Monthly Archives: February 2017

Multicultural Tasting Event at St. Joseph Parish, Shreveport

“A Taste of St. Joseph,” a multi-cultural potluck, was held January 29 to share and experience the food of the different nationalities of the church family. Favorite dishes that represented parishioners’ cultures were served. Many members set up tables and wore clothing of their cultures and nationalities.

World Marriage Day at JGS

Jesus the Good Shepherd Parish in Monroe celebrated World Marriage Day 2017 on February 11 with a dinner honoring couples married for either half decades or decades. Anniversaries ranged from five years to 69 years.

Darnell Wins Poster Contest

Hannah Darnell was the winner of the Knights of Columbus “Keeping Christ in Christmas” poster contest. She was selected as the district winner and will move on to the state competition.

Zwolle Parents of the Year

Congratulations to St. Joseph, Zwolle’s 2017 Father and Mother of the Year, Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Ezernack. Pictured with them is St. Helen Circle Captain, their daughter, Colleen Britt.

St. Lucy’s Reaches Out to Nursing Home

St. Lucy’s annual Christmas ministry shares the love of God with the residents of Wyatt Manor Nursing Home. Through the parish’s Angel Tree, the residents’ Christmas is blessed with gifts and fellowship. Pictured is the Stricklands, a participating family.

SEAS Group Valentines Gathering

The Youree Fellowship group of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton celebrated an early Valentine dinner with food, fellowship and fun. The group meets monthly for a spiritual presentation, dinner and camaraderie.

Surprise Visit from Fr. Thomas Elavunkal

Friends and former parishioners of Fr. Thomas Elavunkal (center) were surprised by his recent visit to the Diocese of Shreveport. Fr. Thomas returned to India last May, but returned for a short visit.