Thursday, March 29, 2012

Louisiana Statewide Catholic Update for March 29 2012 (Updated)

Archdiocese of New Orleans

Starting off with not so happy news. Abp. Chapelle High School teacher arrested for sexual behavior with a student. The New Orleans Picayune has an article up on this . The student was of the age of consent and thus the misdemeanor charge. There are a lot comments at the Picayune article and in them you can see some defenders of the teacher.

Also from the Picayune Parents critical of preliminary plan by Archdiocese of New Orleans to raise tuition

The Jesuits of the New Orleans Province has their Spring edition magazine out. There is some New Orleans news in it. Including a good article Table of Plenty New Orleans Restaurant with Jesuit Roots Inspires Souls and Food on page 20

Updated- As to the School issue above Townhall Meetings tonight in New Orleans and Metairie

Also appears St. Joseph Abbey is hosting a "Come and See" Retreat this weekend for men interested in learning more about priesthood and religious life.

St Joesph Abbey also has an article up on the Huge Abbey Fest with a ton of photos. They Abbey and Seminary also has a article up with photos at ARIZONA MISSION TRIP 2012

Diocese of Shreveport -

Truth and Charity has The 5 Rules of Fame , The Human Brokenness Found Within ‘October Baby’ ,and Fr. Barron on Palm Sunday

Diocese of Lake Charles-

A Priest Life has Waiting for the parousia which we learn is much like waiting for the Cable guy.

Also in the Diocese of Lake Charles a Day of Prayer and Fasting on Friday, March 30 for victims of sex abuse in the Church.

Diocese of Lafayette-

This an article on the Campaign and appeal fora treasured resource in Grand Couteau. See Renewing a Sacred Place Saint Charles College. There is a video too.

At the ULL Catholic Student center there will be CATHOLIC HISTORY SEMINAR on Dante’s Purgatory April 3.

From The Recamier has a review of Thrift Store Saints: Meeting Jesus 25¢ At A Time by Jane Knuth

Diocese of Baton Rouge -

In news relating to a Church I would attend on occasion. See Families connect with poor in Gardere area by bringing sack lunches

Brown Pelican Society of Louisiana has a lot of posst up today of a religious and political nature. . Just a few that caught my eye. See Timothy Cardinal Dolan Enters the ‘No Spin Zone’ , The Cross is Not A Roadblock , and Daily Reading & Meditation: Thursday: (March 29)

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