08/15/20 1:40 am
CNA Staff, Aug 14, 2020 / 06:40 pm (CNA).- The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops said Friday that a staff member who recently said she was “elated” by the selection of Senator Kamala Harris as Joe Biden’s presidential running mate was not speaking on behalf of the conference.
“At no point are Conference staff authorized to speak on behalf of the bishops in support of, or in opposition to, candidates for elected office,” said James Rogers, chief communications officer for the bishops’ conference.Read More
08/15/20 12:05 am
Denver Newsroom, Aug 14, 2020 / 05:05 pm (CNA).- A Portland street evangelist whose Bibles were burned in an Aug. 1 street protest says although he is disappointed that some of the Bibles he distributed were destroyed, he believes the positive impact of his ministry outweighs the negative actions of a few protestors.
Alan Summerhill, an Evangelical Christian, told CNA he has been giving out free Bibles out of his truck in cities across the Pacific Northwest ever since his retirement three and a half years ago. He said he typically buys cases of Bibles, for about a dollar per book, to give away.Read More
08/14/20 11:14 pm
Denver Newsroom, Aug 14, 2020 / 04:14 pm (CNA).- Governor Pete Ricketts of Nebraska is set to sign a ban on dilation and evacuation abortions into law at a ceremony on Saturday, after the bill passed the state legislature on Thursday.
The Nebraska Catholic Conference, one of the main organizations supporting the legislation, announced that the signing would take place outside on the steps of the state capitol at 11am Aug. 15. Attendees are asked to wear a mask.Read More
Welcome to Ascension of Our Lord & St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Churches in historic Donaldsonville, Louisiana - A Eucharistic Community since 1772. Establishment of our Catholic faith community pre-dates Donaldsonville by 50 years, at a time when the US territory was served by missionary clergy of the Catholic Church in Europe.
Dear Parishioners of Ascension of our Lord and St. Francis of Assisi Parishes,
We are attempting to update our records and one item that we are in need of from every registered family is an EMAIL ADDRESS, if you have one! I am kindly requesting that you please submit your email address to the office. Please EMAIL us your name, phone number, and email address and submit it to [email protected]
Please share with other parishioners and encourage them to submit their information as well.
Church Attendance Guidelines
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Celebration of First Communion, June 2020
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Dear Parishioners,Ascension and St. Francis has once again been asked to host a seminarian ... Read More »
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To the Clergy,Religious and Faithful of the Diocese of Baton Rouge
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