By Donnie Kuzma Diocese of Alexandria Seminarian As my alarm goes off at 5:00 a.m., I begin my day by rubbing my eyes, asking for Our Lady’s assistance, and quickly jumping in the shower before I realize how tired I still am. I finish getting dressed around 5:30 a.m., and head straight for the coffee…

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National Vocation Awareness Week will be celebrated throughout the United States Nov. 1 – 7, 2020. Started by the United States of Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) in 1976, National Vocation Awareness Week is an annual week-long celebration dedicated to the promotion of vocations to the priesthood, diaconate, and consecrated life. The celebration is intended…

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Sisters and brothers in Christ, As I write this, we are fast approaching our annual celebrations of All Saints Day (November 1) and All Souls Day (November 2). These feasts are important reminders to us that this life is not all that there is. We are called to dwell in eternal happiness with God in…

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It is with much excitement that we notify our members and regular convention attendees of our very first virtual CCTO Convention! The annual Conference of Chancery and Tribunal Officials of the Provinces of New Orleans and Mobile will be held online from Wednesday, Nov. 18 through Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020 (Central Standard Time). The Conference,…

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The Diocese of Alexandria Child Nutrition Program was approved by the Louisiana Dept. of Education to begin serving FREE breakfast and lunches to all actively enrolled students in any one of our eight Catholic schools (St. Anthony, St. Mary Assumption, St. Joseph, Sacred Heart, Holy Savior Menard, OLPS, St. Frances Cabrini, and St. Mary Elementary…

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