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Fr. Guidry to examine Confirmation, upcoming feasts and holy days

It’s the time of the year for our high schoolers to receive the Sacrament of Confirmation. At the next Back-to-Basics talk on Wednesday, April 19, Fr. Mitch Guidry will take a close look at this important Sacrament of Initiation.

He will also look at some of the upcoming Feasts and Memorials, including Fr. Damien of Molokai, St. Gianna Beretta Molla, and the Fatima visionaries.

The talk will be at 5:30 pm at the Queen of All Saints Family Life Center.

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Listen to Lenten Mission on Spirituality of St. Elizabeth of the Trinity

Fr. Guidry gave a 3-night Lenten Mission on the spirituality of St. Elizabeth of the Trinity. Click the Play icon on each of the recording below to listen to the talks. To learn more about St. Elizabeth of the Trinity, click here, here, and here.

Night 1

Night 2

Night 3

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2023 Lenten Activities

Lenten Confession (OLQAS)
–> Tuesday evenings – 6:00-7:00 pm (special Lenten Confession)
–> Tue., Wed., Thurs., Fri. – 20 minutes before weekday Masses
–> Saturdays – 3:00-3:50 pm (before Mass)
–> Sundays – 8:00-8:25 am & 10:00-10:25 am (before Masses)

Stations of the Cross (Fridays)
–> following 12:10 pm Mass (OLQAS)
–> 5:30 pm (Sacred Heart)

Liturgy of the Hours – Evening Prayer (OLQAS)
–> 5:00 pm – led by Secular Carmelites

Lenten Missions
–> Mar. 27 & 28 (Sacred Heart) – 6:00 pm – Meditations led by the Sisters of the Heart of Jesus


Palm Sunday (OLQAS)
–> Regular Mass Schedule – Outdoor Blessing of Palms at 10:30 am Mass (weather permitting)

Passover Seder (OLQAS Family Life Center)
–> Wednesday, Apr. 5 – 6:30 pm – RSVP by Friday, Mar. 31 (337-363-5167)

Holy Thursday Mass of Lord’s Supper (OLQAS)
–> Apr. 6 – 6:30 pm – following by Adoration and Confession until 10 pm

Good Friday Walk With Christ (Apr. 7)
–> 1:00 pm – Leave from OLQAS, walking to Sacred Heart
–> 3:00 pm – Celebration of Lord’s Passion (Sacred Heart) – followed by Confession

Holy Saturday (OLQAS)
–> Apr. 8 – 8:00 pm – Paschal (Easter) Vigil Mass – NO Confession or 4 pm Mass

Easter Sunday Mass (OLQAS)
–> Apr. 9 – 8:30 am (followed by Easter Egg Hunt) and 10:30 am

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Confession, Lent examined by Fr. Voorhies at Back-to-Basics talk

Fr. Tom Voorhies, pastor of Sacred Heart Church, gave an outstanding talk to a packed house at the February Back-to-Basics lecture. He covered the Sacrament of Confession and the upcoming season of Lent. He also talked about St. Claude de la Colombiere and St. Katharine Drexel.

To listen to his talk, press the Play icon:

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Dcn. Ben Soileau gives Back-to-Basics talk on Holy Eucharist and St. Francis de Sales

Despite the threat of inclement weather, a brave crowd gathered to listen to Dcn. Ben Soileau give a wonderful talk on the Sacrament of Holy Eucharist and on St. Francis de Sales as part of our Back-to-Basics Lecture Series. To listen to the talk, click on the play icon below.

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Epiphany Chalk for Epiphany Blessing to be given

Once again, for Epiphany, Fr. Guidry will be blessing chalk at Mass (Jan. 7-8) for people to take home and use to do the traditional Epiphany Blessing. If there is any chalk remaining after the Masses, they will stay in church for you to pick up during the week.

To learn more about the traditional Epiphany Chalk Blessing, click .


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January Back-to-Basics talk announced

Join us for our next Back-to-Basics talk. Dcn. Ben Soileau will examine the Sacrament of Holy Eucharist. He will also take a look at the upcoming liturgical celebrations, including the Memorial of St. Francis de Sales and the National Day of Prayer for the Legal Protection of the Unborn.

“The talk begins at 5:30 pm at the Family Life Center pn Wednesday, Jan. 18. Everyone is invited to join us.

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