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As our students are gearing up for summertime and we celebrate another successful school year, the Catholic Foundation is excited to announce our first endowment for Catholic Elementary School Tuition Assistance, created in remembrance of Mrs. Nell Talbot Legendre....

“Not all of us can do great things but we can do small things with great love” – Mother Teresa Spring time for the Catholic Foundation of South Louisiana was one that brought about a new and exciting initiative where Catholic women were able to...

The Diocese of Houma-Thibodaux and the Catholic Foundation of South Louisiana worked together to grant over $500,000 to church parishes, Catholic schools and diocesan ministries for security improvements of campuses. In an effort to increase the security and safety of campuses across the diocese, Bishop Shelton Fabre invited...

Generosity is defined as the quality of being kind and generous — a word that our community continues to live out daily. This past year as Executive Director of the Catholic Foundation I have experienced the bountiful generosity of our parishioners through giving of their...

Mother Teresa once said “I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples.” It’s this quote that the Catholic Foundation’s new Women’s Giving Circle stems from. The Mother Teresa Women’s Giving Circle is a new...

For about as long as I can remember, I have been hearing the phrase “pray for vocations.” This phrase has been a rallying cry for Ladies Altar Society groups, Knights of Columbus Councils, Serra Clubs, and countless individuals around the diocese for years, and these prayers...

The results of the Diocese of Houma-Thibodaux’s #iGiveCatholic are in!   With more than 1,330 donors a total of $343,588 was raised for our local community during the 24-hour online giving event held on #GivingTuesday (November 27, 2018). The Diocese of Houma-Thibodaux was part of the nationwide...

Make a Tax-Free Gift From Your IRA If you are 70½ years old or older, you can take advantage of a simple way make an impact in the lives of others and receive tax benefits in return. You can give any amount up to $100,000 per...

Mr. Chris Riviere presented a check to Bishop Fabre, Tim Robichaux, and Bill Barbera, board member of the Catholic Foundation, in the amount of $560,224 from Mr. Maurice Adams estate. This gift established the Juliette Martinez Adams Scholarship Endowment, which will annually support students at ED White...