Cooking for A Cause Benefits Local Organizations

What do you get when you combine a group of determined students with an inspiring leader, chocolate chip cookies and plenty of enthusiasm to raise money for good causes? A new club at St. Mary’s Catholic School named Cooking for a Cause, founded by junior Mason McCart with the assistance of his high school classmates.…

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Traveling St. Joseph finds a home in Avoyelles Deanery

by Donna Culotta In the Year of St. Joseph, a special devotion to Jesus’ earthly father has taken root in Avoyelles Parish. Called the “Traveling St. Joseph, Our Guardian,” it is a statue housed in a special case that makes its way from home after home, staying nine days in a living novena. Begun in…

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Bishops vote to draft teaching document on the Eucharist

By Dennis Sadowski Catholic News Service The U.S. bishops approved by a wide margin a plan to draft a document to examine the “meaning of the Eucharist in the life of the church” following a lengthy debate during their spring general assembly. The action to move forward passed with 168 votes in favor and 55…

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Religious Freedom Week, June 22-29, 2021: Solidarity in Freedom

Religious Freedom Week takes place June 22 – 29 each year. It begins with the feast day of Sts. Thomas More and John Fisher, includes the Nativity of St. John the Baptist, and ends with the feast of Sts. Peter and Paul. The theme for this year is Solidarity in Freedom. The Church’s promotion of…

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Vacation Bible School is back!

Several church parishes will be holding Vacation Bible School sessions this summer. Check with your church parish if it is not listed below: June 21-25, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. – Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, Pineville Our theme for this year will be: TREASURED Discovering Your Priceless to God. June 21-25, 8:00 -11:30 a.m. – Mary,…

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St. Mary’s School seeks teachers

St. Mary’s Catholic School in Natchitoches is searching for these specific teachers for the 2021-2022 school year. 2nd Grade Teacher 3rd Grade Teacher Junior High Social Studies Teacher who would possibly do some Elementary PE.   Please visit the Catholic Schools Job Center to apply.

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