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Charism of Holy Ghost Fathers had huge impact
on Black Catholic communities in Lake Charles 

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Diocese of Lake Charles 

LAKE CHARLES — Communities of Sacred Heart of Jesus and Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic churches owe much of their beginnings to the Congregation of the Holy Spirit, better known as the Spiritans or Holy Ghost Fathers, whose mission is to evangelize and educate the poor and marginalized all over the world. 

By Pamela Seal 
Diocese of Lake Charles

Catholic schools throughout Louisiana will have an exciting opportunity to shine the light on the best of their students during the inaugural Louisiana Catholic Student of the Year Program. The statewide competition — the first time among diocesan Catholic school students only — will debut on March 3, 2023, in Lafayette.

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