English Classes

Catholic Charities is very pleased to offer English classes to anyone whose first language is not English. The primary language of participants can be anything (Spanish, Vietnamese, Arabic, etc.). 

Please call us at 337-439-7436 to sign-up for classes, or e-mail us at [email protected]

Sister Mary Thoma Houseal, RSM is the instructor for these classes. 

Sister Mary Thoma Houseal, RSM has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Special Education - Learning Disabilities from Michigan State University. The special education degree at Michigan State University is combined with the elementary education program such that graduates are prepared to teach a wide variety of subjects in K-12 general education and special education settings. Sister Mary Thoma carried a teaching major in language arts and a teaching minor in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL). She has worked in literacy instruction and religious education, and has taught English as a Second Language to adults in the Lake Charles area.