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Rector Search: St. James, Baton Rouge

Rector Search: St. James, Baton Rouge

St. Parish Profile St. James OTM One of the oldest and largest parishes in the Diocese of Louisiana, St. James is frequently looked to for its leadership and stability. Whether ...
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Lenten Reflections with Bishop Thompson - The Gospel According to Luke

Lenten Reflections with Bishop Thompson – The Gospel According to Luke

Beginning on Ash Wednesday, February 14, Bishop Thompson will be sending out a reflection each Wednesday during Lent on the Gospel according to Luke.  This Lent, the Diocese of Louisiana will ...
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Photographs: Installation of the Rev. Andrew Thayer as Rector of Trinity

Photographs: Installation of the Rev. Andrew Thayer as Rector of Trinity

The Rev. Andrew Thayer was installed as the rector of Trinity Church, New Orleans, on November  29, 2017 ...
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Photographs: Ordination of John Tober to the Sacred Order of Priests

Photographs: Ordination of John Tober to the Sacred Order of Priests

The Rev. John Tober  was ordained to the Sacred Order of Priests on December 20 2017, at Trinity Church, Baton Rouge. He will continue serving as the curate and day ...
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Photographs: Ordination of Bobby Hadzor to the Sacred Order of Priests

Photographs: Ordination of Bobby Hadzor to the Sacred Order of Priests

The Rev. Bobby Price-Hadzor was ordained to the Sacred Order of Priests on December 18, 2017, at Trinity Episcopal Church, New Orleans. He will continue to serve as the chaplain of ...
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Photographs: Ordination of Gina Jenkins and Stephen Shortess

Photographs: Ordination of Gina Jenkins and Stephen Shortess

Ordination of the Gina Jenkins and Stephen Shortess to the Sacred Order of Deacons on December 16, 2017, at Christ Church Cathedral, New Orleans ...
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Religious Studies Teacher/ School Chaplain

Religious Studies Teacher/ School Chaplain

St. Paul’s Episcopal School, an independent, coeducational infant through 8th-grade school in New Orleans, Louisiana seeks a full time experienced religious studies teacher for Pre-K through eighth grade beginning with ...
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*Fillled * Clergy Opening: Associate Rector Trinity Episcopal Church, New Orleans

*Fillled * Clergy Opening: Associate Rector Trinity Episcopal Church, New Orleans

Parish Profile Trinity NOLA OTM Trinity New Orleans Trinity seeks an ordained priest to collaborate with current clergy across spectrum of parish initiatives and priorities in a large, vibrant and ...
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Photographs: Christ Church, Napoleonville, Begin Holding Regular Services Once Again

Photographs: Christ Church, Napoleonville, Begin Holding Regular Services Once Again

Ringing the bells at Christ Church, Napoleonville, announcing the return of midweek Eucharist. The Rev. Chris Capaldo, the rector of Episcopal Church of the Holy Communion in Plaquemine, will celebrate ...
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Photographs: Installation of the Rev. Tommy Dillon as Rector of St. Margaret's

Photographs: Installation of the Rev. Tommy Dillon as Rector of St. Margaret’s

On Thursday, October 28, the Rev. Tommy Dillon was installed as rector of St. Margaret's, Baton Rouge ...
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Journey to the Holy Land with the Episcopal Diocese of Louisiana

Journey to the Holy Land with the Episcopal Diocese of Louisiana

New deadline for registration is March 1. Download the information book Download the flyer Download the registration form 13-day Tour: June 7-19, 2018 Under the Direction of: Rev. Rob Courtney Local ...
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Bishop’s Sermon – 180th Annual Convention

Sermon of the Rt. Rev. Morris K. Thompson, Jr., Bishop of Louisiana, during the opening Eucharist of the 180th Annual Convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Louisiana ...
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Community Mission Appeal Grant Recipients 2017

Community Mission Appeal Grant Recipients 2017

by the Rev. John Pitzer, CMA Chair Community Mission Appeal is a program where churches with specific ministries who are in need of financial assistance, go through the process of ...
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Photographs: Ordination of the Rev. Liz Embler-Beazley

Photographs: Ordination of the Rev. Liz Embler-Beazley

The Rev. Liz Embler-Beazley was ordained to the Sacred Order of Priests on Saturday, September 9 at St. Paul's, New Orleans. She is serving as the associate for congregational development at ...
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Photographs: Installation of the Rev. Chris Capaldo

Photographs: Installation of the Rev. Chris Capaldo

The Rev. Chris Capaldo was installed as the rector of Church of the Holy Communion, Plaquemine, on Tuesday, September 5. The preacher was the Rev. Stephen Mazingo, rector of St. Peter's ...
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Episcopalians labor on to help Hurricane Harvey-hit Gulf Coast

Episcopalians labor on to help Hurricane Harvey-hit Gulf Coast

Volunteers at Trinity by-the-Sea Episcopal Church in Port Aransas, Texas, sort donations on Aug. 31. The church is serving as a staging ground for recovery workers in the town that ...
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From Episcopal Relief & Development: Gulf Coast dioceses prepare for response to Hurricane Harvey

From Episcopal Relief & Development: Gulf Coast dioceses prepare for response to Hurricane Harvey

[Episcopal Relief & Development] Episcopal Relief & Development is partnering with dioceses throughout the affected areas in Texas and Louisiana as they assess the ongoing impact of Hurricane Harvey and ...
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Episcopalians face into ‘catastrophic and life-threatening’ Hurricane Harvey

Episcopalians face into ‘catastrophic and life-threatening’ Hurricane Harvey

Interstate highway 45 is submerged during widespread flooding Aug. 28 in Houston. Photo: REUTERS/Richard Carson [Episcopal News Service] As Hurricane Harvey stalled over the Houston area causing catastrophic and deadly ...
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St. Francis Episcopal Church begins reconstruction | livingstonparishnews.com

St. Francis Episcopal Church begins reconstruction | livingstonparishnews.com

DENHAM SPRINGS -- When the St. Francis Episcopal Church was first erected 40 years ago, its initial purpose was to serve as a temporary site until a bigger, more grand ...
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Photographs: Ordination of Jane-Allison Wiggin-Nettles to the Sacred Order of Priests

Photographs: Ordination of Jane-Allison Wiggin-Nettles to the Sacred Order of Priests

June 28, 2017- The Rev. Jane-Allison Elaine Wiggin-Nettles was ordained to the Sacred Order of Priests at Christ Episcopal Church, Covington. Celebrant: The Rt. Rev. Morris K Thomspon, Jr., Bishop ...
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