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Covington parishioners raise money to help Louisiana flood victims

COVINGTON – When floodwaters swept through southern Louisiana in August, Tommy LaCour’s 92-year-old aunt had to climb atop the roof of her Baton Rouge home to be rescued. Every member of LaCour’s family sustained damage to their homes; some of his cousins lost everything.


From paranoia to metanoia

Sometimes we’re a mystery to ourselves, or, perhaps more accurately, sometimes we don’t realize how much paranoia we carry within ourselves. A lot of things tend to ruin our day.

Father Ron Rolheiser


'Catholic writer' a familiar shorthand for author Ron Hansen

TORONTO - The website of St. Joseph of Cupertino Parish in California displays "Deacon Ron Hansen" as the last name on its clergy staff list.