Blog author: jcarter
by on Thursday, March 21, 2013


(RNS2-AUG13) Abbot Justin Brown looks on as Novices Joseph Eichorn, left and Dustin Bernard move a handmade wooden casket through the woodwork shop on the grounds of St. Joseph Abbey outside of Covington, La. Abbey officials have filed suit to overturn a state law that requires casket makers to be licensed funeral directors. For use with RNS-MONKS-CASKETS, transmitted Aug. 13, 2010. RNS photo by Ted Jackson/The Times-Picayune.