Outside Parish Information
Ladies’ Altar Society
The Ladies’ Altar Society of St. John the Evangelist Church in Henry is inviting all Altar Society members throughout the Diocese of Lafayette to pray with them, privately at home, a novena to St. Anne. The novena will begin on Wednesday, July 18, and end on Thursday, July 26, which is the feast day of St. Anne and St. Joachim. On the final day, July 26, members throughout the Diocese are invited to attend Mass at St. John the Evangelist Cathedral in Lafayette at 12:05 in honor of the centennial year of our diocese. This year’s petition entitled “Don’t Quench the Spirit” may be ordered from the shrine by calling (418)827-3667 or by mail at the address listed: Secretariat of the Shrine, 9797 Sainte Anne Boulevard, Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré QC, G0A3C0.
Food For the Journey
The next food for the journey will be held on September 11. Keep posted for further information.
Rebel Revue & Cheerleader Camp
Dance and Cheer Camp Monday-Wednesday July 30-August 1, 2018. Visit https://goo.gl/forms/Rq5wDKUSyLTZEfZX2
Cheerleader Summer Camp
The St. Thomas More cheerleaders will be holding a summer cheer clinic Tuesday, July 24th – Friday, July 27th from 9:00am-Noon for all children entering Pre-K through 8th grade. Online registration for the clinic is now available on the STM school website at www. stmcougars.net under “SUMMER CAMPS ” or for more information, please contact Colleen Dill at firstname.lastname@example.org. Your child will learn cheers, jumps, dances, and chants! Camp fee includes camper t-shirt, daily snacks, photo, and fun!
Annulment Process Workshop
July 24, 2018, the Judicial Vicar for the Diocese of Lafayette, Msgr. Robie Robichaux, will be presenting workshops on Declaration of Nullity and what is needed to begin the process. Two workshop times are offered: 10:00 am – noon, or 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm, at the Diocesan offices, Immaculata Center, 1408 Carmel Drive, Lafayette, LA. All are invited to attend. Prior to attending one of the sessions, please register by calling 261-5623, or via email to email@example.com. There is no charge for this workshop.
Survivor of Suicide Support Group
The death of a loved one is never easy and grief is experienced differently for everyone. The Jacob Crouch Suicide Prevention Services and the Office of Marriage and Family Life have formed a support group especially tailored for survivors of suicide. This group provides a safe place for those who have lost a loved one to suicide to share their struggles, experiences, and pain as they struggle to regain hope and strength. The group is facilitated by a licensed counselor and is open to all survivors of suicide over the age of 18 and meets on two evenings a month. Please call Kelley Chapman at 337-261-5653 for more information or to register.
Recruiting Natural Family Planning Teachers
The Office of Marriage and Family Life wants to increase our number of Natural Family Planning instructors. Any individuals/couples who are interested in becoming an NFP instructor, please contact Kelley Chapman at 337-261-5653 and let us know what method you prefer to be trained in; Billings Ovulation Method, Symptom-Thermal Method, Sympto-Pro Method, etc.
Divorce Recovery Program
The Office of Marriage and Family Life offers a 6-week divorce recovery program for those who have suffered from divorce/separation. Please visit our website, www.diolaf.org/divorcerecovery to register or to find out more information.