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Ember Days are observed four times during the liturgical year in the weeks following Ash Wednesday, Pentecost, Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross, and Feast of St. Lucy. This Wednesday (Sept. 15), Friday (Sept. 17) and Saturday (Sept. 18) are known as Ember Days. 

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Diocese of Lake Charles 

As the saying goes: One good deed deserves another, especially when it comes to disaster relief between two dioceses affected by Category 4 hurricanes one year apart.

175th Anniversary of Apparition part of nine-day celebration

By Pamela Seal
Diocese of Lake Charles

SULPHUR — Our Lady of LaSalette Catholic Church will celebrate a trio of special occasions Sept. 18-26 as it marks the Diamond Jubilee of its parish, the Sacerdotal Diamond Jubilee of Rev. Lawrence Kohler, M.S.; and the 175th anniversary of Our Lady’s Apparition at LaSalette in France.

LAKE CHARLES — The annual Veritas Conference will take place on Saturday, September 25, at Our Lady Queen of Heaven Family Life Center, 3939 Kingston Street, from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The one-day faith formation conference will feature keynote speaker, Deacon Harold Burke-Sivers, along with breakout sessions on various topics.

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