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BAYOU TECHE — The seventh annual Fête-Dieu du Teche will be held on Sunday, August 15. The 40-mile Eucharistic Procession will be offered in prayer for the sanctification and unification of families. This year the Feast of the Assumption boat procession occurs during the Year of St. Joseph and will celebrate the 256th Anniversary of the arrival of the Acadians and the Catholic Faith.

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Little did Ricardo Ruvalcaba know when he entered the seminary at the age of 14 that his journey toward the priesthood would eventually lead him to the Diocese of Lake Charles, but not as a priest. God had something else in mind for the Cancun native. 

Report from the USCCB Spring Meeting: June 2021
Bishop Glen John Provost, Diocese of Lake Charles

I would like to share with you, the faithful of the Diocese of Lake Charles, some reflections on the recent Spring General Assembly of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, conducted via remote means, and to clarify an issue that excited much discussion and media attention.


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Surrounded by visible reminders from back-to-back hurricanes in 2020, dozens of people gathered on June 1 — the first day of the 2021 hurricane season — for the annual Mass to Avert Storms, followed by a pilgrimage to the Historic Shrine of Our Lady Star of the Sea in Cameron. 

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