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Photographs: St. Francis Dedicates New Sanctuary

Photographs and videos from the St. Francis, Denham Springs, Facebook Page: ...
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Clergy Transitions Since the 180th Annual Convention

Clergy Transitions (Since the 180th Annual Convention on November 3, 2017) New Clergy in the Diocese The Rev. John "Brad" St. Romain was licensed to the Diocese of Louisiana from the ...
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Invitation to the 181st Annual Convention

August 20, 2018 Dear Clergy and Wardens of the Diocese of Louisiana, It is my honor and privilege as your Bishop, to give you notice of the 181st Convention of ...
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Obituary of the Rev. James Douglass

Father James Hereford Douglass passed from this life to be with his Eternal Father on July 15, 2018 at the age of 91. James Douglass was born in DeQuincy, Louisiana ...
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Photographs: Ordination of the Rev. Gina Jenkins

The Rev. Gina Brewster Jenkins was ordained to the Sacred Order of Priests on Monday, July 25 at St. Paul's, New Orleans. She will begin as chaplain of St. Paul's ...
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Photographs: Ordination of the Rev. Stephen Shortess

The Rev. Stephen Shortess was ordained to the Sacred Order of Priests on Saturday, June 23 at St. John's, Thibodaux. He served his first Sunday as priest-in-charge of St. John's ...
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Louisiana deputies attend Province IV Synod in preparation for General Convention

by Ann Ball, General Convention Deputy The Diocese of Louisiana was well represented with a full slate of deputies and representatives at the Province IV Synod and other meetings held ...
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The 2018 ECW Honored Women

The 22nd Presentation of Honored Women By the Episcopal Church Women In the Diocese of Louisiana May 19, 2018 Christ Episcopal Church Covington, Louisiana Recognized for her ministry and service ...
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St. George’s Parish Children’s and Youth Minister

Position Summary To lead, administer, maintain, develop, and continuously improve the ministry of St. George’s Episcopal Church to the children, teenagers, and young adults in its community in a manner ...
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St. Luke’s, Baton Rouge Seeks an Assistant Priest Update: Filled

St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Baton Rouge, Louisiana seeks an energetic priest with parish experience to assist the Rector with preaching, teaching, liturgical, sacramental, pastoral care, and administrative responsibilities. A ...
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St. Francis Breaks Ground on a New Sanctuary

When St. Francis was founded in 1952, a plan was made to build a sanctuary on the 5-acre campus. Until then, the church would worship in a building originally designed ...
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2018 Gaudet Community Grant Recipients Announced

The Gaudet Committee announced the awarding of ten community grants for the 2018 program year. The Gaudet Community Grant provides funding for not-for-profit agencies that create, manage, and expand educational opportunities ...
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Rector Search: St. James, Baton Rouge (Closed)

The search has been closed. 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 ...
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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

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

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

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

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 Update: Filled

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

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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