From the Rector – 05/24/2020

From the Rector – 05/24/2020 “Hasten, slowly.” That was Augustus’ advice to a brash general who was known to rush into battle without proper planning. The Roman emperor knew the value of careful consideration when success and lives were at stake. And this week,...

From the Rector – May 17, 2020

From the Rector – May 17, 2020 Yesterday, Governor Edwards transitioned Louisiana into Phase One, lifting the Stay at Home order which allows churches to resume gathered worship with strict social distancing, enhanced sanitation and required facial masks. People...

Morning Prayer May 10, 2020

Morning Prayer May 10, 2020 This week, Bishop Owensby announced that parishes may return to gathered church worship provided the Governor’s Stay at Home order is lifted May 15. All public services will need to conform to state and diocesan requirements for public...

Morning Prayer May 3, 2020 and May Tidings

Morning Prayer May 3, 2020 and May Tidings This week, Governor Edwards announced a projected Phase One to reopen Louisiana on May 15 provided certain criteria for public health are met. Soon after this, Bishop Owensby stated he will announce when parishes might resume...

Morning Prayer Service II April 26, 2020

Morning Prayer Service II April 26, 2020 This week, we anticipate Governor Edwards’ further directives to extend or modify the present restrictions in hopes of our gradual return to social interaction in Louisiana. At Church of the Ascension, we are already...