As a young seminarian, the Rev. Frank Uter visited Denham Springs to check on property for the Diocese of Baton Rouge.
Shortly after her husband’s inauguration as governor in 2016, Donna Edwards toured Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola to learn about its educational programs. While there, she noticed chapels that served inmates’ spiritual needs.
Like all Orthodox churches, worship at St. Matthew the Apostle is a visual experience, with icons, vestments and candles. For 10 of its 13 years of existence, though, there was an incongruous presence in the Divine Liturgy — a refrigerator.
The Rev. Jeff Bayhi will celebrate the 40th anniversary of his ordination to the priesthood with a Mass at 3 p.m. Sunday, June 2, St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Zachary.
A Faith-Based Opioid Epidemic Assembly, offering practical information and resources for assisting congregations, will be held from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, June 1.
The care and passion that Derrick Williams brings to his calling intoministry is the same that he brings to his calling as a sergeant with the Baton Rouge Police Department.
Rabbi Peretz Kazen, of Chabad of Baton Rouge, will offer a six-session course, With All My Heart, by Rohr Jewish Learning Institute that will examine the Jewish art of prayer and spiritual experience.
St. Mark United Methodist Women is co-sponsoring a workshop on mass incarceration with the group Vote — From Chains to Change on May 18.
CORDOVA, Tenn. (AP) — A former New Orleans attorney has become the fourth black female bishop of the U.S. Episcopal Church and the first in the Episcopal Diocese of West Tennessee.
BLIND RIVER, La. (AP) — Among the gum and cypress trees of a southeastern Louisiana swamp, where Spanish moss hangs from the branches and bald eagles and osprey fly overhead, sits a little chapel called Our Lady of Blind River — the legacy of one …
The Sounds of CommUNITY Concert, “Let Our Prayers Rise Up in Song,” will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday, May 5. The 29th annual concert will be staged at Wesley United Methodist Church, 544 Government St.
The Interfaith Federation of Greater Baton Rouge wants to help houses of worship be prepared in the event disaster strikes.
May 1 was the traditional observance of Beltane in Ireland and Scotland. This festival was the beginning of summer, when animals were put to pasture.
A former bishop of Baton Rouge, a local philanthropist and several ministry volunteers will be honored for their service to the local community at “The Cathedral Evening” set for Saturday, May 4, at St. Joseph Cathedral in downtown Baton Rouge.
Composer and musician Michael McDowell will perform "Listen & Reflect: The Passion Like You've Never Experienced" at 7 p.m. Sunday, April 14, at Most Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, 15616 Jefferson Highway.
The preview showing of the locally produced "Law of Life" project last week at the AMC Mall of Louisiana theaters in Baton Rouge had all the star quality of an Academy Awards ceremony.
From the leader of a Catholic university to the leader of the Catholic church, along with a volume on Buddhism with a green point of view, books with a variety of topics have crossed my desk this past month. Here is a sampling.
A little curiosity can go a long way toward connecting people, easing their fears and resolving racial and other differences in our nation, according to the Rev. angel Kyodo williams, a highly sought speaker on race, social and spiritual matters.
A forum to share practical information and resources designed for faith-based leaders to help them respond to the opioid crisis and meet the needs of their congregation is being held from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 26.
Within hours of the news reports about the Friday massacre of at least 49 worshipers at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, the diverse faith groups of Baton Rouge came together to support the Muslim community in its time of grief.
Michael T. Abadie has loved motorcycles since he was 6 years old and his uncle, a state trooper, took him for a ride on his police cycle. It’s never been his profession, but it became a passion.
A building gives an architect a chance to leave a mark. In designing a renovation of the Episcopal School of Baton Rouge’s chapel, Davis Jahncke chose to leave a tribute.
Brothers Joel and Luke Smallbone are otherwise known as the band For King & Country, which will be playing its "Burn the Ships World Tour" at 7 p.m., March 21, at the Heymann Performing Arts Center in Lafayette.
The Interfaith Federation of Greater Baton Rouge is conducting a communitywide assessment to identify ways local congregations respond to the needs of people, especially in times of disasters and emergencies.