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LOCAL DIOCESAN NEWS

Adoration Chapel Anniversary

St. Philomena Church, 108 Brulé Road in Labadieville, will celebrate the 25th anniversary of its Adoration Chapel on Tuesday, July 30, beginning with Mass at 6 PM. For additional information, call (985) 526-4247.

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Planned Giving

It’s Easier Than Ever to Support the Diocese of Baton Rouge

Simply Make a Tax-Free Gift from Your IRA

You’ve worked hard, saved diligently and are ready to enjoy your retirement years. Maybe you’re also looking for a way to give back to the organizations and causes that have been important to you. Consider making a gift from your IRA.

If you’re 70½ or older, you can use the IRA charitable rollover to make a tax-free gift to the Diocese of Baton Rouge. This provision allows you to transfer any amount up to $100,000 directly to a qualified charitable organization without paying income tax on the distribution. 

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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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  • Universal Values

    The ability to have anything you want, when you want it. Power and glory. Respect and influence. Timeless pursuits, these are the universal values of those who run ahead of the pack. The enemy believed he could tempt Jesus Christ with exactly these things. After the Savior fasted for forty days in the wilderness, the devil appeared to him. “The devil said to him, ‘If you are the Son of God, command this stone to

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  • Made Stainless

    Made Stainless

    From the Stewardship Today Archives, February 2012

    Midway between Baton Rouge and New Orleans, tourists occasionally visit an historic site once known as

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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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  • A Land Flowing with Milk and Honey

     

    A Land Flowing with Milk and Honey

    From the Stewardship Today Archives, February 2010


    India has the fourth largest coal reserves on the planet. By contrast, Japan has almost no mineral resources and is the largest importer of coal in the world. The nation of Brazil is blessed with

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  • Charity Begins at Home

    Charity Begins at Home
    From the Stewardship Today Archives: February 2012


    We’ve all heard the adage regarding a shoemaker and his children’s bare feet:

    A roofer’s house needs shingles, a mechanic’s car boasts an unaddressed rattle, a dentist’s children need dental care, and a cobbler, though

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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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