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Information and Announcements About The Diocese

By Pamela Seal 
Diocese of Lake Charles

LAKE CHARLES — For the first time in its 81-year history, the annual performance of George Frideric Handel’s Messiah Oratorio by the Lake Charles Messiah Chorus and Orchestra will be performed in the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in downtown Lake Charles. 

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. 

LAKE CHARLES — Bishop Glen John Provost celebrated the annual Mass for the Dead at Consolata Cemetery in Lake Charles at 6:00 p.m. Thursday, November 3. The Mass, this year on the Feast of St. Martin de Porres, is hosted annually by the Diocese of Lake Charles and Our Lady Queen of Heaven Catholic Church in the main mausoleum.