Holy Savior Menard seeks memorabilia from past decades for 125th Anniversary

The planning committee for the 125th anniversary of Holy Savior Menard is looking for help in pulling together memorabilia of any kind -- photos, uniforms, awards, stories -- for the 125th celebration.  Anyone interested or having anything to contribute, please call Kathleen Adamson at 318-445-8233.

LCCB hope to abolish Louisiana's death penalty

It is time to affirm life without exception: The death penalty is not acceptable
(Statement issued April 18, 2017)

Three centuries ago in the year 1722 our state of Louisiana performed its first recorded legal execution. Since that act we have dealt with this stain of the death penalty carried out by our state in the names of its citizens. This current legislative session allows us in a renewed way to move beyond this dark reality of our state’s history and toward a state that affirms life without exception. Therefore the Louisiana Conference of Catholic Bishops unequivocally supports both Senator Claitor’s SB 142 and Representatives Landry and Pylant’s HB 101.

The Crucified One is lauded as Christ . . . the Risen Lord

Bishop's monthly message...

With this week’s prayer, the parishes and missions of our four regions ... the deaneries of Natchitoches, the eastern region, the central region and the Avoyelles ... have entered into the very heart of our faith-life during this “holiest of weeks.”

After Jesus was celebrated by the crowds as He entered holy Jerusalem for Passover (Palm Sunday of the Passion of the Lord), He prayed at the Temple, proclaimed the Kingdom of His Father throughout the city, and as the great remembrance of EXODUS approached ... as He desired to celebrate this ritual of the Passover with his closest disciples ...