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Among candidates for elected office, the choices for voters can be perplexing. A Catholic has a moral duty to vote and is obligated to vote according to the judgment of a well-formed conscience (commonly called an “informed conscience”), understood as true knowledge of good and evil applied to one’s concrete actions. Catholic voters are guided by these principles:

WELSH – The Most Reverend Glen John Provost, Bishop of Lake Charles, celebrated the Solemnity of Saint Peter Claver, the patron of the Diocese of Lake Charles, Sunday, September 8,  in St. Joseph Catholic Church as he  installed the new pastor for St. Joseph, the Reverend Gali Pradeep, a priest of the Heralds of Good News, a missionary society with a number of other clergy serving in the Diocese.

MOSS BLUFF – Fall events scheduled at Saint Charles Center include Cultivating the Harvest of Spiritual Happiness: A Work Day Seminar for the Garden of the Soul presented by Fr. Whitney Miller on Saturday, October 12 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Those wishing to attend should register by Wednesday, October 9, with the suggested donation set at $20 per person.

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