Community Life

ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATIONS

Carol Stephens 225-206-1865

Annually in the spring a special celebration is scheduled for couples celebrating their 25th and 50th anniversaries of marriage during the year. Their families are invited to join us as they are honored at Mass and presented with flowers and a gift.  The next year’s celebration is May 13, 2023 at the 4:00 pm Mass at St. Joseph.

 

BEREAVEMENT

Liz Deroche (SH & SJ)  869-8184

Deacon Alfred Adams (SM) 562-3255

Parishioners of St. Joseph and Sacred Heart are served through the coordination of the Catholic Daughters of America.  Parishioners of St. Michael are served by different neighborhood groups coordinated by Deacon Alfred.

 

BULLETIN BOARD

Carol Ann Rome (SM) 562-3219

Connie Loupe (SH) 869-9689

Allison Badeaux (SJ) 869-5751

 The Bulletin Board not only provides the place for special announcements and reminders, but can also serve to lift up the hearts and attention of those entering the church for worship.

 

CATHOLIC DAUGHTERS OF AMERICA

Regent Regaina Forsythe 206-2465 - Court St. Joseph

Regent Jackie Copponex 225-264-7877 - Court St. Michael

Catholic Daughters is the largest women’s Catholic organization in the world whose motto is “Unity and Charity.” The organization is not only a charitable organization but also embraces God’s love for family and life.

CDA newsletters can be found here.

 

JR. CATHOLIC DAUGHTERS OF AMERICA (JCDA)

Regent Jackie McCreary Copponex 225-264-7877

The JCDA was founded in 1926 under the CDA. The goal is to help girls enrich their lives through service to others in their church, community and the world.  The JCDA motto is “Be useful” with the mandate to “love God, serve others, and live nobly.” 

 

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS

Grand Knight - Barry Weber 869-3125

Join online at KofC.org/JoinUs

 The organization was chartered on March 29, 1882 in the state of Connecticut. The Knights of Columbus are Catholic men who signify that the membership embodies knightly ideals of spirituality and service to the Church, country, and fellowmen. The current and past monthly bulletins can be found here.

 

KNIGHTS OF PETER CLAVER

Grand Knight David Isom   504-231-3077

Knights of Peter Claver were incorporated in Mobile Alabama on July 12, 1911. The knights render service to God and His Holy Church, recognize the Fatherhood of God and the brotherhood of man, and assist the hierarchy and the clergy of the Roman Catholic Church.

 

KNIGHTS OF PETER CLAVER (KPC) LADIES AUXILIARY

Grand Lady Natalie Jones  225-278-1312

 KPC Ladies Auxiliary was recognized as a division of Peter Claver in 1926. The purpose is to render service to God and His Holy Church, and to be faithful to His doctrine. The auxiliary also provides mutual aid and assistance to the members, and promotes friendship, unity, and Christian charity.

 

RIVER ROAD CATHOLICS YOUNG ADULT MINISTRY

Courtney Mistretta  225-933-0628

This ministry aims to connect young adults with Jesus Christ through a peer community.  It is full of opportunities to grow closer to God through prayer, worship, community, bible study, service, and friendship.  Visit our Facebook page for more information at River Road Catholics YAM or contact Courtney Mistretta.

 

ST. MICHAEL FALL FESTIVAL/FUND RAISERS

Rodney Roussel

The annual Festival is generally held on the first weekend in October and is dedicated towards the preservation of St. Michael's historic buildings.

 

WELCOMING COMMITTEE  

This committee was formed to help welcome those who are new to our town. Packets that contain a parish map, church bulletin, directory, etc. are given to newcomers.