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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

OPELOUSAS - A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Tuesday, July 3, for Reverend Monsignor Louis J. Melancon, a retired priest of the Diocese of Lake Charles, in St. Landry Catholic Church in Opelousas. Msgr. Melancon, 82, passed away peacefully on Saturday, June 30.

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