Anniversaries celebrated across the diocese

St. John the Baptist, Cloutierville celebrates 200th anniversary

St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Cloutierville celebrated its 200th anniversary Nov. 19 with a special Mass celebrated by Bishop David Talley and concelebrated by Father Christian Ogbonna, pastor and a group of other priests from the diocese.

During the Mass, Bishop Talley recognized senior member of the congregation and then asked the youngest members to stand as well.