"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

 

Mass of Christian Burial of Mrs. Beverly Roussell Gilmore

01.21.1946 - 10.18.2021

Thursday, October 28, 2021

Visitation:  10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

Mass of Christian Burial:   11:00 a.m. 

To view the Celebration, click here.

MASS CELEBRATION

 

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

God's Peace and Blessings Always.

GET OUT THE VOTE!

LOUISIANA ELECTIONS

Check your voter status by texting VOTER to 40649



 

Election Day - Saturday, November 13, 2021

Early Voting - October 30, 2021-November 6, 2021 (excluding Sunday, October 31st)

Deadline to Request Absentee Ballot - November 9th

Deadline to Return Absentee Ballot - November 12th by 4:30 p.m.

 

 

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

NOVEMBER IS BLACK CATHOLIC SAINTS MONTH

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
Unable to attend in person? We invite you to celebrate and participate in the Holy Mass virtually with us.  You may also share in praying with us too.  Noon Time Prayer and Bible Study are shared virtually at the times indicated below.  Please invite and share with others.

Noon Time Prayer
Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays: Noon
Conference Call- (508) 924-5792

Bible Study
Thursdays:
6 pm
Conference Call- (508) 924-5792

Holy Mass in the Edifice and Online

Saturdays: 4 pm

Sundays:  8 am and 10 am

             Connect with us on Facebook  

             Tune in on Youtube

 

 

MASS TIMES

WEEKEND
Saturday Vigil: 4:00pm 
Sunday: 8:00am and 10:00am Gospel Mass

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