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LAKE CHARLES -- A Day of Reflection presenting six candidates for sainthood will be held on Saturday, November 16, from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at St. Louis Catholic High School with the Reverend Samuel Orsot, parochail vicar at St Margaret of Scotland Catholic Church. The event is sponsored by the Office of Black Catholics of the diocese and further information can be obtained from Deacon Ed Lavine, 337-439-2646.

Local talent will be featured at Nov. 16 Cathedral gala

By Pamela Seal
Diocese of Lake Charles

Laughter is good for the soul; music soothes the soul; and the mystery of magic can leave the soul with a feeling of awe and wonder. Combine all three and you have the recipe for an evening that promises to keep everyone in good spirits.

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: