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LAKE CHARLES -- Diocesan offices – including the Administrative Offices, the Ministries Office of the Bishop Harold Perry Building, Office of Catholic Schools, Catholic Charities, and the Saint Charles Center -  will close at 1 p.m. for "Summer Hours" on Fridays from June 1 until the Friday before Labor Day, Sept. 3.

Regular offices hours - 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. - will be in place from Monday through Thursday of each of those weeks.  Normal Friday hours resume on Friday, September 7, 2018.

NEW ORLEANS – Two seminarians of the Diocese of Lake Charles, Deacon Samuel John Orsot and William Watkins Fruge, were awarded graduate degrees from Notre Dame Seminary Graduate School of Theology during the school’s 69th Commencement Exercise on May 10. Deacon Orsot earned a Master of Divinity Cum Laude and Fruge was awarded a Master of Arts (Philosophy for Theological Studies) Summa Cum Laude.

LAKE CHARLES -– CHRISTUS St. Patrick Hospital President and Chief Executive Officer, Donald Lloyd II was recently named Distinguished Alumni of the Year at the Annual Lander University Alumni Association 2018 Awards Luncheon and Alumni Weekend in Greenwood, South Carolina.

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