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SEPTEMBER 2009

 
01 - “Food for the Journey” Speaker Series, Crowne Plaza Hotel (formerly Hotel Acadiana), 1801 West Pinhook Road, Lafayette; lunch available at 11:30 a.m., speaker from 12:10 p.m. – 12:45 p.m. Sponsored by the Central Region. For more information, please call Mary Bergeron at 337-654-8682 or go to www.centralregiononline.org. 

02 - * Council of Priests Executive Committee Meeting with Bishop, Immaculata Center (Bishop’s Office), 10:00 a.m. 

03 - Diocesan School Board Meeting, Immaculata Center (Katharine Drexel), 2:00 p.m. 

05-06 - 2nd Collection for Catholic University of America. 

07 - Labor Day – Diocesan offices closed. 

08 - Sign Language Class, Deaf Action Center, Lafayette, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. 

09 - Curriculum Coordinators’ Meeting, Immaculata Center (John XXIII), 9:00 a.m. – noon. 

09 - Central Region Benefits Coordinators’ Meeting, 9:00 a.m., place to be announced. Contact the Office of Human Resources at 337-261-5526 for details. 

10 - English Department Heads’ Meeting, Immaculata Center (Thomas Aquinas Room), 9:00 a.m. – noon. 

10 - North Region Benefits Coordinators’ Meeting, 9:00 a.m., place to be announced. Contact the Office of Human Resources at 337-261-5526 for details. 

10 - * Vocation Supper for Women, Immaculata Center (Bishop’s Residence), 6:30 p.m. 

10-13 - Retreat for Deacons and Wives of Deacons, Saint Charles Retreat Center, Moss Bluff, begins 3:00 p.m. Thursday and ends 1:00 p.m. Sunday. 

12 - Diaconate Formation Class, Immaculata Center (John XXIII), 7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 

13 - Engaged Couples Conference, Immaculata Center (John XXIII), 8:45 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 

13 - African American Catholic Youth Congress (AACYC) Facilitators’ Training Session, Immaculata Center (Fusilier Hall), 2:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. 

14 - Our Lady’s Rosary Makers, Immaculata Center (Katharine Drexel), 9:00 a.m. – noon. Contact Trista Littell at 337-261-5607. 

14 - Holy Hour for Vocations, Saint Patrick Church, Lafayette, 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Sponsored by the Serra Club. 

14 - Circle of Friends (For those who are separated, divorced or widowed), Immaculata Center (John XXIII), 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. 

15 - Religion Administrators’ Meeting, Immaculata Center (John XXIII), 9:30 a.m. – noon. 

15 - Sign Language Class, Deaf Action Center, Lafayette, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. 

16 - Technology Coordinators’ Meeting, Lafayette Parish School Board Technology Lab, Lafayette, 9:00 a.m. – noon. 

16 - Catholic School Benefits Coordinators’ Meeting, Immaculata Center (John XXIII), 9:00 a.m. Contact the Office of Human Resources at 337-261-5526 for details. 

16 - “Monthly Manna,” Forest Restaurant, Franklin. Gathering at 11:00 a.m., meal served at 11:30 a.m., followed by speaker at 12:05 p.m. Speaker is Reverend Lloyd Benoit, Pastor, Assumption Church, Franklin. 

16 - * Bishop’s Development Council Meeting, Immaculata Center (Jeanmard Conference Room 226), 12:00 p.m. 

16 - * Bishop’s Social for Deacons and Wives of Deacons, Immaculata Center (Fusilier Hall), 7:00 p.m. 

16 - Theology on Tap, for young adults ages 18-35, married or single, Tsunami Restaurant, downtown Lafayette, 7:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. 

17 - West Region Benefits Coordinators’ Meeting, 9:00 a.m., place to be announced. Contact the Office of Human Resources at 337-261-5526 for details. 

17 - Social Studies Department Heads’ Meeting, Immaculata Center (Thomas Aquinas Room), 9:00 a.m. – noon. 

17 - * Council of Priests Meeting, Immaculata Center (Jeanmard Conference Room 226), 10:00 a.m. 

17 - * Diocesan Pastoral Council Meeting, Immaculata Center (Katharine Drexel), 6:30 p.m. 

20 - Catechetical Sunday – Catechesis and Proclamation of the Word. 

20 - African American Catholic Youth Congress (AACYC) Facilitators’ Training Session, Immaculata Center (Fusilier Hall), 2:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. 

22 - * Bishop’s Conference, Immaculata Center (Jeanmard Conference Room 226), 9:00 a.m. 

22 - Math Department Heads’ Meeting, Immaculata Center (Thomas Aquinas Room), 9:00 a.m. – noon. 

22 - Christian Formation Advisory Council Meeting, Immaculata Center (Katharine Drexel Room), 10:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. 

22 - Sign Language Class, Deaf Action Center, Lafayette, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. 

23 - South Region Benefits Coordinators’ Meeting, 9:00 a.m., place to be announced. Contact the Office of Human Resources at 337-261-5526 for details. 

23 - Testing Coordinators’ Meeting, Immaculata Center (John XXIII), 9:00 a.m.  

24 - Area Principals’ Meeting (Iberia, St. Martin and St. Mary Parishes), Saint John Elementary School, Franklin, 9:00 a.m.24 - * Mass and Dinner for Religious Brothers and Sisters of the Diocese of Lafayette, Immaculata Center (Chapel, Fusilier Hall), 5:00 p.m. 

25 - * Mass with Bishop Jarrell, Saint Genevieve Elementary School, Lafayette, 8:30 a.m. 

26 - Diaconate Formation Class, Immaculata Center (John XXIII), 7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 

27 - African American Catholic Youth Congress (AACYC) Facilitators’ Training Session, Immaculata Center (Fusilier Hall), 2:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. 

28 - Circle of Friends (For those who are separated, divorced or widowed), Immaculata Center (John XXIII), 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. 

29 - Catholic School Safe Environment Coordinators’ Meeting, Immaculata Center (John XXIII), 9:00 a.m. Contact the Office of Human Resources at 337-261-5526 for details. 

29 - Science Department Heads’ Meeting, Immaculata Center (Thomas Aquinas Room), 9:00 a.m. – noon. 

29 - Sign Language Class, Deaf Action Center, Lafayette, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. 

30 - Development Directors’ Meeting, Immaculata Center (John XXIII), 9:00 a.m. – noon. 

30 - * Fall Regional Clergy Meeting (North Region), Our Lady Queen of Angels Parish Hall, Opelousas, 10:00 a.m. 

30 - * Council of Priests Executive Committee Meeting with Bishop, Immaculata Center (Bishop’s Office), 10:00 a.m. 

 


OCTOBER 2009

 

01 - Area Principals’ Meeting (Acadia Parish), Rayne Catholic Elementary School, Rayne, 9:00 a.m. 

01 - * Fall Regional Clergy Meeting (Central Region), Saint Anne Parish, Youngsville, 10:00 a.m. 

03-04 - Bishop's Services Appeal Education Weekend. 

04 - African American Catholic Youth Congress (AACYC) Facilitators’ Training Session, Immaculata Center (Fusilier Hall), 2:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. 

05 - Holy Hour for Vocations, Saint Patrick Church, Lafayette, 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Sponsored by the Serra Club. 

06 - Area Principals’ Meeting (Vermilion Parish), Vermilion Catholic High School, Abbeville, 9:00 a.m. 

06 - * Fall Regional Clergy Meeting (West Region), Saint Edward Parish, Richard, 10:00 a.m. 

06 - “Food for the Journey” Speaker Series, Crowne Plaza Hotel (formerly Hotel Acadiana), 1801 West Pinhook Road, Lafayette; lunch available at 11:30 a.m., speaker from 12:10 p.m. – 12:45 p.m. Sponsored by the Central Region. For more information, please call Mary Bergeron at 337-654-8682 or go to www.centralregiononline.org. 

06 - Sign Language Class, Deaf Action Center, Lafayette, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. 

06 - * Vocation Supper for Men, Immaculata Center (Bishop’s Residence), 6:30 p.m. 

07 - * Fall Regional Clergy Meeting (South Region), Saint Marcellus Parish, Rynella, 10:00 a.m. 

08 - Area Principals’ Meeting (Lafayette Parish), Cathedral-Carmel Elementary School, Lafayette, 9:00 a.m. 

09 - * Mass with Bishop Jarrell, Our Lady of Fatima Elementary School, Lafayette, 8:00 a.m. 

10-11 - Bishop's Services Appeal Commitment Weekend. 

10 - Diaconate Formation Class, Immaculata Center (John XXIII), 7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 

11 - Engaged Couples Conference, Nativity Parish Hall, New Iberia, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 

11 - Engaged Couples Conference, Msgr. Jeanmard Center, Eunice, 12:45 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. 

11 - African American Catholic Youth Congress (AACYC) Facilitators’ Training Session, Immaculata Center (Fusilier Hall), 2:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. 

12 - Columbus Day – Diocesan offices closed. 

12-15 - Priests’ Retreat, Saint Charles Retreat Center, Lake Charles. 

13 - * Bishop’s Conference, Immaculata Center (Jeanmard Conference Room 226), 9:00 a.m. 

13 - Sign Language Class, Deaf Action Center, Lafayette, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. 

15 - Area Principals’ Meeting (Evangeline and St. Landry Parishes), Saint Ignatius Elementary School, Grand Coteau, 9:00 a.m. 

15 - * Council of Priests Meeting, Immaculata Center (Jeanmard Conference Room 226), 10:00 a.m. 

17 - In Home Marriage Preparation Training, Saint Genevieve Church, Mystical Rose Hall, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 

17 - “Key Figures in the Old Testament/Salvation History,” Immaculata Center (Fusilier Hall), 9:00 a.m. – noon. 

17 - “Spirituality of the DRE/Religion Administrator,” Immaculata Center (John XXIII), 9:30 a.m. –  11:30 a.m.

17 - Rachel’s Vineyard Retreat #12 Planning Session, Immaculata Center (Marian Hall), 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Contact Trista Littell at 337-261-5607 for details. 

17-18 - 2nd Collection for World Missions. 

18 - African American Catholic Youth Congress (AACYC) Facilitators’ Training Session, Immaculata Center (Fusilier Hall), 2:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. 

18 - Catholic Engaged Encounter, Immaculata Center (John XXIII), 3:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. 

19 - Our Lady’s Rosary Makers, Immaculata Center (Katharine Drexel), 9:00 a.m. – noon. Contact Trista Littell at 337-261-5607. 

19-22 - Priests’ Retreat, Our Lady of the Oaks Retreat House, Grand Coteau. 

20 - Sign Language Class, Deaf Action Center, Lafayette, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. 

21 - Quiz Bowl for High Schools, Immaculata Center (Fusilier Hall), 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. 

21 - “Monthly Manna,” Forest Restaurant, Franklin. Gathering at 11:00 a.m., meal served at 11:30 a.m., followed by speaker at 12:05 p.m. Speaker is Reverend Richard Kalinowski, S.V.D., Pastor, Our Lady of the Rosary Church, Jeanerette. 

21 - Theology on Tap, for young adults ages 18-35, married or single, Tsunami Restaurant, downtown Lafayette, 7:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. 

23-24 - University of Dallas Ministry Conference, sponsored by the Diocese of Dallas and the Diocese of Fort Worth. For additional information, go to www.udministryconference.com or contact the School of Ministry at 888-447-4777. 

23-25 - Rachel’s Vineyard Retreat #12 (Post Abortion Healing), Friday, 6:00 p.m. – Sunday, 5:00 p.m. Pre-registration is required. Contact the Office of Pro-Life Issues at 337-261-5607 for details. 

24 - Diaconate Formation Class, Immaculata Center (John XXIII), 7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 

24 - * Diocesan Campaign against Poverty, Immaculata Center (Fusilier Hall), 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. 

25 - African American Catholic Youth Congress (AACYC) Facilitators’ Training Session, Immaculata Center (Fusilier Hall), 2:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. 

26 - Circle of Friends (For those who are separated, divorced or widowed), Immaculata Center (John XXIII), 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. 

26-29 - Priests’ Retreat, Saint Charles Retreat Center, Lake Charles. 

27 - Sign Language Class, Deaf Action Center, Lafayette, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. 

28 - * Council of Priests Executive Committee Meeting with Bishop, Immaculata Center (Bishop’s Office), 10:00 a.m. 


NOVEMBER 2009

 
01-07 - Icon Painting Workshop, Jesuit Spirituality Center, Grand Coteau. Sponsored by the Office of Worship, 337-261-5554. 

02 - Holy Hour for Vocations, Saint Patrick Church, Lafayette, 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Sponsored by the Serra Club. 

03 - “Food for the Journey” Speaker Series, Crowne Plaza Hotel (formerly Hotel Acadiana), 1801 West Pinhook Road, Lafayette; lunch available at 11:30 a.m., speaker from 12:10 p.m. – 12:45 p.m. Sponsored by the Central Region. For more information, please call Mary Bergeron at 337-654-8682 or go to www.centralregiononline.org. 

03 - Sign Language Class, Deaf Action Center, Lafayette, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. 

03 - Rachel’s Vineyard Retreat #12 Reunion, Immaculata Center (Katharine Drexel), 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. 

05 - * Council of Priests Meeting, Immaculata Center (Jeanmard Conference Room 226), 10:00 a.m. 

05 - Diocesan School Board Meeting, Immaculata Center (Katharine Drexel), 2:00 p.m. 

06 - * Serra Club Mass with Bishop Jarrell, Immaculata Center (Chapel), 6:30 a.m., with breakfast following Mass in Marian Hall. 

07 - Diaconate Formation Class, Immaculata Center (John XXIII), 7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 

07 - * Ordination to the Transitional Diaconate, Cathedral of Saint John the Evangelist, Lafayette, 10:00 a.m.
 
07-08 - Deaf Mission with Sister Rita Marie Pickhinke, time and place to be announced.
 
08 - African American Catholic Youth Congress (AACYC) Facilitators’ Training Session, Immaculata Center (Fusilier Hall), 2:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. 

09 - Our Lady’s Rosary Makers, Immaculata Center (Katharine Drexel), 9:00 a.m. – noon. Contact Trista Littell at 337-261-5607. 

09 - Circle of Friends (For those who are separated, divorced or widowed), Immaculata Center (John XXIII), 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. 

10 - Bishop’s Services Appeal Reminder Mailing, Immaculata Center (Marian Hall), 8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. 

10 - * Bishop’s Conference, Immaculata Center (Jeanmard Conference Room 226), 9:00 a.m. 

10 - Christian Formation Advisory Council Meeting, Immaculata Center (Katharine Drexel), 10:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. 

10 - Sign Language Class, Deaf Action Center, Lafayette, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. 

11 - * Bishop’s Development Council Meeting, Immaculata Center (Jeanmard Conference Room 226), 12:00 p.m. 

12 - * Diocesan Pastoral Council Meeting, Immaculata Center (Katharine Drexel), 6:30 p.m. 

12 - United Way Long Term Hurricane Recovery, Immaculata Center (John XXIII), 9:00 a.m. – noon. 

13 - * Mass with Bishop Jarrell, Carencro Catholic Elementary School, Carencro, 8:30 a.m. 

13 - Curriculum Coordinators’ Meeting, Saint Edward Elementary School, New Iberia, 8:00 a.m. – noon. 

14-15 - Bishop’s Services Appeal Collection Weekend (Optional). 

15 - Engaged Couples Conference, Immaculata Center (John XXIII), 8:45 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 

15 - African American Catholic Youth Congress (AACYC) Facilitators’ Training Session, Immaculata Center (Fusilier Hall), 2:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. 

17 - Religion Administrators’ Meeting, Immaculata Center (John XXIII), 9:30 a.m. – noon. 

18 - Development Directors’ Meeting, Mount Carmel Elementary School, Abbeville, 9:00 a.m. – noon. 

18 - “Monthly Manna,” Forest Restaurant, Franklin. Gathering at 11:00 a.m., meal served at 11:30 a.m., followed by speaker at 12:05 p.m. Speaker is Reverend Wilbur “Sonny” Brown, retired priest of the
Diocese of Lafayette. 

18 - Theology on Tap, for young adults ages 18-35, married or single, Tsunami Restaurant, downtown Lafayette, 7:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. 

19-21 - National Catholic Youth Conference, Kansas City, Missouri. For details, go to www.nfcym.org.  

21 - Diaconate Formation Class, Immaculata Center (John XXIII), 7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 

21 - * African American Catholic Youth Congress (AACYC), Saint Thomas More High School, Lafayette, 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. 

21-22 - 2nd Collection for Catholic Campaign for Human Development. 

23 - Circle of Friends (For those who are separated, divorced or widowed), Immaculata Center (John XXIII), 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

26-27 - Thanksgiving Holidays – Diocesan offices closed. 

28 - Hispanic Preparation for Advent Retreat (tentative), Our Lady of Wisdom Church, Lafayette, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 

28 - Catholic Charismatic monthly  "Sunday Vigil" Mass - Our Lady Queen of Peace Church in Lafayette 7 p.m. - pre-praise at 6:30 p.m. - Fr. Greg Cormier, homilist - music ministry "Spirit of Joy"

 
DECEMBER 2009

 
01 - Bishop’s Services Appeal Reminder Mailing, Immaculata Center (Marian Hall), 8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. 

01 - “Food for the Journey” Speaker Series, Crowne Plaza Hotel (formerly Hotel Acadiana), 1801 West Pinhook Road, Lafayette; lunch available at 11:30 a.m., speaker from 12:10 p.m. – 12:45 p.m. Sponsored by the Central Region. For more information, please call Mary Bergeron at 337-654-8682 or go to www.centralregiononline.org. 

01 - * Vocation Supper for Men, Immaculata Center (Bishop’s Residence), 6:30 p.m. 

02 - Technology Coordinators’ Meeting, Saint Genevieve Middle School, Lafayette, 9:00 a.m. – noon. 

03 - * Estate Planning Seminar, Immaculata Center (Fusilier Hall), 8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. 

05 - Diaconate Formation Class, Immaculata Center (John XXIII), 7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 

05-06 - Bishop’s Services Appeal Collection Weekend (Optional). 

06 - Engaged Couples Conference, Msgr. Jeanmard Center, Eunice, 12:45 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. 

06 - * Mass for Survivors of Violence, Immaculata Center (Chapel), 2:00 p.m., with reception following in Marian Hall. 

07 - Holy Hour for Vocations, Saint Patrick Church, Lafayette, 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Sponsored by the Serra Club. 

08 - Feast of the Immaculate Conception – Diocesan offices closed. 

08 - * Mass with Bishop Jarrell, Saint Edmund School, Eunice, 9:00 a.m. 

08-09 - National Night of Prayer for Life (Parishes planning to participate should contact the Office of Pro-Life Issues with details, 337-261-5607). 

10 - * Council of Priests Luncheon, Immaculata Center (Bishop’s Residence), 11:15 a.m. 

12 - * Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe Celebration (tentative), Our Lady of Wisdom Church, Lafayette. Procession begins at 5:00 p.m., followed by Mass at 6:00 p.m. 

12 - Marian Hour of Prayer to Our Lady of Guadalupe for the Unborn, Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, Broussard, 6:30 p.m. Contact Mike Malagarie at 337-344-4701 for details. 

12-13 - 2nd Collection for the Retirement Fund for Religious. 

14 - Our Lady’s Rosary Makers, Immaculata Center (Katharine Drexel), 9:00 a.m. – noon. Contact Trista Littell at 337-261-5607. 

14 - Circle of Friends (For those who are separated, divorced or widowed), Immaculata Center (John XXIII), 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. 

15 - * Bishop’s Conference, Immaculata Center (Jeanmard Conference Room 226), 9:00 a.m. 

16 - “Monthly Manna,” Forest Restaurant, Franklin. Gathering at 11:00 a.m., meal served at 11:30 a.m., followed by speaker at 12:05 p.m. Speaker is Reverend Marty Harden, Pastor, Bethel Pentecostal Fellowship Church, Patterson. 

16 - Theology on Tap, for young adults ages 18-35, married or single, Tsunami Restaurant, downtown Lafayette, 7:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. 

19 - Diaconate Formation Class, Immaculata Center (John XXIII), 7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 

22 - * Taping of Bishop’s Television Interview with Seminarians, Immaculata Center (Caffery Hall, 2nd Floor Waiting Area), 4:45 p.m. 

22 - * Christmas Mass and Social for Seminarians and Parents, Immaculata Center (Chapel, Fusilier Hall), 6:15 p.m. 

24-25 - Christmas Holidays – Diocesan offices closed. 

26 - Catholic Charismatic monthly  "Sunday Vigil" Mass - Our Lady Queen of Peace Church in Lafayette 7 p.m. - pre-praise at 6:30 p.m. - Fr. Hampton Davis, homilist

28 - Circle of Friends (For those who are separated, divorced or widowed), Immaculata Center (John XXIII), 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. 

30 - * Council of Priests Executive Committee Meeting with Bishop, Immaculata Center (Bishop’s Office), 10:00 a.m.  

31-Jan. 1- New Year’s Holidays – Diocesan offices closed. 

 
JANUARY 2010

 
01 - New Year’s Day – Diocesan offices closed. 

05 - “Food for the Journey” Speaker Series, Crowne Plaza Hotel (formerly Hotel Acadiana), 1801 West Pinhook Road, Lafayette; lunch available at 11:30 a.m., speaker from 12:10 p.m. – 12:45 p.m.
Sponsored by the Central Region. For more information, please call Mary Bergeron at 337-654-8682 or go to www.centralregiononline.org. 

06 - Office of Catholic Schools Visit to Opelousas Catholic School, Opelousas, 9:00 a.m. 

07-09 - Fashion Me a People Conference – 4th annual conference on lifelong faith formation. Sponsored by the Center for Ministry Development in partnership with Houghton-Mifflin Harcourt Publishers, Oregon Catholic Press, Twenty-Third Publications, and Catholic Relief Services. Hilton Disney Hotel, Orlando, Florida. For additional information, go to www.cmdnet.org or e-mail mariette@cmdnet.org. 

09 - Diaconate Formation Class, Immaculata Center (John XXIII), 7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 

10-15 - * National Vocations Awareness Week, begins with 9:00 a.m. Mass with Bishop Jarrell, Sunday, January 11, at Cathedral of Saint John the Evangelist, Lafayette, with seminarians and parents in attendance. 

11 - Our Lady’s Rosary Makers, Immaculata Center (Katharine Drexel), 9:00 a.m. – noon. Contact Trista Littell at 337-261-5607. 

12 - Bishop’s Services Appeal Reminder Mailing, Immaculata Center (Marian Hall), 8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. 

12 - * Bishop’s Conference, Immaculata Center (Jeanmard Conference Room), 9:00 a.m. – noon. 

12 - Religion Administrators’ Meeting, Immaculata Center (John XXIII), 9:30 a.m. – noon. 

12 - * Priests’ Vespers and Social, Immaculata Center (Chapel, Marian Hall), 6:30 p.m. 

12 - Sign Language Class, Deaf Action Center, Lafayette, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. 

13 - * Mass with Bishop Jarrell, Saint Ignatius Elementary School, Grand Coteau, 8:00 a.m. 

13 - Curriculum Coordinators’ Meeting, Teurlings Catholic High School, Lafayette, 9:00 a.m. – noon. 

13 - West Region Safe Environment Coordinators’ Meeting, 9:00 a.m., location to be announced. Contact the Office of Human Resources at 337-261-5526 for details. 

13 - Pro-Life Oratory Contest for High School Juniors and Seniors, Immaculata Center (John XXIII), 6:00 p.m. Contact Trista at 337-261-5607 for details. 

14 - Office of Catholic Schools Visit to Saint Edmund School, Eunice, 9:00 a.m. 

14 - South Region Safe Environment Coordinators’ Meeting, 9:00 a.m., location to be announced. Contact the Office of Human Resources at 337-261-5526 for details.14 - * Diocesan Pastoral Council Meeting, Immaculata Center (Katharine Drexel), 6:30 p.m. 

15 - * Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration, Cathedral of Saint John the Evangelist, Lafayette, 7:00 p.m. 

16 - Sacred Heart of Jesus Knights of Columbus Council #7557 March for Life. Begins at 9:00 a.m. at Sacred Heart Church, proceeds to Broussard Middle School, and returns to Sacred Heart Church. Guest speakers to be announced. Refreshments served afterwards. For details, contact Mike Malagarie at 337-344-4701. 

16-17 - Bishop’s Services Appeal Collection Weekend (Optional). 

18 - Dr. Martin Luther King Day – Diocesan offices closed. 

19 - South Region March for Life and Silent Procession from Lourdes Grotto to Saint Peter Church, New Iberia. Silent Procession begins at 5:30 p.m., followed by Mass at Saint Peter Church. In conjunction with the March, there will be a Rosary Congress with Eucharistic Adoration for 5 days/24 hours. The Pro-Life Rosary will be recited every hour following the Mass. Guest celebrant: Reverend Jason Vidrine, Pastor of Saint Peter Church, Gueydan. For more information, call 337-369-3816. 

19 - * Boards’ Supper, Immaculata Center (Marian Hall), 6:00 p.m. 

19 - Sign Language Class, Deaf Action Center, Lafayette, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. 

20 - Development Directors’ Meeting, Saints Peter and Paul Elementary School, Scott, 9:00 a.m. – noon. 

20 - Central Region Safe Environment Coordinators’ Meeting, 9:00 a.m., location to be announced. Contact the Office of Human Resources at 337-261-5526 for details. 

20 - * Council of Priests Meeting, Immaculata Center (Jeanmard Conference Room 226), 10:00 a.m. 

20 - “Monthly Manna,” Forest Restaurant, Franklin. Gathering at 11:00 a.m., meal served at 11:30 a.m., followed by speaker at 12:05 p.m. 

20 - * Bishop’s Development Council Meeting, Immaculata Center (Jeanmard Conference Room 226), 12:00 p.m. 

21 - North Region Safe Environment Coordinators’ Meeting, 9:00 a.m., location to be announced. Contact the Office of Human Resources at 337-261-5526 for details. 

23 - Catholic Charismatic monthly  "Sunday Vigil" Mass - Our Lady Queen of Peace Church in Lafayette 7 p.m. - pre-praise at 6:30 p.m.

23 - Diaconate Formation Class, Immaculata Center (John XXIII), 7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 

23 - Engaged Couples Conference, Part A, (communication, conflict management, time and money management, child rearing skills, surviving the in-laws), Immaculata Center (Fusilier Hall), 7:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. 

23 - * Saint Edmond Knights of Columbus #10293 “Right to Life Walk,” begins at 8:30 a.m. at Saint Edmond Church, Lafayette, proceeds to Saint Mary Church, ends at 11:00 a.m. at Saint Edmond’s. Presentations by Bishop Michael Jarrell, Reverend Tim Richard and Karol Meynard. Contacts: Norris and Patsy Thibodeaux, 337-984-9947 or 337-962-6208, or Pat LaBorde at 337-988-5580 or 337-298-3586. 

23 - 23rd Annual St. Landry Parish Walk for Life, begins at 10:00 a.m. at Our Lady Queen of Angels Church in Opelousas, and ends at noon at the New Life Center with a blessing and refreshments. Contact John and Jeri Miller at 337-948-9559 for more information. 

23-24 - 2nd Collection for the Church in Latin America. 

24 - Ville Platte Pro-Life Walk, begins at 11:30 a.m. at Our Lady Queen of All Saints Church and ends at 12:30 p.m. at Sacred Heart Church. Contacts: Pitchy Tuminaro at 337-363-4533 or Stephanie Andrus at 337-831-0638. 

26 - Notre Dame High School Pro-Life Walk. Time to be announced. Contact: Mary Ann Hadaway at 337-783-3849. 

26 - Christian Formation Advisory Council Meeting, Immaculata Center (Katharine Drexel), 10:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. 

26 - Office of Catholic Schools Visit to Saint Ignatius Elementary School, Grand Coteau, 9:00 a.m. 

26 - Christian Formation Advisory Council Meeting, Immaculata Center (Katharine Drexel), 10:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. 

26 - * Roman Missal Formation Program for Priests, Immaculata Center (Fusilier Hall), time to be announced. Presentation by Reverend Robert Turik, Archdiocese of Chicago. Sponsored by the Office of Worship, 337-261-5554. 

26 - Sign Language Class, Deaf Action Center, Lafayette, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. 

27 - * Stewardship Leadership Day, Immaculata Center (Fusilier Hall), 8:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. 

27-28 - Racial Sobriety Program, Archdiocese of New Orleans. Contact the Office of Black Catholic Ministries at 337-261-5694 for details. 

30 - Catholic Charismatic Praise Rally - Fuselier Hall, 2nd floor Immaculata Bldg in Lafayette - 9:00 a.m. - 4:15 closing Mass - guest speaker Fr. Tom DiLorenzo - music ministry "State of Grace"

31-Feb. 5 - Catholic Schools Week: “Catholic Schools – Dividends for Life.” 


 

FEBRUARY 2010

 
02 - Office of Catholic Schools Visit to Trinity Catholic School, St. Martinville, 9:00 a.m. 

02 - “Food for the Journey” Speaker Series, Crowne Plaza Hotel (formerly Hotel Acadiana), 1801 West Pinhook Road, Lafayette; lunch available at 11:30 a.m., speaker from 12:10 p.m. – 12:45 p.m. Sponsored by the Central Region. For more information, please call Mary Bergeron at 337-654-8682 or go to www.centralregiononline.org. 

02 - Sign Language Class, Deaf Action Center, Lafayette, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. 

03 - Technology Coordinators’ Meeting, Lafayette Parish School Board Technology Lab, Lafayette, 9:00 a.m. – noon. 

03 - Catholic School Secretaries’ In-Service, Immaculata Center (John XXIII), 9:00 a.m. Contact the Office of Human Resources at 337-261-5526 for details. 

03 - * Council of Priests Executive Committee Meeting with Bishop, Immaculata Center (Bishop’s Office), 10:00 a.m.

03 - * Serra Club Appreciation Supper for Religious Sisters, 6:30 p.m., location to be announced. 

04 - Diocesan School Board Meeting, Immaculata Center (Katharine Drexel), 2:00 p.m. 

05 - * Mass with Bishop Jarrell, Hanson High School and Saint John Elementary School, Franklin, 8:10 a.m. 

06 - Diaconate Formation Class, Immaculata Center (John XXIII), 7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 

06 - * Celebration of World Day of Consecrated Life, with Mass celebrated by Bishop Michael Jarrell, Cathedral of Saint John the Evangelist, Lafayette, 4:00 p.m., followed by reception. 

07 - National Day of Prayer in African American Families. Contact the Office of Black Catholic Ministries at 337-261-5694 for details. 

07 - National HIV/AIDS Awareness Day in the African American Community. Contact the Office of Black Catholic Ministries at 337-261-5694 for details.  

07 - * Marriage Anniversary Mass, for those celebrating 50 and 60 years of marriage, St. Mary Magdalen Church, Abbeville, 2:00 p.m. 

08 - Our Lady’s Rosary Makers, Immaculata Center (Katharine Drexel), 9:00 a.m. – noon. Contact Trista Littell at 337-261-5607. 

09 - Bishop’s Services Appeal Reminder Mailing, Immaculata Center (Marian Hall), 8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. 

09 - * Bishop’s Conference, Immaculata Center (Jeanmard Conference Room), 9:00 a.m. – noon. 

09 - Sign Language Class, Deaf Action Center, Lafayette, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. 

10 - Parish Secretaries’ In-Service, Immaculata Center (Fusilier Hall), 9:00 a.m. Contact the Office of Human Resources at 337-261-5526 for details. 

11 - Office of Catholic Schools Visit to Maltrait Memorial Elementary School, Kaplan, 9:00 a.m. 

11 - Companions on the Journey (Bereavement Support Group), Immaculata Center (John XXIII), 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Presenter – Karol Meynard, Director of the Office of Pro-Life Issues, 337-261-5607. 

13-14 - Bishop’s Services Appeal Collection Weekend (Optional). 

15 - Presidents’ Day – Diocesan offices closed. 

16 - Mardi Gras Holiday – Diocesan offices closed. 

18 - * Council of Priests Meeting, Immaculata Center (Jeanmard Conference Room 226), 10:00 a.m. 

20 - Diaconate Formation Class, Immaculata Center (John XXIII), 7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 

20 - Engaged Couples Conference, Part B, (Overview of Pope John Paul’s teaching concerning the Theology of the Body and the Theology of the Family), Immaculata Center (Fusilier Hall), 7:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. 

20-21 - 2nd Collection for Black and Indian Missions.

21 - * Rite of Election, Our Lady of Fatima Church, Lafayette, 2:30 p.m. 

23 - Sign Language Class, Deaf Action Center, Lafayette, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. 

24 - Office of Catholic Schools Visit to Vermilion Catholic High School, Abbeville, 9:00 a.m. 

24 - “Monthly Manna,” Forest Restaurant, Franklin. Gathering at 11:00 a.m., meal served at 11:30 a.m., followed by speaker at 12:05 p.m. 

24 - * Vocation Supper for Women, Immaculata Center (Bishop’s Residence), 6:30 p.m. 

27 - Catholic Charismatic monthly  "Sunday Vigil" Mass - Our Lady Queen of Peace Church in Lafayette 7 p.m. - pre-praise at 6:30 p.m.

27 - Catholic Families and the Bible, Center for Ministry Development National Workshop, hosted by the Office of Christian Formation, Diocese of Lafayette, Immaculata Center (Fusilier Hall), 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. To register, go to www.cmdnet.org. 

27-28 - 2nd Collection for Aid to the Church in Eastern Europe and Africa.

 


MARCH 2010

 
02 - Office of Catholic Schools Visit to Saint Bernard Elementary School, Breaux Bridge, 9:00 a.m. 

02 - * Spring Clergy Regional Meeting (South Region), time and place to be announced. 

02 - “Food for the Journey” Speaker Series, Crowne Plaza Hotel (formerly Hotel Acadiana), 1801 West Pinhook Road, Lafayette; lunch available at 11:30 a.m., speaker from 12:10 p.m. – 12:45 p.m. Sponsored by the Central Region. For more information, please call Mary Bergeron at 337-654-8682 or go to www.centralregiononline.org. 

02 - Sign Language Class, Deaf Action Center, Lafayette, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. 

03 - * Council of Priests Executive Committee Meeting with Bishop, Immaculata Center (Bishop’s Office), 10:00 a.m. 

04 - Office of Catholic Schools Visit to Saint Peter Elementary School, Gueydan, 9:00 a.m. 

04 - * Spring Clergy Regional Meeting (West Region), Saint Joseph Parish, Maurice, time to be announced. 

05 - * Mass with Bishop Jarrell, Saint Peter Elementary School, Gueydan, 8:15 a.m. 

06 - Diaconate Formation Class, Immaculata Center (John XXIII), 7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 

08 - Our Lady’s Rosary Makers, Immaculata Center (Katharine Drexel), 9:00 a.m. – noon. Contact Trista Littell at 337-261-5607. 

09 - * Spring Clergy Regional Meeting (Central Region), time and place to be announced. 

09 - Sign Language Class, Deaf Action Center, Lafayette, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. 

10 - Quiz Bowl, Junior Varsity (High Schools), Immaculata Center (Fusilier Hall), 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. 

10 - Parish Benefits Coordinators’ Meeting, 9:00 a.m., location to be announced. Contact the Office of Human Resources at 337-261-5526 for details. 

10 - * Spring Clergy Regional Meeting (North Region), Our Lady Queen of Angels Parish Hall, Opelousas, time to be announced. 

11 - Office of Catholic Schools Visit to Mount Carmel Elementary School, Abbeville, 9:00 a.m. 

11 - Companions on the Journey (Bereavement Support Group), Immaculata Center (John XXIII), 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Presenter – Karol Meynard, Director of the Office of Pro-Life Issues, 337-261-5607. 

12-14 - Rachel’s Vineyard Retreat #13 (Post Abortion Healing), Friday, 6:00 p.m. – Sunday, 5:00 p.m. Pre-registration is required. Contact the Office of Pro-Life Issues at 337-261-5607 for details. 

13-14 - 2nd Collection for Catholic Relief Services. 

14 - * Catholic Schools Recognition Ceremony, location to be announced, 2:00 p.m. 

16 - Bishop’s Services Appeal Reminder Mailing, Immaculata Center (Marian Hall), 8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. 

16 - Sign Language Class, Deaf Action Center, Lafayette, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. 

17 - Bishop’s Development Council Meeting, Immaculata Center (Jeanmard Conference Room 226), 12:00 p.m. 

17 - “Monthly Manna,” Forest Restaurant, Franklin. Gathering at 11:00 a.m., meal served at 11:30 a.m., followed by speaker at 12:05 p.m. 

18 - * Council of Priests Meeting, Immaculata Center (Jeanmard Conference Room 226), 10:00 a.m. 

18 - * Diocesan Pastoral Council Meeting, Immaculata Center (Katharine Drexel), 6:30 p.m. 

20 - Diaconate Formation Class, Immaculata Center (John XXIII), 7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 

20 - Engaged Couples Conference, Part A, (communication, conflict management, time and money management, child rearing skills, surviving the in-laws), Immaculata Center (Fusilier Hall), 7:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. 

20-21 - Bishop’s Services Appeal Collection Weekend (Optional). 

23 - * Bishop’s Conference, Immaculata Center (Jeanmard Conference Room), 9:00 a.m. – noon. 

23 - Sign Language Class, Deaf Action Center, Lafayette, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. 

24 - * Vocation Supper for Men, Immaculata Center (Bishop’s Residence), 6:30 p.m. 

30 - Rachel’s Vineyard Retreat #13 Reunion, Immaculata Center (Katharine Drexel), 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. 

 
 
APRIL 2010

 
01 - Holy Thursday – Diocesan offices closed. 

01 - * Chrism Mass, Cathedral of Saint John the Evangelist, Lafayette, 10:30 a.m. 

01 - Hispanic Holy Thursday Service, Immaculata Center (Chapel), 7:00 p.m. 

02 - Good Friday – Diocesan offices closed. 

02 - 2nd Collection for the Holy Land. 

02 - Hispanic Good Friday Service, Immaculata Center (Chapel). Begins with Way of the Cross at 5:00 p.m., with service in Spanish at 7:00 p.m. 

03 - Hispanic Easter Vigil, Immaculata Center (Chapel), 8:00 p.m. 

05 - Easter Monday – Diocesan offices closed. 

06 - “Food for the Journey” Speaker Series, Crowne Plaza Hotel (formerly Hotel Acadiana), 1801 West Pinhook Road, Lafayette; lunch available at 11:30 a.m., speaker from 12:10 p.m. – 12:45 p.m. Sponsored by the Central Region. For more information, please call Mary Bergeron at 337-654-8682 or go to www.centralregiononline.org. 

06-08 - National Catholic Educational Association Conference, Minneapolis, Minnesota. For information go to www.ncea.org. 

07 - * Council of Priests Executive Committee Meeting with Bishop, Immaculata Center (Bishop’s Office), 10:00 a.m.

08 - Companions on the Journey (Bereavement Support Group), Immaculata Center (John XXIII), 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Presenter – Karol Meynard, Director of the Office of Pro-Life Issues, 337-261-5607. 

09-11 - Louisiana Camp Joshua, Catholic Life Center, Baton Rouge. Weekend Camp designed to train high school sophomores, juniors and seniors to be pro-life leaders through education and leadership skills. Contact Benjamin Clapper with Louisiana Right to Life at 504-835-6520 or bclapper@prolifelouisiana.org, or Vince Whittington with the Knights of Columbus at 225-892-0162.  

10 - Diaconate Formation Class, Immaculata Center (John XXIII), 7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 

10 - Divine Mercy Conference 2010, Cajundome Convention Center, Lafayette. Co-sponsored by the Central Region, Diocese of Lafayette and by Holy Trinity Catholic Resource Center. For more information, please call Mary Bergeron at 337-654-8682 or go to www.centralregiononline.org. 

11 - * Divine Mercy Sunday 2010, Our Lady of Fatima Church, Lafayette, begins at 2:00 p.m. with Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, Divine Mercy Chaplet, and Sacrament of Reconciliation, followed by Mass at 3:00 p.m. with Bishop Michael Jarrell and Bishop Glen John Provost (homilist). A morning reception/light brunch will be held at Holy Trinity Catholic Resource Center, 103 Amaryllis Street, Lafayette. For more information, please call Mary Bergeron at 337-654-8682 or go to www.centralregiononline.org.
 
12 - Our Lady’s Rosary Makers, Immaculata Center (Katharine Drexel), 9:00 a.m. – noon. Contact Trista Littell at 337-261-5607.

13 - Bishop’s Services Appeal Reminder Mailing, Immaculata Center (Marian Hall), 8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. 

14 - * Serra Club Altar Server Awards, Immaculata Center (Chapel), 6:30 p.m., with dinner following in Marian Hall. 

17 - Engaged Couples Conference, Part B, (Overview of Pope John Paul’s teaching concerning the Theology of the Body and the Theology of the Family), Immaculata Center (Fusilier Hall), 7:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. 

17-18 - Bishop’s Services Appeal Collection Weekend (Optional). 

20 - Religion Administrators’ Meeting, Immaculata Center (John XXIII), 9:30 a.m. – noon. 

21 - Curriculum Coordinators’ Meeting, Lafayette Parish School Board Technology Lab, Lafayette, 9:00 a.m. – noon. 

21 - * Council of Priests Meeting, Immaculata Center (Jeanmard Conference Room 226), 10:00 a.m. 

21 - “Monthly Manna,” Forest Restaurant, Franklin. Gathering at 11:00 a.m., meal served at 11:30 a.m., followed by speaker at 12:05 p.m. 

24 - Diaconate Formation Class, Immaculata Center (John XXIII), 7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 

24-25 - 2nd Collection for the Catholic Home Missions. 

25 - World Day of Prayer for Vocations. 

27 - * Bishop’s Conference, Immaculata Center (Jeanmard Conference Room), 9:00 a.m. – noon. 

27 - Christian Formation Advisory Council Meeting, Immaculata Center (Katharine Drexel), 10:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. 

28 - * Mass with Bishop Jarrell, Saint Cecilia Elementary School, Broussard, 8:30 a.m. 

28 - Development Directors’ Meeting, Lafayette Parish School Board Technology Lab, Lafayette, 9:00 a.m. – noon. 

29 - * Jubilee Celebration for Religious Brothers and Sisters, Immaculata Center (Chapel, Fusilier Hall), 5:00 p.m.
 

 
MAY 2010

 
02 - * Mass Honoring the Elderly, Immaculata Center (Chapel), with reception following in Marian Hall, 2:00 p.m. 

04 - “Food for the Journey” Speaker Series, Crowne Plaza Hotel (formerly Hotel Acadiana), 1801 West Pinhook Road, Lafayette; lunch available at 11:30 a.m., speaker from 12:10 p.m. – 12:45 p.m. Sponsored by the Central Region. For more information, please call Mary Bergeron at 337-654-8682 or go to www.centralregiononline.org. 

05 - Technology Coordinators’ Meeting, Lafayette Parish School Board Technology Lab, Lafayette, 9:00 a.m. – noon.

05 - Mothers’ Day of Reflection, Immaculata Center (Fusilier Hall), 9:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Sponsored by the Office of Family Life, 337-261-5653. 

05 - * Council of Priests Executive Committee Meeting with Bishop, Immaculata Center (Bishop’s Office), 10:00 a.m. 

06 - Diocesan School Board Meeting, Immaculata Center (Katharine Drexel), 2:00 p.m. 

08 - Diaconate Formation Class, Immaculata Center (John XXIII), 7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 

08 - Mothers’ Day of Reflection, Immaculata Center (Fusilier Hall), 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Contact the Office of Black Catholic Ministries at 337-261-5694 for details. 

10 - Our Lady’s Rosary Makers, Immaculata Center (Katharine Drexel), 9:00 a.m. – noon. Contact Trista Littell at 337-261-5607. 

10 - Catholic High School Graduation, Saint Peter Church, New Iberia, 7:30 p.m. 

11 - Bishop’s Services Appeal Reminder Mailing, Immaculata Center (Marian Hall), 8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. 

12 - * Vocation Supper for Men, Immaculata Center (Bishop’s Residence), 6:30 p.m. 

13 - Recruiting, Training and Sustaining Volunteers (for all ministries), Immaculata Center (Fusilier Hall), 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Contact the Office of Christian Formation for details at 337-261-5550. 

13 - Companions on the Journey (Bereavement Support Group), Immaculata Center (John XXIII), 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Presenter – Karol Meynard, Director of the Office of Pro-Life Issues, 337-261-5607. 

15 - Engaged Couples Conference, Part A, (communication, conflict management, time and money management, child rearing skills, surviving the in-laws), Immaculata Center (Fusilier Hall), 7:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. 

15-16 - Bishop’s Services Appeal Collection Weekend (Optional). 

16 - Sacred Heart High School Graduation, Sacred Heart School, Ville Platte, 1:00 p.m. 

16 - Hanson Memorial High School Graduation, Church of the Assumption, Franklin, 3:00 p.m. 

17 - * 35th Annual Clergy Open, time and location to be announced. 

17 - * Saint Thomas More Baccalaureate Mass, Saint Thomas More High School, Lafayette, 7:00 p.m. 

17 - Teurlings Catholic High School Graduation, Heymann Center, Lafayette, 7:00 p.m. 

17 - Vermilion Catholic High School Graduation, Saint Mary Magdalen Church, Abbeville, 7:00 p.m. 

18 - * Bishop’s Conference, Immaculata Center (Jeanmard Conference Room), 9:00 a.m. – noon. 

19 - “Monthly Manna,” Forest Restaurant, Franklin. Gathering at 11:00 a.m., meal served at 11:30 a.m., followed by speaker at 12:05 p.m. 

19 - * Bishop’s Development Council Meeting, Immaculata Center (Jeanmard Conference Room 226), 12:00 p.m.20 - * Council of Priests Meeting, Immaculata Center (Jeanmard Conference Room 226), 10:00 a.m. 

20 - * Diocesan Pastoral Council Meeting, Immaculata Center (Katharine Drexel), 6:30 p.m. 

21 - Notre Dame High School Graduation, Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Church, Church Point, 7:00 p.m. 

21 - Opelousas Catholic High School Graduation, Saint Landry Church, Opelousas, 7:00 p.m. 

21 - * Saint Edmund High School Baccalaureate Mass, Saint Anthony Church, Eunice, 7:00 p.m. 

22 - Diaconate Formation Class, Immaculata Center (John XXIII), 7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 

23 - * Ordination to the Transitional Diaconate, Cathedral of Saint John the Evangelist, Lafayette, 2:00 p.m. 

26 - * Serra Club Priests’ Appreciation Dinner, 6:00 p.m., location to be announced. 

27-28 - Racial Sobriety Program, Archdiocese of New Orleans. Contact the Office of Black Catholic Ministries at 337-261-5694 for details. 

31 - Memorial Day – Diocesan offices closed. 

 
JUNE 2010

 
01-30 - Abortion and All Acts of Violence Awareness Month in the African American Community. Contact the Office of Black Catholic Ministries at 337-261-5694 for details. 

01 - “Food for the Journey” Speaker Series, Crowne Plaza Hotel (formerly Hotel Acadiana), 1801 West Pinhook Road, Lafayette; lunch available at 11:30 a.m., speaker from 12:10 p.m. – 12:45 p.m. Sponsored by the Central Region. For more information, please call Mary Bergeron at 337-654-8682 or go to www.centralregiononline.org. 

02 - * Council of Priests Executive Committee Meeting with Bishop, Immaculata Center (Bishop’s Office), 10:00 a.m. 

02 - * Diocesan Pastoral Council Nominees Meeting, Immaculata Center (John XXIII), 6:00 p.m. 

03 - * Bishop’s Dinner for Ordinandi and Parents and Blessing of Chalices, Immaculata Center (Chapel, Bishop’s Residence), 6:30 p.m. 

04 - * Schools of the Sacred Heart Baccalaureate Mass, Grand Coteau, 10:00 a.m. 

05 - * Ordination to the Priesthood, Cathedral of Saint John the Evangelist, Lafayette, 10:00 a.m.

08 - Bishop’s Services Appeal Reminder Mailing, Immaculata Center (Marian Hall), 8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. 

10 - Companions on the Journey (Bereavement Support Group), Immaculata Center (John XXIII), 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Presenter – Karol Meynard, Director of the Office of Pro-Life Issues, 337-261-5607. 

12-13 - Bishop’s Services Appeal Collection Weekend (Optional).

14 - Our Lady’s Rosary Makers, Immaculata Center (Katharine Drexel), 9:00 a.m. – noon. Contact Trista Littell at 337-261-5607. 

15-17 - Echoes and Specialized Methods Workshops, Immaculata Center. Contact the Office of Christian Formation at 337-261-5550 for more information. 

16 - “Monthly Manna,” Forest Restaurant, Franklin. Gathering at 11:00 a.m., meal served at 11:30 a.m., followed by speaker at 12:05 p.m.  

19 - Engaged Couples Conference, Part B, (Overview of Pope John Paul’s teaching concerning the Theology of the Body and the Theology of the Family), Immaculata Center (Fusilier Hall), 7:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. 

22 - * Bishop’s Conference, Immaculata Center (Jeanmard Conference Room), 9:00 a.m. – noon. 

23 - * Serra Club Installation of Officers, 6:30 p.m., location to be announced.  

24 - * Council of Priests Meeting, Immaculata Center (Jeanmard Conference Room 226), 10:00 a.m. 

26-27 - 2nd Collection for Peter’s Pence (Collection for the Holy Father). 

 
* Bishop in attendance.

 

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