Echoes of Carmel

A Bounty of Blessings: MCA’s St. Joseph Altar

Madison Leze

April 4, 2018

The St. Joseph’s Altar has been and still is very important to Catholics in New Orleans. This tradition originated during the 1800’s because of Sicilian immigrants who suffered from a great famine, praying for relief from hunger to St. Joseph. Many of these immigrants eventually arrived in New Orleans,...

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