The Call to Address Racism in Our Hearts and Communities

In their new pastoral letter against racism, Open Wide Our Hearts: The Enduring Call to Love, the Catholic bishops of the United States invite conversion of hearts, minds, and institutions in order to address the evil of racism that still exists in our communities. By our baptism, we are members of Christ’s body and sharers…

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Celebrations of the season

Nov. 17-Jan. 6, 2019: City of Natchitoches 92nd Christmas Festival of Lights Over 300,000 Christmas lights and 100 lighted set pieces illuminate downtown Natchitoches and Cane River Lake every evening at dusk through January 6, 2019.  All Christmas events take place in Downtown Natchitoches along the banks of Cane River Lake and the Historic District. …

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Celebrating the entire Christmas Season

Christmas is one of the most important days of the Church year, second only to Easter itself. It is the feast of the incarnation, the feast of God becoming flesh (the Latin “in carne” means “enfleshment”). It is a uniquely Christian teaching, the Divine choosing to become one of us. Because of this belief, God…

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