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U. S. BISHOPS TO VOTE FOR CONFERENCE SECRETARY, CHAIRMAN AND CHAIRMEN-ELECT OF FIVE COMMITTEES AT FALL GENERAL ASSEMBLY

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) will be voting for the conference secretary, chairman of the Committee for Religious Liberty and chairmen-elect of five additional standing committees at the upcoming annual 2016 General Assembly taking place November 13-14 in Baltimore, Maryland.

Read more: Catholic News Update

MOSS BLUFF – Bishop Glen John Provost will preside at the groundbreaking for “The Lodge” at Camp Karol of Saint Charles Center at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 22. Camp Karol is located at 1087 Bozo Road. Turn south onto Reeves Street, off Sam Houston Jones Parkway (La. 378), and then right onto Bozo Road.

Read more: Groundbreaking for Camp Karol “Lodge” Sunday, Oct. 22




LAKE CHARLES -- In the recent weeks, the Atlantic Hurricane Season has devastated many areas of the United States, the Caribbean Islands, and Puerto Rico.  In addition, the earthquake in Mexico City has left many suffering in its wake.  The Catholics in the United States have generously contributed in the past to all of the disasters that affect our brothers and sisters, as with the two most recent special collections.

Read more: Hurricane Maria Relief and Recovery; Mexico City Earthquake Victims Aid