Posts from February 2016

Confidential Hotline

Bishop Duca has established an anonymous and strictly confidential “hotline” to     report instances of known or suspected misuse of parish, school or diocesan assets  including fraud, excessive waste or abuse. The number is (318) 219-7222. This line goes directly to a voicemail system that is addressed only to the Bishop himself. This hotline was established…

Open Invitation to all Developmentally Disabled Individuals 18 and Older

Holy Angels Residential Facility, along with the Diocese of Shreveport, has created a developmental and age  appropriate formation process for adults with disabilities interested in the Catholic Faith.  This program will touch on all of the Sacraments of Initiation; Baptism, Confirmation, and Eucharist.  These are the Sacraments that welcome us into the church at different…

2016 Chrism Mass Celebration

The celebration of Chrism Mass is on Tuesday, March 22, 2016 at 6 PM at the Cathedral of St. John Berchmans.  Most Reverend Michael Duca will preside.  The Sacred Chrism, the Oil of the Sick and the Oil of the Catechumens will be blessed, and the priests will renew their commitment to priestly service at…

St. Ann’s Youth Group Meeting

The next youth group meeting will be at Michelle Higgdon’s home on         February 28th from 2pm-5pm. I hope to see you all there. Great fun, wonderful information and excellent fellowship! This meeting is open to all youth 6th thru 12th grade! Come and hang with your awesome youth leaders and learn a bit about your…

Doing the ”Corporal Works of Mercy

1ST WEEK OF LENT FEB. 14 “FEED THE HUNGRY” +PRAY for and end to world hunger. +VOLUNTEER for St. Vincent de Paul or Catholic Charities +CONTRIBUTE to the Rice Bowl Program helping to alleviate world hunger +DONATE to Mary’s House or Catholic Charities +DONATE food to Catholic Charities during the weeks of Lent  

As we continue our Extraordinary Jubilee Year of Mercy, we seek to serve others through our support of the Annual Diocesan Stewardship Appeal.  This year, let St. Joseph & St Ann Church have a wealth of pledges to  support programs and          ministries available through no other source.  For Bishop Michael Duca, this is an important…

New Life Begins

Congratulations to Deacon Bill & Angel Kleinpeter on the arrival of their ninth grandchild! Emilia Rose was born on Thursday Feb 4 at 8:11 AM weighing 7lbs 11oz. Zac, Jen, Elizabeth, Eva, and Leo are so   excited about the new addition to their   family!

Catholic Schools — Financial Aid Available

Its registration time at our Catholic Schools in Shreveport.  The main reason given by most parents for not sending their children to Catholic Schools is a financial one.  Tuition is too high or I can’t afford it.  If that is your concern please make an appointment with Fr. Long to discuss financial assistance. The ministry…