Children's Ministries

Children's Liturgy

Children’s Liturgy of the Word meets during the 10:00 AM Mass beginning Sunday, September 15th, 2019, and continues through April 26th, 2020. This ministry is for Children in Kindergarten through 2nd Grade. Children’s Liturgy helps children understand the Sunday Gospel reading. For more information or to volunteer to help, please contact the Faith Formation Office. 

Jesus and Me (Preschool JAM)

Beginning Sunday, September 15, 2019, all our three, four and five-year-old parishioners are invited to attend our wonderful J.A.M. Program. The children meet in St. Gerard Room during the 10:00 AM Mass. The children will enjoy Bible stories, craft activities, songs, and finger plays. Parents are encouraged to lend a hand with classes and special events. The registration forms can be found in the back of Church, in the Faith Formation Office, or on the Church website - 

Make sure to fill out this registration form! Print, fill out, and return the Registration Form to the Faith Formation Office. We hope to see you there! Questions or concerns? Want to volunteer? Call the Faith Formation Office at 225-261-4644.

Kids in Ministry 

Kids in Ministry hosts parties and activities for preschool and elementary age children and brings opportunities for evangelization and fellowship to the Central community. Each year we hold a Halloween Party, Christmas Party, and Easter Egg Hunt and invite the whole community out for fun and games. We are always seeking creative, artistic, innovative, and original adult volunteers who would like to share their gifts with our parish through this ministry. Volunteers can help with coordinating, decorating, and executing these yearly events!

Contact: Elizabeth Norwood 225-261-4644

Mark your calendars to attend:
Halloween Party
Christmas Party
Spring Egg Hunt

If you would like to help plan these events contact the Faith Formation Office at 261-4644. 

Vacation Bible School  

St. Alphonsus hosted ROAR VBS 2019 from June 10th to June 14th, 2019. VBS is a FREE week-long program where kids discover that God is good even when life gets wild! Kids participate in memorable Bible-learning activities, sing catchy songs, play teamwork-building games, make and devour yummy treats, and experience one-of-a-kind Wild Bible Adventures. VBS is for kids from 4 to 13 and runs from 9 AM to 12 PM each day.

4 year olds will be brought to Little Paws Preschool where they get to experience age appropriate fun!

5-11 year olds will rotate through our fun VBS stations including: Crafts, Snacks, Bible Lesson, Recreation, and Music with their own crew mixed with kids around their age!

For more information or to help in 2020, please call 225-261-4644.

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Mass Schedule

Saturday Vigil

4:00 pm


8:00 am10:00 am12:00 pm


Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday8:30 am

Wednesday - Communion Service8:30 am

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