Chabad of Baton Rouge, the local affiliate of the Jewish Learning Institute, will offer "Journey of the Soul: How to Look at Life, Death and the Rest — in Peace," a new six-session course by the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute that will explore the…
As an American, as a Black man and as a Christian, the deadly attack on our nation's capital on Jan. 6 was difficult to watch.
The African American United Methodist churches in the Baton Rouge Area will celebrate Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday at 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 18, in an online session via Zoom that's open to the public.
As part of its annual January Thaw, the Interfaith Federation of Greater Baton Rouge is hosting online events about peace on Tuesday, Jan. 5.
The emotional, physical, spiritual and even economic impact of the coronavirus on the Baton Rouge-area faith community and its resilient response to the pandemic was without doubt the top local religion news in 2020.
Seven members of Greater Mount Carmel Baptist Church of Scotlandville who are 90 and older were recognized during services on Sunday, Dec. 13.
Chabad of Baton Rouge will again host a public menorah celebration on the steps of the State Capitol on Sunday, Dec. 13, the fourth night of the eight-day Chanukah celebration.
Many Christmas cards and other Christmas art feature a brilliant Bethlehem star, also a favorite tree topper.
Advent is the first season of the Christian church year. The season includes the four Sundays leading up to Christmas. Christians are also awaiting the return of Jesus, which is also called Advent.
It has been disheartening over the past few years and particularly this election season to see people of faith — Black and White, Democrats and Republicans, conservatives and liberals — seemingly lose their minds, sense of decorum and long-standin…
The Star of Bethlehem Baptist Church, 1204 St. Joseph St., will celebrate its 111th anniversary at 10 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 22 in the church parking lot.
The congregation of First Emmanuel Missionary Baptist Church will celebrate the Rev. Henry J. Brown for his 24 years as pastor at 9 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 15.
Author John Wijngaards tackles a controversial topic in his new book from Acadian House Publishing in Lafayette.
The Sounds of CommUNITY Concert, scheduled to be held online at 4 p.m. Nov. 15, has released its program for the 30th performance.
Bishop Michael Duca, the leader of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Baton Rouge, on Saturday will join other Catholic leaders, St. James Parish residents and environmental groups opposed to a proposed Formosa Plastics complex for an early All Saints …
Chabad of Baton Rouge is offering a new six-session course from the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute titled "Secrets of the Bible: Iconic Stories, Mystical Meanings, and Their Lessons for Life."
Recently I received the book “The Bible & Ancient Science,” then I heard about a group study book, “Science & Christianity.”
It was mostly dogs of all shapes and sizes, although there with two cats and a pot-bellied pig, that came with their owners to the blessing of pets hosted Sunday afternoon by Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center.
In honor of the Feast Day of St. Francis of Assisi, Our Lady of the Lake is hosting its annual pet blessing for the community and their animals at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 4.
With the High Holidays approaching and the coronavirus creating difficulties for many in joining a traditional synagogue service, Chabad of Baton Rouge will hold an outdoor shofar service at 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 20, on the Mississippi River levee …
Three students from Baton Rouge and five from Paulina are among the winners in Family Rosary's 22nd annual “Try Prayer! It Works!” contest, which encourages students to express their faith through art, video, poetry and prose.
If you're looking for something to do, take a trip to the New Orleans Museum of Art. Among its exhibits, you will find several religious-themed exhibitions.
The annual CommUNITY Prayer Breakfast hosted by the Interfaith Federation of Greater Baton Rouge will be held at 8 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 1.
Six bouts with cancer, a stroke and the loss of her husband has left Melissa Dunn-Davis even more grateful for the blessings of God.
The Star of Bethlehem Baptist Church, 1204 St. Joseph St., Baton Rouge, is holding a drive-thru Pastor's Parade at 10 a.m. Sunday, July 26, to celebrate the 20th anniversary and 70th birthday of its pastor, the Rev. Henry J. Brown. The parade will…
This past week was an interesting moment for those who study the split of the Southern Baptist Convention.
Long before she became the pastor of Refuge Ministries in Baker, Naisha Cooper shared the word of God in the beauty salon she started in 1998.