Tuesday, August 9, 2022 at 8:00 AM
THE PARISH OFFICE WILL BE CLOSED FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE WEEK AND PLAN TO REOPEN ON TUESDAY, AUGUST 16TH.
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ATTENTION

 

THE BACK TO SCHOOL DAY OF BLESSINGS GIVEAWAY SCHEDULED FOR SATURDAY, 8/6 IS NOW RESCHEDULED TO SATURDAY 8/13/22,

9:00 A.M. - 1:00 P.M.

 

 

 

Holy Ghost Alumni Homecoming

October 8-9, 2022

Join us for an enjoyable weekend of reminiscing and making new memories! Saturday and Sunday,

October 8-9, 2022

Meet & Greet: Saturday, October 8th 5:30pm-10:30pm (Parish Life Center)

 Alumni Mass: Sunday, October 9th 9:00am (Holy Ghost Catholic Church)

 Brunch & Business Meeting: Sunday, October 9th 10:30am-12:00pm (Parish Life Center)

NOTE: Annual Membership Fee $125—Deadline to mail or drop off at Parish Office is September 16, 2022 Make check or money order payable to: Holy Ghost Catholic Church (in memo section write H.G. Alumni Assoc.)

Mail to: Holy Ghost Catholic Church, Post Office Box 1785, Opelousas, LA 70571

 

 

28th Annual Holy Ghost Creole Festival

 

November 4, 5, & 6, 2022

 

Friday, November 4th

Delicious Fried Fish Dinners– 10:00a.m.

 

Saturday, November 5th

8:00am– 5k Run/1 mile fun walk

Grounds open at 10:00 a.m.

 

Sunday, November 6th

Grounds open at 10:00 a.m.

 

Famous Backbone Stew, BBQ Pork Steak & BBQ Chicken dinners with trimmings will be sold on Saturday & Sunday beginning at 10:00 a.m.

 

Pies, boudin, cracklins, and other delicious food booths will be available on the grounds each day.

 

 

 

Creole Festival Parade

Sunday, November 6th,will begin at 12:00 noon.

More information to follow soon!

 

 

 

HOLY GHOST CHURCH BACK TO SCHOOL

 

DAY OF BLESSINGS GIVEAWAY

Saturday, August 6, 2022

9:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.

on the northside parking lot of the church.

 

 

 

RELIGIOUS EDUCATION REGISTRATION 2022-2023

 

Religious Education Registration will continue thru August 31st in the Parish Office.

 

Registration fee is $10.00 for the first child and $5.00 per child for any additional children.

 

First time student and First Communion students must submit a copy of  their Baptism certificate.

 

Confirmation students must submit a copy of their Baptism & First Communion certificates.

 

RELIGIOUS EDUCATION APPLICATION

 

CCD class date to be announce soon.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Welcome Rev. Justin Arockiasamy, SVD

 

Father Justin was born in a tiny village in India. He is oldest of the three siblings. He joined the Seminary in 1992 after 10th  grade at age of 15. He made his first vows in January 2000 and final vows in January 2006. Father Justin was ordained a priest on May 7, 2007 and came to the United States on October 22, 2007. He assisted at St. Rose de Lima Parish, Bay St. Louis, MS for about six Months where he was also learning and getting himself immersed in the African American Culture and History. He served as an Associate Pastor at Notre Dame Church, St. Martinville, LA from July 2008 to June 2011, and as Pastor at Holy Family and St. Ann Church, Lawtell & Mallet, LA from July 2011 to June 2015. He was then transferred from the country to huge metropolitan, fourth largest city in the US, Houston, TX  where he served as Pastor at St. Mary of the Purification Church, until in June 2022.  He considers his appointment to Holy Ghost Catholic Church a ‘Home Coming’.


 

 

 

Sacrament of Baptism

Baptism Class/Workshop

 First Saturday of the month at 9:00 am  in the Parish Life Center

 

Rite of Baptism

Rite of Baptism will be celebrated after the

5:00 pm Mass 

 

- The Baptism schedule is as follows:

Deadline for registration/interview: August 3, 2022

Baptism Class & Baptism: August 6, 2022

 

PLEASE CLICK HERE FOR BAPTISM REGISTRATION FORM


 

 

The SVD Associates Teleconference Rosary will be held every Friday each month  at 7:00 p.m. All are invited to join in. 

 Dial-in number  720-740-9863

 access code  3657425#

 

 

 

 

Go to Joseph

Year of St. Joseph

Diocese of Lafayette

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PERPETUAL EUCHARISTIC ADORATION

 

 

 

 

 

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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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.

 

Sacramental Policies

Baptism, First Communion and Confirmation

 

Holy Ghost Church Wedding Policy

 

Funeral Policy

Click here to access the Website of the Diocese of Lafayette

 

Click here to access the Website of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops 

 

Opelousas Catholic Newsletter

http://www.ocsvikings.com

 

Click here to access the Website of the Sisters of the

Holy Family 

 

Knights of Peter Claver

 

Society of The Divine Word

 www.divineword.org

 

HOLY TRINITY VILLA

 

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https://www.nbccongress.org

 

https://catholicsmobilizing.org/

(Catholic Mobilizing Network)

 

 

 

 

                    

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

     

 

 

         

 

 

 

 

Church bulletin advertising

Contact: Debra Mayeux with Liturgical Publication @ 225-400-4106

 

 

Masses

 

1st Saturday Mass:

8:00 a.m.

 

Saturday Vigil Mass:

5:00 pm

 

3rd Saturday Outdoor Vigil Mass- 4:00 p.m.

(Suspended until further notice)

 

Sunday- 7, 9, 11 am

 

 

Weekday Masses

7:00 am

 

 

Click on the link above to make an online donation or pay your tithes and camapign pledge using a credit card or bank account.

 

Parish Office Hours of Operation

 

Monday-Thursday

8:30 a.m- 4:30 p.m.

 

closed for lunch

12 noon- 1:00 p.m.

 

Friday

8:30 a.m.- 12:00 noon

 

 

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. The Baptism Class and The Rite of Baptism takes place on the first Saturday of the month with the Rite of Baptism at the 5:00pm Mass. 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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