Deacon Chuck Ortego is pictured here standing outside his home church parish of Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church in Ville Platte. He is his celebrating his 25th year as a permanent deacon for the Diocese of Lafayette. (Gazette photo by Tony Marks)

A life for others

While the Catholic Church calls men to be priests to shepherd the flock that was entrusted to them by Christ, other men are also called to do Jesus’ will in order to bring about His kingdom in othe


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