Annual African American Catholic Youth Congress will be held at the St. Thomas More Catholic High School. This event take place on Saturday, November 17, 2012, from 8 a.m until 6 p.m. This is a peer-on-peer leadership program filled with: dramatic interpretations, music and dance and workshops. This year's Keynote... more »
Event Name- African American Catholic Youth Congress
Organization- Catholic Diocese of Lafayette
Event Place- St. Thomas More Catholic High School
Event Date- November 19, 2011
Event Time- 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Event Phone Number: -337-261-5694
Event Website: - diolaf.org
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NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The New Orleans African American Museum in Treme is getting a big boost. Mayor Mitch Landrieu says the museum is getting $3 million in federal funds to help pay for renovations and expansion of the museum. The museum is based in the Treme Villa, an 1828... more »
African American Catholic Youth Congress will be held at St. Thomas More High School on November 20th, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. This is a Peer on Peer Leadership Program.
For registration visit: www.diolaf.org
The Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish Church on Pont Des Mouton Road was the first African-American church in the diocese. Some of "The Apostle" movie scenes were filmed there. It will now become part of the Woodlawn Road historic arts district.
The UL Lafayette community is mourning the loss of a long-time professor. Bradley Pollock died Thursday at the age of 54. Professor Pollock taught African American studies at UL for more than 20 years. He was instrumental in establishing the African American program and its curriculum. Funeral services will be... more »