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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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New Orleans camp celebrates kids' inner superhero | WDSU

New Orleans camp celebrates kids’ inner superhero | WDSU

Located inside St. Andrew's Episcopal Church on Carrollton Avenue in New Orleans, Camp Able is a special camp for children with special needs. While it's only in its second year, ...
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This Baton Rouge church assists the needy one wash load at a time  | The Advocate 

This Baton Rouge church assists the needy one wash load at a time  | The Advocate 

"If I had clean clothes, people would treat me as a human being." That chilling statement, made by a homeless man living in Ventura, California, became the impetus for Laundry ...
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Blessing of the Fleet on Bayou Dularge

Blessing of the Fleet on Bayou Dularge

It was a little too rainy and windy for the boat parade during the annual Blessing of the Fleet on Bayou Dularge. The crab boil fundraiser (all donated by the ...
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St. Michael’s Lifts Up Families Just Like Yours | St. Michaels Episcopal Church

St. Michael’s Lifts Up Families Just Like Yours | St. Michaels Episcopal Church

Posted on July 15, 2017 by W.T. Branton When you were a kid, you’d probably be excited if you were invited to a week-long stay with other families with a ...
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Giving Mothers a Break at St. Mark's

Giving Mothers a Break at St. Mark’s

St. Mark's, Harvey, is a Community Mission Appeal (CMA) grant recipient. Your donation to the CMA fund is helping churches, like St. Mark's, provide important and life-changing community ministry. Click here learn ...
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Christ Church Parishioners Teach CEEP Students to Love One Another

Christ Church Parishioners Teach CEEP Students to Love One Another

Christ Church, Covington, is a Community Mission Appeal (CMA) grant recipient. Your donation to the CMA fund is helping churches, like Christ Church, provide important and life-changing community ministry. Click here learn ...
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Vacation bible school unites local churches | Living | livingstonparishnews.com

Vacation bible school unites local churches | Living | livingstonparishnews.com

DENHAM SPRINGS -- Two local churches combined a summer tradition which brought out the word "unity" in "community." First United Methodist Church opened its doors to the congregation of St ...
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Addiction is a Complex Disease

Addiction is a Complex Disease

by the Rev. Seamus Doyle Is addiction really a disease? Don’t people know better? Is it not a question of willpower? Shouldn't those going to drug court or treatment be ...
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St. George's Dragon Cafe: A place for food, fellowship, dignity, and love

St. George’s Dragon Cafe: A place for food, fellowship, dignity, and love

St. George's is a Community Mission Appeal (CMA) grant recipient. Your donation to the CMA fund is helping churches, like St. George's, provide important and life-changing community ministry. Click here learn ...
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2017 ECW Honored Women (and Bishop)

2017 ECW Honored Women (and Bishop)

from the ECW Honored Women Board The Rt. Rev James B. Brown, IX Bishop of Louisiana The 2nd Presentation of Honored Person of the Year by the Episcopal Church Women ...
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Photographs: Integrity Marches in the New Orleans Pride Parade

Photographs: Integrity Marches in the New Orleans Pride Parade

On June 10, 2017, Integrity New Orleans along with clergy and parishioners from around the diocese walked in the New Orleans Pride Parade to demonstrate God's love and exclaim that ...
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BRPD, other organizations help flood victims relax for a day

BRPD, other organizations help flood victims relax for a day

BRPD, other organizations help flood victims relax for a day BATON ROUGE - The joining of forces between Young Leaders Academy, Trinity Episcopal, St. Likes Episcopal Church, and the Baton ...
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A Commitment to Collaboration

A Commitment to Collaboration

The Jericho Road Episcopal Housing Initiative is a Community Mission Appeal (CMA) grant recipient. Your donation to the CMA fund is helping ministries, like Jericho Road, provide important and life-changing ...
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Loving to Read at St. Augustine's

Loving to Read at St. Augustine’s

St. Augustine's is a Community Mission Appeal (CMA) grant recipient. Your donation to the CMA fund is helping churches, like St. Augustine's, provide important and life-changing community ministry. Click here learn ...
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2017 Gaudet Community Grant Recipients Announced

2017 Gaudet Community Grant Recipients Announced

The Gaudet Committee announced the awarding of seven community grants. The Gaudet Community Grant provides funding for not-for-profit agencies that create, manage, and expand educational opportunities for African American children within ...
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Photo Gallery & Resources: Prison Ministry Conference

Photo Gallery & Resources: Prison Ministry Conference

Facebook Post Feed and Resources from the Conference: One interesting resource from Deacon Charlie deGravell's opening presentation on his 27 years of prison ministry at... Posted by The Episcopal Diocese ...
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Walking to Jerusalem with Christ Church, Covington

Walking to Jerusalem with Christ Church, Covington

by Karen Mackey, Communication Coordinator, Diocese of Louisiana As the last piece of king cake lingered in the kitchen and brightly colored Mardi Gras beads hung from every tree limb ...
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Facebook: New Life for the Altar at All Souls

Facebook: New Life for the Altar at All Souls

Posted by The Episcopal Diocese of Louisiana on Thursday, March 23, 2017 ...
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Facebook: Grace Memorial Lenten Grace Baskets

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)

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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