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COLLECTION FOR THE CHURCH IN LATIN AMERICA TO BE HELD JANUARY 21-22

WASHINGTON — The annual Collection for the Church in Latin America will be taken up in many dioceses the weekend of January 21-22. This collection has existed for over 50 years as a sign of solidarity between the Churches of the United States and those in Latin America and the Caribbean.

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The January prayer intentions of Pope Francis and Bishop Glen John Provost

Pope Francis

For Christian Unity, that all Christians may be faithful to the Lord's teaching by striving with prayer and fraternal charity to restore ecclesial communion and by collaborating to meet the challenges facing humanity.

Bishop Provost

For a greater Respect for Life, that we all come to understand the priceless gift of life God gives us, cherish it, protect it, and promote it.

 

A training video for Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion in the parishes of the Diocese of Lake Charles can now be accessed on the website of the Diocese of Lake Charles under “Video Specials” in the Main Menu on the front page or by purchasing a two-DVD set through the Office of Communications of the Diocese – 337-439-7400 - or by e-mail at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. The cost for the set is $25.00.

Read more: Training and Renewal for Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion