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The King is Asleep

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Bishop Melito of Sardis: ´The whole earth keeps silence because the King is asleep´ Something strange is happening – there is a great silence on earth today, a great silence and stillness. The whole earth keeps silence because the King is asleep. The earth trembled and is still because God has fallen asleep in the […]

Easter Triduum

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In continuation of Sr. Camille’s reflections, she shares another passage regarding what our celebration of the Paschal Triduum actually is. Precisely because these faith-anchoring events are historical, however, they cannot be repeated or “reenacted.” That is why the church’s long tradition insists that what happened once in history passes over into the mystery of the […]

Holy Thursday – Evening Mass of the Lord’s Supper

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Reading 1   EX 12:1-8, 11-14 The LORD said to Moses and Aaron in the land of Egypt, “This month shall stand at the head of your calendar; you shall reckon it the first month of the year. Tell the whole community of Israel: On the tenth of this month every one of your families must […]

Holy Week Schedule

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Please join us for our Easter Triduum: Holy Thursday, April 17th, 7:00 pm Mass celebrating the Lord’s Supper and the Washing of the Feet, followed by Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament until 12 Midnight. Good Friday, April 18th, 3:00 pm Veneration of the Cross and Communion Services. A day of Fast and Abstinence. Holy Saturday, […]

Office Hours

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Our Lady Help of Christians Catholic Church office hours are from 8 am – 4 pm Monday through Thursday (closed 12 pm – 1 pm for lunch). The office is closed on Fridays. Phone: (337) 824-0168 Email: secretary@olhcjennings.com Address: 710 State Street Jennings, Louisiana 70546

Church Bulletins

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About Us

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Our Lady Help of Christians is a Roman Catholic Parish. By professing faith in Jesus Christ, we work to provide a parish setting in which the family of faith may be nourished by Word and Sacrament.



Our Lady Help of Christians Church parish’s first aim is to proclaim the Word of God in an environment of love and understanding, and to affirm and enable the many ministries that our parish affords, staffed by very capable professionals and volunteers. Your prayers and mine, your God-given talents, your enthusiastic participation in worship and ministry are vital to enable us to continue to be and become an ever more vibrant Church.

Construction of Our Lady Help of Christians Catholic Church began in 1907 by the Rev. Joseph Peeters and was dedicated in 1916. Today, we serve the 1000+ families registered in the parish, including Our Lady Immaculate Catholic School.

Saturday of the Sixteenth Week in Ordinary Time

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Reading 1 Ex24:3-8 When Moses came to the people and related all the words and ordinances of the LORD, they all answered with one voice, “We will do everything that the LORD has told us.” Moses then wrote down all the words of the LORD and, rising early the next day, he erected at the […]