Donna Rochon 869-5751
All blood drives will be held at St. Peter Chanel cafeteria from 9:00am - 1:30pm. Donors are always needed because when parishes reach the pre-established goal of collected units, fellow parishioners are covered for blood replacement services. Volunteers are needed to assist in taking care of parishioners who participate.
The remaining drives for 2023-2024 are:
October 15, 2023 February 25, 2024 July 21, 2024 December 1, 2024
December 17, 2023 May 5, 2024 October 6, 2024
Get well cards are sent to parishioners who are seriously ill. Sympathy cards are sent to parishioners of our parishes who have lost a loved one. Volunteers are needed and welcome to help with this ministry.
The following committees serve as both a resource and help to parishioners who have questions and needs concerning chemical dependency. For information about any of these committees, please contact the Pastoral Center at 869-5751. All calls are confidential.
This program serves all those with alcohol related problems and the group meets on Tuesday at 6:00 PM at St. James Parish Library in Lutcher.
Tracy Keller 225-206-0324
This ministry seeks to give single young women, with unplanned pregnancies, loving spiritual support with 11-week long classes of testimonials, videos, and sharing groups. We hope to help them to experience God’s unconditional love during their pregnancy and through every season of their and their baby’s lives.
Sandy Roussel 869-4175
Mass is celebrated at Chateau St. James in Lutcher on the third Monday of every month at 10:00 AM and a Communion Service is held on all other Mondays at 10:00 AM. Parishioners from the cluster help with the services, join in the singing, and assist with the distribution of Holy Communion.
Nancy Bourgeois 869-4369 (Christmas Ministry)
Those incarcerated at the St. James Parish Prison receive spiritual and emotional support through prayers. We respond to the Gospel call to love all people through involvement in this ministry. To request a personal visit by the Pastor for your loved one, contact the Pastoral Center.
RESPECT LIFE COMMITTEE
Terri Meaney 869-8429
This committee seeks to foster the appreciation of all life from the moment of conception to natural death. This is done through organized prayer and educational activities in the parishes.
St. VINCENT DE PAUL
Kim Roussel (President) 225-445-1818
Emery Forsythe (Vice President) 225-206-2464
Clothing Store 869-4700
Food Pantry & Furniture Store 869-1078
Prescription Drug Assistance Program 869-1078
The St. Vincent de Paul Society provides assistance to those in need of food, clothing and other assistance throughout the year. The St. Vincent de Paul Store and Food Pantry are open on Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 10:00 AM to 2:30 PM. Food Pantry distribution is held on the first and third Wednesday of each month from 9AM to 12 Noon. Donations and contributions are always welcome during business hours. The last Sunday of each month, non-perishable food donations are collected at all Masses in our parishes.