Monday, April 2, 2012

Louisiana Statewide Catholic Media Roundup - April 2 2012 ( Start of Holy Week Edition )

Holy Ghost Catholic Church take part in Palm Sunday's march

Archdiocese of New Orleans

A few news stories of importance over the weekend. See De La Salle High School gets new president , Notre Dame Seminary gets new rector-president , and Loyola University New Orleans celebrates a century!

Abita Deacon has his Palm Sunday Homily up. See Palm Sunday Homily . Also see So long March, so long best part of the year; is it October yet? , and Some Palm Sunday observations and questions

Nola Expat Priest Da Mihi Animas has Remembering the Passing of John Paul the Great . Also among his many good entries this weekend see Fr. George Rutler: The Paradox of Christ's Passion

Quiet, Dignity, and Grace has Appreciating the Easter Vigil . Also see A Catholic Reflection on Lottery Winnings

Reverenced Reading has a link to the vid and some thoughts to the wonderful Tenebrae service that was done at Notre Dame Seminary. See Friday Thoughts - Tenebrae and Liturgical Music . Also see his posts Duped By the Hunger Games?

On a related note Joe Fessenden has a lot of wonderful pictures from the Tenebrae service.

Diocese of Shreveport-

Truth and Charity has Spring Break! (from what?) , UPDATE: Timothy Cardinal Dolan for TIME’s Influential People List , ‘President Christ’ Just Doesn’t Sound Right ,The Distinction Between Welfare and Charity , and Lottery Question: Why Do Good Things Happen to Bad People?

Diocese of Baton Rouge-

The Brown Pelican Society has a ton of post. Here are a few that caught my eye. Lent: April 2nd–Monday of Holy Week , USING SOVIET TACTICS? Shut Up and Obey the Leftists , President Obama Pledges to Never Stop Fighting for Planned Parenthood, Which Did 329,445 Abortions in 2010 , Reparation for the Triumph of the Immaculate Heart , and Holy Week’s Solemnities: A Look at Pope Benedict XVI’s Events and Masses Leading Up to Easter

Father Brent Maher at A Soul Seeking to be Known has The Passion and Me

The Baton Rouge Catholic Paper has Church observes most sacred time of year during Holy Week which has some local Diocese flavor.

Diocese of Lafayette-
At the top of the page is the picture assocaited with this story. See Palm Sunday calls the faithful to Christ

The Lafayette News Paper has some pictures up Palm Sunday at the Catherdral.

From The Recamier had her Palm Sunday Post up.

As always there is a lot goin going on at the Catholic Student Center at the University of Louisiana Lafayette campus. It is truly becoming the hotbed of Catholic college activity in the State. They had significant Campus Minister change and addition. See Via Rajun Cajun Catholics photos at Introducing........your new Campus Minister! , and a introduction at Paul George- Ragin’ Cajun Catholics Campus Minister

Elsewhere in the Diocese we have Anniversary year brings blessings to Discalced Carmelites.

From New Iberia we have “Paperclip Project” aids students in learning about history and social justice

Seminarian Samuel Fontana to be admitted into Ministry of Acolyte

St. Leo the Great choir performance-will perform “The Office of Tenebrae” at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 4.

Tonight there are City Wide Penance Service: St. Landry (Opelousas) , and Tri-Parish Penance Service: St. Anthony of Padua (Eunice) . Elsewhere in the Diocese - Penance Service at St. Peter's Church in New Iberia andParish Mission at Nativity of Our Lady in New Iberia

Diocese of Alexandria Louisiana-

I see their web site has Penance Services Apr. 2 – 6:00 p.m. St. Francis of Assisi, Powhatan and Apr. 3 – 6:00 p.m. St. Joseph Church, St. Joseph

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