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Serving the community has been a lifelong commitment by Rev. Wilmer ‘Willie’ Todd that has gone above and beyond his ordination to the priesthood. During his time as a priest Fr. Todd served in many positions: a counselor at school, principal at both Holy Cross...

Bishop Shelton Fabre and the Catholic Foundation of South Louisiana Board of Directors recently made distributions from established endowments within the Foundation. The Catholic Foundation is a Catholic community foundation established to promote philanthropy, empower priests and inspire our community. Each year through the support...

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...

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...