10 April, 15

Blessing of the New Campus

On March 25, students, faculty and friends of Academy of Our Lady celebrated the blessing of the new campus. Academy of Our Lady welcomed Archbishop Gregory Aymond, who presided over the blessing. Craig Kirtland, Director of Institutional Advancement; Sr. Michelle Geiger, Principal; Archbishop Aymond, Archbishop of New Orleans; Sr. Karen Dunn, Provincial of the Salesian Sisters and Dr. Jan Lancaster, Superintendent of Catholic Schools addressed those in attendance. 

Archbishop Aymond spoke about blessing not only the buildings, but blessing the people working in them as well as the students learning in them. He wanted the students to know they are in a great place, surrounded by people that love and care about their academics and well being. He then thanked all those whose time, dedication and hard work helped to make the new campus a reality. Archbishop Aymond also thanked the Salesians for continuing Don Bosco’s work with the young. Finally, he thanked the faculty and staff of Academy of Our Lady for their continued work and support.


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