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    /slideshows/homeCustom1920x625/FB%20tower.jpg New bell tower blessed at St. Maria Goretti, Westfield “The tower points to heaven and reminds us of what this life is about, while the bells serve as a call to God’s people — his Church." - Fr. Haines
    /slideshows/homeCustom1920x625/DSC08397.JPG St. Charles Borromeo Parish, Peru, celebrates 150th anniversary of church building “Generations of Catholic Christians have come here to find strength, in the presence of our Lord." - Fr. Mauman
    /slideshows/homeCustom1920x625/IMG_3145.JPG We are the people of God uniting in the heart of Jesus Christ. We join the whole Church in proclaiming the Gospel in Word, Sacrament and Charity for the salvation of all people. https://www.dol-in.org/documents/2015/10/Uniting%20in%20Heart%20Pastoral%20Plan%202015%20WEB.pdf _parent
    /slideshows/homeCustom1920x625/St%20Nicholas.JPG St. Nicholas Visits Diocesan Schools! Classes at St. Mary School in Alexandria and Holy Cross School in Anderson were treated to the true story of Ol' St. Nick.
  • Uniting in Heart...

    As years pass, the story of the Church in the Diocese of Lafayette will unfold. In order for the Church to continue to thrive, it must return again and again to the founding story of Christ, which will correct how we live and pray. By sharing our hope in Christ and trusting in his power to unite and heal, Christianity will endure through the end of time. It is our mission and our duty to keep the light of Christ aflame. Let us now go forth, with the help of this plan, to both carry and pass that light on to future generations.

    Bishop Timothy L. Doherty
    Given the 5th day of July in the year 2015