This information will be updated as it becomes known:

CANCELLED: Chrism Mass

originally scheduled for APRIL 8
Archbishop Gregory Aymond has announced that the 2020 Chrism Mass set for next Wednesday (April 8) at Saint Francis Xavier Cathedral has been cancelled.  The decision was made in light of the pandemic precautions agreed upon by the bishops of Louisiana and in compliance with the isolation policies currently being enforced throughout the state.  The Archbishop detailed that future liturgies will be planned according to public safety laws and directives effective through the month of April.


If you were registered to attend, please know it has been cancelled. For more information, call (318) 445-6424, ext. 213.

If you were to attend an event/retreat at Maryhill, please know that it has been cancelled. Contact your event/retreat organizer for more information about rescheduling.

CANCELLED: St. Francis Xavier Cathedral Lenten Friday Fish Frys.
For more information, contact the Cathedral Office: (318) 445-1451

CANCELLED: St. Mary's ACTS Retreat for Men
originally scheduled for MARCH 19-22
The St. Mary's Mens ACTS Retreat which was to be held at Maryhill Renewal Center is cancelled.

CANCELLED: All About Eve Women's Day of Reflection
originally scheduled for MARCH 21
The Women's Day of Reflection: All About Eve sponsored by St. Frances Cabrini Sanctuary Society that was scheduled to take place on Saturday, Mar. 21 from 9:15 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. at St. Frances Cabrini Church, is cancelled.  For more information please contact Ruby Johnson at

POSTPONED: MAN: From Deep into Deeper Catholic Men's Conference
originally scheduled for MARCH 27-29
To ensure the safety of those who were planning on attending the Men’s Conference from March 28-29 at the Riverfront, the Diocese of Alexandria has made the decision to postpone the event.  We are working with organizers, speakers, and facility managers to determine a new date.  Once a date has been set, we will advertise it and offer those who have registered the opportunity to attend or receive a refund. We apologize for this inconvenience and thank all the volunteers who have worked so hard in organizing and planning for this conference.

If you should have questions or need additional information, please send an email to:

CANCELLED: Catholic Charismatic Healing Conference
originally scheduled for MARCH 27-29
The annual Southern Regional Conference of the Catholic Charismatic Renewal scheduled for March 27 - 29, 2020, in Metairie, has been cancelled. Please visit for more information.

CANCELLED: St. Michael's ACTS Retreat for Women
originally scheduled for MARCH 27
The St. Micahels Women's ACTS Retreat which was to be held at Maryhill Renewal Center is cancelled.

CANCELLED: Arise Women's Retreat
originally scheduled for MARCH 28
The Arise Women's Retreat is postponed until August 2020; your registration fees will be rolled forward to the event.  More information will follow as it becomes available.

CANCELLED: Spring Come and See
originally scheduled for APRIL 3-5
As more cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) are being identified in the Greater New Orleans area, administrators at St. Joseph Abbey in Covington have made the decision to cancel the Spring 2020 Come and See Weekend. We apologize for any inconvenience. If you should have any other questions, please contact Jennifer Smith at (985) 867-2241.

CANCELLED: Annual Council 8029 Knights of Columbus Barbeque Chicken Fundraiser at OLPS, Alexandria
originally scheduled for APRIL 5
It will be rescheduled at a date yet to be determined.

POSTPONED: The Chords of Blue Benefit Concert
originally scheduled for April 16
The Chords of Blue Benefit Concert that was to be held at the Hotel Bentley in Alexandria on April 16 has been postponed. The new tentative date is June 26. For more information, contact St. Mary’s at 318-445-6443 ext. 2144.

POSTPONED: Holy Savior Menard Senior activities, all athletics events and the production of Oklahoma will be postponed. Please visit for daily updates.