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Pilgrimage in the Footsteps of St. Paul the Apostle

You are invited to join Fr. Jaison Mangalath and Deacon Charles Richard on a pilgrimage to Greece which will take you on a missionary journey  of St. Paul the Apostle.


There will be an information meeting with Magnificat Travel on Wednesday, November 9, 2016  at 6:30 p.m. in the Parish Life Center. The pilgrimage will depart on June 12, 2017 for ten days.


Pilgrimage brochures containing trip price and other details of the trip will be handed out at this meeting.


Holy Ghost 24th Annual Creole Festival

November 4, 5, & 6, 2016

Friday, November 4th- open at 12:00 noon- 10:00 pm

Saturday, November 5th - 10:00am- 10:00pm

Sunday, November 6th- 9:00am- 8:00pm

Sunday, November 6th- Parade begins at 1:00pm



Drawing to be held on Sunday, November 6, 2016

1st Prize: Calf- Approximately 500lb

2nd Prize: $300.00 Cash

3rd Prize: 32" T.V.

Donation: $2.00


Creole Festival 5k run/1mi fun walk 

Click above for online registration


Creole Festival T-Shirt Orders

Creole Festival T-Shirts are now available to preorder before October 24, 2016. Sizes S, M, L, XL- $12.00 or 2XL-5XL- $15.00. Orders can be placed and paid at the parish office or after weekend masses. Thanks for your support!!!


 Jubilee Year of Mercy

The Holy Father, Pope Francis I, has declared a Jubilee Year of Mercy which will begin on December 8 of 2015 and end on the Solemnity of Christ the King in 2016. The theme for the will be "Merciful Like the Father". This is an opportunity for all of us to be moved by the Father's mercy and allow the extraordinary grace to move us to mercy. Where are we invited in our lives to show mercy to others, to be people of forgiveness and compassion? We are called to act justly and walk with our God in mercy.

Click on the links below for more information on the Jubilee Year of Mercy




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.





Our Mission: Holy Ghost Faith Community invites its members to a personal conversion to God the Father through the Son in the Holy Spirit and is committed to teach and share the Good News of Christ to others.



Holy Ghost Church Sacramental, Church Funeral/Wake Policies & Procedures


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Weekend Mass Schedules




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...


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