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Stories of the people of our diocese proclaiming the Good News, nurturing new believers, reaching out in loving service, striving for justice, and caring for creation.

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Facebook: Grace Memorial Lenten Grace Baskets

A ministry during Lent is donating “Grace Baskets”. This is a laundry basket of cleaning supplies that are given to...Posted by Grace Memorial Episcopal Church on Thursday, March 16, 2017 ...
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Facebook: The Flood Work Continues (Grace Church, St. Francisville)

The flood relief work at Grace Church, St. Francisville, continues with teams from across the country coming to...Posted by The Episcopal Diocese of Louisiana on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 ...
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Facebook: Grace Church Honduras Mission Trip

Some of the pictures we took in our Grace Mission Trip to Honduras to build Iglesia Cristo Rey, in El Carmen, a small village in San Nicolas, Copán State.Posted by ...
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Saint Anna’s Episcopal Church New Orleans – Asset Based Community Development aka “Communion”

"When I first heard the phrase “Asset Based Community Development” I rolled my eyes and wondered what that really meant. At this point I have given a couple of talks ...
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Trinity Wall Street Spring 2017 Mission Trip to Louisiana

From March 9-12, eight people from Trinity Wall Street returned to New Orleans for a mission trip. They volunteered at St. Mark's, Harvey, to work on projects around the church ...
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Deacons Gather for Fellowship and Ministry Planning

photograph and article by Deacon Jay Albert, MM On Saturday, March 4, our Diocese of Louisiana deacons gathered for a communal dinner and fellowship at Archdeacon Cindy Obier and her husband ...
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Fashion designer-seamstress hopes class leaves students sewn together | Zachary | theadvocate.com

If Teresa Day Boatner’s life were a garment, it would have started in California fashion design, be bound in a bodice of flowing gowns and finally hemmed in a classroom in ...
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God’s Cooking Pot

by the Rev. Craig Dalferes, St. Matthew's, Houma Driving home from school the other day, my 10-year-old son, Joseph, was telling me about what he’s learning about the Solar System.  ...
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Trinity Episcopal | New Orleans Police & Justice Foundation

The students at Trinity Episcopal School operate like a well oiled machine when it comes to making sandwiches for their Krewe in Blue! In just 2 hours they made 500 ...
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Christ Church Covington finds new ways to reach community | nola.com

"New life is being breathed into the church," Miller said. "We have new faces in the church and people of all ages are coming to Christ Church." Read article here: ...
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Celebrate Epiphany Season One Last Time with King Cake for Mardi Gras – Make Ready The Feast

Watch the video here: Celebrate Epiphany Season One Last Time with King Cake for Mardi Gras – Make Ready The Feast Brian Reid, St. George’s Episcopal Church, New Orleans, shared his ...
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A Day of Pentecost Moment

by Karen Mackey in collaboration with the Rev. Drew Rollins “At St. Alban's Chapel, we focus our energy on hospitality, preaching the Gospel, and music,” remarked the Rev. Andrew “Drew” ...
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Facebook Post Roundup: Trinity Loaves and Fishes Helps with Tornado Relief in New Orleans

Helping those affected by the recent tornado; doing the original mission of Loaves & Fishes. Posted by Trinity Loaves and Fishes on Thursday, February 9, 2017 Loaves and Fishes feeding those ...
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St. James Episcopal Day School raises funds, collects items for flood victims | theadvocate.com

St. James Episcopal Day School students recently completed an outreach project to help with flood relief efforts. Read the full article here: St. James Episcopal Day School raises funds, collects ...
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Flood Recovery Five Months Later

by Deacon Elaine Clements, Diocesan Disaster Coordinator Deacon Elaine Clements reflects on the flood relief and recovery in the Episcopal Diocese of Louisiana five months after the devastating floods of ...
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Motherwork: A Homily on Blessed Frances Joseph Gaudet

Lindsey Ardrey, Episcopal Diocese of Louisiana Commission on Racial Reconciliation Co-chairperson Delivered on January 11th, 2017 at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in New Orleans. https://youtu.be/I9Vr6Fez45M?rel=0 One morning on my way ...
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Proclaiming Hope in the Age of Mass Incarceration

The Episcopal Diocese of Louisiana will sponsor a 3-Day Prison Ministry Conference, Proclaiming Hope in the Age of Mass Incarceration, beginning at noon on March 27, 2017, and ending at ...
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Community Mission Appeal Grant Recipients Announced

The 2017 Grant recipients of the Community Mission Appeal have been announced. Thank you to everyone who gave to the Community Mission Appeal. The Community Mission Appeal exists in order ...
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2017 Gaudet Community Grant Application Now Available

Gaudet Community Grant Applications Available Application due January 31, 2017 The Episcopal Diocese of Louisiana desires to fund not-for-profit agencies that create, manage, and expand educational opportunities for African American children ...
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Teddy Bear Tea at All Saints

photographs and article by Marilyn O'Leary, Evangelism Chair, All Saints, Ponchatoula On December 3, we invited all ages in the community to a pre-Christmas tea our church, All Saints, Ponchatoula ...
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