Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament

Exposition & adoration of the Blessed Sacrament, as a means of focusing the heart & mind in prayer, with attention affixed on the mystery of the Eucharistic presence of Christ in church. For more information please contact Arlene Robichaux at (225) 931-2221.

Altar Linen & Setup Ministry

This ministry is responsible for setting up the sanctuary for weekend masses as well as cleaning & storing of vessels and linens after each mass. Volunteers are on a rotating schedule. Please contact Janice Musso at (225) 756-2430 for more information regarding this minsitry. 

Catholic Daughters of America

Court Divine Mercy #2318- serves the parish and community through active support and participation in charitable works as well as Parochial, diocesan, state and national levels. Open to Catholic women age eighteen and older. Contact Gennie Shannon via email at shannonk@eatel.net for more information.

Extraordinary Ministers of The Eucharist

Eucharistic Ministers are men and women in the parish who assist the celebrant with the distribution of the Holy Eucharist during the celebration of the Mass. In addition, these ministers also bring the Eucharist to the sick & home bound. All those who wish to become a Eucharistic Minister must attend and complete a parish training session. Contact Deacon Don Musso at the Church Office for more information, (225) 752-6230.

Good Timers

This group provides opportunities for single or married adults 50 years and older to meet fellow parishioners in a Christian and social environment. Activities include themed pot luck dinners, guest speakers, one-day bus trips and small group specialty events. To sign up for Good Timers or to request more information about this ministry please contact Ethel Pruet at (225) 753-0974.

Grounds Crew

This ministry provides a much needed service of commitment and care for our school grounds and serves during the months of March - October.  We have rotating teams that each take turns once a month to devote their time and energy to keep our school campus clean cut and looking great!  It's also a great opportunity to earn school service hours. To sign up or to request more information please contact our Grounds Crew Coordinator, Tommy Miguez at tkalmiguez@bellsouth.net.

Habitat for Humanity

In conjunction with the Baton Rouge Habitat Community, this ministry is dedicated to the elimination of poverty housing by working with low income families. Skilled, semi-skilled, and unskilled volunteers are needed to help refurbish/build homes here in our community. Please contact Barry Landry at (225) 755-3018 for more details.

Knights of Columbus

A national fraternal service organization open to all Catholic men age eighteen years and older. Members of the Knights of Columbus endeavor to set examples of Christian Charity and promotion of Catholic values, both in the Church parish and the community. Meetings are held on the 3rd Wednesday of the Month at 7:00 pm in the St. John Room. Contact Mark Adamski at (225) 335-4311 for more details.  Additional Contact info: kc10455@yahoo.com 

Lay Apostles Ministry

The Lay Apostolate of the Returning King is a new movement in the Catholic Church. We seek to develop our spirituality. As we become more aware of God's presence, accepting and knowing His love, we are able to bring His light and love to those around us. A choice of two meeting times are offered:  the second Monday of the month at 10:00 a.m. or the second Wednesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. Meetings are held in the St. Mark Room located in the church office building. Contact Claudia Cormier at (225) 362-4508 for more information regarding the Lay Apostles Ministry.

Lectors

Members of this ministry are those who proclaim the Scripture Readings at Mass on Sundays, Holy days of obligation and other special observances. Training sessions are required prior to beginning this ministry.  Lectors are placed on a rotating mass schedule.  Catholics that have received the Sacrament of Confirmation are eligible to serve in this ministry. Contact Caryn Didier at cdidier@brcoxmail.com or call the parish office at (225) 752-6230 . 

Martha Ministry

This wonderful ministry provides the following for our church parish:
Meals for two weeks after childbirth/surgery
Provides a meal once in a two week period through our website: takethemameal.com
Outreach to home-bound/nursing home parishioners
Visiting our residents and helping them with meals, prayer and/or communion.
Bereavement - Praying with the family at a hospice center or home, providing food for the family at the funeral home or after the funeral, and praying a rosary in narthex during a wake in the church
Military Outreach - Praying for our active duty service men & women, sending them letters of encouragement and care packages. If wounded, we provide them with a handmade woven prayer lap blanket to ensure them of our support.
Contact Kathy Duplessis at the MBS Parish Office (225) 752-6230 for more information, or email her at kduplessis@brcoxmail.com

Men's Club

A service and social organization for all men in the parish. Provides a variety of projects for the parish, school and community.  Meetings are held on the first Thursday of the month at 6:30pm. Contact Chad Rossi at (225) 413-2553 or email at mbsmensclub@yahoo.com for more information.

Music Ministry

A ministry that enables the community to express its faith in song.
MBS Choir: Sings at the 9:45 a.m. Mass. Rehearsals are on Wednesday nights at 7:00 p.m. in the church. All who have a love for singing are invited to join.
MBS Contemporary Choir: Sings at the 11:30 a.m. Mass. Rehearsals are on Tuesday nights at 6:00 p.m. in the church. This group requires an audition.
For more information on any of our music ministries please contact Kathy Duplessis at the Church Office.
Phone: (225) 752-6230
Email: kduplessis@brcoxmail.com

Prayer Line

MBS Prayer Line supports the community in its concerns and specific needs through personal home prayer. The names & intentions of these individuals are offered up in prayer daily. Please call the parish office with your request or to find out how to become a part of our prayer line.
(225) 752-6230

The Rite of Christian Initiation Adults (RCIA)

RCIA is a process of conversion focused primarily on those belonging to a non-Catholic faith, but seeking information on becoming a Catholic. The process begins in the Fall and concludes at Easter.  Please contact Deacon Don Musso at the Church Office on more information on becoming a Candidate or Sponsor. 
M.B.S. Parish  (225) 752-6230

Scripture and Spirituality

Men and women gather to study scripture through prayer and small group sharing. Day and evening sessoins are available. Contact the Parish Office for more details, (225) 752-6230.

Stephen Ministry

Stephen Ministry is composed of a group of trained lay ministers who serve as one-on-one caregivers to individuals facing a variety of crisis or life challenges such as hospitalization, chronic illness, job loss, grief, divorce, cancer, or other life struggles.  Stephen Ministers are called "after people" as they offer support after the crisis situation occurs. Contact Deacon Mark Berard at mark.berard@yahoo.com for more information on how to join.

Ushers

A Ministry of Hospitality to all who attend our liturgies on Sundays and Holy Days.
They are men and women who help with the orderly flow of the liturgy during Mass on Sundays and Holy Days of Obligation; assisting wherever they are needed to help the congregation feel welcome and comfortable.
Contact Kathy Duplessis at the Church Office for more information on how to become an Usher.
(225) 752-6230

Walking With Purpose

A fresh and relevant women's Catholic Bible Study program that aims to bring women to a deeper personal relationship with Christ through study and small group discussions that link our everyday challenges with the solutions given to us through the teachings of Christ and the Catholic Church.  For more information, call the parish office at (225) 752-6230.

Welcome Committee

A group of parishioners who host family functions to welcome all newcomers to our MBS Parish Family.  Contact Leslie at la_leslie@yahoo.com for more information about the Welcome Committee.
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