"The Little Church in the Woods"
We welcome you to St. Joachim Church to experience the caring, enthusiastic warmth of our parish family. We worship and praise our Lord Jesus Christ by devoting ourselves to being good stewards and disciples of God.
Children are always welcome to our celebrations of the word of God. We offer a special Children's Liturgy each Sunday at 10:30 am mass.
We invite visitors to register in our parish by calling the office or filling out the registration form in the office lobby.
Click here to read a letter from Archbishop Aymond concerning relief efforts for the Diocese of Lake Charles.
The bankruptcy court in case number 20-10846 pending in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana has set a deadline of March 1, 2021 to file a Sexual Abuse Proof of Claim in the Archdiocese of New Orleans Bankruptcy. A Sexual Abuse Proof of Claim form may be found at: www.NolaChurchclaims.com
The bankruptcy court in case number 20-10846 pending in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana has set a deadline of November 30, 2020 to file a General Proof of Claim in the Archdiocese of New Orleans Bankruptcy. A General Proof of Claim form may be found at: https://www.donlinrecano.com/Clients/rcano/Static/BDPOC
If you would like to add a loved one's name to our pray for the sick of our parish list in the bulletin, please email our Communications Director at [email protected].
Thursday at Noon
Updates From St. Joachim
As we resume public mass, St. Joachim is dedicated to your safety. We are sanitizing doors, door handles, pews, pew arm rests, worship books, and all surfaces before and after each Mass so you feel comfortable coming to worship!
As of June 5th, 2020 we can accommodate 65 people in the Church at a time. Please continue to practice social distancing while in Mass, and use your best judgement when deciding whether to attend Mass.
St. Joachim will resume Masses for the Saturday Vigil at 4:00 pm and Sunday Service at 8:30 & 10:30 am.
Daily Mass will be held Monday, Tuesday (with Novena), Thursday (over 60 ONLY), and Friday at Noon.
Please note that attending ANY Mass will fulfill your Sunday Obligation.
The Church will be open for private prayer and meditation at the following times:
Tuesday and Thursday: 11 am - 1 pm
Our food pantry is stocked and we will take calls for food requests. Please call the office to arrange a pickup time.
The weekly bulletin is available by clicking the Publications Tab.
Check with your ministry heads concerning events scheduled for June and July.
Tuesday: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Or by Appointment
Saturday: 4:00 pm (Vigil)
Sunday: 8:30 am and 10:30 am
Rosary prayer before each Mass
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, & Friday: Noon
Tuesday Noon: Our Lady of Perpetual Help
First Friday of the Month 9:00 am-2:00 pm
30 minutes before weekend Mass
Anytime by Appointment
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