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ENABLED BY THE SPIRIT

Posted October 20, 2017 at 12:00 am

The Catholic Commentator  

“I’m excited to be here because you are here and God is here!” proclaimed Bishop Robert W. Muench, expressing the uncontainable joy and movement of the Holy Spirit as 13 youth with special needs received the sacrament of confirmation at St. Joseph Chapel at the Catholic Life Center on Sept. 17.  

 

Bishop Robert W. Muench gathers for a photo with the young Catholics who were sealed with the gift of the Holy Spirit in the first confirmation Mass for youth with special needs at St. Joseph Chapel at the Catholic Life Center on Sept. 17. Photos by Debbie Shelley | The Catholic Commentator 

 

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    World Youth Day set Oct. 29

    The Catholic Commentator  

    Diocesan World Youth Day, scheduled Oct. 29 at St. Jean Vianney Church in Baton Rouge, draws hundreds of youth from around the Diocese of Baton Rouge looking for an afternoon of fun, making friends and upbeat praise and worship of the Lord.  

    The office of Youth and Young Adult Ministry said it is focusing on making this year’s event, which is one of the

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    AmeriHealth helps CCDBR serve mental health needs

    The Catholic Commentator

    Mental health is one of the most important steps, if not the most often overlooked, in the recovery process following a natural disaster.

    Representatives from AmeriHealth Louisiana Caritas and employees of Catholic Charities Diocese of Baton Rouge formed a human assembly line on Oct. 2 to put together disaster preparedness kits, which are being stored at CCDBR. Each kit contains such items as flashlights, can openers and adhesive bandages. AmeriHealth presented

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    REACH making a difference

    Posted October 13, 2017 at 12:00 am

    The Catholic Commentator 

    Parents, teachers and administrators gathered Sept.29 for a breakfast fundraiser for special education at the Catholic Life Center. The Blessed Margaret of Castello REACH (Religious Education for All

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    ENABLED BY THE SPIRIT

    Posted October 13, 2017 at 12:00 am

    The Catholic Commentator  

    “I’m excited to be here because you are here and God is here!” proclaimed Bishop Robert W. Muench, expressing the

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    Latin Festival

    Posted October 13, 2017 at 12:00 am

    Several thousand people gathered at the State Fair Grounds in Baton Rouge on Sept. 24 for the 30th annual Latin Festival, presented by the Hispanic

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    World Youth Day set Oct. 29

    Posted October 13, 2017 at 12:00 am

    The Catholic Commentator  

    Diocesan World Youth Day, scheduled Oct. 29 at St. Jean Vianney Church in Baton Rouge, draws hundreds of youth

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    Human trafficking fuels pornography industry

    Posted October 13, 2017 at 12:00 am

    The Catholic Commentator

    Human trafficking, which is reported as being bolstered by the pornography industry, is a symptom of human life being devaluated, according to Father Jeff Bayhi, founder of

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