Echoes of Carmel

Echoes: December Edition

Echoes: December Edition
December is here, we can finally wear our fleeces, and we're grateful for Advent season! What's new at Mount Carmel and around the New Orleans area?
December 8, 2017

Giving thanks and giving to those in need is so rewarding; one Echoes writer describes her experience! Do you know what love can do? This semester's African-American Literature class is spreading...

Feeling Bookish: The Perks of Being a Wallflower Review

Feeling Bookish: The Perks of Being a Wallflower Review
December 8, 2017

Following my last article, I wanted to write a book report about my favorite book The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky, in case you wanted to know more about it. This is my opportunity...

From Dreamer to Doer: Abbigail Alonzo on the Path to NFL Reporting

From a Twitter biography to a dream
December 8, 2017
Every kid has a dream, and although we all hope our dreams take flight, I never imagined mine would do so this early in my life. I have a long way to go, no doubt, but this small step served as huge encouragement to pursue my dream.

December in NOLA: Event Roundup

December 8, 2017

Ever looking for something to do during Christmas break? Well, here are some events going on in New Orleans to get you out of the house during Christmas. One thing to do is Nola ChristmasFest. This...

Ready for the New Year? You Still Have Time to Make the Most of 2017

December 8, 2017

With only a month left in the year, many people are trying to get in as many things as they can in the month of December. You should consider doing these five simple things before the year ends. Plan...

How​ ​to ​Get​ ​into​ ​the​ ​Holiday​ ​Spirit

December 8, 2017

Having some trouble getting into the Christmas spirit this December? Here are six ways to get yourself pumped for the holidays! 1. Play​ ​Christmas​ ​music. Nothing gets you into the holiday...

Tis the Season to Bake! Christmas Cookie Recipe

December 8, 2017

Are​ ​you​ ​ever​ ​bored​ ​at​ ​home,​ ​​craving​ ​a​ ​sugary​ ​snack?​ No need to run to the store. Whether you're with friends or alone, it's the season to warm...

Do You Know What Love Can Do?

Do You Know What Love Can Do?
December 8, 2017
“One of the greatest joys of my life has been receiving direction from the Spirit of God -- and I am grateful to the students and teachers of Mt. Carmel academy for showing me a new path to openness to the Holy Spirit. -- and I am confident that the Holy Spirit will use every opportunity to speak to us when we are silent and tuned in to His Voice.”

It’s Good to Give Thanks

It's Good to Give Thanks
Volunteering during the holidays is one of the best ways to celebrate.
December 8, 2017

On Thanksgiving day, most families spend their time watching the Macy’s Parade while drinking wine and waiting for the cook to finish preparing the food. This Thanksgiving, my family and I decided to...

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