Rev. Jerome LeDoux, SVD

We can’t escape the magic of our minds/bodies

Totally atypical of the date, midnight January 1, 1995 sported a 62-degree temperature with the lightest hint of mist. We had just celebrated a 10:30 p.m., Mass on New Year’s Eve, timed to end at precisely...
Cane River Black Creoles

Revisiting the Cane River Black Creoles

It was halfway déjà vu as I drove north on I-49 beyond Alexandria, Louisiana and turned off at exit 119. But on the previous occasion, the day after Rickey Norman’s homegoing at Saint Charles Borromeo...
Youth and Cell Phone

Cell phones can be deadly to our youth

A wonderful thing is a cell phone, a palm-sized device sporting a computer more powerful than that of all but the latest Space Shuttles. Its versatility and convenience are so great that they befuddle the...
Rev. Jerome LeDoux, SVD

A skilled and congenial Christian Champion

When I first laid eyes on Rev. Darryl Jefferson seated at the Klavinova keyboard in Holy Ghost Church in Opelousas, the distinct impression beamed back to me of a professional who knew his way around the world...