01.30.11
Diocese Young Adult Ministry Officers "Christ in the City" Program

The Office of Youth & Adult Ministry for the Diocese of Baton Rouge is offering a program, "Christ in the City."  It is a monthy holy hour for young adults in the Diocese of Baton Rouge and will take place the third Sunday of the month at 6:30 p.m. at Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church.  There will be an hour with Adoration and Benediction, a gospel reading and reflection followed by fellowship.  Dates are February 21, March 21, April 18 and May 16.  For more information contact Kathleen Lee of the Diocese of Baton Rouge at kathleenyabr@gmail.com ...

05.31.11
CHS Mourns the Loss of Faculty Member Jeff Nola '94

Catholic High mourns the loss of Jeff Nola '94 who passed away Sunday after a courageous battle with cancer.  Jeff served the CHS community for 12 years as a religion teacher, member of the campus ministry team and volunteer for mission trips. He was a former faculty moderator for the CHS band.He was loved by his students and his colleagues and will be dearly missed. Jeff was a member of the Centennial Class at Catholic High - the Class of 1994. While a student at CHS, Jeff was a member of the band and was honored as a CHS Man of the Year.Tribute to Jeff Nola by friend...

10.12.11
Students and Faculty Pray the Rosary

Students and faculty members gathered together for a Walking Rosary during their lunch period on Thursday, October 13.  Everyone gathered in the Brothers' Chapel and then began the rosary as they walked the grounds around the school.  Each Thursday, the Campus Ministry Team offers students and faculty the opportunity to participate in prayer opportunities including Adoration, Walking Rosary, Guided Meditation and Scripture Reflection. ...

07.30.12
Student Ministers Attend Training Workshop

The CHS Student Ministry team attended a training workshop July 23-25  at St. Stanislaus College Preparatory School in Bay St. Louis, Miss. Student Ministry teams from Brother Martin High School, St. Scholastica Academy and St. Stanislaus also participated in this workshop.During this workshop, student ministers were given the opportunity to learn effective communications skills, study the different types of prayer and get advice on how to lead a prayer group. Each day began with a group training, which included all 200 student ministers present at the retreat. After the group training, student ministers attended breakout sessions of their choice until each school ministry...

04.25.13
Eighth Graders Attend Class Retreat

The CHS eighth grade students attended their class retreat on Friday, April 19 at church-owned property on Highland Road. Religion teachers Mr. Scott Losavio and Mr. Brad Messina, along with six CHS Student Ministers, facilitated the retreat and served as group leaders. Throughout the retreat, the students reflected on the beliefs that make them who they are and made posters with magazine cut-outs and drawings that represented themselves. Senior Alex Say gave a talk about his own experience of being an eighth grader at CHS....

11.18.13
Freshmen Participate in Class Retreat

The freshman class gathered at the CHS gym on Friday, November 15 for a day of reflection on the theme of Christian Brotherhood. The Student Ministry team sacrificed a day off in order to be with the freshmen throughout the day.  Coach Boudreaux gave a talk in which he conveyed moments from his own life when he experienced true brotherhood in his relationships.  Following time in small groups, the freshmen celebrated the Eucharist together to conclude the retreat.  It was a wonderful opportunity for them to reflect on how God has been present to them at CHS, especially through one...

07.28.14
CHS Student Ministers Attend 25th Annual Judy Stewart Student Ministry Workshop

More than 60 CHS juniors and seniors joined another hundred students from five other schools at St. Stanislaus last week for the 25th Annual Judy Stewart Student Ministry Workshop. Alongside their peers from Brother Martin, E.D. White, St. Scholastica, St. Stanislaus and Vandebilt, the CHS student ministry team spent three days praying and learning together to prepare to serve our school community this year.  They were trained to lead small groups, honor confidentiality limits, recognize the stages of grief, plan retreats and much more.  The workshop offered them valuable prayer opportunities and experiences, and concluded with a commissioning mass attended...

07.28.14
CHS Students Travel to Nicaragua

Twelve CHS students traveled to Nicaragua and spent the July 13 through 20 working with Cantera, an organization who established several community centers and a farm in and around the city of Managua, Nicaragua.  The experience included a combination of traditional mission work and learning the history of the nation and its people. Students were also able to share and exchange the different cultures of the participating groups.Mission work included spending time at a community center for youths. There, they worked with students in an English class, helped paint a mural and taught dances. The students also visited the home...

10.20.14
Members of the Class of 2015 Participate in Senior Retreat

The senior class of 2015 attended retreat on Sunday, October 12 and Monday, October 13.  The students were divided into groups, each group going to a different retreat location. Throughout the retreat, seniors spent time as classmates through small group reflections, reconciliation, prayer and a night bonfire.This yearÌ¥s retreat locations were Camp Abbey in Covington, Camp Living Waters in Loranger, Feliciana in Norwood, Camp Istrouma in Greenwell Springs and Judson Baptist in St. Francisville.  "This year's seniors journeyed to their retreat expecting it to be great, and it was.  But what made it great was their openness to being moved...

10.29.14
Three Seniors Awarded Scholarships in Memory of Jeff Nola '94

The legacy of one Catholic High School alumnus and former faculty member lives on in the foundation established by friends and family in his memory ̐ Barefoot Pedals Foundation. Jeff Nola Ì¥94 served as Campus Minister at CHS before he lost his battle to cancer in 2011. During his 12 years as a faculty member, Jeff served the CHS community as a religion teacher, member of the campus ministry team and volunteer for mission trips.   He was also a former faculty moderator of the CHS Band.  On Wednesday, October 29, Barefoot Pedals Foundation awarded three CHS students scholarships in JeffÌ¥s...

06.09.16
Students Experience Catholic Leadership Encounter 2016

Fifty-one students from both Catholic High School and St. JosephÌ¥s Academy had the opportunity to attend this yearÌ¥s Catholic Leadership Encounter (CLE). Held at the YMCA of the Rockies in Estes Park, Colorado, this intensive nine-day program focused on the ideals of becoming a servant leader. Through a series of large group presentations and small group activities, students learned to recognize and embrace their personal strengths and how to use them for the greater good.   Presentations included sessions on servant leadership, discovering personal strengths, social justice and moral decision making. In addition to major topic areas and activities, small...

01.13.17
CHS Seniors Featured On Catholiclife Television's Beacons Of Light Series

CHS seniors William Martin and Michael Krzystowczyk were recently featured on Catholiclife Television's Beacons of Light series. The two young men were recognized for their longtime commitment of volunteering at St. Vincent de Paul. Michael Acaldo '85, President and CEO of St. Vincent de Paul in Baton Rouge, interviewed the pair about their incredible experiences in working with the various ministries at the shelter. Watch the episode here....