Faithful Citizenship

Faithful Citizenship

By: Father Mark Watson The election for President of the United States has begun a vibrant national debate concerning the direction of our country.  An…

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Mary’s Mission: Beloved Mary, Our Lady of Sorrows

Mary’s Mission: Beloved Mary, Our Lady of Sorrows

By: Mary Arcement Alexander God did not bless me with children, but He did bless me with 14 amazing nieces and nephews whom I adore. The…

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Mike’s Meditations: From Pro-Life to Prostitution

Mike’s Meditations: From Pro-Life to Prostitution

By: Mike Van Vranken, Spiritual Director Jesus lumped prostitutes and tax collectors together (Mt 21:31 NAB) when speaking of sinful ways. God’s Wisdom compels us…

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Embracing the Mission to Evangelize

Embracing the Mission to Evangelize

By: Mark Loyet, Director of Pastoral Ministry Despite the pandemic and the plethora of restrictions and challenges to ministry it has brought, pastoral leaders across…

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Sister Martinette Rivers, OLS

Blessed Elisabetta Renzi & How Her Legacy Lives On in Shreveport, Lousiana

By: Kierstin Richter, Editor “Adhere et lucere,” or to “burn and to light.” This is the motto Blessed Elisabetta Renzi attributed to her order – that…

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From the Bishop September 2020

From the Bishop September 2020

  By: Bishop Francis I. Malone Dates are important – both the good dates, like birthdays and anniversaries; so are bad dates, like November 22,…

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What’s Your “Fiat”?

What’s Your “Fiat”?

By: Kierstin Richter, Editor What’s your fiat?  No, not the little Italian car.  The word “fiat” comes from the Latin “let it be done.”  Mary’s “fiat” was saying…

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Leading in Research and Education on the Shroud of Turin

Leading in Research and Education on the Shroud of Turin

By Dr. Cheryl White   In early 2018, Fr. Peter Mangum, Diocesan Administrator of the Diocese of Shreveport and Rector of the Cathedral of St….

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When Love Increases…Crime Decreases

When Love Increases…Crime Decreases

By Elizabeth Boo Neuberget, Catholic Extension   In neighborhoods across Shreveport, Louisiana, a powerful movement is taking place that is rooted in neighborly love and…

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Should Self-Care Be One of Your Duties in Life?

Should Self-Care Be One of Your Duties in Life?

By Mary Arcement Alexander   Webster’s dictionary defines duty as one of the following: a moral or legal obligation; a responsibility or a task or…

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