Basic Information & FAQS

Cathedral of St. John Berchmans
939 Jordan Street
Shreveport, Louisiana 71101
Telephone 318-221-5296
FAX 318-221-8076

Office Hours: Monday through Friday/9am – 4pm

Frequently Asked Questions:

What are your Mass times?
Weekdays, 12:05, St. Michael Chapel
Saturday Anticipation Mass, 4:00pm, Cathedral
Sunday, 8:00am, 11:00am, 5:30pm, Cathedral
Holy Day Masses: normal schedule, 8:15, 12:05, 5:30, Cathedral

When are Confessions?
Review information on website: Sacraments Tab, Confession
Saturday, 3:00pm, Cathedral
Wednesday, 11:40am, Chapel
By Appointment, Seasonal Penance Services

Where are you located?
939 Jordan Street, 71101, between Line Avenue and Fairfield Avenue
Near intersection of I-20 (Fairfield exit) @ I-49, Fairfield exit off I-20, few exits from downtown

What events are coming up?
Faith Formation opportunities are offered, RCIA is in session year-round,
CCD-Parish School of Religion, Adult Faith, Bible Studies throughout the school year
Seasonal liturgical events, speakers, missions and more
Calendar of events

What is the link to St. John Berchmans Catholic School?
Tours are available for those interested in learning more about all that our school has to offer. Visit their website.

Where do I find the phone number / email of a staff person?
Our office phone number is 318-221-5296
See Cathedral Staff Page under Contact Tab for emails and extensions

How do I arrange a wedding at the Cathedral?
We look forward to helping couples in their marriage preparation.
Review information on website: Sacraments Tab, Marriage
Call the Church Office, 221-5296

How do I arrange to have my child baptized?
The office will help you with all sacramental preparation.
First review information on website: Sacraments Tab, Baptism
Call the Church Office, 221-5296

How do I become Catholic?
We welcome all who are interested in learning more about the Catholic faith.
Review information on website: Education Tab, RCIA
Call the Church Office, 221-5296

Where can I read about all the happenings of the Parish?
View our Parish Calendar and our bulletin!
For information on current happenings, go to our Home page

How do I volunteer at the Cathedral Parish?
Thanks for your interest in volunteering!
Review information on website: Organizations Tab, Volunteer
Call the Church Office, 221-5296, for more information

Who was St. John Berchmans?
Read more about our patron on website: Cathedral Tab, Our Patron St John Berchmans

How can I learn more about the church building?
Our Church cornerstone was laid in 1927. The church is a mixture of Tudor and modified Gothic architecture.
Take a “Walking Tour” of our Cathedral and Chapel

Self Guided Tour of the Cathedral

As of Sunday, August 7, 2016,
the 8:30am Mass time changed  to 8:00am.

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