LAKE CHARLES -- The first of the 2018-2019 cycle of Bishop Glen John Provost’s First Friday Men’s Breakfasts and the Wednesday Ladies Luncheons, this year based on St. Paul’s Letters to the Corinthians, begins Friday, September 7 and Wednesday, September 12, the breakfast in the Assembly Room of the Chancery of Diocese of Lake Charles, 414 Iris Street, a block south of the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception and the luncheons in Ave Maria Hall of the Cathedral Office Complex.
Breakfasts begin at 7 a.m. and are preceded by the celebration of the Mass at 6:30 a.m. in Ave Maria Hall. The luncheons begin at 11:30 a.m. with the Bishop’s teachings starting at noon.
Men should call 337-439-7400 to register while women should send a check in the amount of $15, payable to the Diocese of Lake Charles, to Victoria Walter, 411 Iris Street, Lake Charles, LA 70601. A stamped self-addressed envelope should be included with payment.
The dates and topics for all the breakfasts Friday, Sept. 7 (I Corinthians,1-4); Friday October 5 (I Corinthians, 5-8); November 2 (I Corinthians, 9-12); and December 7 (I Corinthians, 13-16), with a hiatus through January and starting again on Friday, February 1 (II Corinthians, 1-4) continuing Friday, March 8 (II Corinthians, 5-7); Friday, April 5 (II Corinthians, 8-10); and Friday, May 3 (II Corinthians, 11-13).
Luncheon dates and topics are Wednesday, Sept. 12 (I Corinthians, 1-4); Wednesday, Oct. 3 (I Corinthians, 5-8); and Wednesday, Nov. 7 (I Corinthians, 9-12). Due to scheduling there will be no luncheon in December or January. The luncheons resume on Wednesday, February 13 (II Corinthians, 1-4) continuing Wednesday, March 13 (II Corinthians, 5-7); Wednesday, April 10 (II Corinthians, 8-10); and Wednesday, May 1 (II Corinthians, 11-13).