Change in Priest Assignments

May 13, 2017
Bishop J. Douglas Deshotel has released the following appointments and changes for the Diocese of Lafayette.

Effective July 3, 2017:

Reverend Travis Abadie appointed as Pastor of Saint Francis Regis Parish and Saint Catherine Parish, both in Arnaudville for a period of six (6) years.

Reverend Paul Bienvenu appointed Pastor of Saint Alphonsus Parish in Maurice for a period of six (6) years.

Reverend Kennan Brown appointed as Pastor of Saint Augustine Parish in Basile for a period of six (6) years.

Reverend Michael DeBlanc, III, appointed Pastor of Saint Anthony Parish in Krotz Springs for a period of six (6) years.

Reverend David Brian Hebert appointed Pastor of Saint Elizabeth Seton Parish in Lafayette for a period of six (6) years.

Reverend Matthew Higginbotham appointed Pastor of Holy Trinity Parish and Immaculate Conception Parish, both in Washington for a period of six (6) years.

Reverend William Massie appointed Pastor of Saint Ann Parish in Mamou along with its mission of Holy Spirit Chapel in Vidrine for a period of six (6) years.

Reverend Jason Vidrine appointed as Pastor of Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish in Crowley for a period of six (6) years.

Reverend Mikel Anthony Polson appointed to the position of Chancellor of Notre Dame High School for a period of three (3) years.

5/13 Special Event in Lafayette for the 100th Anniversary of the Apparitions at Fatima

FROM THE DIOCESE OF LAFAYETTE WEBSITE

Saturday, May 13, 2017, 4:00 PM

In honor of the 100th anniversary of the Fatima apparitions, Bishop J. Douglas Deshotel will celebrate this vigil Mass for the Feast of Our Lady of Fatima.  The rosary will be prayed at 3:30 p.m. and a reception will be held in Knight Hall immediately after the Mass.  All are invited; for details contact the church parish office at 337-232-8945.

In commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the Fatima apparitions, a Jubilee Year indulgence is attached to all who visit Our Lady of Fatima Church in Lafayette on the first Saturday of each month (January-December 2017), as well as on the 13th of the months May-October 2017.

 

Change of Priests Assignments Announced

FROM THE DIOCESE OF LAFAYETTE WEBSITE

Effective May 3, 2017: Reverend Kendal J. Faulk resigned as Pastor of Saint Marcellus Parish in Rynella and appointed to be in residence at Immaculate Conception Church in Morse.

Effective May 29, 2017: Reverend John “Buddy” Breaux appointed as Pastor of Saint Martin de Porres Parish and Our Lady of the Lake Parish in Delcambre.

Reverend Paul Onuegbe appointed as Chaplain to Lafayette General Medical Center.

Mobile Confessional on the Move in May

The Spiritual Care Unit is a mobile team which offers the Sacrament of Reconciliation throughout the Diocese of Lafayette. It is operated by the Community of Jesus Crucified. If you are in the area during a visit, stop by and take advantage of the graces.
May 13 9-11 AM Our Lady of Fatima Parking, Lafayette
May 13 1-4 PM Our Lady of Fatima Parking, Lafayette
May 13 7-9 PM Film Fest, Festival Grounds, St. Martinville
May 17 12-1 PM Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Lafayette
May 18 11 – 1 Subway, Admiral Doyle, New Iberia
May 19 11- 1 Red’s Health Club, Doucet, Lafayette
May 24 2 – 3:30 PM Landmark Nursing Home, Cade