The 27th annual Sounds of CommUNITY concert, sponsored by the Interfaith Federation of Greater Baton Rouge, will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 21, at St. Aloysius Catholic Church.
Friday, May 19, 2017
Friday, May 12, 2017
Churches look for ways to minister. Sometimes, though, a ministry finds them. Such is the case with the Community of Christ Church food pantry.
Friday, May 12, 2017
Monday, May 08, 2017
A speaking engagement in Baton Rouge this week by 97-year-old Holocaust survivor Marthe Cohn has been canceled because her husband is sick, the event's organizer announced Monday.
Friday, May 05, 2017
Longtime University Presbyterian Church members recall the 1960s, when curtains covered the large window behind the pulpit. One Sunday, the youth group was leading the service and asked that the curtains be opened.
Saturday, April 29, 2017
Friday, April 28, 2017
The Labyrinth Society invites people to “take steps for peace and be part of a global walk on World #LabyrinthDay,” on Saturday, May 6, and to "Walk as One at 1" that afternoon.
Friday, April 21, 2017
Sunday, April 16, 2017
More than 140 volunteers served meals, handed out Easter baskets and matched clothes and shoes to 640 people in need Easter Sunday at the St. Vincent de Paul Dining Hall, said Michael Acaldo, president of St. Vincent de Paul charities for the Bato…
Friday, April 14, 2017
Editor’s note: Oct. 31 will mark the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation, and in this column once each month we will discuss people, events and places important to the anniversary.
Friday, April 14, 2017
Sunday, April 09, 2017
Two churches sit across from each other on Old Hammond Highway near O’Neal Lane. Both flooded in August and their congregants have spent the past few months rebuilding.
Friday, April 07, 2017
Friday, March 31, 2017
When it comes to Christian voices on social media, David Regier doesn’t hold a candle to Joel Osteen, Franklin Graham and many other famous preachers. In fact, despite his recently published book, you’d be hard pressed to find anyone outside his m…
Monday, March 27, 2017
Floodwaters not only washed into Full Gospel United Pentecostal Church's food pantry last August but also carried away all of the people who came there for help.
Friday, March 24, 2017
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Friday, March 17, 2017
Thursday, March 16, 2017
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Friday, March 10, 2017
For more than 50 years, St. George Catholic Church parishioners have worshiped in a building not originally built for that purpose. It is an understatement to say that is no longer the case.
A 2017 St. Joseph Altar at Cypress Springs Mercedarian Prayer Center seemed unlikely after the 2016 flood. But the center has been ahead of schedule ever since the waters receded.
A special presentation was made Feb. 19 to Trenisha Jackson, widow of Baton Rouge police Cpl. Montrell Jackson, and their son Mason Jackson at Star Hill Baptist Church .
Thursday, March 09, 2017
A priest with a unique gift for counseling both parishioners and priests, Father Michael Collins served the Diocese of Baton Rouge for decades before his death this week at the age of 74.
Friday, March 03, 2017
The Baton Rouge Hindu community has lost one of its spiritual leaders with the death of Madhurendo Kumar, a priest at two local temples and a Sanskrit scholar.
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Looking for something to give up for Lent? You might try searching the Twitter hashtag #Lent2017. Unless, that is, you're one of the people giving up social media. That's one popular choice as faithful make small and large sacrifices leading up to…
Friday, February 24, 2017
The Rev. Larrye-Marie Heyl was ordained as a minister of religious science in ceremonies Feb. 18 at the home of Tom Tarver and Roy Phelps in St. Gabriel.
Friday, February 17, 2017
Editor’s note: Oct. 31 marks the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation. Once a month the Facets of Faith column will focus on the people, events and places that are important to the anniversary.
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Saturday, February 11, 2017
Toby Mac brought his “Hits Deep Tour” back to Louisiana Friday night, and hit deep it did with more than three-and-a-half hours of music in the Cajundome in Lafayette.
Friday, February 10, 2017
Sunday, February 05, 2017
Conversation wasn't easy, as English is still new for the six refugee children who had been recently resettled in the Baton Rouge area. Hanging out with unknown teenagers can be awkward, especially when it might seem little is in common between lo…