Browsing the August 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 »