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Christmas Concert

The St. Jean Vianney School band and string orchestra will perform Christmas music in a special holiday concert in the Parish gym, 16266 South Harrells Ferry Road in Baton Rouge: Wednesday, December 12, from 6:30 to 7:30. Call Eliska Dumas, (225) 751-1831, for details.

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Planned Giving

Your Estate Plan’s Quarterback

Your estate plan is the combination of documents that determine how your assets will be managed and distributed. When you create this plan, one of the most helpful things you can do for your family and beneficiaries is to spell out in detail how you want your estate to be handled. A critical part of that process is naming an executor.

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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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  • Increase the Valuable

    In a recent magazine article, one author wrote of her children and their fondness for electronic gifts. Over the years, she’s found them inevitably expensive and soon obsolete. Last year’s gadgets fill drawers and boxes, replaced by this year’s preferences. To a degree, it’s equally true for adults, and discovering a gift of lasting value can be a rare find. The writer made such a discovery, however, when she purchased a twenty-dollar tree swing for her

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  • A Call to a Resource-full People

    By definition, a cornucopia is a symbol of considerable blessing, a cone-shaped container overflowing with the fruits of abundant harvest. Such a centerpiece often adorns the grand display of blessing found within a typical American Thanksgiving dining room. There is much to be thankful for, including the very resources used to create meals of which much of the world can only dream. God has allowed us to produce and harness much of the globe’s natural

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  • The Lost and the Strays

    The Lost and the Strays

    “Thus says the Lord God: I myself will look after and tend my sheep. I will rescue them. I will lead them out. I will bring them back. In good pastures will I pasture them. I myself will pasture my sheep; I myself will give them rest. The lost I will seek out, the strayed I will bring back, the injured I will bind up, the

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  • The Apple of God’s Eye

    The Apple of God’s

    From the Stewardship Today Archives, November 2010

    One nineteenth century writer suggested the Creator surrounded the treasured organ of sight, the eye, with “projecting bones like Jerusalem encircled by mountains.” He

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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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