Roses & Holiday Advice

By Cortney Robert || Dumb Ox Ministries A while back I wrote a blog about two rose bushes my fiance gave me for my birthday this past year. If you haven’t gotten a chance to read it, you can find it on the blog. If you remember, he told me when he gave it to... Continue Reading →

Melt the Frozen, Warm the Chill

by Angelle Damare || Intercessory Team Director at ECHO New Orleans As we celebrated Pentecost Sunday this past year at ECHO Nola, I was struck by a line of the “Veni, Sancte Spiritus”: “Melt the frozen, warm the chill” It's something only the Lord can do for us. /// O little one, Shrouded in darkness,... Continue Reading →

Ten Thousand Faces

By Meghan Perks || Dumb Ox Summer Intern I first wrote this poem at the end of the spring semester of this year to say good-bye to a friend who was graduating. During that semester, I had the incredible opportunity to study the poetry of Gerard Manley Hopkins, whose style and thought greatly inspired the... Continue Reading →

Greg&Lizzy’s Pick of the Week {8/14/17}

By Greg Boudreaux || Dumb Ox Creative Outreach Director Song: Turning Page   Artist: Sleeping At Last I love this song for pretty much one reason: its reverence for the one about whom it's written.  There simply aren't that many songs out there in the mainstream that have the kind of attention to detail and insight into... Continue Reading →

Diocesan Events Near You!

TEC Retreat, New Orleans || July 29-31, 2017 TEC (or "Teens Encounter Christ") is a three-day retreat weekend of prayer, reflections/talks, discussions and activities based on the Paschal Mystery. TEC is a special experience with topics and an approach designed for older adolescents and young adults who have completed their second semester of their sophomore... Continue Reading →

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