Our Ministries
 

OUR LADY OF LOURDES

PARISH MINISTRIES

CONTACT THE RECTORY OFFICE FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION -- (985) 643-4137

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            MINISTRY NAME                                                    GOALS

                                              Liturgical Ministries
Altar Servers Assist Clergy during services
Ladies Altart Society Décor of the Liturgical environment
Lectors Perform readings during Mass
Student Lectors Students performing readings during Mass
Ushers Directs and assists at weekend Liturgies
     Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion        Distribute Holy Communion during Mass
Greeters Welcoming those arriving for Mass
Music Ministry Parish choir; performs weekly and at special events.
Contemporary liturgical Music groups (*potential)
Children's Liturgy 2nd Sunday – 10:30AM Mass

                                             Welcoming Newcomers
                School Ambassadors                      Outreach to new students of OLL elementary
school and their families
Welcoming New Parishioners &
Newly Baptized
Visiting those newly registered at OLL Parish
“Open Arms” outreach, events
and accompaniment
Outreach to those in our local community
struggling to find their place in our
church and/or parish family.
(*potential) Cultural Committees Hispanic; Vietnamese, Italian; Irish

                                                   Events Planning
Hospitality Committee Special events planning & logistics (refreshments, etc.)
Child Care Provides babysitting for events hosted by other ministries.
Food-Fun-Faith-&-Fellowship Provides activities for all to enjoy –
movie nights, casual Family-fun afternoons, potluck, etc.
Parish BINGO Nights Participants and volunteers for weekly
Bingo fun at the KC Hall.

                                                 Fellowship Groups
Young Adult Fellowship   Fellowshipping, fun, and networking for those 18-40
Youth Ministry Programs to engage with the Parish’s youth to promote Catholic values and gear them towards a spiritual life
Single Parents  Fellowshipping and networking for single parents within the Parish
Youth “Retreat Team” College students ministering to younger generations

                              Adult, Family, and Marriage Faith Formation
Religious Formation
& Catholic Education
Provide volunteer teaching & support for programs such as CCD, RCIA, and Sacramental Preparation (2nd Grade + Confirmation, etc.)
“Come, Lord Jesus” scripture study  A Catholic formation program, which is based upon the three year cycle of Sunday readings (the Gospels, the Epistles and the Old Testament)
Womens’ Study Groups Various Study series on topics of Scripture, Motherhood, etc.
“That Man is You” Men’s program” A program of Men’s Spirituality and Leadership formation
“Open Forum” Adult Faith Formation” Monthly evenings of Faith Formation (2ndWednesday evenings)

                                   Marriage Prep & Marriage Formation
Preparation for the newly engage In-home marriage preparation provided by married couples
Enrichment for married couples Provides married couples opportunities for growth, enrichment, support and healing through various services (retreats, presentations, etc.)
“Choice Wine” Couples Date Night

Fall 2016 Series: every other Wednesday evening in the Cafeteria


                                                    Prayer Groups
Perpetual Adoration Support of the OLL Adoration Chapel
Prayer Chain Responds to requested prayer needs of Parishioners and their families
    Prayer Shawls Sewing Prayer Shawls for distribution upon request
Children’s Rosary  9am Monday mornings in the Parish Life Center
Divine Mercy To spread the word to every one of His Divine Mercy. To encourage the Divine Mercy Chaplet to be prayed at home and at the Adoration Chapel. JESUS, I TRUST IN YOU.

                    Clubs - Service & Fellowship--Synod Priorities 3 & 4
St. Joseph Altar Participate in the food preparation and decorations for this yearly event
Cub Scouts National program for boys’ leadership formation
    Knights of Columbus International Men’s service organization
OLL Men’s Club Affiliation open to all men of the parish
PTC (Parent/Teacher Coop) Parents and teachers monthly events planning

                           Works of Mercy & Outreach to those in Need
Friends of St. Anthony Provides assistance to those in need
Outreach to Parishioners in need Provides support to Parishioners during personal/family events i.e. illness, homebound etc
    Bereavement Support group for those suffering the loss of a loved one
Communion to the Home bound Distribute Holy Communion to the Home bound
Respect Life Promoting awareness of the dignity of every human life from conception through natural death

Our Lady of Lourdes Parish - Copyright © 2007-2017
Church Address: 400 Westchester Blvd Slidell, LA 70458
Rectory Office and Mailing Address: 3924 Berkley Street Slidell, LA 70458
Parish Phone: 985-643-4137  ~  Parish Fax: 985-643-1675
Rectory Office Hours are 9:00 am - 3:00 pm weekdays
 
Mass Schedule: Daily 8:30am, Saturday Vigil 4:00 
Sunday 7:00, 8:30, 10:30, 5:30 (Youth Mass) 
 
Parishioners in the Hospital: Please call the office with the information
Eucharist for the Homebound: If you know someone that would like communion at home
please call the office and we will be glad to meet your needs