JENNINGS – The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, Feb. 27, for Deacon Bennett McNeal, 60, in Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, at 10 a.m., by the Rev. Susil Fernando. Interment will follow the funeral mass in the New Bethany Cemetery at Saint Charles Center in Moss Bluff. The Most Reverend Glen John Provost, Bishop of Lake Charles, will attend the funeral Mass and preside at the Final Commendation. Deacon McNeal died Sunday, Feb. 23.