New Orleans, La., Dec 1, 2016 / 05:03 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- When most people think of New Orleans, they think of Mardi Gras. The raucous parades, elaborate masks, and colorful beads associated with the Carnival season are largely synonymous with the southern Louisiana city.
But to Raymond Arroyo, host of EWTN's The World Over, the Big Easy is at its best during another season: Christmastime.
To Arroyo, the festive spirit, faith, and traditions of his hometown are unrivaled when it comes to celebrating the Christmas season.
“Christmas brings out the best, I think, in every part of the country and the world. But there are things specific to New Orleans that I thought lent themselves to a national exposure,” he told CNA.
And now, the New York Times bestselling author hopes to bring a little taste of New Orleans’ Christmas magic to the rest of the country, with a one-hour broadcast documentary airing across the country on American Public Television/PBS throughout t