• Rite of Election

    Photo gallery of catechumens and candidates for 2015

  • LENT

    "Rend your hearts, not your garments, and return to the Lord, your God." ~Joel 2:13

  • 2015 Annual Diocesan Appeal

    Go, therefore, and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit...” ~Matthew 28:19

  • Year for Consecrated Life

    Nov. 30, 2014-Feb. 2, 2016: The yearlong observance is dedicated to renewing hope in religious life and instilling it more profoundly with a prophetic witness of the Gospel. (Photo courtesy of the Dominican Sisters of St. Cecilia, Nashivlle, TN)


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Latest News at The Diocese

Palm Sunday, March 28-29

8:00 a.m. --Blessing of Palms, St. Joseph Church, Marksville
10:00 a.m. --Blessing of Palms, St. Joseph Church, Marksville
5:00 p.m. --Blessing of Palms, St. Joseph Church, Marksville
5:30 p.m. -- Blessing of Palms and Procession at all Masses; Showing of "The Passion of the Christ" in the Church with discussion to follow. Mater Dolorosa Church, Plaucheville

Tuesday, March 31

11:00 a.m. -- Chrism Mass, St. Francis Xavier Cathedral, Alexandria
6:00 p.m. -- Penance Service, Mary, Mother of Jesus Church, Woodworth

Check back frequently for updates to the following information. If you do not see your church parish listed, contact your church office for information.


Tuesday, Mar. 24 -- 6:00 p.m., St. Francis de Sales Church, Echo

Wednesday, Mar. 25 -- 6:00 p.m. St. Francis Xavier Cathedral, Alexandria

Wednesday, Mar. 25 -- 6:00 p.m., St. Anthony of Padua Church, Bunkie