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Happy New Year Louisiana! Goals for the new administration

By Marjorie R. Esman Guest Columnist For the last couple of years in the month of January, we’ve used this column to offer our list

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The Voting Rights Act at 50

By Marjorie R. Esman Guest Columnist This year marks cash advance with unemployment check the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act (VRA), signed into

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And justice for all… Free speech applies at Mardi Gras too
By Marjorie R. Esman Guest Columnist It looked like it was going to be anything but fun and good times in St. Martinville this past Mardi Gras when the city set a ...
Our life is precarious, delicate, precious
By Fr. Jerome LeDoux Contributing Columnist Exactly 20 years after Siberian Express # 1, Siberian Express # 2 had hit the United States on January 9, 1982. As 20 years before, a ...
The true U.N. began 2,021 years ago
By Fr. Jerome LeDoux Contributing Columnist Some 2,021 years ago – give cash advance celina oh or take a half dozen years or so – a child was born whose very name ...
When ‘walking’ becomes a criminal act
By Marjorie R. Esman Guest Columnist We all know that African Americans are stopped, arrested and convicted in numbers that can only be called inhumanely disproportionate. This isn’t news. Now, ...
Which juices/demons drive you?
By Fr. Jerome LeDoux Contributing Columnist “You can’t judge a book by its cover” is threefold more true of trying to judge a fellow human by his external appearance and conduct. Actor/comedian ...
Dignity is something Jesus shunned
By Fr. Jerome LeDoux Contributing Columnist In a recent circular letter, the Congregation For Divine Worship announced that the placement of the sign of peace within Mass will ...
Sweet grapes in a bittersweet life
By Fr. Jerome LeDoux Contributing Columnist “The often hot and humid Texas weather lends itself to growing grapes.” Given the oft blistering, triple-digit temperatures of North Central Texas, I was somewhat stunned to ...
Do you align the odds of life in your favor?
By Fr. Jerome LeDoux Contributing Columnist “If you have had chickenpox, you already have the shingles virus inside you.” After hearing the TV advisory one more time that one in three people ...

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