Other Restrictions

Coronavirus (COVID-19) & St. Margaret Update (17 March 2020) More aggressive measures to prevent the spread of the Coronavirus continue to be announced by government leaders.  These include limiting the size of public gatherings and closing venues such as restaurants and theaters to significantly expand mitigation efforts to slow the progress of further community spread….

Mass Cancellations

Coronavirus (COVID-19) & St. Margaret Update (16 March 2020) Dear Parishioners: As it is already clear from the continued closings throughout our country and state, the Coronavirus continues to spread rapidly throughout many of our communities.  Several bishops in the United States have made the difficult decision to offer the faithful a dispensation from their…

A Stewardship Request

A Special Stewardship Request As you have seen in previous internet updates, Bishop Duca has dispensed Catholics from their Sunday obligation. Thus, your decision to attend Mass is a personal one for the next several weeks. These national events in our midst help us to remember that everything we have is truly a gift from…

Further Cancellations

Coronavirus (COVID-19) & St. Margaret Update (13 March 2020)   Dear Parishioners:   In correspondence with you, the Parishioners of St. Margaret yesterday, I mentioned that we would be following a tiered system based upon the level of health crises extant in our community. Today, Governor Edwards issued a proclamation asking people to refrain from…

Coronavrius & St. Margaret: What YOU Need to Know!

Coronavirus (COVID-19) & St. Margaret Update:  What You Need to Know   Dear Parishioners:   In order to promote safety and health in public worship and assist in alleviating undue anxiety among the faithful (especially the elderly), it seems prudent to give an update about the Coronavirus and how it interfaces with our community.  …

Public Health Precautions

Dear Parishioners:   As you all know, much has been reported by new outlets concerning the Coronavirus [COVID-19]. There still has been no reported incident of the virus in Louisiana. However, given the recommendations of the Center for Disease Control, and in keeping with directives by our own Bishop Duca, we will begin to enact…

New Parking Lots Soon to Open!

CONSTRUCTION UPDATE   This weekend (19/20 October 2019), our parking lots will be fully open on the St. Margaret campus. Here are some notable things to remember with the new parking patterns:   1. Please access the property via the Catholic Hall Road entrance only.   2. Please follow all parking signs. Enter the property…

Learn the Native Tongue

Hungarian Language Classes Begin Soon at St. Margaret   A new teacher for the native language has arrived in Hungarian Settlement! The days and times for the Hungarian language classes are now set. The organizing group has tried their best to accommodate as many people as possible. Here are the group meeting times:   Group…

Restricted Access

Dearest Parishioners: Are you happy with the progress of our Church renovation project?  With the first coats of paint now being applied to the Church’s exterior hide, she’s really starting to take shape!  Much work remains on the interior of the “old girl,” but our contractor assures us that we’re “full steam ahead.” Now’s the…

Sponsorship Opportunities

Opportunities still remain if you would like to sponsor any of the various furnishings for the newly renovated church.  Your generosity will further assist us in this endeavor and help to raise money to offset the costs.  Here are the remaining items: Altar – $7,170 (1 giving opportunity) Altar Reredos – $34,794 (1 giving opportunity)…