Priest sees his personal Christmas cards to parishioners as evangelizing

The Field Hospital: Fr. Frank Uter sends cards to 4,100 families. He has carried out this tradition for decades, across the Diocese of Baton Rouge at the various church parishes where he has served.

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Baton Rouge diocese helps Louisiana flood victims cope with loss

Eco Catholic: The diocese has been helping victims deal with the stress of "letting go" and adjusting to a "new normal" so they can recover materially and emotionally.

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Baton Rouge parishes helped Katrina’s youngest and oldest victims

After the devastating impact of Katrina, many of the most vulnerable victims -- newborns and elderly from New Orleans -- found refuge at parishes in the diocese of Baton Rouge.

St. Patrick Church in Baton Rouge provided one of only a few shelters in the area specifically for evacuee families of newborn babies, according to volunteers there at the time.