Catholic Church in Many to Host Anniversary With Special Guest from the Vatican

MANY, La – A historic anniversary at a Sabine Parish Catholic church has gained the attention from the Vatican. 

St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Many is celebrating its 150th anniversary Sunday with a Mass of Thanksgiving and anniversary luncheon.

In attendance will be Archbishop Christophe Pierre, the papal nuncio who is the U.S. representative of Pope Francis, and Bishop Francis Malone of the Diocese of Shreveport.

To mark this milestone in the church’s history, the church has events planned from June-November. 

“We hope you’ll join us as we celebrate the impact that our community of faith has had on Sabine Parish over the last 150 years.”

The celebration kicks off June 27th with a Mass of Thanksgiving at 11:00AM, followed by an anniversary luncheon.  Bishop Francis Malone of the Diocese of Shreveport will join, along with honored guest Archbishop Christophe Pierre, the Apostolic Nuncio to the United States.

Celebration Overview

                                                 June 27 …………..   Mass of Thanksgiving
                                                 July 3-4 …………..  Bake Sale at all Masses at St. John and St. Terence
                                                 July    7 ……………   Summer Speaker Series (Father Peter Mangum & Dr. Cheryl White)
                                                 September 4 ……  Bass Tournament
                                                 October 9 ………..  St. John’s School Reunion
                                                 November 2 … All Souls Day … Outdoor Mass

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