The history of the Catholic Church in Pierre Part is one that is closely tied to the history of several of its neighboring parishes. Our inhabitants, largely Acadians, settled along the bayous of Louisiana in about the year 1775. St. Joseph the Worker Parish was established in 1858 with our first resident priest coming in 1895.

During all these years, parishioners of St. Joseph the Worker have maintained a strong devotion to our chosen patroness, The Blessed Virgin Mary. A statue of the Blessed Virgin Mary sits on a small island adjacent to the church. Mass is held on the Island on the 2nd Saturday of May and the 2nd Saturday of October if weather permits.

We welcomed everyone to join our parish family. St. Joseph the Worker has a strong Christian Formation Program, active Homebound Ministries, Rosary Ministries, Prayer Ministries, Praise and Worship Group, Come, Lord Jesus& Scripture Groups, Ministry of the Sick and a Youth Ministry Group.

We invite you to join us and visit our beautiful historic parish on the bayou!


The Registration fee is $25 per student.  There are two forms, one for returning students and one for new students.  Families having both returning and new students need to use both forms.  Please make sure to read and fill all forms completely.  Parent signatures are required in three places on all registration forms.  We are required by the Diocese to have these signatures . 

We have set August 4th as the deadline for registration forms to be submitted.  This leaves us a narrow window of time in which to make all final preparations for kicking our program off at the end of August.   

There are some positive changes to our structure this year which we feel will help our students to better feel the love God has for all of us. It is vital that along with knowing the basics of our faith, we understand these doctrines are here to help us grow in His great love for us.  We look forward to a very exciting year. 

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