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Diocese of Western Louisiana

Churches Assessing Damage from Hurricane Ida

“We have a long recovery ahead of us.”

Western Louisiana Bishop Authorizes, Then Rescinds, Virtual Consecration

"After a gracious conversation with the office of the Presiding Bishop,” Owensby wrote, “I understand that virtual consecration of elements at a physical or geographical distance from the Altar exceeds the recognized bounds set by our rubrics and inscribed in our theology of the Eucharist."

900-mile Ordination Journey

New priest Sean David Duncan: “The people of St. Paul’s really know how to put on a party. I could not have asked for a better ordination.”

D. Bruce MacPherson, 1940-2017

The Rt. Rev. D. Bruce MacPherson, former Bishop of Western Louisiana and former president of the Living Church Foundation’s board of directors and trustees, died Dec. 21.

Updated: Tragedy in Dallas

Responses by the bishops of Dallas, Fort Worth, Western Louisiana, Central Florida, and California

Same-sex Blessings for W. La.

Bishop Jacob Owensby grants permission for Lafayette, Shreveport parishes to bless same-sex couples.


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