Browsing the 2023 archive of A Message From Our Pastor

September 3, 2023

Posted by Rachelle Delatte on 8/31/23

Dear Parishioners, John Allen is a well-respected Catholic journalist, living in Rome, who writes about the Vatican and all things Catholic. A few years ago, he described an interesting conversation he had with his taxi driver while on the way to a meeting. His destination happened to be near ... Read More »

August 27, 2023

Posted by Rachelle Delatte on 8/28/23

Dear Parishioners, This Monday, August 28, is the 60th anniversary of the March on Washington and the famous keynote address entitled “I Have a Dream” delivered by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The historic gathering drew some 250,000 people and played a major role in the passage of the ... Read More »

August 20, 2023

Posted by Rachelle Delatte on 8/28/23

Dear Parishioners, All who signed up to serve as catechists in our parish school of religion have a meeting this Tuesday, August 22, from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. in the Parish Center. If possible, catechists are in-vited to come a little early and join us for the 5:45 p.m. ... Read More »

August 13, 2023

Posted by Rachelle Delatte on 8/28/23

Dear Parishioners, The Baton Rouge Diocese mourns the loss of Father Mark Beard, pastor of St. Helena Church in Amite, who was killed in a car accident on August 2 and laid to rest on Friday. He was 62 years old. Father Mark received his call to the priesthood ... Read More »

The Transfiguration of the Lord

Posted by Rachelle Delatte on 8/09/23

Dear Parishioners, The Feast of the Transfiguration of the Lord is celebrated on August 6 each year, and when the feast falls on a Sunday, its prayers and readings replace those of the Sunday in Ordinary Time. The Transfiguration Gospel, which points to the divinity of Christ, is also ... Read More »

A Message from Sister Joan

Posted by Rachelle Delatte on 7/27/23

Good morning, I am Sr Joan, like you my life is made up of many ingredients. I am a daughter of heavenly parents, a sister of 7 siblings, a mother, yes, a mother of two sons and one heavenly daughter. I am a grandmother and a religious sister. But, ... Read More »

July 23, 2023

Posted by Rachelle Delatte on 7/20/23

Dear Parishioners, Many non-Catholics think that Catholic priests must be a little bit crazy for committing ourselves to celibacy as part of the call to priesthood. For those born and raised Catholic it does not seem quite so foreign since celibate priests, sisters, and brothers have always been a ... Read More »

July 16, 2023

Posted by Rachelle Delatte on 7/19/23

Dear Parishioners,In last week’s bulletin, Deacon Michael shared the news that he has accepted a new position as theBaton Rouge area director for Vagabond Missions. He will continue to serve our parish as deaconand director of administration, but on a reduced schedule.Vagabond Missions is an inner-city Catholic Youth Mission founded about ... Read More »

A Message from Deacon Michael

Posted by Rachelle Delatte on 7/19/23

Greetings in the Lord, It is with great joy that I am able to inform you of a new form of evangelization that is coming to our Diocese of Baton Rouge. As you may know, my assignment here at Holy Rosary beginning with my internship that started the summer ... Read More »

July 2, 2023

Posted by Rachelle Delatte on 6/29/23

Dear Parishioners, We are excited to welcome Sister Joan Manuel, CSJ, who is moving to our parish this summer. Sr. Joan is a member of the Congregation of St. Joseph and previously taught at St. Joseph Academy in Baton Rouge. She is a native of Eunice, Louisiana and is ... Read More »