BACK-TO-SCHOOL COVID TESTING BLITZ WHAT:  COVID testing with four-day electronic turnaround WHERE:  Exhibition Hall next to the Rapides Parish Coliseum, Coliseum Blvd., Alexandria, LA WHEN: Monday-Wednesday-Friday and Saturday 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Tuesday and Thursday 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. from Tuesday, July 21, 2020 through Wednesday, August 5, 2020. WHO:  Everyone is…

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The Catholic schools of the Diocese of Alexandria will follow all federal, state and local guidelines and protocols to protect our students, faculty and staff. Each school has developed a safety/health plan of action that will be followed. The first day of school for the following: July 27, St. Mary’s Assumption School, Cottonport (a pilot…

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Sister Patricia “Pat” Kimball, (formerly Sister M. Philomene), CDP, entered eternal life on July 1, 2020 at the age of 84. She was born on March 27, 1936, in Alexandria, Louisiana, the only child of Bryan E. and Emily (Normand) Kimball. She answered God’s call to become a Sister of Divine Providence (CDP) on January…

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We joyfully announce that the Episcopal Ordination and Installation of Bishop-elect Robert W. Marshall, Jr., as the thirteenth bishop of Alexandria, will take place Thursday, August 20, 2020. Because of the current restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic, attendance at the ordination will be limited to clergy and laity staff of the Diocese of Alexandria…

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