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Pilgrimage Tour
St. Mary Mother of the Church is offering a Pilgrimage Trip Tuesday September 26 to Sunday October 1 to the National Shrine of Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal, and Our Lady of the Snows. A special tour of the school, Sisters of Notre Dame RIPA campus in St. Louis and tours of the cities of St. Louis and Memphis are also included. Please call Barbara Thibodeaux 235-3240 or JoAnn LeJune 981-3379 by August 25 to register or for more information.

Food for the Journey
The Central Deanery of the Diocese of Lafayette presents “Food for the Journey”, a monthly lunchtime speakers series designed to help Catholics live out our faith in our daily lives. “Food for the Journey” will not be held during the month of August, but has been rescheduled for Wednesday, September 6, 2017, at River Oaks Catering and Event Center Lafayette, 520 East Kaliste Saloom Road, beginning at 12:00 noon. An optional buffet is available for purchase beginning at 11:30 a.m. All are welcome to come “eat and be fed” – please bring a friend! Pre-registration is not required.  For more information, please call Danielle Huval (232-1322).

Fete Dieu du Teche 2017
Boat registrations are now being accepted for everyone who would like to take part in Fete Dieu du Teche 2017, the annual Eucharistic Boat Procession down the Bayou Teche, sponsored by the Community of Jesus Crucified.  The procession will take place on Tuesday, August 15, 2017, the Feast of the Assumption.  The day begins at 8 a.m. with Mass celebrated by Bishop Deshotel at St. Leo the Great Church in Leonville.  A cavalcade of boats carrying the Holy Sacrament will then make their way down the Bayou Teche, retracing the steps of our Acadian ancestors, toward St. Martinville.  After stopping at Churches along the way for recitation of the Rosary and Benediction of the Holy Sacrament, participants will visit Notre Dame de Perpetuel Secours, St. Martin de Tours Church, and Mater Dolorosa Chapel for Solemn Vespers and Final Benediction.  To register a boat for the procession, orto find more information about the event, log on to, or call 337-394-6550 or send an email to

Man to Man Conference
Saturday, August 19, 2017 at Our Lady of Fatima, Lafayette, LA from 8:00am-2:00pm. Men 18 years and older, $35 per person. Keynote Speaker will be Deacon Harold Buke-Sivers with special guest speakers: Bishop Douglas Deshotel, Fr. Floyd Calais, Fr. Joel Faulk, Master of Ceremonies: Fr. Bryce Sibley

Pro-Life Walk and Mass
St. Peter’s Catholic Church & New Iberia South Deanery Pro-Life Walk & Mass. January 23, 2018 6:00 pm. The Walk starts at the grotto on Main St. to St. Peter’s for a Pro-Life Mass.

CD Mixup: Masters of Hip Hop Cougar Dance Team
The St. Thomas More Cougar Dance Team will present The CD Mixup: Masters of Hip Hop with Master Class by Tre Holloway on Saturday, August 26th. You can join the St. Thomas More Cougar Dance team for an exciting day of hip-hop fun. Participants will receive lunch, a tank top, and a full day of dance and tricks classes, including a Master Class with choreographer Tre Holloway. All participants will be invited to dance with the team at an STM Basketball Half-Time show!  The camp is designed for kids 6 and up and will be held at St. Thomas More High School located at 450 East Farrel Road in Lafayette. Registration online before August 10th will be $79 at If you prefer to register at the door, the price will be $89. Parents and friends will be invited to watch the showcase starting at 3pm.  For more information, you can check their website above, or call the school at 337-988-3700 ext 224.