Fatima Organ Concert

October 8th – 6:15 pm – Dr. Jacob Benda
Our Lady of Fatima Church

Dr. Jacob Benda who is currently serving as Director of Music and Liturgy at Nativity of Mary Catholic Church in Bloomington, Minnesota, will be giving an organ recital at Our Lady of Fatima on Sunday. October 8th at 6:15 p.m. Jacob is a native of St. Cloud, Minnesota and holds a Doctor of Musical Arts Degree from Louisiana State University where he studied with Herndon Spillman. Dr. Benda has toured extensively in the United States including solo performances at the University of North Texas, Plymouth Congregational Church in Seattle, WA, Northminster Baptist Church in Jackson, MS, Wesleyan University in Middletown, CT, and the Basilica of St. Mary in Minneapolis, MN. His playing has been broadcast on Classical NPR’s PIPEDREAMS. Amidst his church music and performance careers, Jacob serves on the Board of Directors for the Ruth and Clarence Mader Memorial Scholarship Fund, as well as the Program Committee for the Twin Cities Chapter of the American Guild of Organists.

Blue Mass

Bishop Deshotel will celebrate a “Blue Mass” on Monday, October 2 at 5:30pm at the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist.  At this Mass, we will pray for and thank law enforcement, fire fighters, medics and first responders.  All are invited.

Kickoff for Life

The diocesan Office of Black Catholic Ministries & Louisiana Black Advocates will sponsor a pro-life jazz brunch — Kickoff for Life — on Saturday, Oct. 14, beginning at 9 am.  Location:  Fuselier Auditorium (2nd floor), Immaculata Center, 1408 Carmel Drive, Lafayette.

Tickets are $10 (tables for 6 at $60)
Purchase online at www.LaBlackAdvocates.com

Download the flyer here. Info:  sbernard@diolaf.org

St. Francis Parish Fair

St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, 610 N. Main Street, Breaux Bridge, will be having its annual Parish Fair on the weekend of October 6, 7 & 8, 2017. Friday, October 6th will be Catfish Dinners sold from 9:30 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. Saturday, October 7th will be BBQ Chicken & Pork Dinners from 10:00 a.m. until Midnight and Chris Ardoin will entertain us on Main St. from 8:00 p.m. until Midnight. Sunday, October 8th will continue with good food, games, entertainment and Lil Nate performing on Main St. from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. $2,000 in prizes will be given away at 7:00 p.m.
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