COOKS PREPARE FOR ANNUAL EVENT - Taking part in last year’s Ministry Fair and Gumbo of St. Joseph Catholic Church parish by cooking up a delicious gumbo for all to enjoy were, from left, cooks, Merlin Alleman and John Quebodeaux, Father Samuel Fontana, Father Kevin Bordelon, and Chef Carol Menard, and cooks Andrus Fontenot and Jeff Stutes. (Acadian-Tribune File Photo)

Annual St. Joseph Ministry Fair and Gumbo Feb. 3 at Rayne Civic Center

Plans are complete and St. Joseph parishioners are readying for the 2017 annual Ministry Fair and Gumbo to be held Friday, Feb. 3, in the Rayne Civic Center.

gave keynote address: Mary A. Washington delivered the key note address during Monday’s Martin Luther King Day celebration in Rayne. Washington, an advocate for “the basic right to a good education,” was a long-time educator in Lafayette Parish and an officer with the Louisiana Association of Educators. (Acadian-Tribune photo by Steve Bandy)

‘Hope’ is focus of 2017 city-wide MLK Day celebration

“We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.”
— Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.


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