The Guild is an outreach ministry, providing a variety of services in order to strengthen the Christian community.
The Guild meets four times a year between September through May, and two Mornings of Reflection. The Guild serves our parish by providing many services:
Bereaved Ministry– Supports parishioners after loss of a loved one. Contact Person: Carol Ryan (504) 885-0950.
Family Ministry– Brings the parish together by holding events that promote fellowship as well as spirituality, such as the monthly Meet and Greets, the annual Parish Picnic, and Supper Substance. Contact person: Stan Simons (504) 432-4553
Funeral Meals– Provides a meal to the family of deceased parishioners; usually a meal for about 6 to 8 people the day of the funeral. Contact person: Lisa Baynham (504) 456-7083
Meals for Sick– Provides supper for families in need due to prolonged illness or hospitalization. Contact person: Mary Fonseca (504) 454-1238
Meals on Wheels– Delivers meals to homebound elderly through the Council on Aging. Contact person: Roy Daigle (504) 887-6706
Hospital Visitation– Visits parishioners while hospitalized at East Jefferson Hospital. Contact person: Patti Troyer (504) 455-4400
Newcomers– Welcomes new parishioners by delivering welcome baskets. Contact person: Charlotte Ruiz (504) 887-8992
Nursing Home Visitation– Visits parishioners in nursing homes. Contact person: Pat Slemmer (504) 831-1946 and Sharon Catalanotto (504) 887-1729
Care of the Home-Bound– Service to elders, disabled, or families in crisis; will provide transportation to doctors, grocery store or other needs of elderly and disabled individuals. Contact person: Roy Daigle (504) 887-6706
Prayer Line– Prays for sick and others for whom prayers are requested. Contact person: Roselyn Marchand (504) 885-2272
All meetings are preceded by Mass at 8:15 a.m. and are held in the Parish Center.
If you have any questions or would like to join the Guild Ministry, please contact Linda Heno at (504) 888-2360 or the office at the Parish Center (504) 887-7821.