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Kevin Mues Ordination

Dear Parishioners of St. Joseph and St. Ann, Thank you for your prayers and support throughout my time as a seminarian.  My first experience in priestly formation was serving in your parish over the summer.  During that summer, you gave me an experience of parish ministry. You invited me into your homes and into your…

ROCK CHAPEL HISTORICAL MARKER

Dr. Cheryl White of LSU Shreveport is working to raise funds for the placement of a Louisiana state historical marker at the site of the original Holy  Apostles Church (Carmel) built by Fr. Jean Pierre in 1855. Because Fr. Pierre went on to Shreveport and became a victim of the 1873 Yellow Fever epidemic, this…

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS MARIAN 3779

An organization of Catholic men standing together in faith to uphold the principles of the Catholic Church, supporting the parish, its members, and our community– is now looking for Catholic gentlemen ages 18 and older to join our organization. Please visit us at www.kcmarian3779.org or Facebook kocmariancouncil3779. You may also call John Walker at 318-670-7778…

Advent Wreaths

ABOUT ADVENT WREATHS Traditionally, Advent wreaths are constructed of a circle of evergreen branches into which four candles are inserted, representing the four weeks of Advent.  Ideally, three candles are purple and one is rose, but white  candles can also be used. The purple candles in particular symbolize the prayer, penance, and preparatory sacrifices and goods…

DINNER WITH FATHER MORAN

St. Ann Parishioners, Father Jim would like to get to know our parish family better.  To help in this we are introducing “Dinner with Father”.  Father would like to have dinner with different families in our parish from week to week and he has indicated Sunday evenings are good for him.  If you are interested…