Fr. Rubin Reynolds began serving his pastorate here at St. Mark on July 1, 2009. Born in India and a member of the Indian Missionary Society until becoming a priest of the Baton Rouge Diocese in 1996, Fr. Reynolds has been pastor of St. Joseph Church in French Settlement and St. Stephen in Maurepas, and pastor of St. Gabriel Church, prior to his pastorate assignments he was parochial vicar at St. George Church in Baton Rouge, Immaculate Conception in Denham Springs and St. Thomas More Church in Baton Rouge
EXCITING NEWS! In the wake of COVID-19 pandemic, Pope Francis' proclamation of the Year of St. Joseph and out diocese's 60th anniversayr, the Diocese of Baton Rouge will be celebrating "60 Years in the Year of St. Joeseph" form May 1,2021 - March 19, 2022. If you're interested in learning more aobout "60 Years in the Year of St. Joeseph," please visit diobr.org.60years and follow @DioceseBR on Facebook. #StJoeandTell
Blessing of the Animals will be held October 3rd in the parking lot near the Pavilion.
Masks Mandate in effect for everyone attending any indoor Church events.
Letter from Bishop Duca on COVID and School Guidelines.
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The High School Parish School of Religion (PSR) program needs teachers for the 9th and 10th grade classes starting in August. Classes are on Sunday evenings from 6:00pm-8:00pm, twice a month. Classes are team-taught so you do not have to teach a class alone. All materials will be provided. If you are interested in this important ministry, please call Deacon Mark at the parish office at (225) 647-8461.
Please note the change in time for our 11th grade PSR classes. Our 11th grade class will meet from 9:00-11:00 am Sunday mornings in the Activity Center. Students will then be expected to attend 11:00 am Mass. Our 9th and 10th grade classes will continue to meet on Sunday evening from 6:00-8:00 pm. Dates for this year’s classes are:
August 15 August 29
September 12 September 26
October 3 October 17
November 7 November 28
December 5 January 9
There will be a parents’ meeting for 9th grade PSR parents on Wednesday, August 4th at 6:30 pm in the Activity Center. At least one parent for each student is expected to attend. There will be a parents’ meeting for 11th grade PSR students and parents of Catholic school students expecting to confirm this school year on Wednesday, August 11th at 6:30 pm in the Activity Center. At least one parent for each student is expected to attend.
This year’s high school retreat, including 9th, 10th, and 11th grade students, will be on Sunday, October 31st. St. Mark will be hosting the National Evangelization Team (NET) to present this year’s retreat. We are in need of families willing to house/host NET team members on the evening prior to the retreat. We need housing for 12 NET team members. If you are interested in hosting a NET team member, please call Deacon Mark at the parish office.
Saturday Vigil mass will be held at 4:00 PM.
Sunday and Monday mass is cancelled due to Hurricane IRA. This is per the Bishop's instructions. You have given dispensation
The Weekend Mass schedule will be:
Saturday Vigil Mass at 4:00 PM.
Sunday Mass at 8:00, 9:30 and 11:00 AM.
The Weekday Mass schedule will be:
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday at 8:30 AM.
Tuesday will be a communion service at 8:30 AM.
10/14/21 7:30 am
Reading I Rom 3:21-30
10/13/21 7:30 am
Reading I Rom 2:1-11
10/12/21 7:30 am
Reading I Rom 1:16-25
The food pantry will open by appointment only from 9:30 am till 11:30 am on Tuesdays.
VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED!
(Contact Patty Decoteau, 225-936-7737 or email [email protected]
RCIA candidates please go to the Parish and Publications page for registration information
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