information on any of the following local organizations, please call
the Church Office at 225-473-3176.
KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS 1087: A national, Catholic, fraternal
dedicated to promoting the ideals of charity, unity, fraternity,
fidelity to the Catholic Church. Ascension Council
1087—one of the oldest
councils in the state--meets the second Wednesday of each month at
7:00 P.M. in the KC Home on Memorial Drive. Activities include a
monthly business meeting and supper, service/fund-raising projects,
e.g. Thursday night Bingo, charitable projects in support of our local
Catholic Churches, community, and educational endeavors. Open to
practicing-Catholic men aged 18 and older. Membership guidelines
and applications available upon request.
An auxiliary organization of ladies (wives, adult daughters, mothers)
to provide the “woman’s touch” that is behind the success of the good
men who are our local “Knights of Columbus.” They provide support to
all the activities of the Council as needed. Meetings of the
Auxiliary are held to coincide with meetings of the Council.
ST. JOSEPH SOCIETY:
A fraternal local Catholic charitable and benevolent society whose
patron is St. Joseph, Husband of Mary, and foster-father of the Child
Jesus. It is dedicated to fostering Catholic family values,
especially family, prayer, work ethic, faithfulness and support of the
Catholic Church, and devotion to the example of the saints, especially
St. Joseph and the Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of Jesus.
A fellowship meeting to share experience, strength, and hope, in order
to address and solve problems and issues common to those recovering
from chemical dependency, and family members affected by those
recovering from or still suffering from chemical dependency. The only
requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking. There are no
dues or fees. The St. Anthony AA Group meets at the St. Vincent de
Paul Building, corner of Williams and St. Vincent Streets, on Monday
and Wednesday nights at 8:00 p.m. and on Saturdays at 12:00 noon.
ALANON meets at the Church Hall. Call 473-3762 for days and times.
A fellowship meeting for teens to share experience, strength, and
hope, in order to address and solve problems and issues common to
teenagers especially whose lives and homes have been affected by those
recovering from or still suffering from chemical dependency. There
are no fees or dues. Meetings for those aged 8-18 and are held in the
Church Hall. Call 473-3762 for days and times.
A fellowship meeting to share experience, strength and hope, for
anyone who has a problem with overeating. Have you lost your
willpower? You are not alone. Welcome to Overeaters Anonymous. There
are no fees or dues. Meetings are held on Thursday nights at 8:00
P.M. in the St. Vincent de Paul Building at the corner of Williams and
St. Vincent St.