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Trying to Get Home...Waiting

Posted by thomas clark on 9/16/16

In Baton Rouge after the historic flooding of August 12-14, a new phase of the disaster has begun: the waiting. Waiting for gutted houses to dry. Waiting for FEMA and insurance companies to make settlements. Waiting for contractors to provide an estimate of the cost of renovation. Waiting to ... Read More »

Support Group for Parish Flood Survivors

Posted by thomas clark on 9/08/16

On Sunday, September 4, following the 10:30 am Mass, Brenda Durham and Melanie Thierry, two parishioners with mental health care backgrounds, offered a session dealing with the stress of the flood. They gave an overview of how traumatic experiences like the flood affect a person. We may experience cognitive ... Read More »

Jesuit Province Update on BR Flood

Posted by thomas clark on 9/01/16

The Jesuit Central Southern Province has kept close tabs on the situation in Baton Rouge while offering financial support and encouraging all the houses and apostolate of the Province to assist however they can. Jesuit schools, parishes and retreat houses have answered the call with financial donations, volunteer help ... Read More »

Dealing with the Stress of the Flood

Posted by thomas clark on 9/01/16

Are you feeling overwhelmed, anxious, fearful, depressed in the aftermath of the flood? 

On Sunday, September 4 at 12:15 pm, after the 10:30 am Mass, several mental health professionals of our church will conduct a session on dealing with all the emotions and feelings produced by the flood. Come ... Read More »