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Fraternus, a national organization that has been mentoring boys into virtuous Catholic men for over 10 years, has formed a local chapter in the Diocese of Lake Charles. Although it goes into high school and beyond, Fraternus membership begins in the fifth grade because it is in those years that mentoring becomes necessary.

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.

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