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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...

As we embark on a new year, the Diocese of Houma-Thibodaux and the Catholic Foundation are excited to partner together on a new initiative focused on safety improvements of our campuses. The safety of our parishioners, volunteers, staff and children has been and continues to...

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...

Bishop Fabre and the Catholic Foundation of South Louisiana was recognized at the ED White's Stadium Ribbon Cutting Ceremony. Tim Robichaux, president of ED White, recognized several community leaders and organizations who were instrumental in raising the funds for the new stadium and assisting in...

During the inaugural dinner Bishop Shelton Fabre will recognize recipients of our inaugural Faith in Action Award, Matthew 25 Catholic Charities Award and the Seminarian Champion Award, to a layperson or permanent deacon who models Christian stewardship and has an outstanding record of volunteer service,...