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WAY OF LIFE

Posted March 6, 2015 at 12:00 am

Rising homeless population a concern

The Catholic Commentator 

House cleaning for most is an unwelcome chore, even in the best of circumstances. 

A growing number of men and women are finding themselves homeless in the Baton Rouge area, living under a bridge, in a park, or wherever they can find respite. The Catholic Church, through its many ministries, is answering the call to those most in need. Photos by Richard Meek | The Catholic Commentator

 

But for Barrett (who requested his last name not be published), those chores are anything but traditional. Recently, under a pewter sky and the mercury plummeting, Barrett tidied up his surroundings as he talked to visitors. 

His house,

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    Young singer hopes to soar after tour with world choir

    By Debbie Shelley 

    The Catholic Commentator 

    Roy, 10, from Peru desires to become a pilot. This wish developed during his first airplane ride, which brought him from a life of poverty in his home country to a future where he can follow his dreams as a member of the Matsiko World Orphan Choir. The children performed Feb. 3 at St. Francis Xavier School and Church in Baton Rouge. 

    Members of Matsiko World Orphan Choir gave lively performances for the students at

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    Churches unite to host revival

    Posted March 6, 2015 at 12:00 am

    The Catholic Commentator

    The African-American churches of St. Francis Xavier, Immaculate Conception and St. Paul in Baton Rouge have been

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    WAY OF LIFE

    Posted March 6, 2015 at 12:00 am

    Rising homeless population a concern

    The Catholic Commentator

    House cleaning for most is an

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    Bishop urges prayer for peace

    Posted August 22, 2014 at 12:00 am

    The Catholic Commentator

    Calling peace a “precious gift,” Bishop Robert W. Muench has joined bishops throughout the United States in calling on Catholics to pray for peace and persecuted

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    HOME GROWN

    Posted August 22, 2014 at 12:00 am

    OLOL helps employees eat healthier

    The Catholic Commentator

    Rosa Hernandez peaked into the large box of vegetables with a

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    COLLECTOR OF LIFE

    Posted January 13, 2014 at 9:08 am

    Organist’s home reflection of his heart

    By Barbara Chenevert

    The Catholic Commentator

    If every item in his home has a story to tell, then Robbie Giroir has a lot to talk about. Musician, teacher, pilot and collector extraordinaire, Giroir’s home is a thumbprint of his life,

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