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Bishop Leonard Olivier, SVD Passes Away

Bishop Leonard Olivier, SVD, 91, a Divine Word Missionary and the retired Auxiliary Bishop of Washington, D.C., passed away on November 19, 2014.  He served in the Diocese of Lafayette from 1982 to 1987 at the following parishes:  Pastor of Saint Anthony, Lafayette; Administrator of St. Catherine, Leonville, Administrator of St. Joseph in Plaisance, St. Ann in Frilot Cove and St. Mary in Port Barre; and Administrator of Holy Ghost in Opelousas.  He also served as Vicar for Black Catholics and Dioceasan Consulter and served on the Priest Council. His funeral services will take place at Sacred Heart of Jesus Church in Lake Charles, LA followed by the rite of committal on Saturday, November 29, 2014 at 12:00 p.m.  Please click link to read more.




Please Come to the Sacrament of Reconciliation this Advent — The Church encourages all Catholics to celebrate the Sacrament of Reconciliation each Advent.  In addition to our normal confession time, Holy Ghost Church and all the Catholic parishes of the Diocese will be open on Advent Wednesdays from 6:30-8:00 p.m.  Please take advantage of this opportunity to make a good Advent confession.  Please also reach out to Catholics you know who have been away from the regular practice of our faith and invite them to seize this chance to begin again.


Pilgrimage to Italy

Join us for a Pilgrimage to Italy with Fr. Jasion Mangalath, SVD and Fr. Sebastian Myladiyil, SVD, June 15-25, 2015.  Please click these links for Holy Ghost Italy handout and registration form for more information.



Support our Capital Campaign

Click on the banner below to read more about our "One in the Spirit" Capital Campaign. This campaign is for raising funds to build a new Parish Life Center which will include a large hall for various events, a well equipped kitchen and class rooms for Religious Education and meetings.




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Weekend Schedule 

Saturday Vigil Mass :  5:00 p.m. 

Sundays: 7:00 a.m, 9:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.

Weekdays :  7:00 a.m.; First Saturday:  8:00 a.m.;   Holydays: 7:00 a. m. & 6:00 p.m.

SACRAMENT OF CONFESSION: Saturdays 4:00 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. During the week: 6:30 a.m. and at any time by appointment.  Click Here to learn more                  

Baptism: Please meet with a priest to register for the Baptism preparation Class which usually takes place on the first Sunday of the month. Baptism is usually done on the Saturday  following the Class. Click here to learn more

Marriage: Make arrangements with a priest/deacon at least six months prior to the anticipated wedding date. No arrangements should be made with any vendor prior to consultation with a priest or the deacon.  Click here to learn more...

Anointing of the Sick: Please call the office to schedule to anoint someone who is seriously ill or before surgery.  If you have a homebound elderly or infirm person, please arrange with the priest for periodic visit and holy communion. Click Here to learn more...

Upcoming Events 


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