The Hindu celebration of Krishna’s birth will be celebrated Aug. 23-24. Krishna is the eighth avatar, or incarnation, of Lord Vishnu, a Hindu god.
"Making a Difference," a workshop for clergy and those involved in full-time ministry, will be held Sept. 24-26 at the Bishop Robert E. Tracy Center, 1800 S. Acadian Thruway.
Retirement from the ministry has afforded former Pastor Steve Rhodes the time to pursue more of his passion — mentoring men and helping foster the lives of youngsters.
LEONVILLE — The fifth annual Féte-Dieu du Teche, the Eucharistic boat procession down Bayou Teche, will take place on Thursday, Aug. 15, the Feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary.
This fall is shaping up to be a great season for music. Announcements for Christian concerts in south Louisiana have been coming in on a steady basis for the past few weeks.
St. James Episcopal Church is conducting open auditions for its 2019-20 St. James Treble Choir, which is composed of girls at least age 8 and boys with unchanged voices.
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.