1. Not all loss is of the same magnitude or
2. All loss can be the groundwork for new life.
3. Losses are unique to each individual,
because we grieve more over the
loss of what something meant to us, not the
lost object itself.
4. Change always brings loss, even when the
change is welcome.
5. As our losses are unique, so are our ways
of coping with them.
6. Loss evokes a wide array of emotions,
whether we admit them or not.
7. We will find the makings of ourself in our
own history of loss, especially in the ways
we have chosen to deal with it.
8. While we cannot control the losses we
experience in life, we can choose what we
do with them.
9. Suffering is a mystery. The Son of God
endured suffering and death out of love for
and solidarity with us, but he never
explained why we suffer.
10. God's grace gives us the choice to
loss into abundant life.
11. The spirit dwells within us, suffers with us,
consoles us, and will guide us to
12. Growthful grieving involves three
a.) openly acknowledging what has been
b.) expressing our feelings as we
acknowledge the loss
c.) choosing to change the things that keep
us tied to the loss
Preparation of cases for annulment process, adult education classes and bible study sessions.
Contact Priest or Deacon 985-764-6383.
This ministry coordinates retreats for our parishioners. These retreats are usually held annually in November at St. Joseph Abbey. This event allows parishioners to put God above all other worldly things.
Contact Don Montgomery at 985-764-9762 for information on attending an adult retreat.
This group of Eucharistic Ministers have volunteered to bring Holy Communion to the homebound of our parish who are unable to attend Sunday Mass.
Contact Kitty Faucheux at the parish office (985-764-6383) if you know of a parishioner who is homebound and would like communion brought to the home.
After making arrangements with the priest or deacon for marriage, engaged couples meet with a married couple who is a member of St. Charles Borromeo to prepare for the Sacrament of Matrimony.
Contact our parish secretary, Sandi Bourg at the office @ 985-764-6383 to schedule an appointment.
A prayer group meets each Monday evening from 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM in the church.
Contact Mary Jane Zeringue (985-764-6758) or Kathy Morrill (985-764-2512) for more information.
This group of parishioners pray for special needs of the parish. To participate or submit a prayer request, contact Nick Sardegna at 985-764-7821.
Our parish has received immeasurable graces since we committed to hosting a 24-hour Perpetual Adoration Chapel since January 14, 1986. Dedicated parishioners come faithfully before our Lord, 24 hours a day, to honor and adore Him, to visit and thank Him, to pour out their hearts to Him in petition and gratitude for the many blessings He bestows on us. Our chapel is located outside to the rear of the church.
Contact Mike Hebert at 985-764-9459 if you wish to volunteer.
Recently formed in 2014, our Stewardship Committee is comprised of approximately 12 parishioners dedicated to guiding our parish into a lifelong journey through use of the three pillars of stewardship: PRAYER, SERVICE, FINANCE.
Contact Henry Friloux at 985-764-6431 for more information on how you can assist in this stewardship process.
This ministry assists the church in providing more information on the the "Gospel of Life" and alernatives to abortion.
Contact Lori Tozel at 504-613-7645 or Cherie Decker at 504-461-0943 for information on how you can assist in the repect life movement.
Website Link: http://www.scbrespectforlife.org/