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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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Spirit Happenings

Church and spiritual activities for one and all ...Read More...
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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Masons reject divinity of Jesus Christ, says Church

Today’s question about Masons is answered by Father Edward McNamara, professor of liturgy at the Regina Apostolorum University.Read More...
February 28, 2007 at 3:16 pm
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Oh no! Barb’s gone ga-ga over a futuristic travel game you need a satellite to play ...

On our recent trip to Colorado, I found myself with a few unscheduled hours, and I was most pleased. Geocaching time!Read More...
February 28, 2007 at 2:57 pm
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Public transportation here could be very beneficial

If global warming is truly an environmental problem of the future, the river parishes are making a step in the right direction. More public transportation and less individual auto traffic will cut down on emissions that have been blamed for it in the earth’s atmosphere.Read More...
February 28, 2007 at 2:49 pm
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Founding fathers believed in our Constitution ... do you?

For years now, America has been faced with a constitutional crisis over what the Constitution means and who it applies to.Read More...
February 28, 2007 at 2:45 pm
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Al Gore is quite the comedian

It’s hard not to like Al Gore, whether you agree with him politically or not.Read More...
February 28, 2007 at 2:45 pm
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Parish postpones $525K site  purchase for P&Z relocation
Parish postpones $525K site purchase for P&Z relocation
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Although the St. Charles Parish government had advertised its intent to buy a 5.6-acre site in Hahnville to expand government services, the move was reversed at Monday’s council meeting.