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St. Joseph Altar on the Feast of St. Joseph. Courtesy photo, Archdiocese of New Orleans.

How the Big Easy celebrates St. Joseph

Mar 19, 2021

By Perry West

Catholic culture is everywhere in New Orleans. Mardi Gras is the city’s defining celebration. The city’s cathedral is one of... Read more

New Orleans saints NFL club logo.

Retired judge hears arguments about NFL emails in clergy abuse case

Feb 20, 2020

A retired New Orleans judge heard arguments on Thursday on whether private correspondence between an NFL franchise and the Archdiocese... Read more

Residents walk down a street along Chef Menture Ave after a tornado touched down in the eastern part of the city on Feb. 7, 2017 in New Orleans.

Catholic groups step up after tornadoes strike New Orleans area

Feb 9, 2017

By Mary Farrow

It’s a scene all too unfortunately familiar for many in the city of New Orleans - that of devastation in... Read more

New Orleans' Jackson Square.

Christmastime in New Orleans: a holiday celebration unlike any other

Dec 1, 2016

By Michelle La Rosa

When most people think of New Orleans, they think of Mardi Gras. The raucous parades, elaborate masks, and colorful beads... Read more

Flooding after Hurricane Katrina.

Even Hurricane Katrina couldn't keep this nun out of New Orleans

Aug 27, 2015

By Kate Veik

For Sister Greta Jupiter, SSF, it was an odd sensation driving through New Orleans East in the months after Hurricane... Read more

Louisiana Air National Guard help rescue citizens from Braithwaite in Plaquemines Parish Aug. 29, 2012. DoD photo by Capt. Lance Cagnolatti, U.S. Army.

In Hurricane Isaac's wake, prayers and help for victims

Sep 2, 2012

Archbishop Gregory M. Aymond of New Orleans prayed for victims of Hurricane Isaac, as the archdiocese's Catholic Charities affiliate assesses... Read more