Browsing the 2019 archive of News

Christmas Baskets Donations

Posted by Meghan Thibodaux on 12/13/19

Donations will be accepted at all Masses the weekend of December 15th and 16th. You may also bring donations to our office during regular office hours.

Confessions Available this Weekend

Posted by Meghan Thibodaux on 11/26/19

This weekend begins Advent, the time in which we prepare for the birth of Jesus Christ. Celebrant Fr. Peter as well as Fr. Amal will be available before and after all Masses this weekend to hear confessions. Use this opportunity to prepare your hearts and souls for the coming ... Read More »

Thanksgiving Baskets

Posted by Meghan Thibodaux on 11/08/19

Every year St. Joachim provides Thanksgiving baskets to needy families within our parish community. This year we would like to give out 30 baskets. We are asking our parishioners to call our office to endorse a family you may know that is in need of help for the holiday. ... Read More »

From the Desk of Fr. Amal

Posted by Meghan Thibodaux on 11/01/19

Archbishop Aymond sent us a beautiful letter I would like to share with you:

To all those mentioned, as well as all our parishioners and active ministry member, know that your hard work has not gone unnoticed!

God Bless you All,

Love Father Amal

Farewell Elizabeth!

Posted by Meghan Thibodaux on 10/25/19

Father Amal’s sister, Elizabeth, will be leaving us on Saturday the 26th. We appreciate all her hospitality and cooking she has done for us over the past few months! We want to wish her blessings of safe travels and good health! Please come back soon!

Amazon Smile Donation

Posted by Meghan Thibodaux on 10/25/19

Shop through the link below and a portion of your purchase will go to support St. Joachim!

November - Family Month at St. Joachim

Posted by Meghan Thibodaux on 10/25/19

During the month of November, we will give praise and thanksgiving to God for families, both our immediate families and our parish family. Each weekend will have a specific theme, along with activities and events that reinforce the theme of the weekend. November 2nd & 3rd: Worshipping Community

As ... Read More »

October 15th 2019 Confirmation Mass

Posted by Meghan Thibodaux on 10/11/19

On Tuesday, October 15th at 7:00 pm we will welcome Archbishop Aymond to our "Little Church in the Woods" to preside over the Sacrament of Holy Confirmation Mass. In preparation for this joyous occasion, our office with be closed during the day. We will reopen on Thursday, October 17th ... Read More »

Fall Festival

Posted by Meghan Thibodaux on 10/04/19

Cheif Shepherd, Archbishop Gregory Aymond Comes to St. Joachim!

Posted by Meghan Thibodaux on 10/03/19

To preside over the Confirmation Mass on October 15th at 7:00 pm


The Catholic ritual of the Confirmation ceremony is presided over by a bishop or archbishop. The catechism of the Catholic Church states that “The original minister of Confirmation is the bishop.” Each bishop is a ... Read More »