Diocesan Synthesis Report

Informe de Síntesis Diocesano The following Diocesan Synthesis Report was submitted to the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, June 30, 2022, to be included in the final report in preparation for the Synod on Synodality in 2023. Through listening sessions held throughout the diocese, parishioners and others connected to the Church were asked to share their thoughts on…

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United States Bishops’ Statement on U.S. Supreme Court Ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson

WASHINGTON – In response to the Supreme Court of the United States issuing its ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, Archbishop José H. Gomez of Los Angeles, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) and Archbishop William E. Lori of Baltimore, chairman of the USCCB’s Committee on Pro-Life Activities issued the following…

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Steubenville South: June 24, 25, 26

WATCH LIVE! We are FEARLESS as Steubenville South Catholic Youth Conference returns this year as an in person event at the Randolph Riverfront Center in downtwon Alexandria. Youth from across the region will be converging in central Louisiana to experience the peace of Jesus Christ – who is always faithful.  

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Religious Freedom Week: June 22-29

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 Church plays a crucial role in both bearing witness to the gospel of life…

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National Eucharistic Revival

We will begin this Eucharistic Revival with our celebration of Masses on the Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ – more commonly called Corpus Christi – which this year falls on Sunday, June 19. Brothers and sisters in Christ, This has been an exciting time in the Diocese of Alexandria.  Over…

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Diaconate Assignments

The Most Reverend Robert W. Marshall, Jr., Bishop of Alexandria, has made the following deacon assignments, effective on July 1, 2022: Dcn. Fidel Andrade, assigned to St. Michael the Archangel, Leesville. Dcn. Bill Aldridge, reappointed to CHRISTUS St. Francis Cabrini Hospital. Dcn. E.J. Barre, reappointed to St. Joseph, Colfax and St. Patrick, Montgomery. Dcn. Roger…

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