Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

August 13, 2017


Second Collections  

August 13, 2017 — Building and Maintenance Fund.

Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

The Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Mother on Tuesday, August 15, 2017 is a Holy Day of Obligation. The Mass schedule is:

Monday, August 14 — 4:00 p.m.

Tuesday, August 15 — 8:00 a.m., 12:00 noon and 7:00 p.m.




Family Day and Family Fun

September 24, 2017

On Sunday, September 24, 2017 Mater Dolorosa will be celebrating Family Day again this year beginning at 11:30 a.m.  There will be food, games, and lots of family fun.  Mark your calendars and plan to join us in this great day of fellowship and fun.

PSR Registration

Registration for Parish School of Religion will be held on Sundays August 13, 20 and 27 before and after all Masses. There will also be registration forms at the entrances of church for your convenience. Complete form and place in collection basket along with your check in the amount of $25.00 per child or $35.00 per child making their First Communion or Confirmation.

If you have a child making their First Communion or Confirmation this year we MUST have a copy of their Baptism certificate.


Lord Teach Me to Pray

Would you like to improve your prayer life? Join us for Part II of Lord Teach me to Pray. This is a 27 week program for women and begins Monday, September 11, 2017 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. One of the prerequisites is you must have taken part I of the course. For more information please contact Alice Lapeyre at 504-371-2561 or There are fliers at the entrances of church.


Hurricane Season


“Our Father in heaven, through the powerful intercession of Our Lady of Prompt Succor, spare us from harm during this hurricane season and protect us and our home from all disasters of nature.” “Our Lady of Prompt Succor, hasten to help us.” Thank you for your favors in the past. Please clip and pray daily during this hurricane season.




                                 Eucharistic Minister to the Homebound

If there are any parishioners who would like to bring Communion to the Homebound or if you know of anyone who is homebound and would like to receive Communion on a regular basis, please contact the office 866.3669.

Attention Parishioners and New Parishioners   

Any parishioner who has moved, changed their telephone number or marital status,  please contact the office so we can update the computer program.

Welcome New Parishioners

Mater Dolorosa would like to extend a warm welcome to all new parishioners.  Please fill out the blue forms at the entrances of church and drop in the collection basket.  If you have any questions, please call the rectory at 866-3669.

Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament

3:00 pm every Saturday -- Rosary and Chaplet of the Divine Mercy.
11:30 am every Sunday -- Quiet meditation
6:30 pm every Sunday -- Meditation with Gregorian Chant
8:30 am every Thursday -- Rosary and the Enthronement of the Sacred Heart