A new bell now sits a-top of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Washington.
Nearly two years ago the more than 150 year old church burned to the ground. Since then, parishioners have held mass next door in their family center while the church is rebuilt.
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More than a year ago, a historic church in Washington went up in flames. Now progress is being made to rebuild what was lost.
"It's been an experience because I've never built a church from the ground up like this," said Father Albert Nunez.
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An arrest in a recent hate crime at a Lafayette church.
Now there was vandalism Saturday morning at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, but two weeks ago---just half-a-mile away at Saint John's Baptist Church, similar vandalism. Derogatory words were painted on the outside of the church and threatening... more »
Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church and School on Surrey Street in Lafayette was vandalized overnight. Police say numerous derogatory words were painted on the buildings and sidewalks (left) in the complex and a threatening note was also found. Church personnel believe the vandalism happened between 6:30 pm on Friday... more »
The Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Washington is moving forward, after the historic church burnt to the ground on January 14th. The exact cause of the fire hasn't been determined yet, but Father Albert Nunez said he believes the fire started from an old gas-powered heater in the attic.
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WASHINGTON, La. (AP) - There is still no word on the cause of a fire that destroyed the 155-year-old Immaculate Conception Catholic Church earlier this month. However, The Rev. Albert Nunez told The Daily World on Tuesday that the church is forging ahead with rebuilding, with its building committee scheduled... more »
Church Fire Update: The fire chief says it appears the fire at the Immaculate Conception Church started from the heating system. Churchgoers say they've been having problems with the heater since this weekend. They started smelling smoke during the 6:00 am service; they noticed flames coming from the attic at... more »
Firefighters in Washington are battling a fire at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church right now. KATC has a crew en route and will have more throughout the day on katc.com. Send your pictures to firstname.lastname@example.org. more »
Immaculate Heart of Mary School will be having a BBQ fundraiser on October 16th from 11am - 2pm. They will be selling BBQ chicken dinners.
For more information call, 337-235-7843 or visit, ihmlafayette.com