Cathedral of St. John Berchmans

Diocese of Shreveport

Sun - 8:30 AM, 11:00 AM, 5:30 PM M-F - 12:05 PM SAT - 4 PM




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  • 8:00AM, 11:00AM, 5:30PM



WED, 11:40AM; SAT 3:00PM   Or Call for an Appointment


Return Advent Giving this Sunday + Penance Services

2017 Advent Penance Services in our area! Advent is a season of penance.  Please make plans now to attend a penance service during the Season of Advent. Cathedral Confession Opportunities ADVENT GIVING TREES Three organizations benefit from this year’s Advent...

Join us on Sundays for AFF

Join us for coffee, fellowship and Adult Faith Formation, on Sundays, 9:15am, in the Parish Hall.  Read more on our AFF webpage – Fall 2017 series: “The Church Catholic & Apostolic” and “A Catholic Retrospective” and...

Christmas Mass: 4, 7, Midnight & 11am

Please join us for Christmas Mass: Sunday, Dec 24, Vigil Masses, 4:00pm, 7:00pm, Midnight with Bishop Duca (Christmas music before Mass) Christmas morning Mass @ 11:00am All Masses are in the Cathedral.     CHRISTMAS NOTE: No matter the day Christmas falls...

Hope + Highland Blessing Meals + Other Outreach Opportunities

Would you like ideas for ways to reach out to help the needy in our area? Monday, Dec 4, HOPE CONNECTIONS MEAL PREP, 2:00pm, in the Office Kitchen Thursday, Dec 21, HIGHLAND BLESSING MEAL, volunteers arrive at Highland Center @ 5:00pm Contact Jane and join one of our...


Dr. Barrie Schwortz -Shroud of Turin

Barrie Schwortz was the Official Documenting Photographer for the Shroud of Turin Research Project, the team that conducted the first in-depth scientific examination of the Shroud in 1978. Today, he plays an influential role in Shroud research and education as the...

Joining in prayer

We continue to join with the nation and world as we pray for the victims of recent violence.  May their souls rest in peace.  We pray for their families, as they mourn their loss and pray for all who were injured, may their bodies heal.   All are praying for the...

Next Baptism Seminar Jan 20

The next Baptism Seminar for parents and Godparents at St. John’s will be Saturday, January 20. Please contact Deacon John Basco to register for this session, or if you would like info on other sessions:...

Archaeological Dig at First School/Church

In early May, an archaeological dig was begun on the site of our first church and school:  “Excavation exposing foundations of original St. John’s College and Church on Texas Avenue, built in 1902 by the Jesuits. A historical marker will be placed at the...

Engaged Couples Weekend – Jan 2018

For all engaged couples, mark your calendar – the next Engaged Couples Weekend will be January 19/20, 2018 at St. Joseph, Shreveport. For more information on weddings at the Cathedral, call Mary Kay Townley, our Wedding Coordinator, 318.221.5296 or...

Heart Reliquary in the Cathedral

The Heart of St. John Berchmans has returned once more – our Heart Relic is once again in the Cathedral. Look for opportunities to venerate the Heart. READ MORE: The Heart of Love – the Return of Saint John Berchmans – Devotion website Heart of St....

Parish History Book now available!

Our Parish History, 1902-2017, has been published!  Get  your copy in the Parish Office! Soft cover books are $20; Hardbound books (available...
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Christmas Mass: 4, 7, Midnight & 11am

Please join us for Christmas Mass: Sunday, Dec 24, Vigil Masses, 4:00pm, 7:00pm, Midnight with Bishop Duca (Christmas music before Mass) Christmas...
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God and Sex – Is the Catholic Church out of touch?

Save the date! 2018 – the 25th of each month! Great Speakers: January, Bishop Michael G. Duca February, Dr. David Parker March, Dumb Ox...
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Mission Statement

Praying, Believing, Living
The Cathedral Parish strives for a liturgical life that transforms us into a community of evangelization, glorifying the Lord by our lives.