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40 Days for Life

Baton Rouge’s 40 Days for Life—a time of prayer, fasting and community outreach—will begin Wednesday, September 26, and run through Sunday, November 4. Participants meet and pray peacefully outside the Delta Clinic of Baton Rouge, 756 Colonial Drive. For information, visit www.40daysforlifebr.com

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Planned Giving

Have You Notified Your Beneficiaries of Your Gift?


Naming a loved one or favorite charity such as the Catholic Diocese of Baton Rouge as a beneficiary of a life insurance policy or retirement plan assets is a heartfelt way to show you care. Be sure to go one step farther and notify those beneficiaries of the choices you’ve made.

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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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  • For Someone You Know

    You’ve heard it before. Among many others, Mark Twain noted our odd preference for work on behalf of those we don’t really know. Tom Sawyer found how easy it was to enlist kids to paint a fence that didn’t belong to them while they avoided painting their own. Well, is it sensible to allow our children to earn spending money cutting someone else’s lawn, if they avoid cutting the one at home? Sometimes, it just seems easier to serve others than those we know

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  • Knowing Who You Are

    Nike offers a swoosh, Steve Jobs served an apple, Izod an alligator, the postal service its eagle, and Prudential the rock. In an image-saturated culture, brand and corporate identity are crucial. In the business world, who you are is important, but accurately translating your identity into relationships with customers and clients is everything.  A workable logo may be key, and colors are important. Slogans and tag lines leave an impression. But

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  • Blame and Responsibility

    Blame and Responsibility

    From the Stewardship Today Archives, June 2010

     

    Only four women are specifically listed in the genealogy of Jesus found in the first chapter of the Gospel of St. Matthew. One, the mother of Solomon, is not

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  • Prayers of the Saints: St. Irenaeus

    Prayers of the Saints: St. Irenaeus

    From the Stewardship Today Archives, June 2012

    A tribute to his humility as well as his intellect and scholarship, Irenaeus of Lyons achieved great notoriety for his work on behalf of the early church in the decades

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