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When: Friday, April 30 &

Saturday, May 1st

Foods that will be available:

Pork Stew, BBQ Chicken, & Pork Steak dinners, Boudin, Pies, and Cracklins.

 Dinner Tickets: $10.00


Pork Stew will be sold on

 Friday & Saturday


BBQ Chicken, BBQ Pork Steaks & Pork Stew will be sold on Saturday, May 1st


Boudin & Pies $3.00




2021 Holy Ghost Spring Raffle


Tickets are available for the Spring Raffle after all weekend Masses and at the Parish Office.


Drawing will be held on Sunday, July 4th- 

1st prize-$1200.00

 2nd prize-$600.00

3rd prize-$200.00


Families are asked to please sell 5 books.



"Our Live Stream Mass throughout the month of April is made


possible through the generosity of Mrs. Lena F. Charles ."



Sunday 5:00 pm Mass

5:00 pm Mass will be held  on

Sundays throughout the month of April.

This will be on a trial basis to see the number in





DATES: STARTING April 12th through June 7th  



TIME: 7:00 P.M.


This seminar will consist of a series of eight talks relating to the Holy Spirit. Those attending will have a greater understanding of the “Baptism of the Holy Spirit” as mentioned in the Acts of the Apostles and Corinthians.  Attendees will also have an opportunity to be prayed with to receive the Charismatic Gifts of the Holy Spirit.  There will be a Special Mass held at St. John’s Cathedral in Lafayette on the Eve of Pentecost and at Holy Ghost Catholic Church on Pentecost Day as well. Everyone is welcome to attend.


Please call Holy Ghost Parish Office to register. Contact Deacon or Mrs. Charles R. Richard for more information.  The Sign-Up Session will be presented by

Deacon Charles R. Richard.


First Communion Retreat

Retreat for the First Communion Candidates will be held on Saturday, April 17th .




OGHS will be administering COVID-19 vaccines by appointment only at the Opelousas Civic Center (1638 Creswell Lane, Opelousas).

Please use this link to schedule an appointment to receive the COVID-19 vaccine:


or call 337-447-2262 to schedule an appointment.





A Virtual Bible Study


Please join us for a virtual Bible Study/Sharing March 24th at 6:00 P.M. 

For this Bible Study, we are using HIS INSTRUMENTS Vol. 2  By: Fr. Sebastian Myladiyil, S.V.D.  Please check the link below if you want to join:

Time: 06:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada)
Every week on Wednesday, until April 28, 2021, 10 occurrence(s)

Apr 14, 2021 06:00 PM - Session 8
Apr 21, 2021 06:00 PM - Session 9
Apr 28, 2021 06:00 PM - Session (Final)


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Louisiana Black Advocates for Life

Louisiana Black Advocates for Life is offering 4 scholarships to Holy Ghost parishioners attending Opelousas Catholic or The Schools of the Sacred Heart. Applicants must be entering 9th, 10th, 11th, or 12th grade and have at least provisional acceptance to one of these schools. For more information, please see the flyer on the bulletin board in the vestibule of the church. The deadline to apply is April 15, 2021. Applications can be downloaded or picked up at the parish office. 2021-LABL-Emerging-Leaders-Scholarship-Application.pdf (






Holy Ghost Centennial Celebration Mass 

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The SVD Associates Teleconference Rosary will be held every Friday each month  at 7:00 p.m. All are invited to join in. 

 Dial-in number  720-740-9863

 access code  3657425#





Go to Joseph

Year of St. Joseph

Diocese of Lafayette

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Sacrament of Baptism


- Baptism Class/Workshop (can be done in person if it is no more than 10 people. Otherwise virtual workshop) will be done in the morning of the first Saturday of the month at 9:00 A.M. (following the First Saturday Mass). Click here for class schedule



Confession will be administed in church every Saturday beginning at

4:00 p.m. & 30 minutes every morning before daily Mass. Confession will be heard on the altar, so we ask that you sit in the back of the church while confession is being heard. Please enter thru the double doors in the front of church.






Holy Ghost Parish Centennial Yard signs are available at 
The Parish Office- Donation- $3.00





Support our Capital Campaign

Click on the banner below to read more about our "One in the Spirit" Capital Campaign. This campaign is for raising funds to build a new Parish Life Center which will include a large hall for various events, a well equipped kitchen and class rooms for Religious Education and meetings.





Our Mission: Holy Ghost Faith Community invites its members to a personal conversion to God the Father through the Son in the Holy Spirit and is committed to teach and share the Good News of Christ to others.


Sacramental Policies

Baptism, First Communion and Confirmation

Church Funeral/Wake Policies & Procedures

Holy Ghost Church Wedding Policy


Funeral Policy

Click here to access the Website of the Diocese of Lafayette


Click here to access the Website of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops 


Opelousas Catholic Newsletter


Click here to access the Website of the Sisters of the

Holy Family 



Society of The Divine Word


Holy Ghost Church Online Survey























Click on the link above to make an online donation or pay your tithes and camapign pledge using a credit card or bank account.


Parish Office Hours of Operation



8:30 a.m- 4:30 p.m.


closed for lunch

12 noon- 1:00 p.m.



8:30 a.m.- 12:00 noon












SACRAMENT OF CONFESSION: Saturdays 4:00 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. During the week: 6:30 a.m. and at any time by appointment.  Click Here to learn more                  

Baptism: Please meet with a priest to register for the Baptism preparation Class which usually takes place on the first Sunday of the month. Baptism is usually done on the Saturday  following the Class. Click here to learn more

Marriage: Make arrangements with a priest/deacon at least six months prior to the anticipated wedding date. No arrangements should be made with any vendor prior to consultation with a priest or the deacon.  Click here to learn more...

Anointing of the Sick: Please call the office to schedule to anoint someone who is seriously ill or before surgery.  If you have a homebound elderly or infirm person, please arrange with the priest for periodic visit and holy communion. Click Here to learn more..


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