Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of our Lenten season in the Catholic church. This solemn celebration will be on February 10. Mass times will be 8am and 7pm at St. Gabriel and Noon at the Sacred Heart Chapel.
Every Friday during Lent, the Way of the Cross will be observed at St. Gabriel at 6pm. Visit the Stations of the Cross photo gallery to reflect at home anytime.
For this year's Lenten mission, three speakers will be highlighting ministries of mercy that are local to our area. The mission will take place Feb 29 - March 2 starting at 6:30pm each night. The first night will take place at The Sacred Heart Chapel in Carville. Subsequent nights will be held at St. Gabriel Church. Learn more.
The sacrament of reconciliation will be available 6:00 - 7:30 pm on Tuesday, March 15 at St Gabriel Church. Three priests will be available to administer the sacrament of reconciliation.
The Archdiocese of New Orleans has a Retreat Center the Cenacle – dedicated to Our Lady of the Cenacle. The Cenacle offers many types of retreat opportunities throughout the year. They also offer Days of Prayer, as well as private or directed retreats. They offer a quiet place for faith-based groups to have meetings. Learn more.
Parishioners can sign up online to serve our parish community in one of our many wonderful ministries. See the "Ministry" section in the main navigation to explore the many ministries offered at St. Gabriel and Sacred Heart parishes. You can visit the Stewardship of Ministry page when you are ready to make a commitment to the serving ministries of Jesus Christ and His church.