Our COVID-19 Response Team, with the guidance of Archbishop Gregory Aymond and Bishop-Elect Robert Marshall are working with all of our pastors regarding beginning to celebrate Mass publicly. Please check back for more details as they become known.

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The first meeting of the Covid-19 Response Team was held on Wednesday, April 22; in attendance were Fr. Scott Chemino, JD, JCL, Fr. Peter Faulk, JCL, JV, Mr. David Brook, CFO; and via Zoom, Fr. Rick Gremillion, Rebecca Beaman and Patricia White (from the State Department of Health), and Bishop-Elect Robert Marshall. 1). STATE DEPARTMENT…

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A message from Most Rev. Gregory Aymond, Apostolic Administrator, to all the faithful of the Diocese of Alexandria As the crisis of COVID-19 continues to unfold, we are surrounded with uncertainty. I deeply regret that I am unable to be with you physically; but please know that I am indeed with you in prayer and…

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Please consider continuing to support your church parish with your tithing/donations.  Church Parishes rely on these funds to continue to operate and provide programs and services to the faithful in your community. If you do not see your church listed below you can find the mailing address to each church parish on the diocesan website. …

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As a result of the Coronavirus health issue, the seven Roman Catholic dioceses of Louisiana are all in compliance with the statewide mandated closure of non-essential businesses.  The Diocese of Alexandria announced that the Saint Joseph Catholic Center, the diocesan offices, will remain closed until after the Easter Holiday.  This closure is to re-enforce the…

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Mass will be offered online on Facebook, YouTube or on the radio at these churches. Please click the links to view. Sunday 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. – (time varies) Radio Maria click here to listen (then click the play button) or tune in on your radio in Alexandria: 580 AM; or in Natchitoches: 89.7 AM…

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Our Catholic school students are our precious jewels. We are entrusted by Jesus Christ and these students’ parents to educate their children. We take this responsibility very seriously and, during the current COVID-19 crisis, are determined to continue educating our pupils, as best as we can. Accordingly, our schools are implementing instructional activities and exercises…

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SERVICES WHILE THE CORONA VIRUS MEASURES ARE IN EFFECT Office of Life and Justice, Diocese of Alexandria Louisiana LOCAL CHARITIES – AGENCIES Cenla Homeless Coalition: Only phone calls at 318-229-2914 or 318-319-5206 Community Action Agency (CCAC): Dire emergencies only until April 13, 2020 Food Bank: Open as usual Homeless Coalition: Phone contact only 318-319-5206 Manna…

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In light of the announcements from President Trump and Governor Edwards today, effective immediately, public Mass cannot be celebrated. Priests may celebrate Mass privately. Stations of the Cross and any other gatherings for prayer must also be cancelled. All St. Joseph Altars that have not already been cancelled or postponed must cancel as of today.…

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During the closure of our schools, the students from the Diocese of Alexandria Catholic Schools are eligible to receive meals (breakfast and lunch). Below are the feeding sites in Avoyelles, Natchitoches, and Rapides Parish.  This information is subject to change.  Please visit each of these school’s social media pages for any changes and new or…

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