St. Aloysius Plans Service of Reflection: “Lent is a Season to Unearth Our Brokenness” | Entertainment/Life


St. Aloysius (Catholic Church) Stephen’s Ministry will be sponsoring an evening retreat, “Broken, Burdened, and Blessed,” at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 7, at the church, 2025 Stuart Ave.

“Lent is a season to dig up our brokenness; embrace it as we walk to the cross and the empty tomb our wounds we carry,” reads a press release. “By allowing God to heal and heal our wounds, we receive many blessings as we experience healing and wholeness.”

The public is invited. For more information, contact the church office at (225) 343-6657.

Berean Communion sets

Berean Seventh-day Adventist Church, 4555 Fairfields Ave., will observe the Lord’s Supper (Communion) during its 11 a.m. worship service on Saturday.

The service is available in person, by phone, on Zoom, on Facebook Live and on YouTube. The church business meeting will follow at 7:15 p.m.

In preparation for his April evangelistic meeting, members are encouraged to observe a certain way of fasting from Saturday April 2-9.

T. Ron Weegar is a pastor.

St. Agnes will host ‘Adoremus!’

St. Agnes Catholic Church, 749 East Blvd., will host “Adoremus! The Eucharist: Source and Summit of Our Christian Life” Lenten reflection at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.

The Reverend C. Todd Lloyd, pastor of Immaculate Conception Church, Lakeland, and Dean of the Northwestern Dean of the Catholic Diocese of Baton Rouge, will present a reflection on “Holy Communion: Food for Our Journey and Token of love of God “.

Confessions begin at 5 p.m., Mass at 5:30 p.m., the Rosary of Divine Mercy at 6 p.m. All are invited to attend.

Rev. Lawrence Lovasik’s book, “The Basic Book of the Eucharist,” will be available for purchase immediately after the Lenten reflection. Visit for more information.

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True Vine Plans Festival

True Vine Baptist Church, 905 Grebe St., will host a family festival from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

The family event will feature games, face painting, a cartoon photo booth, space walk, cake walk, talent show, shopping, food and drink.

The community is invited.

Christian Comedy in Tickfaw

Good News Fellowship Church, 13101 La. 442 West, Tickfaw, will present an evening of Christian comedy, southern gospel and country gospel music on Friday, April 1.

Host Mike Vaughn, pastor, opens the program at 6:30 p.m. At 7:30 p.m., special guests Randy and Sherri Miller, of Cleveland, Tennessee, will perform.

It’s a free concert; a love offering will be received. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. Dishes and desserts will be sold.

For more information, call Barbara Vaughn, (985) 974-0507 or visit

Reunions, baptisms

Nathaniel Baptist Church, Highway. 33 South, Centerville, Mississippi, will host its annual homecoming celebration and baptismal service at noon on Sunday.

The guest will be Reverend Antione Eakins, pastor of Thankful Missionary Baptist Church, Natchez, Mississippi.

The public is invited.


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