Lenten Mission with Fr. Sensat on March 9-11

Everyone is invited to join us for our Lenten Mission: “Out of Egypt I Called My Son: In the Desert of Lent with the Holy Family.”

The guest preacher will be Fr. Clinton Sensat, pastor of St. Thomas More Church in Eunice.

The mission will be Mar. 9, 10, 11 (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday), at 6:30 pm each evening at Our Lady Queen of All Saints Catholic Church in Ville Platte.

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Fr. Massie to hold Back-to-Basics Q&A Session

Join us Monday, Mar. 9, as Fr. Billy Massie (pastor of St. Ann Church in Mamou) will be our guest priest for a special Q&A session of the Back-to-Basics lecture series.

Fr. Massie will answer some common questions that people often have; like: Is it okay to attend a wedding of a Catholic who is getting married outside the Church?; Why can’t priests be married?; Why can’t we eat meat on Fridays of Lent?; plus many more questions. And, you can ask Fr. Massie your own questions.

The free talk is open to the public. It starts at 5:30 pm at the Family Life Center (1220 W. Dardeau St., Ville Platte).

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Fr. Barzare helps us “Appreciate the Sacramentals”

Fr. Matthew Barzare – erstwhile parochial vicar at Sacred Heart across town – return Monday, Feb. 10, to be our guest speaker for the Back-to-Basics Lecture Series. He gave a great presentation on “Appreciating the Sacramentals: What they are; and how they help us”. There was packed house of nearly 50 people to listen to it.

Use the player below to listen to his talk.

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Women’s ACTS Retreat Forms Available

Registration forms for the next Women’s ACTS Retreat are available at the Family Life Center or Sacred Heart church office. They need to be turned in no later than Sunday, Feb. 2.

The actual retreat will take place from Mar. 5-8 (Thursday evening to Sunday morning) at Mary Hill Retreat Center in Pineville.

Please prayerfully consider this wonderful opportunity for renewal in your faith.

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Appreciating Sacramentals talk to be given Feb. 10

Rosaries. Holy Water. Votive Candles. Holy Medals. Everyone uses them, but do we understand their true importance in our spiritual lives.

The Church calls them Sacramentals, and they help to prepare us to receive grace. Join us Monday, Feb. 10, as Fr. Matthew Barzare teaches us about “Sacramentals: What they are; and why they’re important”.

The free talk starts at 5:30 pm at the Our Lady Queen of All Saints Family Life Center (1220 W. Dardeau St., Ville Platte). Everyone is invited.

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Emily Byers gives recommendations for Holy Resolutions

With the start of a New Year, people often make resolutions for improvements in their lives. Sometimes, however, the resolutions don’t last.

Emily Byers, one of the two consecrated virgins in our diocese, recently gave our Back-to-Basics talk on how to make Holy Resolutions for the New Year. She also gave practical advice for making the resolutions. Click the player below to listen to her talk.

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Dcn. Joshua LeBlanc gives lively talk on Church Dedication

Rev. Mr. Joshua LeBlanc, a deacon at St. Leo IV Church in Roberts Cove, recently gave a lively talk on how the Rite of the Dedication of a Church mirrors the sacramental life of a Christian. The talk was wide ranging, as he fielded questions on a variety of topics at the end of the talk.

To listen to the talk, click on the triangular “PLAY” icon on the player. Or download the talk to listen to offline.

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