ABBEY CHRISTIAN LIFE CENTER
The ladies of St. Joan of Arc Parish are invited to attend a silent retreat at St. Joseph's Benedictine Abbey in Convington, LA, each year in late January. The retreat is from Friday evening until Sunday noon.
Ann McKnight - (985) 652-2838
MANRESA RETREAT HOUSE
Manresa Retreat House (formerly Jefferson College) on River Road in Convent, LA, is known throughout the United States. The retreats are conducted by the Jesuits in conformity with the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius of Loyola. There are eleven half-hour conferences, daily Mass and other spiritual exercises; spiritual directors are present for private consultation. A large selection of books and tapes are available in the library. Silence is maintained throughout the retreat. The river-front plantation setting of the retreat house is conducive to prayer and meditation. Retreatants receive private rooms. Retreats begin Thursday at 5:00 PM and end at noon on Sunday. Retreats are available weekly throughout the year.
Ron Troxler - (985) 652-6777
CHURCH ROSARY GROUP
The Rosary, one of the Church's precious treasures, is a meditation on the life of our Lord, and is known for its healing power and as a combatant against social evils. The Church Rosary Group leads the congregation in praying before all weekday Masses, and before Sunday Masses in May and October.
Helen Brignac - (985) 652-9591
FATIMA ROSARY GROUP (MONDAY NIGHTS)
For thirty-three years, this Rosary Group has met in homes all over LaPlace. It has created a camaraderie and community spirit, and has kept many in touch with the Church through difficult times. You are invited to join this group, which meets on Mondays at 7:00 PM.
Mary Cooper - (985) 652-9033 or Emmy Freeman - (985) 652-9860
DIVINE MERCY CENACLE
The Divine Mercy Cenacle meets every other Wednesday at the Church. This is a group of people who meet for song, prayer, and a discussion on Scripture and the writings of St. Maria Faustina, as a Small Christian Community. The revelations given to St. Maria Faustina are excellent for spiritual growth and also give a deeper understanding of our merciful Lord. Please consider joining this group.
Terri Jouty - (985) 651-6974
LIVING CHALICE PROGRAM
The Living Chalice Program is an opportunity for families to take home a chalice that is used in Mass. The chalice is to be placed in a place of honor, to be used to pray for an increase in vocations. It is kept in the home for one week. Sign-up sheets are in the gathering space.
Helena Cupit or Jennifer Suarez - (985) 652-9100