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Ignatius both encourages and says goodbye to Polycarp and his people

What a life!
By Father Wilmer Todd

We continue with St. Ignatius of Antioch’ letter to Bishop Polycarp on his way to martyrdom in the Roman Colosseum.Read More...
September 13 at 3:32 pm
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First ad appears in race for treasurer

The chatter among the lawmakers and lobbyists at late last month at the annual LegisGator event, at L’Auberge in Lake Charles, included reports on a commercial many had seen on their hotel television screens that morning.Read More...
September 13 at 3:28 pm
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State coast getting share of plastics

Perhaps we should change the name of the Gulf of Mexico to the “Gulf of Plastics,” according to a survey made by Mark Benfield, an LSU oceanographer. Read More...
August 31 at 4:46 pm
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Jesus’ commandment: ‘Love one another as I have loved you’

What a Life! by Father Wilmer Todd

Two weekends ago, citizens in our country and around the world experienced something that we thought was in our past: torch-bearing white supremacists shouting racist and anti-Semitic slogans at the citizens of Charlottesville, VA; a car driven by a Nazi sympathizer killing one person and seriously injuring 19 others; people carrying Nazi flags and giving the Nazi salute. Read More...
August 31 at 4:43 pm
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Some lawmakers considering departmental reforms

When lawmakers debate taxes and spending during the next session another budget issue should be added to the mix.

And that would be departmental reforms, according to Senate Natural Resources Chairman Norby Chabert, R-Houma. Read More...
August 31 at 4:37 pm
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Oil spill claims process nearing end

After five years, nearly 400,000 claims and more than $9 billion in payment offers, BP’s massive settlement program may be coming to a close within the next five months.Read More...
August 18 at 7:29 pm
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Being alone with the Lord each day can help us get our priorities straight

Father Wilmer Todd

In one of his daily meditation Bishop Sam Jacobs make a distinction between aloneness and loneliness. Read More...
August 09 at 2:17 pm
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There’s good and bad in St. Charles Parish

There has been good news and bad news about the safety of being in St. Charles Parish lately. Read More...
August 09 at 2:11 pm
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Our neighbor may need some help getting a boss

Residents of St. Charles should pay attention not only to their own parish government, but also to the big parish government next door. Read More...
August 02 at 8:00 am
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All types of laws govern our everyday actions

By Wilmer L. ToddRead More...
August 02 at 8:00 am
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Peacefulness should be the way of our lives

Terror struck the world again when as a motor vehicle steered off the road on London Bridge and plowed into more than 20 people, turning an area of bars and restaurants into a scene of human screams, injuries and deaths. Read More...
June 15 at 10:00 am
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God wants us to give up the cheap things in life so we can receive real treasures

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By Father Willie ToddRead More...
June 15 at 9:10 am
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Lawsuit against superintendent to move outside the session

Despite pleas to hold a hearing before the regular session ends, 19th Judicial District Court Judge William Morvant appears prepared to wait until August to address a lawsuit that questions the employment status of Education Superintendent John White.Read More...
June 14 at 1:02 am
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St. Charles Parish Hospital: Quality healthcare in St. Charles Parish

By Austin Reeder, CEO of St. Charles Parish Hospital

As the new chief executive officer of St. Charles Parish Hospital, I would like to take this opportunity to thank you all for welcoming me into your community. Read More...
June 09 at 3:21 pm
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Jesus told us that his followers live in the world but not of the world

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By Father Wilmer ToddRead More...
June 07 at 2:51 pm
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Study says Louisiana hosted largest tax increase in U.S.

Louisiana implemented the largest tax increase in the United States in 2016, according to a 50-state survey compiled by the National Conference of State Legislatures.Read More...
June 07 at 2:48 pm
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Ama writer’s first children’s book published
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“Andre’s Great Day” is Trina Triche’s newly published book about a teenage boy’s play day but with the fun problem of how to spend $100 his dad gave him.