Last Sunday’s Life Night was devoted to giving teens the opportunity to learn about God’s love and mercy that is poured out through the Sacrament of Reconciliation. The night began with a talk, led by our core member, Anndrea Guilbeau, which challenged the teens to dig deeper into their own understanding of how important…
It is often much easier to see a problem than to understand the underlying cause. Last week we brought to the surface the growing attrition within the Catholic Church of believers. Europe United States and even Lafayette show a consistent decline in Catholics actively practicing their faith. These numbers are especially higher in the young adults and teen demographic.
We begin our preaching series with a wake-up call. It’s no secret that there is a growing number of people who no longer practice their Catholic faith. Similar to a slow computer, our current mode of operation is simply not sufficing.
Meals on Wheels Driver Wanted Do you want to give back to our community, but aren’t sure where to start? Can you donate two hours one day a month? Our Broussard Council on Aging needs your help. The Meals on Wheels program is in need of drivers to deliver a hot and nutritional meal to the doorsteps of our homebound seniors in our Broussard community. If this is something you are interested in and would like more information, please contact Charles Brickner at email@example.com or call 337-344-9701.
Come and Celebrate the Centennial of the Diocese of Lafayette! Fȇte-Dieu du Vermilion, Eucharistic Boat Procession up the Vermilion River, will take place on the Feast of the Assumption, Wednesday, August 15. All are invited to a Mass in French at 8am at St. Mary Magdalene Catholic Church in Abbeville to begin the day. Bishop Glen Provost of the Lake Charles Diocese will preside and give the homily. At the end of Mass there will be a procession from Church with the Blessed Sacrament and a statue of Mary across the draw bridge to River front Restaurant (503 W. Port St.). At 10:00 am 121 boats will embark in procession (one for each parish of the Diocese) and make their way up Bayou Vermilion to Lafayette.