On Monday, Sept. 14, Bishop Herzog will mark the Feast of the Exaltation of the Cross with a Vespers Service at 6:00 p.m. at St. Francis Xavier Cathedral, Alexandria.
At the conclusion of the service the Bishop will seal the Holy Door that will be used during the upcoming Year of Mercy, which begins December 8, 2015 and runs through November 20, 2016.
We regret to announce the death in India of Father Jose Palathara, C.M.I. who died last Saturday, August 29.
Father arrived in the Diocese of Alexandria in 2007 and became Parochial Vicar at St. Michael the Archangel in Leesville. In 2008, he moved to St. Joseph in Marksville and in June of that year he was appointed