St. Joseph Church (Marksville)

St. Joseph Church (Marksville)

Year Established: 1869

Address: 141 S. Washington St. Marksville LA 71351
Mailing Address:
Phone: 318-253-7561
Fax: 318-253-8871
Office Hours: Monday – Thursday
8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Closed daily 12:00-1:00 pm for lunch
8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Mass Schedule

Saturday Vigil: 4:00 pm
Sunday: 8:00 am, 10:00 am, 5:00 pm
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 6:30 am
Wednesday, Friday 5:00 pm
Holy Days:
5:30 pm Vigil; 6:30 am & 5:30 pm on Feast Day
Communion Service:
Monday, Wednesday 6:30 am
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 5:00 pm
Nursing Home Mass:

Valley View & Colonial Tues/Wed. 9:30 am
Prison Ministry:
Avoyelles Prison Friday 2:00 pm
20 minutes before weekday Masses;
Saturday 2:30-3:50 pm; Sunday, 4:30 – 4:50 pm


Eucharistic Adoration: Perpetual in the Adoration Chapel
Community Adoration with
Rosary or Divine Mercy Chaplet:
Tuesdays 6:30 pm in the church
First Friday: Litany to Sacred Heart after Masses
Stations of the Cross: Fridays 12:05 pm in the church; 5:30 pm in the Prayer Garden (during Lent)
Rosary: (Outdoor Illuminated Rosary): Thursdays, May through Aug. 8:00 pm; Sept. – Oct. 7:00 p.m.


Rev. Wade DeCoste
Pastoral Administrator

Deacon Gary Schupbach

Deacon Ken Primeaux

Stacy Villemarette

Gabrielle Juneau
Youth Director

Sondra Andes

Minnie Lafargue
Music Director