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  • Campaign Goals

    Our Campaign Goals

    We will grow together, as one diocesan faith family, to
    ensure we Return to the Lord our future generations.
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Priest Retirement

Priest Retirement


We have an aging priest population. That leaves us with two clear, moral obligations; Take care of our retired priests and focus on encouraging our priestly vocations.
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Seminarian Education

Seminarian Education


We must increase our ability to ensure a vocation to the priesthood is an affordable opportunity for quality young men called into the Lord’s service.
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Cathedral Restoration

Cathedral Restoration


The cathedral is the one parish building that belongs to every member of the diocese. We must ensure that our cathedral stands for many generations to come.
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Parish Share

Parish Share


As part of this campaign, 20 percent of the funds raised by the parish will be returned for debt reduction, capital improvement project and growing parish endowments.
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Camp Karol

Camp Karol


Camp Karol is inspired by Saint Pope John Paul II who consistently reached out to young people across our globe and recognized the vital role they play in the life of the church.
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Catholic Charities

Catholic Charities


To follow the example of Jesus, we must serve the communities and our neighbors facing hardships that need our help the most with meaningful programs and social ministry.
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Diocese of Lake Charles
414 Iris Street
Lake Charles, LA 70601

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