Modeling good behavior every day

By Paul Ashton, Guest Contributor “Let us all remember this: one cannot proclaim the Gospel of Jesus without the tangible witness of one’s life.” – Pope Francis Our work together to protect children is ongoing and never ending. That is what Love is all about. It is the message of the Gospels and the clear…

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How to join RCIA

By Claire Couche, Guest Contributor I love the Catholic Faith. I love the richness of its history and the courage of its Saints. There are so many inspiring stories of men and women who have accomplished great things and embody the spirit of beauty, truth, and goodness. Some of my favorite Saints are those who…

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Please pray for our seminarians

The Diocese of Alexandria is proud to support our seminarian Class of 2019.  We have eleven men in priestly formation. Thomas Kennedy: in his 3rd year of Theology at Notre Dame Seminary in New Orleans. Thomas is scheduled to be ordained a transitional deacon next year. His home parish is the Minor Basilica of the…

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Funeral arrangements for Fr. August Thompson

Father August Louis Thompson, a retired priest of the Diocese of Alexandria, passed from this life on Sunday, August 11, 2019 in Houston, Texas.  Fr. Thompson was born in Baldwin, Louisiana on July 7, 1926, the son of Louis D. Thompson and Eunice Barard.  He graduated from Willow Street High School in Franklin, Louisiana and…

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