HOUMA, La. (AP) - Construction is expected to start soon on a new building at St. Matthew's Episcopal Church and School. The Courier reports the church's century-old sanctuary at Belanger and Barrow streets in downtown Houma was destroyed in a fire in 2011. Since then, parishioners have worshiped at Grace... more »
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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It's been one year since flames destroyed Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church in Lafayette, and Sunday, the congregation embarked on a new beginning.
With the turn of soil, parishioners are gearing up for the rebuilding of Our Lady Queen of Peace Church. This marking one year since... 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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In the spirit of Martin Luther King Day, volunteers are helping rebuild a community in Acadiana. Monday was the first day of work and more than 75 volunteers and AmeriCorps members from across the country were already making a difference.
"It's a matter of community investment and not so... more »
CHALMETTE, La. (AP) - The St. Bernard Parish port is getting more money to rebuild from Hurricane Katrina. The Federal Emergency Management Agency is giving the St. Bernard Parish Port Harbor and Terminal District about $1.9 million to repair office spaces in a warehouse. FEMA has given the port $12.4... more »