Saint Joseph Catholic Church is located at 703 Klock Street, seven blocks from U.S. Highway 71 in historic Cheneyville. The civil community was established in 1811 as a center of trade, shipping, and commerce for the plantation system that flourished in the community during the antebellum period. The vast sugarcane, cotton, corn, and rice plantations that presently operate in the area remain among the most productive in Louisiana.
Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Saturday Vigil, 4:00 p.m.
Sunday, 11:00 a.m .
Weekdays: Wednesday & Friday 7:30 a.m.
Holy Days: 7:30 a.m., 4:00 p.m.
Confessions: before Masses
First Friday Adoration: 1 hour after Mass
First Friday Mass: 7:30 a.m.
During Lent: Stations of the Cross, Wednesday after 6:00 p.m. Mass
Dear Friends and visitors,
Thank you for visiting our web page. I hope the information here meets the needs of our parishioners and visitors alike. We are located 7 miles northeast of Marksville on Highway 452. St. Genevieve was established in 1953. We are a small and but powerful Catholic community.
Tuesday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Saturday Vigil, 4:00 p.m. (CST); 5:00 p.m. (DST)
Sunday, 8:00 a.m.
Weekdays: Tuesday 5:00 p.m.; Wednesday 7:00 a.m.; Thursday 5:30 p.m.; Friday 8:00 a.m.
Holy Days: Vigil 6:00 p.m.; Feast Day 8:00 a.m.
Confession: 20 minutes before Masses or by appointment
Adoration: Benediction on 1st Saturdays 3:30 p.m. (CST); 4:30 p.m. (DST)
During Lent: Stations of the Cross, 6:00 p.m. Fridays
Rosary: Thursdays 5:30 p.m.
Preparatory classes for Parents and Godparents required before sacramental celebration - to be arranged with pastor.
Contact the priest at least four months prior to date of marriage. Pre-marriage preparation required. The date and time of the marriage is subject to approval by the pastor.
Choir – Mrs. Julia Boston
Altar Society – Mrs. Catherine Demouy
St. Peter Claver Knights and Ladies and Junior Knights and Daughters
Mon./Tues./Thurs. 9:00 am-12:00 pm
Saturday Vigil, 4:00 pm
Sunday, 7:30 am
Weekdays: Monday 7:00 am; Friday 7:30 am
Nursing Home Mass: Rio Sol Nursing Home Tuesday, 1:30 pm
Confession: 30 minutes before weekend Masses
Divine Mercy Weekend: Thursday 3:00 pm; Sunday 3:00 pm
During Lent: Stations of the Cross on Friday
Rosary: Thursday 3:00 pm; Sunday 3:00 pm
With the establishment of the Texas and Pacific Railway through the tenth ward of Avoyelles in 1882, Catholic families in the area began to shape a small community.
By 1888, this community had grown and the Catholics in the area were in need of a priest who could be in residence near them--at the time, the nearest priests were in Cottonport, Mansura, and Plaucheville.
It wasn't until 1899 with the founding of a new parish in Hessmer that Fr. Alphonse Blomme, the first pastor, began making regular visits to Bunkie since it was under his jurisdiction.
Monday-Friday: 8:00 pm-5:00 pm; closed daily for lunch 12:00-1:00 pm
Saturday Vigil, 4:00 p.m.
Sunday, 8:00 and 10:30 a.m.
Weekdays: Monday-Friday 6:30 a.m. and 5:00 .pm.
Holy Days: to be announced
Nursing Home: Bailey House 10:00 a.m. 1st and 3rd Wednesdays; Bayou Vista 10:00 a.m. 2nd and 4th Wednesdays
Confessions: 15 minutes before daily Mass; 30 minutes before weekend Masses
Perpetual Adoration: Monday-Friday 6:00 am-9:00 p.m.
First Friday Adoration: 3:00-4:45 p.m.
First Friday Mass: 6:30 am and 5:00 pm
During Lent: Stations of the Cross, Fridays 5:00 p.m.
Rosary: 45 minutes before all weekend Masses
St. Anthony of Padua School
Pre-K thru 6th
116 S. Knoll St., Bunkie, LA 71322-1899
The St. Peter/St.
Mon.-Fri.: 7:00 am-2:00 pm. Closed Thursday.
Saturday Vigil: 5:00 p.m.
Sunday: 9:30 a.m.
Holy Days: Vigil Mass 6:00 p.m.; Feast Day 6:00 p.m.
Weekdays: 8:00 a.m. – Chapel in the Rectory (Novena on Wednesday only, ten minutes before 8:00 a.m. Mass)
Confessions: Saturday 4:15–4:45 p.m.; anytime by appointment
First Friday Mass: 8:00 a.m.
During Lent: Stations of the Cross, Wednesday and Friday 6:00 p.m.
Saint Francis de Sales Parish is located on Louisiana Highway 1 at the Rapides-Avoyelles Parish line. The community of Echo dates to the mid 1800s and is located near the banks of the Red River almost twenty miles south of Alexandria. Historically, the community is named for the “echo” of the whistles from paddlewheel steamboats that once plied the river to transport valuable cotton shipments to New Orleans.
Friday, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday Vigil, 5:00 pm
Sunday, 9:00 am
Weekdays: Tues./Thurs./Fri. 8:00 am; Wed. 5:30 pm
Holy Days: 8:00 am and 6:00 pm
Confession: 20 minutes before weekend Masses; or by appointment
Holy Hour Adoration: Wendesday 4:30-5:30 pm
First Friday Mass: 8:00 am
First Saturday Mass: 8:00 am
Divine Mercy Weekend: Sunday after Easter with Novena celebrated the week before
During Lent: Stations of the Cross, Wednesdays 6:00 pm
Rosary: before all Masses
The current church building was dedicated in 1958 and the church building in use then was converted to a gym-auditorium. The old church building, built in 1889, was placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the U. S. Department of the Interior in 1989.
St. Mary’s Church is located on the beautiful bayou in Cottonport, LA.
Monday – Thursday
8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Closed daily 12:00-1:00 pm for lunch
Saturday Vigil, 4:30 pm
Sunday, 7:00 am; 9:30 am; 5:30 pm
Weekdays: Monday & Wednesday 8:00 am; Tuesday 5:00 pm; Thursday 6:30 am; Friday no Mass except First Friday 8:00 am
Confession: 30 minutes before Mass or by appointment
Adoration: Thursday 9:00 am-6:00 pm
First Friday Mass: 8:00 am
Divine Mercy Weekend: Sunday, Exposition 2:30 pm; Chaplet 3:00 pm; Benediction 3:45 pm
During Lent: Stations of the Cross, Fridays 6:00 pm
Rosary: before Masses