LAFAYETTE, LA. (KLFY) – The Diocese of Lafayette is celebrating a milestone today.
It was 100 years ago that the Catholics in South Louisiana received a papal bull declaring the creation of the Diocese of Lafayette.
Bishop J. Douglas Deshotel will celebrate a mass this evening marking the first event of the year-long centennial celebration.
It will be held at 6:30 p.m. at Saint Martin de Tours Catholic Church in St. Martinville.