Pastor’s Corner — Oct 2

October 2, 2016 Last weekend (September 24-25), the Parishioner Appreciation was enjoyable, pleasant and successful. My appreciation to all of you who went to the Parish Hall after some of the Masses or visited after the evening Mass on Sunday in front of the Church. Worshiping the Lord is our most important blessing; being with… Read More »

Pastor’s Corner — Sept 25

Sept 25, 2016 Last Sunday (September 18), the Sts Leo-Seton Knights of Columbus hosted a back to school Pancake Breakfast in the Family Center from 9-10:30 am. The Breakfast was a great success. It was a pleasure for me to visit after the 8:15 am Mass with everyone for a few minutes. My appreciation to… Read More »

Pastor’s Corner — Sept 18

September 18, 2016 This past Wednesday, September 14, St. Elizabeth Seton Church Parish quietly celebrated our 41st Anniversary as a Church Parish of the Diocese of Lafayette.  Bishop Gerard Frey established our parish on September 14, 1975, the day that St. Elizabeth Seton was canonized in Rome. The Bishop appointed Father Gene Lafleur as the… Read More »

Pastor’s Corner–Sept 11

September 11, 2016  Last Sunday, September 4, Pope Francis canonized Mother Teresa of Calcutta in a memorable ceremony at St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome. This week for my note in the bulletin, I would like to use most of the Pope’s sermon about St. Teresa of Calcutta: “Following Jesus is a serious task, and at… Read More »

Pastor’s Corner — Sept 4

Things and patterns have a tendency to change over time! Several decades ago, we knew that school started the day after Labor Day. This year school started in mid-August.  This Monday is Labor Day and a holiday for most of us.  Labor Day is the official ending of the summer vacation and the real beginning… Read More »

Pastor’s Corner — Aug 28

Next Sunday, September 4, there will be an event in Rome that will have a great impact on us and on millions of Catholics, Christians and people of good will. That event is the official canonization of Mother Teresa of Calcutta. Pope Francis will officially proclaim Mother Teresa a Saint in the Catholic Church. We… Read More »

Pastor’s Corner – Aug 22

This is the third weekend of the month of August and by now all local schools have begun, even though there were off days due to serious problems with the recent rains and flooding.  One of the many significant activities of our community and of our families, the education of our children is surely at… Read More »

Pastor’s Corner – Aug 14

August 14, 2016 Our Catholic and Christian faith focuses on Jesus Christ, the Lord and Savior, who is both God and man. In the Incarnation, God and man are united in the person of Jesus Christ. The role of Mary, the Mother of the Savior, is essential and necessary in the life of Christ.  The… Read More »

Pastor’s Corner – Aug 7

As I said at all the Masses this past weekend, I ask your prayers for Father David Broussard, the former Pastor of St. Bernard Church in Breaux Bridge. Father David was arrested last week for possessing child pornography on his personal computer. Bishop Douglas Deshotel immediately relieved Father David of his pastoral responsibilities. This past… Read More »

Pastor’s Corner – July 31

Last weekend in my semi-annual report to you about the finances of our Church Parish, I quoted from the words of Moses to the Jewish people about how they were to approach the altar of the Lord in their worship and service of the Lord. “No one shall appear before the Lord empty-handed, but each… Read More »