Photograph by Christopher Scafidi

Saint Joseph’s altars are a unique cultural and religious tradition brought to New Orleans by Sicilian immigrants in the 1880s.

Abita Springs

St. Jane de Chantal

Monday, March 20th

Open to the pubic from Noon-7:30PM

Bogalusa

Annunciation Catholic Church

March 17th and 18th.

On the 17th there will be a welcome at 6:30PM, a blessing at 7PM, rosary recitation to follow. Afterwards, wine and Italian cookies will be served. March 18th doors open at 10AM with a rosary recitation, “tupa tupa” ceremony at 10:30AM, then “feeding of the Saints” ceremony. After that, pasta, vegetables, wine, and Italian cookies will be served.

Covington

Most Holy Trinity

Family Life Center Assembly Room

March 16th

Altar Blessing at 9:30AM, Children’s procession at 10AM, 10:30AM the altar becomes open to the general public. Go plates and in-house available. Food service ends at 3PM.

Nonna Randazzo’s 

2033 US-190, Covington

March 19th

Open to the public Noon-3PM.

St Peter’s Catholic Church

St. Mary’s Hall

Open to the public for viewing at approximately 9:30AM. Meals served from 1-4PM (as supply allows).

Lacombe

Sacred Heart of Jesus Church 

Roquette Hall

Open to the public March 18th and 19th, 9AM-4PM

March 19th the blessing will occur at 4PM followed by the meal.

Madisonville

St. Anselm

March 18th, blessing of the altar 5-6PM with refreshments.

March 19th open for viewing 11AM-3PM.

Slidell

St. Luke the Evangelist

Family Life Center

March 19th and 20th

March 19th open to the public at 11AM. Mass at 1PM.

March 20th Mass from 10-11AM. Meals served 11AM-2PM.

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