- Feb 19, 2020
Hundreds gathered in Lafayette, Louisiana last Saturday to witness an exceedingly rare occurrence: The opening of multiple canonization causes during a single ceremony.
Members of St. Anne Parish in Cow Island, Louisiana, gave their neighbors a Christmas blessing from the heavens, so to speak.
A Catholic church in Louisiana decided to disperse some blessings to a local town via crop dusters.
A Catholic elementary school that has operated for more than 50 years is closing in south Louisiana.
The Catholic Diocese of Lafayette has donated $50,000 toward rebuilding efforts of three Louisiana churches destroyed by arson.
Mack McCarter, who has spent a lifetime helping hurting communities by building “a system of caring relationships,” starting in his hometown of Shreveport, is the winner of Catholic Extension’s 2019-2020 Lumen Christi Award.