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2018-2019 DOLC Seminarians

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 – On Tuesday December 18, 2018, Bishop Glen John Provost, D.D., M.A., announced the appointment of Deacon Brian Kirk as Chief Finance Officer (CFO) for the Diocese of Lake Charles. The appointment is effective January 1, 2019 and is for a period of five years.

Deacon Brian KirkDeacon Kirk currently serves as a Deacon at Our Lady Queen of Heaven Catholic Church, where he will continue in that ministry. He is married to Stephanie Kirk and the couple has three children.

Deacon Kirk is a Public Accountant, certified to practice in Texas and Louisiana, and holds a Master's degree in Business Administration.

The appointment of the CFO for a diocese requires the consultation of both the College of Consultors and the Diocesan Finance Council. Both bodies enthusiastically supported the Bishop’s recommendation.

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