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St. Joseph's Catholic Church - Galliano, LA

Our community is blessed with a beautiful and bountiful environment in the South Lafourche area. Our church parish is one of many belonging to the Diocese of Houma-Thibodaux. Once inside the church, we are greeted with a wooden sign reminding us of the community’s Cajun French heritage. It says “Je suis le Chemin, la Verite, et la Vie.” This translates to “I am the Way, the Truth, and The Life”. The Mission of St. Joseph's Parish is to be a loving community of people, who are formed by the Word of God and by the celebration of the Eucharist and the other Sacraments, and who reach out to all those in need.

Mass Times

Sunday Mass: 7:00 AM, 10:00 AM, 5:00 PM
Saturday Vigil Mass: 4:00 PM

Confession: 30 minutes before Weekend Mass
Or By Appointment

Weekday Mass: Tuesday - Friday 7:00 AM

"Mercy Thursday" - Confession available every Thursday, 7-9PM

Office Hours

Mon. - Thurs.: 8:30 AM - 12 Noon
Mon. - Thurs.: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Fri.: 8:30am-12 Noon

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ZENIT News Feed

Archbishop Auza: Keep Space Safe

Space not a Place for Militarization and Weaponization

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Pope Expresses Sadness at Death of Cardinal Vidal

Gratitude for Cardinal’s Untiring, Devoted Service to Church

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Pope Praises ‘Religions for Peace’

You Provide a Valuable Service to Both Religion and Peace

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Daily Verse

Weekly reading

Weekly reading

Readings for the Week of October 15, 2017

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Bishop Robert Barron Videos

Bishop Barron on Catholic Relics

While filming for our “Pivotal Players” series, I had the chance to view the skeletal remains of St. Ambrose, the great fourth-century bishop of Milan. However, when I posted pictures on social media, many people were a bit put off. Why do Catholics venerate dead bodies and relics? Answering this question throws light on some pretty interesting issues in Catholic theology.

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Bishop Barron on “Ingrid Goes West”

Matt Spicer’s dark comedy “Ingrid Goes West” is a telling and penetrating critique of the iPhone culture that has swallowed up so many young people today, and it artfully explores the shadow side of living in virtual reality.

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Bishop Barron on Charlottesville and America's Original Sin

I vividly remember my first visit to the home of Thomas Jefferson in Charlottesville, Virginia. The splendid Monticello estate with its sordid slave-quarters underground. One could literally see at this great American house the divide, the original sin, that has bedeviled our nation from its inception to the present day.

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Bishop Robert Barron Weekly Homilies

The Parable of the Wedding Banquet

Many devout believers find the parable of the wedding feast in the Gospel of Matthew difficult to understand. The story is meant to stir us up with its exaggeration, to signal the spiritual destruction that follows from refusing the divine invitation. We are meant to see how valuable an invitation we have received and how odd it is that we would choose to reject it.

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The Vineyard

Today's readings pose a question: how are we tending the vineyard? We have received so much from God, but are we making the world fruitful? Are we responding to the Lord’s invitation with the works of justice, love, peace, chastity, respect for others? Or are we more or less killing the messengers?

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In the Form of God

Some skeptics suggest the divinity of Jesus is a myth, or a later invention of the Church, that Jesus was nothing more than an ordinary man or great teacher. But in today's text from St. Paul, an exceptionally early text traced to within a handful of years of Jesus' death, we find a clear declaration of the contrary. Jesus is described as being in the “form of God,” a staggering claim that affirms his divinity. Yet even still, he did not grasp at his godliness, but emptied himself and took the form a slave.

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