To become fully involved in the life of Our Lady of Mercy Parish you are invited to participate in the Stewardship of Service. Select a ministry category below to learn more and donate your time and services.

Military Outreach Ministry

Volunteers reach out to parishioners who are veterans or on active duty in the military through cards, prayers, and other gestures of support and encouragement.

We are called to:

Mass is offered for the intentions of service members and Veterans near Veteran’s Day, Memorial Day, and 4th of July.


Active duty members receive cards at Mass on Veteran’s Day, Memorial Day, and 4th of July as well as Christmas and birthday cards.

Giving Tree

Active duty members and the Louisiana War Veteran’s Home are served by the Giving Tree at Christmas time.

Download a copy of the November Letter to Members including the list items needed for deployed service personnel Christmas boxes. Assembly of boxes December 9 at 10 am at the PAC.

November letter to members

Do you know an active duty service member?

Download a Service Member information form. Complete electronically and email as an attachment to Paul McKeough or Carolyn Guidry. You may print and complete a form and drop it at the church office.

Service Member information form

Contact Information
Carolyn Guidry
Military Outreach Director

(225) 273-2474

Our Lady of Mercy is a family of faith united in prayer, love and Catholic Tradition.

We are dedicated to spreading the Good News of Jesus Christ through evangelization, education and Christian example. We strive to be as faithful as the Blessed Virgin Mary and live our faith by serving God, our fellow brothers and sisters and our community.

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