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Thursday, March 27, 6:30 p.m. -- St. Rita Church, Alexandria
Wednesday, April 9, 6:30 p.m. -- Our Lady of Prompt Succor, Alexandria
We witness Christ’s love and
compassion in our daily lives.
Our mission as a community of
faith flows from the risen Christ’s love
and is nourished through prayer,
good work and presence.
His love enables us to bear witness
to Him as we follow His great commission
to Go and Make Disciples.
The Crossroads Young Adult Conference is open to all young adults, ages 18-40. The annual event offers an encounter with Jesus Christ through Sacred Scripture, official Church teaching, and fellow believers.
Bishop Ronald Herzog has announced a new class of men who have begun formation for the permanent diaconate in the Diocese of Alexandria.
These men are admitted to the aspirant path in diaconal formation and began classes on Saturday, Feb. 15 at the St. Joseph Catholic Center.
Their studies in aspirancy include Spiritual Direction and Theological Reflection; Pastoral Identity, Skills and Boundaries; Research and Writing; and Philosophy.
Jeff Cavins, an inspiring national and international speaker and Bible teacher, will be the guest speaker for the 1st Annual Bible Conference April 4-5 at the Divine Providence Hall, located at 401 21st Street in Alexandria.
The two-day Bible conference is sponsored by the Diocese of Alexandria’s Office of Religious Formation and Training (ORFT).
On Jan. 27, 2014, Norman and Norma Burmah celebrated their 83rd wedding anniversary. At 103 and 100 years old, the Burmahs, who have been members of Holy Ghost Church inMarksville, are the longest known married couple in the United States!
In 2012, the couple was recognized as the longest married couple in the state by the Louisiana Family Forum.
Widowed, separated or divorced? Don’t know where to turn? Struggling with grief or loss? Beginning Experience, to be held March 21-23 at Maryhill Retreat Center, helps grieving single-again persons emerge from the darkness of grief into the light of a new beginning, and move into the future with renewed hope. Cost is $185, which includes two nights’ lodging and meals. For more info, call Anna at (318) 452-2678.
Five La College students, two campus ministers brave bitter cold to support pro-life
By Jeannie Petrus and CNS reports
Despite single-digit temperatures, thousands descended on Washington Jan. 22 to declare their opposition to abortion.
Most of the red noses and chapped lips belonged to faces under 25.
“We are the pro-life generation,” read signs carried by the marchers.