This year, the Diocese of Lafayette celebrates its 100 years as a diocese, being founded in 1918. In addition, the diocese asks all parishes to share in this celebration by having their own celebration on the day they were founded. St. Anthony church parish was founded on January 4, 1958. This
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Bishop Deshotel has announced new Pastoral assignments for the Diocese of Lafayette. Among them, Fr. Vidrine has been appointed Pastor of Immaculate Heart of Mary Church in Crowley. And Fr. Michael DeBlanc has been appointed Pastor of St. Anthony Church in Krotz Springs. The appointments are effective Monday, July 3.
St. Anthony Church High School CCD Students recently held a Thanksgiving food drive for the New Life Center in Opelousas, LA. May those in need be blessed through the students’ charitable endeavor!
Congratulations to our little ones who received the Most Holy Body and Blood of Our Lord in Holy Communion for the first time on Good Shepherd Sunday, April 17, 2016! They are blessed because their parents have passed on to them the precious treasure of our faith in Christ
CHANGES TO THE ANNULMENT PROCESS BY MSGR. ROBIE ROBICHAUX, JCL Much has been opined about Pope Francis’ changes to the procedures used by the Church in declaring a marriage null. Unfortunately, most of it has been convoluted, misrepresented and even false. Let us begin with the Lord Jesus Himself:
Thanks to all who participated in the establishing of a new Pastoral Council for our Parish, particularly those who were nominated and willing to serve. Click the link below to see the four Parishioners who were chosen during last weekend’s election. New Pastoral Council
Chanh Van Nguyen, a priest of the Diocese of Bae Ninh, North Vietnam, until recently serving in the Diocese of Lafayette, has published a book about salvation, and has been attempting to promote the book in Catholic parishes and other local venues in our Diocese. Even a preliminary examination of
Parishioners of St. Anthony gathered on Monday, November 2, to pray for the deceased and celebrate Holy Mass in St. Anthony Cemetery. Following Mass, the tombs were blessed according to Catholic tradition. May the souls of all the Faithful Departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace!
Bishop Jarrell has reached out to all of us: “Like all of you, I have been deeply saddened and disturbed by the terrible acts of violence which have claimed the lives and hearts of too many of our brothers and sisters. We have witnessed random acts of violence, escalation of