STATEMENT FROM BISHOP MARSHALL ON REVISED COVID REGULATIONS

Since the very beginning of the Covid-19 crisis, we have found ourselves in a most confusing and, at times, frightening state. As vaccines appear to be making a difference and as case numbers decrease, we are trying to conform to the regulations from the CDC, the State Fire Marshal, and the Louisiana Governor’s Office.   As…

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Two to be ordained to priesthood May 22

The Diocese of Alexandria is proud to announce that we have two transitional deacons who will ordained to the priesthood this year: Dcn. Thomas Kennedy of the Minor Basilica of the Immaculate Conception and Dcn. Robert Johnson of St. Mary’s Assumption Church in Cottonport. The Ordination will take place on May 22, 2021 at St.…

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USCCB Hispanic Ministry meets with Bishop Marshall

Bishop Robert Marshall recently met with Dr. Olga Villar, Ph.D., who is the Director of Formation for the Southeast Regional Office for Hispanic Ministry for the USCCB. SEPI is the organization of the United States Bishops that coordinates and supports Hispanic Ministry in the 30 dioceses of the Southeast (Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi,…

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Diocese educators recognized with Golden Apple Awards from KALB

ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB) – Father Taylor Reynolds teaches 8th Grade Physical Science at St. Frances Cabrini School in Alexandria. “I’m honored that even in two years I could make a little bit of a difference for the kids,” says Fr. Taylor. Cabrini student, Gillian Bordelon, says Father Taylor is always willing to help his students…

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