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Meeting opens with debate over time allotted to discuss Communion proposal

By |2021-06-17T08:53:02-05:00June 17, 2021|World News|

The first day of the U.S. bishops' June 16-18 spring assembly, held virtually because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, began with discussion of how to proceed with a major topic the bishops will be taking up: the drafting of a formal statement on the "meaning of the Eucharist in the life of the church."

Diocese’s general dispensation lifted

By |2021-06-07T06:27:49-05:00June 10, 2021|Bishop messages|

As I begin writing this letter on the Feast of Mary, Mother of the Church, I pray that Mary may intercede on behalf of all of us and that we might more fully open our hearts and minds to the gifts and power of the Holy Spirit given to us anew on the Feast of Pentecost. Once again during this time of COVID, we are reminded of the infinite love of our God.

Vaccine mandates and Catholic colleges

By |2021-06-07T10:24:29-05:00June 10, 2021|Guest columns|

In a recent statement from the National Catholic Bioethics Center on COVID-19 vaccines, we noted that the Catholic Church “neither requires nor forbids” the use of vaccines, but instead urges people to “form their consciences and to carefully discern the moral and prudential issues involved.”

Louisiana Catholic church rolling out red carpet for lapsed gators

By |2021-06-01T07:34:30-05:00June 1, 2021|World News|

Alligators are a dime a dozen in south Louisiana, but Father Stephen Dardis, pastor of Holy Family Church in Luling, said he was dutifully impressed by the ambitious journey of a 7-foot gator that ended within a few feet of the front steps of the church.

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