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GET YOUR FISH DINNERS DURING LENT

Every Friday during lent the Knights of Columbus are frying fish throughout St. Charles Parish. locations include St. Charles Borremeo in Destrehan, Holy Family Church in Luling, the KC Hall on Spruce St. in Norco, and St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Paradis. Dinners for sale beginning at 5 p.m. First come, first served.
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March 28, 2007 at 4:37 pm
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Passion of Christ is revealed in a friend’s bicycle accident

A very dear friend of mine had a bike accident right before my eyes recently, and ended up having a few big and deep cuts around one of her eyes. Her husband and I rushed her to the emergency room, certain she would need a few good stitches. Read More...
March 28, 2007 at 4:36 pm
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‘Angel’ with cancer needs your help

I was first "introduced" to Angel Gordon when I saw her flyer on the door of a local convenience store. A photo of Angel with a shy little smile was next to the text, "Blood Drive on Behalf of Student/Cancer Patient". My heart broke. I signed up to be a donor and solicited family members to do the same.Read More...
March 28, 2007 at 4:05 pm
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16 years in community ed and Barbara STILL can’t paint a lick!

The school board sends out a schedule of community ed classes twice a year, and twice a year I feel like a kid planning her Christmas wish list out of the big Sears catalog. Read More...
March 21, 2007 at 3:38 pm
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Vision of Mary changed Houma trucker Louis Saia’s life

On Saturday, we went to the Saia Compound in Houma, where there was prayer, stations of the cross, rosary, Mass and more prayer.Read More...
March 21, 2007 at 3:21 pm
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Governor takes the right course of action

Gov. Kathleen Blanco changed the political atmosphere in Louisiana considerably Tuesday night when she announced she would not seek re-election. Instead, she would pay all of her attention to getting Louisiana out of the many quagmires that have existed since Hurricanes Katrina and Rita laid their tolls.Read More...
March 21, 2007 at 1:18 pm
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What to expect when you’re baptized in the Holy Spirit

A deeper union with God, greater love for others - and that’s just the beginning

Stir up the Holy Spirit in yourself and your teenagers - workshop this month.
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March 14, 2007 at 5:22 pm
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Here are four steps to save Louisiana’s coast

With so much attention being paid to the deterioration of the Louisiana coast these days, it would seem there would be a great deal of work underway to stop it. But there isn’t.Read More...
March 14, 2007 at 5:18 pm
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Free trade could help our image in South America

President Bush has turned his attention into a new direction, one that has not occupied the attention of American presidents in quite some time.Read More...
March 14, 2007 at 5:17 pm
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GOP likes abortion and gay marriage?

Question: When did Republicans begin embracing flip-floppers who support abortion, gun control, gay marriage, illegal immigrants and amnesty? Read More...
March 14, 2007 at 5:16 pm
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School millage renewal: it’s a smart investment in our children’s future

School millage renewal: it’s a smart investment in our children’s futureRead More...
March 14, 2007 at 5:09 pm
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Read how fate made a writer of St. Rose’s Farrah Rochon

Farrah Rochon grew up in Edgard and credits her aunt for instilling in her a love of reading. The daughter of an English teacher, Farrah received her Masters in Psychology from Southeastern Louisiana University and was pursuing her Ph.D. with the intent to become a teacher herself. Somewhere along the way, fate stepped in.Read More...
March 14, 2007 at 5:03 pm
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March 07, 2007 at 3:21 pm
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Week of celebration for St. Katharine

EDITOR’S NOTE: Xavier University’s Office of Campus Ministry and the New Orleans Alumni Chapter, Club #1 are celebrating, through March 10, St. Katharine Drexel, whose feast day was March 3.Read More...
March 07, 2007 at 3:03 pm
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Don’t miss your last chance to speak out on I-49

A hearing will be held at the parish courthouse March 27 from 4:30 to 8:30 p. m. with additional hearings at the Alario Center in Westwego on March 22 from 4 to 8 p. m. and at the Knights of Columbus Home at 115 Buford St. in Raceland March 29 from 4 to 8 p. m.Read More...
March 07, 2007 at 2:52 pm
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Twinkies for Lent? Sure, if you eat the fried catfish first

The Lenten season is upon us. This may not mean much to you if you're not a Christian, but there's no mistaking that Lent is here - just lift your nose and sniff. When you live in a predominantly Catholic area, you just can't help but associate Lent with the smell of frying fish.Read More...
March 07, 2007 at 2:50 pm
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St. Charles Sheriff's Office investigating the homicide of Destrehan man
St. Charles Sheriff's Office investigating the homicide of Destrehan man
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The St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating the shooting death of a Destrehan man found dead at around 5:09 p.m. today (March 16).