Churches offer more chances to strengthen bond with Christ


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With Easter fast approaching, churches across St. Charles Parish will give their followers more opportunities to strengthen their relationships with Jesus this weekend.

From Holy Thursday to Easter Sunday, churches are offering extra services, special events and other Christ-centered activities for their flocks.

Many Catholic Churches will offer Way of the Cross this week, as well as an Easter Vigil in which newcomers into the church will be welcomed.

Other Christian churches will host special events, such as the multi-church Sunrise Services taking place on Mississippi River levees this Sunday.

The following churches will offer additional service times or special events this weekend:

 

St. Charles United Methodist Church

in Destrehan

Maundy Thursday service at 7 p.m.

Good Friday service at noon

Easter Sunday – Sunrise service at 6:30 a.m. on the levee across from Ormond Plantation in Destrehan with breakfast following in the Fellowship Hall; 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. services at Church Sanctuary

 

First Baptist Church

of St. Rose

The Lord’s Supper service on Thursday at 6 p.m.

Good Friday service at 6 p.m.

Easter Resurrection service on Sunday at 10:30 a.m.

 

St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church in Paradis

Maundy Thursday service at 6 p.m. with the Eucharist

Good Friday Liturgy at noon

Easter Day Festival Eucharist at 10 a.m. Sunday, followed by reception and Easter egg hunt

 

 

St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church in Destrehan

Holy Thursday Mass of the Lord’s Supper at 7 p.m.; Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament continues until 10 p.m.

Good Friday Celebration of the Lord’s Passion with Veneration of the Cross and Holy Communion at 3 p.m.; Men of Manresa Living Way of the Cross at 7 p.m.

Holy Saturday Easter Vigil at 8 p.m.

Easter Sunday services at 7 a.m., 8:30 a.m., 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. (No 6 p.m. Mass)

 

Life Fellowship Community Church

of Des Allemands

Special combined service at 10 a.m. on Easter Sunday in the Hahnville High auditorium

 

First Baptist

Church of Luling

Community Easter Sunrise service at 6:45 a.m. at the West Bank Bridge Park on the levee; 10:45 a.m. Sunday service at the church with a special choir presentation

 

West St. Charles Baptist Church in Boutte

Community Easter Sunrise service at 6:45 a.m. at the West Bank Bridge Park on the levee

 

Mt. Zion Baptist Church

of Boutte

7 a.m. Easter Sunday service (No 9 a.m. service)

 

Holy Family Catholic Church in Luling

Holy Thursday Mass at 7 p.m.

Good Friday Mass at 3 p.m.; Way of the Cross at 6:30 p.m.

Saturday Easter Vigil at 8 p.m.

Easter Sunday Mass at 9 a.m. and 11 a.m.

 

Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church

in Hahnville

Holy Thursday Mass of the Lord’s Supper at 6 p.m.; Adoration from 7-10 p.m.

Good Friday Passion of Our Lord at 2 p.m.

Holy Saturday Easter Vigil Mass at 8 p.m.

Easter Sunday Mass at 7 a.m. and 10 a.m.

 

 

Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church in Norco

Holy Thursday Mass at 7 p.m.

Good Friday Passion of Our Lord at 3 p.m.

Easter Vigil Mass on Saturday at 8 p.m.

Easter Sunday Mass at 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. (No 6 p.m. Mass)

 

St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church in Luling

Holy Thursday Mass at 7 p.m.

Saturday Easter Vigil at 8 p.m.

Easter Sunday Mass at 8 a.m. and 11 a.m.

 

St. Gertrude Catholic Church in Des Allemands

Members will join Easter weekend Masses at St. John the Baptist Church (listed below)

9:30 a.m. Easter Sunday Mass

St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Paradis

Holy Thursday Mass at 7 p.m.

Good Friday Liturgy at 3 p.m.

Holy Saturday Vigil Mass at 8 p.m.

Easter Sunday Mass at 11 a.m.

 

St. Mark Catholic Church in Ama

Holy Thursday Mass at 7 p.m.

Good Friday service at 3 p.m.; Way of the Cross at 6 p.m.

Easter Sunday Mass at 9:30 a.m.

 

Luling United

Methodist Church

Maundy Thursday service at 6:30 p.m.

Community Easter Sunrise service at 6:45 a.m. at the West Bank Bridge Park on the levee with breakfast to follow

Easter Sunday service at the church at 10:30 a.m.




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