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Posted July 3, 2015 at 12:00 am

Robert W. Muench celebrates 25 years as bishop

By Richard Meek 

The Catholic Commentator 

The morning of May 1, 1990, began like any other for then-Msgr. Robert Muench. He began with a prayer, followed by Mass. A post-breakfast meeting was scheduled, as was a confirmation later that night, but certainly nothing to suggest the day would be life changing. 

Bishop Robert W. Muench was installed as the fifth bishop for the Diocese of Baton Rouge on March 14, 2002 at St. Joseph Cathedral. Bishop Muench said he “never” thought about himself becoming a diocesan bishop. Commentator file photos

 

In fact, later that night during the confirmation ceremony at St. Paul Church in New Orleans, then-Msgr. Muench by his own admission was furious when pastor Father Michael Fritzen SVD, (now

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    School leaders eye the future at summit

    By Rachele Smith 

    The Catholic Commentator 

    With an eye toward the future, administrative teams from diocesan Catholic schools gathered June 8-11 to discuss strategies for future development and improvement. The 2015 Summer Leadership Summit held at the Catholic Life Center featured a “lab” that encouraged school leaders to reach their highest potential by thinking like business entrepreneurs. 

    Diocesan Catholic school leaders complete their “assignments” during the 2015 Summer Leadership Summit. Using a business mindset, school leaders look for ways to collaborate

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    Supreme Court decision on marriage “a tragic error” says president Of Catholic Bishops’ Conference

    WASHINGTON-The U.S. Supreme Court decision, June 26, interpreting the U.S. Constitution to require all states to license and recognize same-sex “marriage” “is a tragic error that harms the common good and most vulnerable among us,” said Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz of Louisville, Kentucky, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB).

    The full statement follows:

    Regardless of what a narrow majority of the Supreme Court may declare at this moment in history, the nature of the human person and marriage remains unchanged and unchangeable. Just as Roe v. Wade did not settle the question of abortion over

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    GOD’S PLAN

    Posted June 26, 2015 at 12:00 am

    Robert W. Muench celebrates 25 years as bishop

    By Richard Meek

    The Catholic Commentator

    The morning of May 1, 1990,

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    A call to care for Earth

    Posted June 26, 2015 at 12:00 am

    The Catholic Commentator

    The obligations of individuals to care for creation is as critical as that of caring for each other, noted local and national officials of Catholic Charities commenting

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    Bishop Muench announces appointments

    Posted June 26, 2015 at 12:00 am

    Bishop Robert W. Muench has appointed Father Trey Nelson administrator of St. Louis King of France Church in Baton Rouge.

    Father Nelson will retain his duties as pastor at St. Jude Church in Baton Rouge as well

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    OLOL offering meal program

    Posted June 26, 2015 at 12:00 am

    Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital is now providing meals through a summer USDA program.

    Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital announced its participation in the USDA Summer Food Service Program to provide meals for kids. The

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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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