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2011 Regional Conferences of Acadiana
Central - North - West - South


Click here to read Bishop Jarrell's request for General Intercesion
for the Louisiana Gulf Coast Oil Spill

Click here to read the Louisiana Bishops' statement in support of the
United States Conference of Catholic Bishops' stance on health care reform

2011 Regional Conferences

 Parishioners open their hearts and wallets
for Haiti relief

A breakdown of funds received from special collections is as follows:

1/26/2010 $156,781.47
2/1/2010 156,660.42
2/4/2010 91,563.93
2/17/2010 80,496.88
2/25/2010 11,417.95
3/10/2010 10,807.71
3/22/2010 23,138.74
4/8/2010 20,865.00
4/26/2010 2,535.00

totaling $554,267.10 donated so far by the people of the Diocese of Lafayette.

One-hundred percent of these funds are being used for aid for the people of Haiti, whatever the needs may be, and are being administered by Catholic Relief Services.

As the donations continue to come in, money will continue to be sent every week to CRS.


Click here for official Diocesan Safe Environment program, forms, and scheduled training/education sessions.



Read about the Pension Protection Act


 Bishop Jarrell Reports on the John Jay Study
on the Abuse of Minors by Members of the Clergy

Parish Pastoral Council Handbook
 (Microsoft Word format)

Map of the Diocese (Warning, VERY large image)
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Click here to read about our cultural diversity.

The Rich History of the Diocese of Lafayette

This web site is still under construction and is constantly being updated, so please visit often and watch us grow!




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