Outside Parish Information
2018 Diocesan Marriage Anniversary Mass
The Diocesan Marriage Anniversary Mass will be held on Sunday, February 25, 2018 at Our Lady of Fatima with Bishop Douglas Deshotel presiding. The Mass will begin at 2:00pm, please arrive for 1:30pm. Those couples celebrating 25, 40, 50, 60, or more years of married life during the year of 2018 are asked to pre-register online at www.diolaf.org/marriage or call 337-261-5653 by February 15, 2018.
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.
Rachel’s Vineyard is a retreat for those who have suffered the wounds of abortion. It is an extraordinary opportunity for any person who struggles with the emotional and spiritual pain of abortion. The weekend is a unique and effective process designed specifically to help you experience the mercy and compassion of God. This process is extremely helpful for those who have difficulty forgiving themselves or others. The weekend will help your soul find a voice and transform the pain of the past into hope! The next retreat will be held April 6-8, 2018. Pre-registration is required. All inquiries are kept strictly confidential. Contacts: Karol or Trista @ 337.261.5607 for more information. Project Rachel - Individual post abortion healing sessions. Contacts: Karol or Trista @ 337.261.5607.
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. Our speaker for February will be Rev. Hampton Davis . “Food for the Journey” will be held on Tuesday, February 6, 2018, 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).
Lenten Day of Reflection
St. Edmond Ladies Altar Society Lenten Day of Recollection will be on THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 15th, from 8:00am-3:00pm (the day after Ash Wednesday). The retreat master will be Fr. Scott Chemino (Pastor of St. Anthony Church in Bunkie and Vicar-General of the Diocese of Alexandria). Coffee and donuts in the Atrium at 8:00am; Rosary at 9:00am; then Fr. Chemino gives conference. Mass will be celebrated at 12:10pm and confessions will be heard prior to Mass. Way of the Cross and Benediction in the afternoon! Tickets are $12.00 and include lunch and must be purchased in advance. For tickets, please send check (No later than February 8th) to: RaNelle Simon; 116 Delmar Drive; Lafayette, LA 70506
Phone: 337-232-2849 or 337-258-6372 (Betty Robinson).
Tickets can also be purchased at the St. Edmond Church Office during office hours!