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LOUISIANA FRONT PAGE

NEWS AND EVENTS

LOUISIANA

CREATED BY WATER, PURIFIED BY FIRE, REPENT LOUISIANA!

BE A PART OF THE FRESH FIRE TO FALL!

(Taken in New Orleans on Saturday, July 18, 2015)

Do something!  Evangelize!

Become a part of the news and upcoming events that are listed below.  These events are listed to give Catholics a way to stay networked, connected and united as one body in Christ.  Send in events that you may be aware of! This is a personal website.  if you want to see some of the awesome resources offered by the Diocese of Houma-Thibodaux, in its website, as well as the offices of the diocese dedicated to evangelize, go to:

Office of New Evangelization, click here.

To hear and see Fr. Mark Toups and many others explain all about the Strategic Plan to Evangelize and some of its activities in the Houma-Thibodaux Diocese!...click here.

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UPCOMING

CATHOLIC EVENTS

OF INTEREST

PLEASE SCROLL ALL THE WAY DOWN TO SEE ALL THE NEWS AND EVENTS.  THEY ARE LISTED IN NO PARTICULAR ORDER OF TIME OR IMPORTANCE.  EVENTS AT THE END ARE EQUALLY AS EFFICACIOUS AS AT THE BEGINNING!  SEE WHAT IS GOING ON ACROSS SOUTH LOUISIANA BUT MOST IMPORTANTLY WHAT IS NEAR YOU!!!

IMPORTANT

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(To below list a multi-parish Louisiana event at no cost,

email macleanland@bellsouth.net)

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SPOTLIGHT ON A MINISTRY

COMPASSIONATE BURIALS FOR

INDIGENT BABIES

For more info, click here.

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HOUMA

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THERIOT

DIVINE MERCY SUNDAY

St. Eloi Catholic Church along Bayou Dularge

Mass, Confessions, Divine Mercy Chaplet

(Please check with parish for exact schedule.

Telephone No. 985-872-2946)

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NEW ORLEANS

Archdiocesan celebration of Divine Mercy Sunday will take place on April 23 at St. Joseph Church, 1802 Tulane Ave., New Orleans

Confessions at 1:00 p.m., Holy Hour at 1:30 p.m. with the recitation of the Rosary and Eucharistic Adoration,  followed by the Divine Mercy Chaplet and Mass at 3:00 p.m., with Archbishop Emeritus Alfred C. Hughes, celebrant and homilist.

Blessing with relic of St. Faustina will follow Mass. For details, contact Margaret Bieser at 577-0385. Limited materials are available. See also Association of Marian Helpers’ website, www.marian.org; and the National Shrine of the Divine Mercy website, www.thedivinemercy.org.

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HOUMA

MAY CROWNING

ST. FRANCIS DE SALES CATHEDRAL

Saturday, May 6, 2017

Rosary at 8:00 am

Mass at 8:30 am

May Crowing Ceremony in Lourdes Prayer Garden

outside of the cathedral  after Mass

Bring flowers to place at the statue.

Lite Refreshments in the Youth Center after Crowing.

As we enter further into the 100 year anniversary of Fatima, let us make the Five First Saturday devotion.  To learn more about that devotion, click on Her picture above.

To prepare for this May Crowning and the Fatima Experience from May 13th through October 13th, a rosary is prayed each Saturday after the 8:30 am Mass.

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LAFAYETTE

DIVINE MERCY SUNDAY RETREAT

April 23, 2017

Cajundome Convention Center B

Attend and celebrate the Feast of Divine Mercy with this exclusive retreat with Fr. Michael Gaitley, renowned author and speaker.  This retreat includes:

Divine Mercy Sunday Liturgy

Three talks by Fr. Gaitley

Lunch option

Personal testimonies

Chaplet of Divine Mercy

Adoration and Benediction

Book signing with Fr. Gaitley

Much more!

See event details, click here.

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HOUMA

RETREAT ON THE DIVINE WILL

May 19th through 21st, 2017

Lumen Christi Retreat Center

Presenter:  Fr. Robert Young

The weekend will focus on "How to grow in sanctity by living in the Divine Will of God".  This will be an exciting and special weekend.  More details to follow. 

Read more about Divine Will of God by visiting this website:

https://divinewilllife.org/

For information on this upcoming retreat, please contact:

Mary Bourgeois in Jeanerette

Telephone: 337-380-4367  

Email:  maryfrances17@bellsouth.net

Nancy Smith in Houma

Telephone:  985-855-8744

Email:  nanooys@hotmail.com

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THERIOT

ACROSS THE STATE

Follow Bishop Jacobs, Emeritus'

activities to evangelize!

Click here!

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NEW ORLEANS

THE MATER DESOLATA

St. John the Baptist Church

1139 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd.

On Holy Saturday

From 9:00 am to 11:00 am

The Mater Desolata is a pious devotion in which the faithful devoutly keep vigil in prayer and reparation with the Mother of Our Lord in her abandonment and profound sorrow while she waits with unwavering faith in the Resurrection as Jesus lies in the tomb.  Prayers will include the prayers from the Office of Readings and Divine Office for Holy Saturday, the Holy Rosary with meditations from the perspective of Our Lord's Mother on this day, hymns, Divine Mercy Novena and a procession to the "tomb".

We are privileged to have an exact replica of the Shroud of Turin which will be displayed on the altar for our veneration. Please bring a purple flower to place at the "tomb".

ALL ARE INVITED!

Sponsored by the Prayer Warriors of St. Joan of Arc

Father Chris DeLerno, Spiritual Advisor

For more information, call Cindy Hemelt (504-883-5783)

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NEW ORLEANS

919 Josephine Street

New Orleans, LA

504-525-2495

For more information about Seelos Center, click here.

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LACOMBE

HOLY SPIRIT NOVENA

ST. JOHN OF THE CROSS CATHOLIC CHURCH

Each night from Friday, May 26th through Saturday, June 3rd!

Confessions begin at 6:30 pm

Music begins at 6:30 pm

Mass begins at 7:00 pm

Nightly schedule is as follows:

Friday    May 26         Archbishop Gregory Aymond- Archbishop Archdiocese of New Orleans

                                    Music: Donna Guidry and the Sacred Heart Choir

Saturday May 27         Father Gil Martin-Pastor St. John of the Cross, Lacombe

                                    Music: Jamie Hood and the St. John of the Cross Youth Choir

Sunday    May 28         Father Tony Rigoli-Pastor Our Lady of Guadalupe, New Orleans

                                    Music:

Monday  May 29         Father Francis Offia-St. Luke the Evangelist, Slidell

                                    Music: Dona and Darren Guidry

Tuesday  May 30         Father Joseph Tregre-Pastor St. Joseph, Galliano, La.

                                    Music: Jaimie Deliberto and Company

Wednes. May 31         Father Thomas Schaefgen-Director of Catholic Center at Tulane University

                                    Music: Colin Maclver

Thursday June 1          Father Ian Bozant-Mary Queen of Peace, Mandeville

                                    Music: Linden Uter

Friday      June 2          Father Robert Cruz-Pastor Sacred Heart, Montegut, La. (Mass & Healing

                                    Service) Music: Jaimie Hood and Cody Roth    

Saturday June 3          Father Gil Martin/Deacon Ricky Suprean Homilist (tentative)

                                    Mary Beth Russell and the St. Peter’s Teen Choir

All are welcome!

“The Holy Spirit descended upon the Apostles,

the Blessed Virgin Mary, and me”

"Come, Holy Spirit"

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NEW ORLEANS &

NAPOLEONVILLE

Fr. Robert Cruz and Pax Christi events click here.

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HOUMA

CAJUN MAN PRAISE AND WORSHIP SWAMP PILGRIMAGES

Click Here for details.

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THIBODAUX

PROCESSION IN HONOR OF ST. VALERIE

St. Joseph Co-Cathedral

Saturday, April 30th

8:30 am - Procession

9:30 am - Mass

April 28th is the Feast Day of St. Valerie, the Patron Saint of Thibodaux and our Firemen. Each year we honor her with a Mass and procession, which is led by the Firemen. The Traditional Choir sings at the Mass. Flowers and decorations in Red abound in the Church.

All are welcome to process and to the Mass!

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HARAHAN

PEACE MASS AT ST. RITA'S

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Sponsored by St. Rita’s Mary  Group in cooperation with

the  MIR Group is scheduled for Thursday May 11, 2017 at

Rita Church, 7100 Jefferson

Highway, HARAHAN, Louisiana.

Confessions: 6:30 PM

Patriotic Rosary: 7:00 PM

Mass: 7:30 PM 

Presider: Rev. Michael Kettenring. Pastor at Visitation of Our Lady  

Questions: Nellie Barsoza, Publicity Coordinator, St. Rita’s Mary Group, 504-738-3585

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THERIOT

St. Eloi

Why is the Five First Saturday devotion so important for this world?  A presentation to explain that on May 4th, 2017 at 6:00 pm. 

A showing of the movie The 13th Day after the Vigil Mass on May 6, 2017.  It is about what happened in Fatima 100 years ago and the three children that were part of it.

(approximate 85 minutes long):

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Also at St. Eloi

Saturday, May 13th, 2017

Mass in honor of our

Blessed Mother and  

100 years  since the Fatima appariations

Mass will begin at 11:00 am

All welcome!

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NEW ORLEANS

MEDJUGORJE

Saturday June 24, 2017

36th Anniversary Celebration of the reported

events in Medjugorje.  

Mass and Reunion Event!

Join us at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church

(444 Metairie Rd.)

10:00 AM Rosary

10:30AM Holy Mass

Celebrant: TBA
Music: Leper's Road

Following Mass: Lunch
(Jambalaya, salad, bread, dessert, tea, lemonade)

Lunch tickets $10 (Will be on sale soon!)
Visiting with friends and hearing summer pilgrimage stories...FREE!!!

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DULAC

MASS TO HONOR ST. KATERI TEKAWITHA

Holy Family Catholic Church

July 14th, 2017

Mass at 6:30 pm

Dinner and fellowship after Mass.

For so much more about St. Kateri,

scroll down a bit and go to the

Kateri Conference website now located in

Alexandria, Louisiana.

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ABBEVILLE

FAMILY MISSIONS COMPANY

FAITH CAMP

Entering 7th, 8th, or 9th grade this fall? Then it’s your time to be a CAMPER!

First Week:  July 10th - July 14th, 2017

Second Week:  July 17th - July 21st, 2017

Camp Woodman

13505 Junius Rd

Abbeville, LA 70510

For all the information you need, click here.

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LAFAYETTE

2017 MAN-TO-MAN

CATHOLIC MEN'S CONFERENCE

August 19, 2017

Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church

Guest Speaker:  Deacon Harold Burke-Sivers

For developing information visit 2017m2m website.

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ST. MARTINVILLE

COMMUNITY OF JESUS CRUCIFIED

Married Couples Retreat

July 28th - 30th

A preached retreat for couples consisting of talks and meditations pertinent to living out the Sacrament of Matrimony. Fr. Champagne is the Retreat Director, with married couples also giving talks.

Please bring a Bible, paper, and pencil/pen, toiletries, towels and washcloths.
Please DO NOT bring shorts, tank tops, or sleeveless shirts/blouses.

The Retreat will be held at
Our Lady of Sorrows Retreat Center
103 Railroad Avenue, St. Martinville, La. 70582

To register, contact Cheryl Moss at (337) 453-2385

For more information about the community or other upcoming retreats,

click here.

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MANDEVILLE

THE ST. PAUL CENTER FOR 

BIBLICAL THEOLOGY

The St. Paul Center invites you to spend an uplifting morning with Dr. Scott Hahn discussing the importance of the Creed. Join us for a two-part talk where Dr. Hahn will reflect on how the Creed is a statement of faith that binds the Church together in Covenant and Communion.

The event will begin with a talk by Dr. Hahn on the Creed as Commitment, followed by a break with an opportunity to purchase books, and will conclude with a second talk on the Creed as Communion.

The talk will be held at Mary, Queen of Peace Church in Mandeville, LA on June 3rd, 2017. The event is free but due to limited seating tickets will be required.

To register, please click here.

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CHAUVIN AREA

OUR LADY OF PROMPT SUCCOR ADORATION CHAPEL

WEEKLY THURSDAY NIGHT MEETINGS

FOR MORE INFORMATION CLICK HERE.

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MATTHEWS

CURSILLO

DIOCESE OF

HOUMA-THIBODAUX

EUCHARISTIC PILGRIMAGE TO EWTN AND 

THE SHRINE OF THE MOST BLESSED SACRAMENT

Sunday, June 4, 2017 - Tuesday, June 6, 2017 

Pilgrimage group will:

Attend a live show of At Home with Jim and Joy

Visit Mother Angelica's gravesite

Visit gift shop...and more

Group will worship and pray together as follows:

Mass

Adoration

Rosary

Divine Office

Healing Service

Confession

Divine Mercy Chaplet

The group will depart from the Tourist Center in Matthews at 2:00 pm on Sunday, June 4th and will return at 11:00 pm on Tuesday, June 6th. 

For more info contact:  Rosa Sampey at 985-537-5667

Spiritual Directors:  Fr. Roch Naquin and Fr. Dean Danos

For upcoming Cursillo dates, scroll down this page!!!

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BAYOU TECHE AREA

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BAYOU LAFOURCHE AREA

FAITH OF OUR FATHERS

EUCHARISTIC PROCESSION

ALONG BAYOU LAFOURCHE

Saturday, October 7, 2017

(Memorial of Our Lady of the Rosary)

From Grand Isle to the Thibodaux Area

This procession will make stops at churches along Bayou Lafourche.  The plans for this procession are now being developed. To become involved, contact this website email address:  macleanland@bellsouth.net

A day dedicated to the many  faithful priests, religious and laity that have prepared the way for us! 

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HOUMA

STEUBENVILLE ON THE BAYOU CATHOLIC YOUTH CONFERENCE

and Lift 3:16

Invite all youth to attend the 2017 conference on June 16th through 18th in Houma.

For all the details, go to:

http://www.steubenvilleonthebayou.com/

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MONTEGUT

SPIRITUAL WARFARE CLASSES

Fr. Robert Cruz, the Pastor of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Montegut is offering classes at his church.  It is located at 1113 Hwy 55 in Montegut, LA 70377.  Telephone number is 985-594-5856.

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STATEWIDE

STOP!  LISTEN UP!

YOU PRO-LIFE AND  CANNOT

GO TO WASHINTON TO MARCH FOR LIFE?

LOUISIANA LIFE MARCHES

IN 2018 ARE AT:

BATON ROUGE - JANUARY 20TH

SHREVEPORT/BOSSIER CITY - JANUARY 27TH

PINEVILLE/ALEXANDRIA - FEBRUARY 3RD

FOR ALL INFORMATION CLICK HERE: