Administrators at Opelousas Catholic School tell KATC 15 year old Meghan Briley (pictured), a sophomore at the school has passed away. Meghan was being treated for a brain tumor.
This is the fourth death of an Opelousas Catholic student this year. Back in April, juniors Morgan Adams and Sarah... more »
On the Catholic calender, March 19th marked the feast of St. Joseph. It was observed in many churches across Acadiana with an altar bearing gifts of cakes, pastries and fruits to pay homage to St. Joseph.
The altar is a tradition dating back to the middle ages, when catholics... more »
The present church (Immaculate Conception) was built in 1853 and was originally used as a chapel. It has been changed and enlarged considerably over time, making it one of the oldest church buildings in use in the Diocese of Lafayette. The church became its own parish in 1854.
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I know it is a bit late, but today I share with you some Christmas gift suggestions, courtesy of a gentleman by the name of Owen Arnold. He suggests that you give:
To your enemy, forgiveness; To an opponent, tolerance; To a friend, your heart; To a customer, service;... more »
LAFAYETTE-Bishop Michael Jarrell of the Diocese of Lafayette, has issued a letter to all pastors, administrators and parish life coordinators of Catholic church parishes in the diocese urging a special collection this weekend or as soon as possible thereafter for relief efforts in Haiti following the devastation of the recent... more »