 1:38 pm
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Vitter wants your feedback on illegal immigration

One pressing issue that will come before the U.S. Congress this year is immigration reform. Like many in Louisiana, I am very concerned about the influx of illegal immigrants and am firmly opposed to immigration policies that harm American workers and leave our citizens at risk.Read More...
February 21, 2007 at 1:37 pm
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Congress cannot run a war

Can a public body as large and divisive as the U. S. Congress run a war? We donít think so.Read More...
February 21, 2007 at 1:36 pm
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Spirit Happenings

ST. CHARLES BORROMEO FISH FRY

St. Charles Borromeo Fountain of Youth Annual Lenten Fish Fry is to be held on Friday, March 2nd and March 9th at St. Charles Borromeo Cafeteria from 5:00 Ė 8:00 pm. Menu includes: fried catfish, potatoes, salad and bread for $6 per plate. Dine in - or take out. The proceeds will benefit the Mexico Mission Trip this summer. For more information, call Janeen Rodrigue, 985-764-6383
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February 21, 2007 at 1:34 pm
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Harry Hurst teacher named LWF Educator  of the Year
Harry Hurst teacher named LWF Educator of the Year
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Recognized as an educator who inspires students toward conservation and the environment, Harry Hurst Middle School teacher Barry Guillot has received the Louisiana Wildlife Federationís Educator of the Year award.