Spiritual direction: growth along the journey

There seems to always be a need for good spiritual directors: those men and women who have a special gift, and are trained to guide the People of God on their faith journeys. The Diocese of Alexandria is blessed to have 3 individuals who have recently completed the Internship in Spiritual Direction from the Archdiocese…

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Diocese of Alexandria Catholic Schools choose to “opt out” of mask mandate

On October 26, 2021, Governor John Bel Edwards lifted the mask mandate for most indoor gatherings.  The mandate remains in effect for some public buildings, including K-12 schools.  The revised guidelines, however, permit public school districts and other private and parochial schools to opt out of the mandate if – and only if—the schools follow…

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Bishop Marshall’s updated guidelines regarding masks

Dear sisters and brothers in Christ, For the past eighteen months, we have been living with various restrictions on our personal interactions due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  While the danger continues to exist – particularly for many of the most vulnerable members of our community – the impact of the recent variant has subsided over…

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The Come Alive: Night of Prayer is happening!

I will put my spirit in you that you may come to life, and I will settle you in your land. // Ezekiel 37:14  Set aside time to pray and contemplate God’s restoration in your life. Join us for a night of prayer on Saturday, November 13, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at St. Francis Xavier…

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