Monday, July 29, 2013
Mourning And Celebration of Life of First Bishop of Lake Charles Louisiana Begins Today- RIP Bishop Jude Speyrer
The mourning of the death and celebration of the life of the First Bishop of Lake Charles Louisiana begins today. Bishop Speyrer was ordained a priest for the Diocese of Lafayette on July 25, 1953, and became the First Bishop of the newly established Diocese of Lake Charles on Jan. 29, 1980.
The current Bishop of Lake Charles has his thoughts on Bishop Speyer in this statement .
One South Louisiana man give his thoughts on the simple priest he knew that became Bishop .
A full obit and article that includes a lot of his service is located here.