Financial professional Andre Dobison serves as the regional vice president for Primerica Insurance in Alexandria, Louisiana. A member of the local Avoyel-Taensa Tribe/Nation, Andre Dobison belongs to St. Mary Assumption Church and its St. Martin de Porres group.
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places since the building’s hundredth-year anniversary in 1989, St. Mary Assumption Church in Cottonport, Louisiana, offers its parishioners a variety of youth and adult programs. The church welcomes newcomers as well and invites them to join any of its programs or events.
St. Mary Assumption Church’s adult and youth choirs require regular practice attendance, but other programs, such as the youth groups and prayer groups, will take drop-in members. Active organizations at the church include the Knights of Columbus’ St. Martin de Porres and Catholic Daughters of America. The church also offers a regular CCD program for education in the faith.
Other events take place at St. Mary Assumption Church throughout the year. These range from parish suppers and church fairs to Vacation Bible School. Church members also volunteer their time to distribute clothing and food to those in need.