Catholic Daughters of the Americas This organization is open to all women of the parish, supporting a wide variety of parish interests through many different activities. The Catholic Daughters sponsor the Annual Easter Egg Hunt for children and host important sacramental receptions following First Reconciliation, Confirmation, and Holy Eucharist. The group is also involved in support of Respect Life issues and various charitable endeavors throughout the community. Monthly meetings are held on the 2nd Monday of each month at 7:00 p.m. in Father Engels Hall. Contact: Mary Sceroler, 328.1635 “Double Nickels” Senior Ministry Senior Ministry is a ministry for parishioners aged 55 years and older. The purpose of this ministry is to help senior parishioners meet and get to know one other within the church community. Fellowship, friendship, and activities of interest suitable to this age group are at the heart of the planning for this organization. Contact: Annette Sharp, 751.6076..
Hospitality Committee/Coffee and Donuts Parishioners are invited to gather in Father Engels Hall after the 7:30 a.m. and 9:30 a.m. Masses to share coffee and donuts. The parish hosts this informal gathering in an effort to foster a sense of community among its parishioners. Contact: John Melancon, 751.4014.
Knights of Columbus The KC’s are a worldwide Catholic men’s fraternal organization. The group is very active in the parish as well as in community life. They play a significant role in the annual Parish Picnic by cooking dinners and organizing enjoyable games for all family members. The KC’s provide an opportunity for fellowship and prayer for its membership. They meet on the 2nd Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m. in Father Engels Hall. Contact:Michael Haskin. 504.715.9948 Website: www.kc9247.org or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Life Teen Life Teen is a Catholic-centered youth ministry program open to high school teens of all faiths. It is a total youth ministry program that is built around the Eucharist — in particular, our Sunday evening 5:30 p.m. Mass. The program continues with our Wednesday Life Nights where the teens meet for emotional, social, spiritual and educational formation. Contact:Russell Stewart, 753.7950 or email@example.com. Website: http://www.sjvlifeteen.com
Parish Prayer Line This ministry is a telephone prayer line composed of dedicated parishioners who pray for the requested intentions of other parishioners and friends. Contact: Theresa Himel, 755.3709 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Scouting Currently, we have troops representing the various age groups of both Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts. These troops meet at various times and places. Contact: Boy Scouts, 926.2697 Contact: Girl Scouts of America, 927.8946.