Bishop Glen J. Provost

Birthday: 9 August 1949
Education:

Bachelor’s in English Literature – St. Joseph Seminary College, St. Benedict, LA
Bachelor’s in Sacred Theology – St. Thomas University, Rome, Italy
Master’s in English Literature – University of Louisiana-Lafayette, Lafayette, LA

Ordination: 29 June 1975
Episcopate: 23 April 2007
Facebook 337-439-7400 bishop@lcdiocese.org

Bishop Glen J. Provost on the Issues

Viganò testimony

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Amoris Laetitia

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Pro-life leadership

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  • Bishop Provost led over 250 members of his diocese at the 2014 March for Life. In a blog post about the event, Provost wrote that Catholics “have not only a right but also a moral obligation” to defend life at all stages. (Diocese of Lake Charles)

Homosexuality

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Abortion politics

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Contraception

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“LGBT” ideology

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Liturgy

Promotes reverent liturgy
  • Bishop Provost celebrated a Solemn Pontifical Mass at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception on the 10th anniversary of his installation as Bishop of Lake Charles. (Diocese of Lake Charles)
  • On the 38th anniversary of his priestly ordination, Bishop Provost celebrated a Solemn Pontifical Mass at Our Lady of Prompt Succor Catholic Church. (Diocese of Lake Charles)
  • On December 26, 2010, Bishop Provost celebrated a Solemn Pontifical Mass at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception. (New Liturgical Movement)

Marriage and Family Life

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  • On Trinity Sunday in 2018, Bishop Provost celebrated Mass for the Diocesan Wedding Anniversary Celebration. In his homily, Bishop Provost affirmed that Sacramental Marriage is an “inseparable and permanent” union ordained by God as a “precious gift” and a reflection of “Divine love.” (Diocese of Lake Charles)

Education

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