Baton Rouge area St. Joseph's Altars

Area St. Joseph’s Altars

Cypress Springs Mercedarian Prayer Center, 17560 George O’Neal Road. (225) 752-8480. Sunday, March 18, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Sacred Heart Church, 2250 Main St. (225) 387-6671. Grandsons of Italy altar. Blessing on Saturday, March 17, following the 4 p.m. Mass, open to public until 6:30 p.m. Refreshments will be offered. Sunday, March 18: Holy Family Tableau, ceremonial breaking of the bread, 11:30 a.m., in the school gym. Following the tableau will be the Italian feast, open to the public, in the school cafeteria.

St. Joseph Cathedral, 412 North St., (225) 387-5928. Noon March 19.

St. Joseph Hospice, 10615 Jefferson Highway, (225) 769-4810. Friday, March 16, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., open to the public.

St. Louis King of France School Parish Activity Center, 2311 N. Sherwood Forest Blvd., (225) 293-9770. Monday, March 19 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. A spaghetti dinner will be served from 11:30 am. to 1 p.m.

Immaculate Conception Church, 865 Hatchell Lane, Denham Springs. (225) 665-5359. Friday, March 16, Mass and blessing of the altar at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 17, feeding of the saints begins at 11 a.m.

St. John the Baptist Church, 4727 McHugh Drive, Zachary. (225) 654-5778. Saturday, March 17 and Sunday, March 18, blessing at noon.

St. John the Evangelist Church, Plaquemine. Sunday, March 18, after the 11 a.m. Mass, at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 58715 Price St.

Jamie Mabile’s home, 12009 Graham Road, St. Francisville. (225) 978-3159. Saturday, March 17, blessing 11:30 a.m. by Father Carey Bani. Traditional meal at noon.

Lola Mahler’s home, 29095 La. 643, Vacherie. (225) 265-8286. Monday, March 19, blessing at 7 a.m. and altar to stay open until 6 p.m.

St. Joseph Church, 15710 La. 16, French Settlement, (225) 698-3110. Saturday, March 17, after the 5:30 Mass.

St. Margaret/St. Thomas Churches, 30300 Catholic Hall, Hammond. (225) 567-3537. Sunday, March 18, 11:15 a.m. Saturday, March 17, blessing of the altar, 4:30 p.m.

St. Helena Church, Second and Chestnut streets, Amite. (985) 748-9057. Sunday, March 11, after the 11 a.m. Mass.

St. Ann Church, 182 Church Street, Morganza, (225) 694-2218 or 694-3781. Sunday, March 18, after the 11 a.m. Mass, spaghetti dinner to follow.

St. Joseph Church, 255 N. 8th Street, Ponchatoula, (985) 386-8151. Saturday, March 17, viewing starting at 2 p.m. and blessing, 6:15 p.m. and Sunday, March 18, Mass and feeding of the saints. Procession between 10 a.m. and 10:15.