11.16.17
Seniors Enjoy Mass And A Meal With The Brothers On Hearthstone

On Wednesday evening, the Brothers living at 801 Hearthstone Dr. hosted four seniors from the Brothers of the Sacred Heart religion class for mass, supper and fellowship. This was the first time in many years students have shared a meal with the Brothers at this particular residence. House Director Br. Roger Lemoyne hopes this is the beginning of many more of these types of interactions with students for the Brothers living there, most of whom are retired. The students attending were Matthew Barrack, Brooks Bryan, Andrew Kilshaw and Eli Weathers. ...

10.23.17
CHS Seniors Attend Symposium For Systemic Change

On Friday, October 20, five CHS seniors attended the Symposium for Systemic Change hosted by Catholic Charities and the St. Vincent de Paul Society at the Catholic Life Center. The all-day event focused on criminal justice reform, especially as it relates to fairness in sentencing and re-entry initiatives for those who have been released from incarceration. Bishop Muench opened with powerful remarks based on the Last Judgment passage in the Gospel of Matthew, chapter 25, when Jesus assures us that when we reach out to prisoners, we are encountering and serving Jesus himself. Other presenters included Rob Tasman, the advocate...

09.29.17
CHS Celebrates 196th Anniversary of the Brothers at the Foundation Day Mass

The CHS student body, faculty and staff gathered this morning in the gym to celebrate the 196th anniversary of the Brothers of the Sacred Heart with a Foundation Day Mass. Today’s celebrant was Catholic High’s own Brother Ray Hebert, SC.  On Sept. 30, 1821, in a small chapel in Lyon, France, Father André Coindre founded the Institute of the Brothers of the Sacred Heart. Ten young men made private vows for the love of God and of young people. Their chief mission was the moral, intellectual and religious development of young orphan boys. The work begun by Father Coindre later...

09.21.17
Seniors Learn Firsthand What It Means To Be A Brother

On Wednesday night, five seniors joined the Brothers living at the Florida Street residence for a meal, prayers, and time to visit with one another. These five students have been assigned to have ongoing interactions with these Brothers as part of their religion class that focuses on the history and charism of Brothers of the Sacred Heart.Pictured students are Bryan Bergeron, Robert Carmouche, Grant Dawson, Andrew Rippel, and Eli Weathers. Also pictured are Br. Bill Cawley, Br. Cliff King, Br. Marcus Turcotte, Br. Paul Montero, Br. Ronald Hingle and pre-novice Lucas Jaet....

07.28.17
CHS Student Ministers Attend Annual Judy Stewart Student Ministry Workshop

More than 30 CHS juniors and seniors joined one hundred students from five other schools at St. Stanislaus for the 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 for the upcoming school year. They were trained to lead small groups, serve at liturgies, honor confidentiality limits, recognize the stages of grief, plan retreats and prayer services, and much more. The workshop offered them valuable prayer opportunities and experiences, and...

07.05.17
CHS Students Live-Out A Spirit Of Compassion

Recently, 22 CHS students participated in the 4th Annual U.S. Province Mission in Houma, LA. There were 137 total students, a mix of boys and girls, from all nine U.S. Province schools (CHS, Brother Martin, E.D. White, St. Stanislaus, Bishop Guertin, Monsignor McClancy, Mount St. Charles and St. Joseph of Metuchen, NJ). The week began with a welcome dinner and mass celebrated by Br. Carl Evans. During the week, students balanced work, prayer and cultural experiences. For the work, students were mostly on properties owned by the Houmas Tribe, with projects coordinated by Br. John Hotstream. Chief Thomas Dardar and...

04.13.17
Holy Thursday Holy Hour

To prepare for the beginning of the Easter Triduum, the CHS Student Ministry hosted a Holy Thursday/Holy Hour experience for our students, faculty and staff. Centered in the gym, students had several options to engage in individual prayer and personal reflection. There was an area for journaling where students could write a prayer for themselves, their family, the Church, or the world. They could also write questions or thoughts to offer up to God as they placed them in the “Basket of Doubts.” In addition, there were areas for students to read scripture and spiritual books, as well as pray...

02.21.17
CHS Community Celebrates Diversity With Celebration of Mass

The CHS community gathered today to embrace diversity through the celebration of Mass. The celebration was organized by the CHS Student Ministry group, and centered around the 31 countries currently served by the Brothers of the Sacred Heart. The altar was adorned with flags from 29 of the countries in an effort to show our students the connection they have to young people all over the world. Student participants read and translated intercessions in Spanish, French, Latin, Italian and Vietnamese, and Maurice Coleman ’82, Catholic High School’s Distinguished Graduate for 2016-17, was also introduced to the community. The celebrant for...

02.17.17
Student Ministers Gather To Discuss Church Teachings

Student Ministers met with small groups of freshmen and 8th graders today to discuss Church teachings on healthy relationships between men and women. Today's small groups included visitors from St. Scholastica Academy in Covington. SSA participates each summer in the Student Ministry Training Workshop hosted by St. Stanislaus that also includes students from Brother Martin, E.D. White, Our Lady Academy and Vandebilt. CHS students ministers accompanied these young women at lunch and led them on a tour of the school....

01.27.17
CHS To Celebrate National Catholic Schools Week 2017

Catholic High School invites you to celebrate National Catholic Schools Week (NCSW) the week of January 29 through February 4. The week is dedicated to getting schools and its communities to focus on the value Catholic education provides to young people and its contributions to our church, our communities and our nation. The theme for the NCSW 2017 is “Catholic Schools: Communities of Faith, Knowledge and Service.” Catholic School Education by the Numbers:     Each day during NCSW will have a theme of celebration. Stay tuned to the CHS website and social media pages for the daily themes including...

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....

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...

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