Office of Development and Public Affairs

P. O. Box 7417
Alexandria, LA 71303
Phone: (318) 445-2401, Ext. 209
Fax: (318) 448-2161

The Office of Development and Public Affairs oversees stewardship programs that provide funding for the operation of Diocesan ministries. The office also manages production of the Bishop's "Proclaim" series.

The ODPA works to provide funding for the Diocesan offices, for the care of the Diocese's retired priests and for other programs and events organized by the Diocese of Alexandria. The staff of the ODPA is also involved in developing stewardship programs for the parishes. The Office of Development and Public Affairs is committed to keeping the Catholic faithful informed of ways to practice stewardship, thereby enhancing the spiritual life of everyone in the Diocesan community.

Annual Diocesan Appeal - A diocesan wide fund-raising appeal to aid in supplementing funding for the programs and ministries of the Diocese.

Proclaim - The Bishop hosts "Proclaim" every day on KALB-TV during the noon news program. This program is a daily scripture reading and explanation of the Catholic faith.