Apr 3, 2013 16:50 Area St. Joseph’s Altars Area St. Joseph’s Altars Advocate story April 03, 2013 Comments Area St. Joseph’s Altars Cypress Springs Mercedarian Prayer Center, 17560 George O’Neal Road, Baton Rouge, (225) 752-8480. Sunday, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., open to the public. Sacred Heart Church, 2250 Main St., Baton Rouge, (225) 387-6671. Grandsons of Italy altar. Blessing on Saturday following the 4 p.m. Mass, open to public until 6:30 p.m. Refreshments will be offered. Sunday: 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., Baton Rouge, (225) 387-5928. Blessing on Tuesday at noon Mass. Lenten meal, open to the public, begins at 11:30 a.m. and continues until everyone is fed. St. Joseph Hospice, 10615 Jefferson Highway, Baton Rouge, (225) 769-4810. Tuesday, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., open to the public. St. Louis King of France Parish Activity Center, 2311 N. Sherwood Forest Blvd., Baton Rouge, (225) 275-7280. Monday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Open to the public. Immaculate Conception Church, 865 Hatchell Lane, Denham Springs, (225) 665-5359. Friday, blessing of the altar after 7 p.m. Mass. On Saturday, feeding of the saints begins at 11 a.m. and the public will be served at about noon. St. John the Baptist Church, 4727 McHugh Drive, Zachary, (225) 654-5778. Saturday, blessing and viewing at 6 p.m. On Sunday, blessing at noon followed by meal. St. John the Evangelist Church, Plaquemine, (225) 687-2402. Sunday, after the 11 am. Mass until 1:30 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 58715 Price St. St. Margaret/St. Thomas Churches, 30300 Catholic Hall, Hammond, (225) 567-3573. Saturday, blessing of the altar, 4:30 p.m.; Sunday at 11:15 a.m. St. Joseph Catholic Church, 255 N. 8th St., Ponchatoula, (985) 386-3749. Saturday, viewing in gym starts at 2 p.m. and blessing, 6:15 p.m., and Sunday, Mass and feeding of the saints. Procession between 10 a.m. and 10:15 a.m. St Stephen Church (Good Shepherd Parish), 1025 Napoleon Ave., New Orleans, (504) 899-1378. Tuesday, blessing of the altar during 8:30 a.m. Mass. Lunch served to the public from noon to 6 p.m. St. Francis Villa Assisted Living, 10411 Jefferson Highway, River Ridge, (504) 738-1060. Tuesday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Blessing of the altar and re-enactment of the Holy Family's search for lodging is at 10 a.m. Meals served to public from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.