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Introducing Fr. Paul Jussen

My Dear Brothers and Sisters,  By God’s will and providence I have been appointed by Bishop Glen John Provost of the Diocese of Lake Charles, to be the pastor and chaplain at Our Lady of Good Counsel.  I am looking forward to serving the McNeese community and Our Lady of Good Counsel in this role.  …

Rebuild My Church

Do you ever find yourself reflecting on the path life has taken you? “How did I end up here? This was not the life I dreamed of when I was little.” “This isn’t where I thought I would be.” You know, those moment when you say, “Don’t get me wrong, I am thankful to be…

Your Maker Is Your Husband

Have you heard the lyrics to a song and just felt something stir inside you? “Ooh yeah I get that.” “This song speaks to me?” A man by the name of Johnny Lee made a bestselling song called Looking for Love. Perhaps the most well-known lines of the song are when Johnny says, “I was…

Beauty is Useless

Now before you close this page and question if I’ve gone off the deep end, allow me to explain — this is a blog after all. Oscar Wilde famously stated, “All art is quite useless.” I think he would agree with my previous statement that I have derived from his words. The heart of his…

Longing For Happiness

We live in a society of resistance. I’m not talking about political nonsense. We are people that are constantly resisting, and unfortunately, too often we resist what is good for us. We resist going to the doctor for checkups, knowing that making sure our body is healthy is a good thing. We resist getting up…

The Do’s and Don’ts of Discernment

­During this time as young adults, we face so many decisions. “What’s should I choose as a major?” “Should I go to graduate school?” “Should I marry this guy/girl?” We constantly have to remind ourselves that God’s plan is LITERALLY infinitely better than what we can plan for ourselves. Fr. Trey Ange shares with us…

Is there room for Jesus on Greek Street?

+JMJ+ To all of the women that have had even one thought cross their mind about going through sorority recruitment, PLEASE. Hear me out. Whether you are totally in and ready to receive a bid from the chapter of your dreams, or you are on the fence of signing up because you are afraid of…