Saint Joseph’s altars are a unique cultural and religious tradition brought to New Orleans by Sicilian immigrants in the 1880s.
St. Jane de Chantal
Monday, March 20th
Open to the pubic from Noon-7:30PM
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.
Most Holy Trinity
Family Life Center Assembly Room
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.
2033 US-190, Covington
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).
Sacred Heart of Jesus Church
Open to the public March 18th and 19th, 9AM-4PM
March 19th the blessing will occur at 4PM followed by the meal.
March 18th, blessing of the altar 5-6PM with refreshments.
March 19th open for viewing 11AM-3PM.
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.