Concert-Immaculate Heart of Mary

The Music Ministry at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Church in Lafayette, LA would like to invite you to join us in a musical celebration of the Christmas season on Saturday, Dec. 9th, 2017 at 6:30 pm at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church.  The evening will be filled with musical selections by our Children’s Choir, Adult Choir, Inspiration Choir and People’s Choir.  It will be a family-friendly event filled with joy, celebration and anticipation of the birth of our Lord and Savior, Jesus the Christ.  Located at 818 12th St., Lafayette, Louisiana.

Solemnity of Christ the King

Readings

The weekly Bulletin and the bulletin article are available.

You can listen to the Gospel and Sunday homily here.

Today we offer the text of Pope Francis’ General Audience of Nov. 22, 2017, where he continues his catechesis on the Mass.  Consider his reflections on the concept of “memorial” as we celebrate the Feast of Christ the King:  That this King whom we rightfully honor is the same King who hung upon the cross, broken and bloody, and is the same King who gives himself to us totally and completely under forms of broken bread and wine, in the Eucharist.

What is the Mass essentially? The Mass is the memorial of Christ’s Paschal Mystery. It makes us participants in His victory over sin and death and gives full meaning to our life. Continue reading “Solemnity of Christ the King”

Thanksgiving Day Mass

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Mass will be celebrated at the usual time, 7:30 a.m., on Thursday, November 23rd.
Join in giving thanks through the sacrament named ‘Eucharist’, a word that means ‘Thanksgiving’. The celebration of the Eucharist is truly our Thanksgiving meal ‘par excellence’!

Song and Spirit

The Bingen Society of the Arts at the Cathedral of Saint John the Evangelist and the Acadiana Center for the Arts present Song and Spirit: A Conversation on Music and Transcendence — November 18, 2017 at 7:00 pm
Cathedral Hall – 914 St. John Street

 Dr. Gerd Wuestemann, classical guitarist and director of the Acadiana Center for the Arts and Sasha Massey, popular jazz and opera vocalist will perform some of their favorite pieces and will take part in an intimate discussion about the artistic journey, the human spirit, transcendence, and the musician’s craft.

 The performance is Saturday, November 18th at 7:00 pm at the newly constructed Cathedral Hall at the Cathedral of Saint John the Evangelist. Admission is free.  Donations are accepted and proceeds will benefit the Bingen Society of the Arts at The Cathedral of Saint John the Evangelist, a new ministry aimed at highlighting the connection between the arts and the human spirit in Downtown Lafayette.

 Contact:
Kristi Guillory: kguillory@diolaf.org
Adam Conque: aconque@saintjohncathedral.org