Notre Dame du Lac Grotto bricks: The Buy a Brick Program is an ongoing project that will provide for completion, maintenance and improvement to the grotto. If interested in purchasing a brick in honor of a loved one, you can call the church office at 563-2325. Your support would be greatly appreciated.

Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament: Adoration will now be held from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesdays. Come and spend some time with the lord.

2018 envelopes: The 2018 envelopes are on the table in front the office. If you use the envelopes, your name is on the top of the box. If not, there are extra boxes to be taken.

Ciborium: The church is in need of a new ciborium. The price is $500. If anyone would like to make a donation toward the ciborium, call the rectory at 563-2325. Thank you.

Annunziata Church: The young adult retreat will be held Jan. 12-14 in Grand Isle. Please contact Chloe for more information and to reserve your place.

Youth outing: Jan. 28 -- Outing to the swamp. See Chloe for more information.

Youth Fun Night: It will be held at 6 p.m. Jan. 31.

CCD: Classes resume Sunday. Second-grade CCD students and parents: First Communion retreat will be held from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday. Interviews will take place on this day. First Communion will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday. The January baptism seminar is scheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday.

Sanctuary Lamp and Mass intentions: If you would like to reserve a date in 2018 for a sanctuary lamp or Mass intention, please contact Heather in the parish office at 876-2971, ext. 202. Mass donations are $5, and sanctuary lamps are $10.

Vincent de Paul Society: St. Vincent de Paul Society is asking for donations of non-perishable food and toiletries for the pantry.

Birthdays: Aline Dean, Gail Billiot, Jaden Ross, Jan. 11; Deana Billiot, Javen Ross, Davin Paul Gonzales, Jan. 12; Barbara Blankenship, Steven Authement, Jan. 13; Selena Hotard, Jan. 14; Eula Mae Billiot, Rose Marie Parfait, Geraldine Parfait, Jan. 15; Paul Celestine Jr., Jan. 16.