Two new offices created at diocese to be staffed by volunteers

Bishop David Talley has created and will direct two new offices at the Diocese of Alexandria. Both will be staffed by volunteers.

Office of Divine Worship

Bishop Talley will direct a new Office of Divine Worship and will be assisted by a small team of volunteers (laity and clergy), dedicated to the reverent and joyful celebration of the Mass (music and liturgy).

Thinking about becoming a deacon?

Now is the time to contact diocese to learn more

The Office of the Permanent Diaconate would like to announce the start of a new Permanent Deacon Formation class beginning in the Fall of 2018.

Deacon Richard Mitchell, assistant director for the Office of the Permanent Diaconate, is now taking contact information and fielding questions from men who may be interested in discerning this ministry.

If interested, contact Deacon Mitchell at (318) 445-6424, ext. 206 or email: The deadline to apply is Dec. 15, 2017.