Sacred Heart Church in Moreauville, LA, will host a Unified evening Lenten Mission on March 27th. The evening will begin with 5:00pm Mass. All in the Avoyelles Deanery are invited to attend. Unified events are open to everyone, high-school-age thru adult. Come join us for an evening of teaching, fellowship, prayer, and song. Gabriel's Cry will offer the music. The theme is "Bring It to the Cross," and will be presented by Fr. Keith Ishmael. For more information, please see our Gabriel's Cry/Unified page.
ANNUAL CATECHETICAL CONFERENCE - The Office of Religious Education and Training offers an annual conference for all catechists the first Saturday in February. Catechists of every type are invited to hear a dynamic speaker as they spend time with other catechists from parishes around the Diocese.
Catechist Conference 2014 - A Day of Learning and Renewal for all Catechists
The Office of Religious Education and Training assists the Bishop in supporting catechetical leadership, and parish ministries for the Diocese of Alexandria. Working with pastors, parish, and school personnel, we endeavor to help develop and affirm catechists as well as offer resources in conformity with the Catechism of the Catholic Church. Opportunities for catechist formation are offered through the diocesan office and in some parishes.
Gabriel's Cry is a group of gifted musicians and singers from the Diocese of Alexandria who have been brought together over the past few years to share their ministry of music with others. Gabriel's Cry is comprised of college students and young adults, and is available for all types of events, including liturgies, rallies, and parish and diocesan events.
The Crossroads Young Adult Conference is open to all young adults, ages 18-40. The annual event offers an encounter with Jesus Christ through Sacred Scripture, official Church teaching, and fellow believers.
The Diocese of Alexandria is committed to providing youth with ample opportunities to deepen their relationship with Jesus Christ in ways such as gathering at rallies and coming together for retreats. We strive to provide our youth with resources to support them in their faith journey. Our office also seeks to ensure that the youth of our Diocese are led by men and women who are faithful to their relationship with our Lord Jesus Christ by providing training opportunities for leaders and youth ministers.
P. O. Box 7417 • Alexandria, LA 71303
Phone: (318) 445-6424, Ext. 221
FAX: (318) 448-6121
The Office of Religious Formation and Training seeks to guide others into a lifelong encounter with, and formation in, Jesus Christ. We assist disciples of all ages in their journey to full maturity in the Roman Catholic Church through human, spiritual, intellectual, and pastoral growth.
The St. Joseph Catholic Center
Mailing address: P.O. Box 7417, Alexandria, LA 71306-0417
Located: 4400 Coliseum Blvd., Alexandria, LA 71303-3513