"The Uptown Church with the down-home message"

Welcome

Welcome to the "Uptown Church with the down-home message"!

Our faith community is blessed that you've joined us.  Please know that you are welcomed and hope that you have an opportunity to visit with us.  

May God's abundant blessings be with you always.

Blessed Sacrament - St. Joan of Arc Parish

ARCHDIOCESE BANKRUPTCY MESSAGE

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

LENTEN AND HOLY WEEK SCHEDULE

View Holy Thursday - The Lord's Supper Click here.

 

View Good Friday - The Passion of Our Lord Click Here  

View Easter Sunday Mass Click Here

MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL

 

Mass of Christian Burial of Mr. Ronald T. Lee

May 20, 1937 - March 25, 2021

Friday, April 9, 2021

Visitation:   9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Mass of Christian Burial:   10:00 a.m. 

To view click here

COVID 19 - MEAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

COVID - 19 MEAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

"The City of New Orleans will provide a COVID-19 Meal Assistance Program, a cost-sharing collaboration with FEMA to qualifying residents. Meals will be provided to a range of vulnerable residents impacted by COVID-19, including high-risk health adults, residents with special medical needs, homeless residents, homebound seniors, and families with children 18 and under who are not receiving other federally supported food assistance. A vendor partnering with local restaurants will provide meals for this program for 30 days." NOLA.GOV

Visit the City's website at this link Meal Assistance Program

MASS CELEBRATION

 

This week's Mass Celebration may be seen here, on Facebook, by clicking this link Mass Celebration Facebook or on our YouTube Channel, BSSJA Parish New Orleans.

God's Peace and Blessings Always.

MASS SIGN UP

PUBLIC MASSES RESUME WITH LIMITED RE-ENTRY

 

We are returning to the edifice, with limited re-entry, for public Masses beginning Saturday, July 4, 2020.  The Church has been professionally sanitized and disinfected prior to our re-entry.  For your safety and peace of mind, we will also provide wipes so that you may personally wipe your space before and after use.  Please remember that the safety of your and your family's personal health is of utmost importance.  However, with all the proper and well-thought preparations, the Church cannot guarantee that you will not get sick.  Please make safe and well-informed decisions. Please be safe.

MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTANCING.

Please use the link at the top of the page "MASS SIGN UP" for instructions and sign up.

 

 

GET OUT THE VOTE!

LOUISIANA ELECTIONS

Check your voter status by texting VOTER to 40649



 

Primary is scheduled for March 20, 2021.

General Election is scheduled for April 24, 2021 if needed.

 

DEADLINE TO REGISTER

Deadline to register to vote in person and by mail is February 17, 2021.

Deadline to register to vote online is February 27, 2021 on the Geaux Vote website at GeauxVote.com - https://voterportal.sos.la.gov

 

VOTE BY MAIL AND ABSENTEE VOTING

Request your ballots NOW at https://voterportal.sos.la.gov/ .

Deadline to request an absentee ballot by mail is March 16, 2021.  Please consider placing your request early.

Voted absentee ballots are due into the Registers' Office by 4:30 p.m. on March 19, 2021.  

Visit GeauxVote.com - https://www.sos.la.gov/electionsandvoting/pages/default.aspx

 

EARLY VOTING

Early voting dates are March 6 - 13, 2021, excluding Sundays, 8:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Early Voting sites:

  1. City Hall - 1300 Perdido Street, Room 1W24
  2. Algiers Courthouse - 225 Morgan Street, Room 105
  3. Chef Menteur Voting Machine Warehouse Site - 8870 Chef Menteur Highway
  4. Lake Vista Community Center - 6500 Spanish Fort Boulevard

 

NEED VOTER ASSISTANCE?

Voters needing help finding their polling location can call 504.658.8300 or visit the Louisiana Voter Portal at https://voterportal.sos.la.gov or email our Parish Outreach Team at [email protected]

 

 

BLACK CATHOLICS ON THE ROAD TO SAINTHOOD

Visit the link for information on the following Black Catholics whose cause for canonization are being considered:

  1. Mother Henriette Delille
  2. Mother Mary Lange
  3. Father Augustus Tolton
  4. Pierre Toussaint
  5. Julia Greeley

https://nolacatholic.org/road-to-sainthood

CELEBRATE VIRTUALLY
WITH US
While we are apart, we invite you to celebrate and participate in the Holy Mass, Rosary, Noon Time Prayer and Bible Study with us virtually. Please invite and share with others.

Noon Time Prayer
Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays: Noon
Conference Call- (508) 924-5792
Rosary
Mondays:
6 pm
Conference Call- (508) 924-5792
Bible Study
Thursdays:
6 pm
Conference Call- (508) 924-5792

Holy Mass Online
Sundays:
10 am

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             Tune in on Youtube

 

 

MASS TIMES

WEEKEND
Saturday Vigil: 4:00pm 
Sunday: 8:00am (Suspended until further notice) and 10:00am 

WEEKDAYS
Monday - Friday: 8:00am - Convent Chapel

 

 

HURRICANE SEASON

ARE YOU NOLA READY?

GET READY...IT'S HURRICANE SEASON!

 

The information provided is NOT comprehensive but offers a summary for quick review from the City of New Orleans' NOLA Ready website.  For details please visit the City of New Orleans' NOLA Ready website at https://ready.nola.gov/home/

 

PREPARATION

  1. Understand your flood risk
  2. Clean your property and street
  3. Insure your property
  4. Secure your home

 

SHELTER IN PLACE

If a mandatory evacuation is not ordered, decide whether to evacuate or to shelter in place.

  1. Gather what you'll need to shelter in place
  2. Prepare for power and water outages
  3. Stay safe and informed

 

EVACUATE

If the City of New Orleans orders a mandatory evacuation. all residents and visitors must leave.

  1. Gather what you will need to leave
  2. Leave as early as possible
  3. Reminder that we are still enduring the COVID-19 pandemic and remember to
    1. Practice social distancing
    2. Wear a face covering
    3. Wash hands often
    4. Disinfect high-touch surfaces regularly

 

CITY-ASSISTANCE EVAUCATION

If you can't evacuate or need assistance during a mandatory evacuation, the City of New Orleans can help.  Text EVACNOLA to 888777 if you need assistance.  The City of New Orleans will text information directly to you if there is a mandatory evacuation.

 

 

SACRAMENTS & RELIGIOUS EDUCATION

BAPTISM PREPARATION CLASS

Second Saturday: 12 noon
BAPTISMS
Fourth Sunday after the 10:00am Mass
MARRIAGE
Please contact the Rectory directly six months prior to wedding date.
SACRAMENT OF RECONCILIATION
Saturday: 3:30pm - 3:50pm (or anytime by appointment)
R.C.I.A.

Sunday: 9:00am - 10:00am
RELIGIOUS EDUCATION CLASSES
Sunday: 9:00am - 9:45am (Students in Grades K - 12 and adults interested in joining the Catholic Church)

NEW MOBILE APP
We have our new Parish App available for you to download 
Click the image below