January 18, 2017
January 2017 – Catholic Charities USA Ten years ago, hundreds of thousands of people fled New Orleans to escape Hurricane Katrina. Among them were an adoption specialist for Catholic Charities in New Orleans, one of the birthmothers she was working … Continue reading
May 5, 2016
Originally appeared in the Clarion Herald on Tuesday, April 12, 2016. Theirs was a match made amid the rubble left by Katrina. Sara Johansen and David Harms came to New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina with college degrees – hers in … Continue reading
September 23, 2015
Published on September 23, 2015 10 Years Stronger: Event celebrates hometown heroes and New Orlean’s post-Katrina rebuilding By Kelly MassicotThough the outcome of the New Orleans Saints’ first home game may not have gone as planned for Saints fans, Mercedes-Benz … Continue reading
September 8, 2015
Published on September 8, 2015 Tom Costanza, Division Director, discusses Catholic Charities’ response to Hurricane Katrina and ongoing recovery efforts in the region with New Evangelization Television.
September 2, 2015
Published on September 2, 2015 Catholic Charities was given the opportunity to serve in the aftermath of Katrina and the whole organization became a humble servant to the human and property catastrophe that followed. The senior leadership of CCANO was … Continue reading
Published on September 2, 2015 Division Director Martin Gutierrez shares his experience during Hurricane Katrina and the response of Catholic Charities and the Archdiocese of New Orleans during an interview with the Son Rise Morning Show.
August 25, 2015 – James Kelly At 1 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 26, the hurricane-tracking forecasters began predicting that Katrina was headed for New Orleans. Catholic Charities’ immediate priority was to evacuate our residential programs and clients: those who were … Continue reading
August 25, 2015 – Gordon Wadge “How’s ya mom and them?” This wonderful, warm and welcoming New Orleans greeting took on special meaning in the months and years following Katrina and Rita. Shared between family and friends, it became the … Continue reading
August 25, 2015 – Christine Bordelon Her life wasn’t easy before Hurricane Katrina. Alos Taylor, now 84, had had a heart attack and was trying to keep her head above water raising a dozen great grandchildren on a fixed income. … Continue reading
September 1, 2015
Published on September 1, 2015 Archbishop Gregory Aymond speaks with The CatholicTV Network on the ten year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina about the community response during the storm and ongoing recovery efforts in the region.