Altar Society

The Altar Society at St. Joachim is an important part of maintaining the sanctity of the Altar in preparation for the Celebration of the Eucharist.

Mission Statement:

"This group is responsible for keeping the Church and Sanctuary decorated for the different seasons and special occasions. "

Sone of the things that are done:

  • Change the decor of the Church to match the season
  • Wash the communion cloths
  • Decorate the Altar and Church for the different seasons, such as Christmas, Advent, Easter, etc.
  • Order flowers when needed
  • Check Altar cloths and change if needed
The Altar Society ministry is looking for volunteers. If you are interested in becoming a part of this important ministry, please call the church office (504) 341-9226 or email at