St. Joseph Altar& Masses, Rosary Rally Saturday

It’s time for a few updates.

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

St. Jane is hosting the Deanery Meeting for the West St. Tammany Deanery this morning. Archbishop Aymond will be present to address the priests and deacons of the Deanery.

Our St. Joseph Altar is being prepared all day today.

7:00PM – Mass for the Solemnity of St. Joseph, St. Jane Church in Abita Springs.
7:45PM – Blessing of the St. Joseph Altar

Thursday, March 19, 2015

8:00AM – Mass for the Solemnity of St. Joseph

Noon – 5:00PM – St. Joseph Altar open to the public, food will be served until it runs out, or until 5PM whichever comes first.

Friday, March 20, 2015

8:00AM – Daily Mass
11:00AM – Funeral for Fr. JP Grenham, former Associate Pastor, in Pointe a la Hache, LA.
5:00-8:00PM – Fish Fry!
7:00PM Stations of the Cross

Saturday, March 21, 2015

8:00AM – Daily Mass
8:30 – 1:00 PM – Pastoral Council Training at Arch. NS Pastoral Center
12 Noon – Recitation of the Holy Rosary, Public Rosary Crusade, with Procession, in front of St. Joseph Hall.

Camp Joshua for High School Students Interested in the Pro-Life Movement

Joshua Leadership Institute will be held July 14 – July 18 at the Bishop Robert Tracey Center in Baton Rouge.  JLI is open to rising high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors, as well as rising college freshmen.  JlI is a weeklong program designed to equip you with education on ALL life issues and give you the chance to dialogue with new friends and some of the top pro-life leaders of the nation!  For more information visit  A limited number of scholarships is available through the parish for students with a demonstrated commitment to becoming active leaders in the pro-life movement.

Camp Philomena returns this summer!

Camp Philomena is returning to St. Jane de Chantal this summer!  This special camp is for girls ages 10 – 13 who want to incorporate a meaningful spiritual journey into their summer plans.  Camp Philomena uses Endow’s “Girl Genius” program written especially for preteen girls to discover just what it means to be a girl in God’s eyes.  Camp Philomena will be held the week of June 24 – 28 from 8:00 am – 11:30 am.  The fee of $40 covers the cost of the Girl Genius workbook.  A limited number of scholarships is available for girls with a demonstrated financial need.  Registration is due by June 14.  Please call the parish office at 892-1439 for additional information or to request a registration form.  Registration forms are also available in the back of the church.

St. Jane Vacation Bible School

Make plans to attend St. Jane’s Vacation Bible School, SonWest Roundup,  the week of June 17 – 21 from 9am – 12pm.   Vacation Bible School is open to kids ages 4 through entering fifth grade in the fall.  Fees for VBS are 1 child $25, 2 children $35, 3 plus children $40 per family.   Students entering grades 6 and up are also needed as helpers and counselors the week before and the week of VBS.  Registration for both campers and volunteers is due by May 31.  Please call the parish office at 892-1439 for more information or to request a registration form.  Forms are also available in the back of church.