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The 2018-2019 class of men continuing their discernment and training for the priesthood for the Diocese of Lake Charles is one of its largest and each man has been assigned to various seminaries by Bishop Glen John Provost. The Bishop, seen center in the above photo, is seated with the class. | Read More!

2019 Lenten Stational Series

Join our four seminarians, Deacon Michael Caraway, Andrew DeRouen, Levi Thompson and Joseph Caraway, studying for the priesthood at the Pontifical North American College in Rome, as they go on a weekly Lenten pilgrimage to stational churches throughout the Eternal City. | Watch The Video

LAKE CHARLES – Reed Falcon, an eight-year old parishioner of Christ the King Catholic Church, captured first place in the 2018 Vocation Drawing Contest of the Diocese of Lake Charles.

First place - Reed Falcon

More than 100 entries were received, according to Rev. Jeffrey Starkovich, vocaton director. Falcon’s first place drawing along with the second and third place choices – the former by Abrea Findley, a 10-year old parishioner of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Vinton and the latter by Reece Trahan, a 10-year old parishioner of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church and a student at Our Lady’s Catholic School, both in in Sulphur. “We certainly want to thank all of those who contributed their drawings,” Father Starkovich said.

Second place - Abrea Findley




The contest was held in honor of World Day of Prayer for Vocations on Sunday, April 22.

Third place - Reece Trahan

Falcon’s top entry, which was reproduced as a prayer card with the diocesan vocations prayer on the reverse, earned him $200 and will be distributed throughout the diocese. The second-place entrant received $100 with third place getting $50.


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