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Information and Announcements About The Diocese

By Pamela Seal 
Diocese of Lake Charles 

LAKE CHARLES — St. Henry Catholic Church will present a powerful performance of the "Live Sorrowful Mysteries of the Rosary” at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, March 18. The bilingual re-enactment of the Passion of Christ will include a cast of 200 actors directed by Ricardo Ruvalcaba, Spanish Pastoral Assistant for the Diocese of Lake Charles. Admission is free.  

Stations of the Cross are prayed during Lent at a number of church parishes throughout the Diocese of Lake Charles. Here is a list to help you find a location. If you do not see a time for the parish near you, please contact the parish directly by using contact information found here.
CATHEDRAL OF THE IMMACULATE CONCEPTION, 935 Bilbo Street, Lake Charles — 11:0 a.m. on Fridays
CHRIST THE KING CATHOLIC CHURCH, 7680 Gulf Highway, Lake Charles — 8:30 a.m. on Fridays
IMMACULATE CONCEPTION CATHOLIC CHURCH, 2700 Maplewood Drive , Sulphur — 6:00 p.m. on Fridays
IMMACULATE CONCEPTION CATHOLIC CHURCH, 515 Bryan Street, Jennings — 12:45 p.m. on Fridays, following 12:05 p.m. Mass
IMMACULATE HEART OF MARY CATHOLIC CHURCH, 2031 Opelousas Street, Lake Charles — 6:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m., Fridays 
OUR LADY HELP OF CHRISTIANS CATHOLIC CHURCH, 710 North State Street, Jennings — 6:00 p.m. on Fridays, following all day Adoration and Benediction, beginning at 7:00 a.m.
OUR LADY OF GOOD COUNSEL CATHOLIC CHURCH, 221 Aqua Drive, Lake Charles — 1:00 p.m. on Fridays, following the 12:20 p.m. Mass; also at 5:00 p.m. on Fridays
OUR LADY OF LASALETTE CATHOLIC CHURCH, 203 S. Grand Avenue, DeQuincy — 5:00 p.m. on Fridays
OUR LADY OF PROMPT SUCCOR CATHOLIC CHURCH, 1109 Cypress Street, Sulphur — 5:30 p.m. on Fridays 
OUR LADY OF THE LAKE CATHOLIC CHURCH, 203 Commercial Avenue, Lake Arthur — 5:30 p.m., on Fridays
OUR LADY QUEEN OF HEAVEN CATHOLIC CHURCH, 3939 Lake Street, Lake Charles — 6:15 p.m., on Fridays
SACRED HEART OF JESUS CATHOLIC CHURCH, 1102 Mill Street, Lake Charles — 6:00 p.m. on Fridays
SACRED HEART OF JESUS CATHOLIC CHURCH, 1208 East Seventh Avenue, Oakdale — 5:30 p.m. on Fridays followed by Mass
ST. CHARLES BORROMEO CATHOLIC CHURCH, 804 Third Avenue, Fenton — 6:30 p.m. on Fridays
ST. FRANCIS de SALES ORATORY, 802 S. Huntington, Sulphur — following 6:00 p.m. Mass on Fridays
ST. HENRY CATHOLIC CHURCH, 1021 Eighth Avenue, Lake Charles — English Stations of the Cross: 6:15 p.m., Fridays; Spanish Stations of the Cross: 6:15 p.m., Wednesdays of March 1, March 8, March 15 and March 22
• ST. JOAN OF ARC CATHOLIC CHURCH, 112 South Seventh Street, Oberlin — 6:00 p.m. on Fridays
• ST. JOHN BOSCO CATHOLIC CHURCH, 1301 Sampson, Westlake — 8:30 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. on Fridays
ST. JOHN THE EVANGELIST CATHOLIC CHURCH, 306 Ann Street, Lacassine — 6:30 p.m. on Tuesdays
ST. JOHN VIANNEY CATHOLIC CHURCH, 7120 Highway 14 E, Bell City — 6:0 p.m. on Fridays, followed by Mass
ST. JOSEPH CATHOLIC CHURCH, 310 N. Sarah Street, Vinton — 6:00 p.m. on Fridays
ST. LAWRENCE CATHOLIC CHURCH, 5505 Pine Island Highway, Raymond — 5:30 p.m. on Fridays
ST. MARGARET OF SCOTLAND CATHOLIC CHURCH, 2500 Enterprise Boulevard, Lake Charles — on Fridays, following the 6:45 a.m. Mass, and at 5:30 p.m.
ST. MARY OF THE LAKE CATHOLIC CHURCH, 11054 Highway 384, Lake Charles (Big Lake) — 5:00 p.m. on Fridays, followed by Mass
ST. PHILIP NERI CATHOLIC CHURCH, 607 Fourth Avenue, Kinder — following 5:30 p.m. Mass on Fridays
ST. PIUS X CATHOLIC CHURCH, 16816 Highway 171, Ragley — 6:00 p.m., on Fridays
ST. RAPHAEL CATHOLIC CHURCH, 211 S. Thomson Avenue, Iowa — 5:30 p.m., on Fridays
ST. THEODORE CATHOLIC CHURCH, 785 Sam Houston Jones Parkway, Moss Bluff — 6:00 p.m. on Friday

The Diocese of Lake Charles announces that Bishop Glen John Provost has appointed Sister Maura Clare Mayock, R.S.M., to the position of co-director for the Offices of Marriage, Family Life, and Pro-Life effective June 1, 2023, with Blaine and Denise Wyninger continuing as co-directors. Sister Maura Clare will continue in her role as Director of the Office of Religious Education.