Monthly Archives: September 2018

ACTS Teams Up to Say “Welcome”

Louisiana Tech opened it doors on Labor Day. Each year, United Campus Ministries (UCM) serves up hamburgers in the Quad at Tech to welcome students. UCM includes ACTS (Association of Catholic Tech Students), BCM (Baptist College Ministries, ABS (Association of Baptist Students), The Wesley Foundation (United Methodist Church), Bridges International and Chi Apha (both non-denominational groups). This year ACTS, along with UCM, grilled nearly 1,000 burgers.

Sacred Heart Hosts Students

Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, Shreveport, assisted the Catholic School of McGill-Toolen from Mobile, AL. They were invited to play West Monroe High School in the Battle on the Border and needed a place for meals, practice, planning and Mass. Sacred Heart opened their classrooms, grounds and church for their game preparations. Fr. John Paul Crispin, FMH, celebrated Mass for the team, coaches and family. There were about 144 present.

50 Years a Knight of Peter Claver

Andrew Jones received a certificate and pin for 50 years of service in the Knights of Peter Claver. Presenting the certificate is Area Deputy Tim Ford. Grand Knight Stanley D. Roque presented his pin.

Fr. Kamau Blesses Pumpkins

It’s time for fall and pumpkins! Fr. Francis Kamau, FMH, pastor of St. John the Baptist Parish, recently visited and blessed Pat Gandy’s Pumpkin Farm in Many. Pat graciously undertook the project of planting pumpkins to help supply the church’s October Pumpkin Patch fundraiser.

St. Jude Members Recognized

Long time members of St. Jude Parish, Sharon Barrett and Lynn Mills, were each presented with the 2018 Servus Servorum Award at St Jude’s Annual Meeting on August 29, 2018.

Youth from Many Attended Steubenville South

Youth from St. John the Baptist Parish in Many attended the Steubenville South Conference in Alexandria, LA the weekend of June 22-24. The conference was sponsored by the Diocese of Alexandria. Shown with the group is Father Michael Thang’wa.

Celebrating Back to School at St. Paschal

St. Paschal Parish Youth (SPY) posed at the photo booth area with the prizes that they won at their back-to-school “Meet and Greet.” The theme for this year’s SPY is “Adventure Awaits” All games, decorations and prizes were focused around ADVENTURE!