USCCB Establishes New Ad Hoc Committee Against Racism

WASHINGTON—The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops today announced the establishment of an Ad Hoc Committee Against Racism. Initiated by Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo of Galveston-Houston, President of the USCCB, the committee will focus on addressing the sin of racism in our society, and even in our Church, and the urgent need to come together as a society to find solutions.

Catholic schools open for 2017-2018 school year

Students began filling classrooms at Catholc schools in Avoyelles parish on Thursday, August 10. Those resuming class were St. Joseph School, Plaucheville; Sacred Heart School, Moreauville; St. Anthony of Padua School, Bunkie and St. Mary's Assumption School, Cottonport.

Monday, August 14 marked the first day of classes for Catholic schools in Rapides and Natchitoches parish: Holy Savior Menard Central High School and St. Frances Cabrini School in Alexandria and St. Mary's School in Natchitoches.