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With a focus on Twitter and Pope Francis's Twitter feed (@Pontifex), the article considers the possibilities for creating community through electronic media and examines the challenges of such an open digital forum in a Christian context. Read it»

In her latest book, Skya celebrates the season of Advent in poems that "open the realm of possible relationship that is available to everyone as God's invitation to his friendship, a relationship we can call grace as Incarnation." These poems celebrate the presence of God in our everday lives and the possibility of personal transformation that presence makes possible. To learn more GO»

On April 12, 2013, Archbishop Gregory Aymond appointed LIM graduate Ansel Augustine Director of the Office of Black Catholic Ministry in the Archdiocese of New Orleans. He had been Associate Director of the Archdiocese of New Orleans Office of Youth and Young Adult Ministry and was Coordinator of Black Youth and Young Adult Ministry. He has published various articles related to ministry and has led workshops, conferences, and retreats around the country. He also graduated from Loyola with a BA in Sociology.

John was hired after Hurricane Katrina to take over a class and was asked to remain provided that he obtain an advanced degree.

Walter Poussin is from Lafayette, LA and studies with LIM on campus.  His ministry is music, and, as his website indicates, he performs in sacred and secular venues alike.

Recent LIM graduate, Kate Coyne, M.R.E. '12 is presently the Director of Religious education for St. Pius X Parish in New Orleans, Louisiana. Recently, the Clarion Herald published an article pertaining to Kate’s work regarding the “Faith and Families” program she brought to her parish that combines intergenerational faith formation with a meal. To learn more about the program, please read the Clarion Herald’s story at   


At the Annual Catechetical Ministry Awards & Appreciation Supper, Archbishop of Louisville and Vice President of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops Joseph Kurtz honored more than 100 people.

Former LIM student Joseph Galloway wrote  Baked Oysters: A Thanksgiving Encounter.  

Set in New Orleans in Thanksgiving, it is an inspirational story about healing and finding peace.  Joe is a financial advisor in upstate South Carolina. For more information, please see  


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