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Third Order of Mary

The St. Agnes Confraternity of the Third Order of Mary will hold its monthly meeting at 3 PM on Sunday, November 10, at St. Agnes Parish, 749 East Boulevard in Baton Rouge. Please call (225) 272-5915 for more information.

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Planned Giving

6 Ways to Benefit from a Year-End Gift


The final months of the year are traditionally considered the season of giving. In addition to the gifts we give to the important people in our lives, this season of generosity also offers a prime opportunity to show support for the causes we love. When you support the Diocese of Baton Rouge, not only will others benefit, but so will you.

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And, for additional information concerning Diocese of Baton Rouge Planned Giving options, please visit the “Plan My Legacy” page through the Office of Stewardship website: http://officeofstewardship.planmylegacy.org

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  • I’m Watching You


    He won Academy Awards for playing Jake LaMotta and the young Vito Corleone. Arguably, he’s better known for portraying Travis Bickle and Jimmy Conway. For another generation of moviegoers, however, Robert De Niro may be just as well known for a now ubiquitous gesture he popularized as Jack Tiberius Byrnes, a retired CIA agent and Ben Stiller’s father-in-law in a series of recent comedies. “I’m

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  • The Great I AM

    The Great I AM

    Some form of identity theft has plagued tens of millions of Americans, producing billions of dollars in real losses and lost productivity, as well as consumer concern and unease. The subject of personal identity arises in the counseling offices of the nation’s professional psychologists and clinicians too, a topic of perpetual interest to

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  • Unexpected Evidence of God’s Creative Hand

    Unexpected Evidence of God’s Creative Hand

     

    Easter Island is the most remote habitable scrap of land in the world, an island only about sixty-six miles square, and located in the southeast Pacific, about 1300 miles from the nearest Polynesian island. Though known for its iconic eighty-ton “moai” statues, the island once knew

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  • Learning from the Father

    Learning from the Father


    For those in the Deep South, spring seems right around the corner, and a new season provides novel opportunities to build relationships, to serve others, to start fresh. Much of what we know of relationships, of course, comes from others—our parents, members of our

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  • Giving, a Thoughtful Response

    In the typical retail checkout line, consumers negotiate a sensory version of the punitive gauntlet, assailed on either side by rack and row of magazines and mints, tools and toys. And we buy. We buy impulsively. Marketing firms know we do. So do retailers. A magazine for the long ride, a pack of gum for after the party, a candy bar for the kids, a gift card for a friend.

    Researchers have long asked how and

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Stewardship Today is a monthly devotional newsletter designed to assist Catholics everywhere in developing a greater understanding of the role of stewardship in everyday life.
All we are, and all we possess, are gifts from God for our use and for the blessing of others. Through wise stewardship, we invest our time, our talents and our treasures to the glory of God.

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