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PATHWAY TO THE PASSION

Posted April 25, 2017 at 12:00 am

Baton Rouge artist brings faith to MBS school through her sculptures

By Rachele Smith

The Catholic Commentator

It started as a simple request.

Michael deGraauw, a junior at Catholic High School in Baton Rouge, was looking for an Eagle Scout project.

Darrell Jones, far right, works on getting one of the newly constructed crosses readyto hold the weight of a bronze relief sculpture as, from left, Mathew Aquillard, Mark Conger, Michael Conger and Michael deGraauw watch. Photo provided by James deGraauw

 

Hoping to earn the highest rank in Boy Scouting, deGraauw went to his former elementary school and sought ideas from David

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    Confession – examination of conscience

    Final part of a two-part series

    By Rachele Smith

    The Catholic Commentator

    “Examination of conscience.” It’s a phrase that is typically associated with confession or the sacrament of reconciliation. But what exactly is an examination of conscience, and why is it important to this sacrament?

    Taken in its most basic description, an examination of conscience involves looking back at your words or actions and determining how you reflected the Gospels.

    Yet, an examination of conscience is more than just a list

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    Daring to ‘dream’

    Posted April 14, 2017 at 12:00 am

    By Debbie Shelley

    The Catholic Commentator

    The St. Vincent de Paul Society on Convention Street is a beehive of activity of vehicle and

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    Palm Sunday

    Posted April 14, 2017 at 12:00 am

    Deacon Mike Agnello leads the Palm Sunday procession at St. Joseph Church in Ponchatoula on April 9. Pastor Father Paul McDuffie is shown behind Deacon Agnello. Palm Sunday marked the beginning of Holy Week.

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    Confession – examination of conscience

    Posted April 14, 2017 at 12:00 am

    Final part of a two-part series

    By Rachele Smith

    The Catholic Commentator

    “Examination of conscience.” It’s a phrase that is typically associated with confession or the sacrament of reconciliation. But what exactly is an examination of conscience, and why is

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    Fear becomes blessing

    Posted April 14, 2017 at 12:00 am

    By Debbie Shelley

    The Catholic Commentator

    “Frankly I was scared to death,” said Barbara Helm about the panic she experienced regarding the value-eroding messages

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    PATHWAY TO THE PASSION

    Posted April 14, 2017 at 12:00 am

    Baton Rouge artist brings faith to MBS school through her sculptures

    By Rachele Smith

    The Catholic Commentator

    It started as

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    Bishop announces appointments

    Posted April 14, 2017 at 12:00 am

    By Ricard Meek

    The Catholic Commentator

    Bishop Robert W. Muench has appointed vocations director Father Andrew J. Merrick as pastor of Christ the King Church

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