Echo

St. Francis De Sales

Address: 
Location: 104 Echo St., Echo, LA

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.

Address2: 
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 37
City: 
Echo
State: 
Louisiana
Zip Code: 
71330
Phone: 
(318) 563-4530
Fax: 
(318) 563-4533
Year Established: 
1894
Office Hours: 

Friday, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Mass Schedule: 

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

Devotions:

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