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Part-time Position Opening
Please be advised that we are now accepting applications for the position of Part-time Custodian. Position requires reporting to work 2-3 days a week from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Starting salary is $10.00/hr.Interested parties must submit a copy of their current resume along with a completed application for employment. Applications may be picked up at the Parish Office from the Business Manager. Completed documents should be submitted to: Holy Ghost Catholic Church, 747 N. Union St. Opelousas, LA 70570. Deadline for applications is Friday, August 26, 2016, 12:00 noon.
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.
Society of The Divine Word
Click on the link above to make an online donation or pay your tithes and camapign pledge using a credit card or bank account.
CELEBRATION OF THE EUCHARIST
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...