Catholic Church was organized as a Parish
of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Baton Rouge in 1979. The Most
Reverend Joseph V. Sullivan, S.T.D., Bishop of Baton Rouge gave
the solemn blessing and with the founding pastor, the Reverend
Monsignor Lester Lacassagne, laid the cornerstone in December
MBS began as a family parish and strives to retain that flavor.
There are more than 2,700 families in the parish, or approximately
8,000 persons, the average age of our parishioners is 29 years old.
To minister to this youthful and growing population, over 30
ministries and organizations have been established, providing
spiritual, social and material benefits for the parishioners
and the community.
A groundbreaking ceremony was held on Sunday June 12, 2005
for the construction of a new administration building and a new
Church. Most Blessed Sacrament had long outgrown its present
facilities and it was only natural that the new church and
administration building was needed.
The Administration Building was completed in June of 2006.
In addition to the usual offices, conference rooms, waiting area,
and other special purpose rooms, there are four meeting rooms of
various sizes which can be opened and operated independently of the
On January 21, 2007 a new church was completed and
dedicated. The dedication ceremony was conducted by Bishop Robert
Muench, the former Pastor Father Michael Collins,
along with many of the diocesan priests and deacons in
attendance. The new church consists of 17,000 square feet. It is
constructed in the catholic tradition style following the guidelines
and regulations of Vatican II. The Narthex is a very spacious area
of the church which allows for meeting and greeting of parishioners
and the celebrant in a friendly atmosphere. The narthex is flanked
by special rooms for reconciliation, brides, vesting, ushers and
restrooms. The main body of the church contains enough pews to seat
940 people. The Sanctuary contains the Altar, Ambo, Priestís Chair,
and tabernacle. On the right side of the Sanctuary is the choir and
on the left the baptismal font. Everyone who has attended Mass in
the new church is overwhelmed with the beauty and the prayerful
Most Blessed Sacrament School
MBS School teaches grades K through 8 in two sections and has
an extended day-care program as well. Enrollment at the school
averages 550 students. The parish also has a Early Learning Program for
children aged 2 through 4.