In a few short months, the Sisters of the Destitute’s Mother Superior will be visiting from India, bringing with her several new sisters who are moving into the convent. As volunteers from all over the diocese come together to help them, many projects are being undertaken, such as yard work, interior painting, plumbing, flooring and heating and air conditioning.
IF YOU WOULD LIKE YOUR DONATION TO GO TOWARDS A SPECIFIC PROJECT, HERE ARE SOME IDEAS:
(3) Window Blinds $100 (5 donors needed)
Washer & Dryer $1,000
Carpeting for one bedroom $1,000 (3 donors needed)
Heat & Air Conditioning Units $5000 (1 donor or 5 donors of $1,000 each)
Plumbing = replacement of 5 bathroom faucets, toilets, etc. $5000 (1 donor or 5 donors of $1,000 each)
Won’t you join us in thanking the Sisters for all that they do by making a donation towards this Caring Project? The sisters have touched the lives of many through their ministry and their presence. Please consider making a online donation today or mail your donation to the Church Office, 939 Jordan Street, Shreveport, LA 71101, attn: Caring Project for the Sisters. If you have any questions you may contact Jane Snyder, email@example.com, or call 318-221-5296, ext. 106.
Please join us for Holy Week liturgies.
Holy Week Schedule
Palm Sunday, Apr 14, Masses: Sat Vigil 4:00pm, Sun 8:00am, 11:00am, 5:30pm
Tuesday, Apr 16, Chrism Mass, 6:00pm, with Bishop Strickland
Wednesday, Apr 17, Father Duane’s talk: “The Fasting I have Chosen”, 6:00pm, Cathedral
Thursday, Apr 18, Mass of the Lord’s Supper, 6:00pm
Friday, Apr 19, Passion/Veneration, 3:00pm, Stations/Veneration, 5:30pm
Saturday, Apr 20, Easter Vigil Mass, 7:50pm
Easter Sunday, Apr 21, Mass: 8:00am, 11:00am, 5:30pm
Divine Mercy Sunday at the Cathedral
The Cathedral will host a Holy Hour in honor of Divine Mercy
Sunday on April 28., and it will begin promptly at 2:30 p.m.
and will include veneration of the Divine Mercy Image as well
as praying the chaplet. The Sacrament of Confession will be
offered after the Holy Hour until 5:00 PM. This is a beautiful
opportunity to experience God’s mercy and to spread the
message of the Divine Mercy Devotion.
May 1: Lunch and a Movie
12:35 pm – Lunch & Movie
(after the 12:05 Mass)
“Joseph-Close to Jesus”- St. Joseph the Worker Feast Day –
Joseph of Nazareth was
chosen by God to be the earthly
father of Jesus. Know as Joseph the
carpenter, the Bible does not reveal
much detail about Joseph’s role as a
father to Jesus Christ, but we know from
Gospel of Matthew, that he was an excellent earthly
example of integrity and righteousness. $5 per person
-RSVP by Monday, April 29 to the Church Office.
Saturday, May 4, 9:00 am, Missa Cantata, Mass of the Holy Shroud + Shroud Exhibit Grand Opening
Thursday, May 30, 5:30 pm, Solemn High Mass with the Monks of Norcia, Ascension Thursday
Invite someone to experience this “precious treasure” of the Church to use the words of Pope Benedict XVI. Pope Francis has specifically said that he wants us “to continue the good work in the liturgy begun by Pope Benedict XVI.”
Our Latin Mass webpage: http://
May 4: Grand Opening Exhibition of many of the finest artifacts and artworks in the collection of The Museum of the Holy Shroud, which was transferred to the Cathedral of St. John Berchmans in February 2019.
This special day will begin with Latin Mass in the Cathedral at 9:00 a.m., followed by a grand opening welcome in the Parish Hall with city dignitaries and other special guests, presentations including the demonstration of the VP-8 Analyzer (NASA equipment that opened up the age of Shroud investigation in 1976 because it revealed the unique three-dimensional characteristics of the cloth).