• Thanksgiving Prayer

    "Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; his love endures forever."

  • Fr. Joy Antony becomes U.S. Citizen

    Naturalization Ceremony held in Alexandria at the U.S. Federal Courthouse on Oct. 22, 2014. Judge Dee Drell presided over the ceremony. Fr. Joy was one of a group of twenty individuals from all over the world who became U.S. citizens that day. Friends from the Diocese of Alexandria were present to witness the ceremony. Fr. Joy is the pastor of Sts. Francis and Anne Church in Kolin and he is originally from India.

  • What was the purpose of the Synod of Bishops?

    The purpose of the Extraordinary Synod was not to reach definitive conclusions, but to use the dialogue to set the agenda for the next meeting of bishops to be held at Vatican in October 2015.  That meeting will generate proposals for the pope’s approval. To download a copy of the full report relased by the Vatican, click Learn More.

  • Sacred Heart School Archery Club

    Sacred Heart School in Moreauville recently teamed up with the Archery in Louisiana Schools (ALAS) program to begin offering an Archery Club for students in grades 4-8.

  • The changing role of the Altar Server

    How can I be an Altar Server?

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The Diocese of Alexandria is seeking a dynamic professional for its Director of Development position. Candidates must possess a minimum of 3 years of direct or related experience in development, marketing and stewardship and be able to demonstrate a proven track record of success. 

Experience: Must be proficient in technology, have the ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, with a strong development/fundraising background. Three years of nonprofit development experience desired, preferably in church or social service environment and knowledge of church organization and procedures. Practicing Catholic strongly preferred.

Editor’s Note -- This story about the synod shows only what was discussed during the family synod. No definitive conclusions have been reached.  Pope Francis used the synod to LISTEN to what people are saying.  The Synod in October 2015 will generate proposals for the pope’s approval.
   
VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz of Louisville, Kentucky, said he hoped the final report of the Synod of Bishops on the family would improve on the assembly’s midterm report in celebrating exemplary families, encouraging missionary outreach and emphasizing that the church’s pastoral efforts must be grounded in Scripture and Catholic teaching.