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Mission Krewe expands horizons for youth

Posted July 25, 2017 at 12:00 am

The Catholic Commentator

Carnival krewes traditionally feature a monarch of some type, but how many can call Christ their king?

The Mission Krewe, which combines youth from the Albany area and the Diocese of Portland, Oregon, drew 56 young people and adults recently. The retreat, which was hosted by St. Margaret, Queen of Scotland Church this year, alternates between Albany and Portland. Photos provided by Father Jamin David | St. Margaret, Queen of Scotland

 

For the unique and cross-country Mission Krewe, not only is Christ their monarch, but their route has them parading from the Pacific Northwest to the swamps of south Louisiana, serving some of most needy

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    ST. AGNES PASTOR INSTALLATION

    Posted July 21, 2017 at 12:00 am

    Bishop Robert W. Muench, left, installs Father Charbel Jamhoury as pastor of St. Agnes Church in Baton Rouge on July 9. The congregation expressed its appreciation of Father Jamhoury, who has served as administrator at

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    NEW CHRIST THE KING PASTOR

    Posted July 21, 2017 at 12:00 am

    Bishop Robert W. Muench, left, installed Father Andrew Merrick as the pastor at Christ the King Church in Baton Rouge on July 16. Father Merrick’s appointment was effective July 1. He is also the

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    MISSION OF MERCY

    Posted July 21, 2017 at 12:00 am

    By Debbie Shelley

    The Catholic Commentator

    It was a week filled with sweat, paint, dust, aching muscles from hard work, heat and thunderstorms for youth on a 10th annual “Mission of Mercy” in

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    WOUNDED HEART

    Posted July 21, 2017 at 12:00 am

    The Catholic Commentator

    The image was daunting, piercing through the heart and right to the soul of Father Jason

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    Bishop Muench announces appointments

    Posted July 21, 2017 at 12:00 am

    Bishop Robert W. Muench has appointed Father Michael Galea as sacramental minister at Our Lady of Pompeii Church in Tickfaw effective Aug. 15 and Father Joey Angeles to serve as sacramental minister for the designated

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    Grieving the loss of a child

    Posted July 21, 2017 at 12:00 am

    The Catholic Commentator

    The joy, hopes and dreams of a couple expecting a baby can be stripped away when the child dies before or shortly after birth.

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    St. Peter Claver awards

    Posted July 7, 2017 at 12:00 am

    Left Photo: The Knights of Peter Claver, Wilfred B. Ricard Council #116, recently honored Henry Stewart III for his service to Immaculate Conception Church in Baton Rouge. During the 10:30 a.m. Mass

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    CARRYING THE CROSS

    Posted July 7, 2017 at 12:00 am

    Youth view Real World

    By Debbie Shelley

    The Catholic Commentator

    Spending a mostly sleepless night as a homeless person would and doing without may have

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