Archbishop Aymond blesses St. Bernard ManorAug 26th, 2013 | By Candace Griffin | Category: Community
On Tuesday, St. Bernard Manor held its official ribbon cutting and received a blessing from Archbishop Gregory Aymond. The building, which was in disrepair after Hurricane Katrina reopened on June 1 and provides low-cost living for senior citizens 62 and over.
“This is one more step towards recovery in St. Bernard Parish,” said Deacon Dennis Adams, Executive Director of Christopher Homes—the organization that oversees senior housing
for the Archdiocese. “We are so grateful for the effort and the support we have received from the Parish and everyone else involved with this project.”
The Manor was a $10 million dollar project, fully covered by FEMA, and includes 82 apartments—59 of which are already occupied. “The partnerships we have formed with FEMA, GOHSEP, and the Archdiocese are an important part of this project,” said Parish President Dave Peralta. “We’ve really brought things together to make this possible.”
“This was a tremendous blessing and collaboration,” said Archbishop Gregory Aymond. “The Archdiocese is committed to the rebuilding and rejuvenation of St. Bernard Parish. We’re really glad to be a part of this partnership.”
For more information on St. Bernard Manor please call 504.277.3380. or contact Deacon Norbert Billiot, Manager, at email@example.com. You can also stop by the Manor at 2400 Archbishop Hannan Boulevard in Meraux.