Bus Trip for Jubilee “Year of Mercy”

St. Mary Church, Lafayette, is offering a one-day Pilgrimage Bus Trip on Thursday, April 28, to visit Pilgrimage Sites in the Diocese of Lafayette designated by Bishop Michael Jarrell to reflect on the Father’s mercy and how we can emulate that mercy in our lives.  We will attend 7:00 a.m. Mass at St. Mary Church (419 Doucet Road, Lafayette), then depart at 7:45 a.m. from St. Mary parking lot.   A second bus trip will be offered on Thursday, May 19.

We will visit, take tours and have our booklets stamped at the Carmelite Monastery; St. Martin de Tours Catholic Church, St. Martinville; Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church, Henderson; Our Lady of Lourdes Grotto and St. Leo Catholic Church, Leonville; Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church, Opelousas; Our Mother of Mercy Catholic Church, Church Point; Our Mother of Mercy Catholic Church, Rayne; and Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist, Lafayette.  Each person will receive a booklet “Merciful Like the Father”; inside you will find the Prayer for the Year of Mercy which we will pray at every location, and we will have our booklets stamped at each site.  Lunch (included) will be at Little Big Cup in Arnaudville.  For registration details, cost and more information, please contact JoAnn LeJune at St. Mary Church (981-3379) or Barbara Thibodeaux, (235-3240).