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Information and Announcements About The Diocese

December 2, 2018
First Sunday of Advent

My Dear People of God,

In Southwest Louisiana we are  not  strangers to dangerous situations. We have faced hurricanes and the  catastrophes they bring with perseverance and courage.     Should we  not  face  accompanying challenges in  the Church with the same determination?  With  God's help we certainly can.

LAKE CHARLES -- Wylace Vincent Jr., a member of St. Philip Neri Catholic Church in Kinder, was named the “Distinguished Catholic of the Year” by St. Peter Claver Court and Council #168 of St. Henry Catholic Church at the 2018 Sapphire and Ice Gala fundraiser. Bishop Glen John Provost was present and greeted the evening’s guest speaker, Bishop Shelton Fabre of the Diocese of Houma-Thibodaux.

LAKE CHARLES -- Earlier in November, the Diocese of Lake Charles was audited for its compliance with the Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People. Bishop Glen John Provost has announced “that this most favorable audit report from Stonebridge states that the Diocese of Lake Charles is in compliance with the Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People and is a further testimony to our continuing efforts to insure the safety of our children and youth.”