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Photographs: The Rev. Watson Lamb- New Chaplain at Chapel of the Holy Spirit

February 19, 2017- The Rev. Watson Lamb celebrates his first Holy Eucharist as chaplain of Chapel of the Holy Spirit, New Orleans ...
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The Soul of Money- Lenten Reflections with Bishop Thompson

Beginning on Ash Wednesday, March 1, Bishop Thompson will be sending out a reflection each Wednesday during Lent on the Soul of Money by Lynne Twist. If you would like ...
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Photographs: Final Service for All Souls

Photographs from the celebration of the ministry of All Souls Episcopal Church & Community Center on January 8, 2017. In the service. parishioners and friends shared memories of their connection ...
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Photographs: The Rev. Chris Capaldo First Sunday at Church of the Holy Communion

January 15, 2017- The Rev. Chris Capaldo celebrates his first Holy Eucharist as rector of Church of the Holy Communion, Plaquemine. Gospel Alleluia #episcopal #edola #church #gospel A video posted ...
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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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Rector Search: Trinity Episcopal Church, New Orleans

Parish Profile: Parish Profile Trinity NOLA OTM Ministry Portfolio: Trinity OTM Trinity Church, located in the heart of New Orleans, is a beautiful historic church home to a vital, active, growing congregation ...
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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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Trinity, Baton Rouge, Seeking Curate/Chaplain

TRINITY EPISCOPAL CHURCH AND DAY SCHOOL, BATON ROUGE JOB DESCRIPTION FOR CURATE/CHAPLAIN Trinity is seeking an energetic priest or transitional deacon who is willing to take on leadership responsibilities in ...
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Message from the Bishop: Important News Regarding All Souls Episcopal Church

The writer of Ecclesiastes tells us that there is a season for everything under the sun.  Everything has a life cycle, even churches. Over the past couple of years, All ...
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Photographs: The Rev. Ashley Freeman Celebrates His First Holy Eucharist at St. Patrick’s

November 27, 2016, First Sunday of Advent, the Rev. Ashley Freeman's first Sunday as rector of St. Patrick's, Zachary ...
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Photographs: 179th Annual Convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Louisiana

Photographs from the 179th Annual Convention of the Diocese of the Episcopal Church of Louisiana ...
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Bishop’s Address to the 179th Convention

The Rt. Rev. Morris K. Thompson, Jr., Eleventh Bishop of Louisiana, addresses the 179th Convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Louisiana on November 4, 2016. See full transcript below video. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MeHv6A9s9s4?rel=0 ...
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St. Martin’s Episcopal Schools gets ‘younger’ with latest campus addition | NOLA.com

St. Martin's Episcopal School might be celebrating high school homecoming this fall, but on the other part of campus, the cries of infants will soon be heard. Read the article ...
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Faith in the forest — Camp Hardtner celebrates 75 years in Cenla

Anniversary celebration set for SaturdayCamp Hardtner started as a summer camp for Episcopal youth from across the state, and while that mission continues, it is also a place for youth, ...
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Louisiana dioceses prepare long-term response to catastrophic flood

Louisiana Bishop Morris K. Thompson, the Rev. Canon Shannon Manning, canon to the ordinary in the Diocese of Louisiana, and the Rev. Elaine Clements, a deacon and the diocese’s disaster ...
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Louisiana: St. Francis continues to recover from the ‘Great Flood’

St. Francis Episcopal Church in Denham Springs, Louisiana, just east of Baton Rouge was flooded with 2- to-3 feet of water. Now gutted, church leadership is waiting on government officials ...
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St. Margaret’s Welcomes Their New Priest-in-Charge

Sunday, September 11, the people of St. Margaret's Episcopal Church welcomed the Rev. Tommy Dillon as their new priest-in-charge. The service opened up with a renewal of the  baptismal covenant and included ...
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Notice of the Death of the Rev’d Gene Haddock

Obituary for the Rev'd Gene Haddock Dear Friends, I write to inform you that the Rev'd Gene Haddock, passed away this morning. Fr. Haddock was a canonically attached, retired priest ...
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Interim Executive Director Appointed for Solomon Center

Bishop Thompson has appointed William "Bill" Soileau as the Interim Executive Director of the Solomon Episcopal Conference Center. Soileau is a member of Christ Church Cathedral in New Orleans and ...
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Clergy Transitions August 2016

Deacon Charles deGravelles was assigned by Bishop Thompson to serve as deacon at St. Andrew's, Bayou Dularge. He will continue to serve as deacon at Trinity, Baton Rouge. The Vestry ...
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