This summer Our Lady of Wisdom hosted a day of reflection for engaged and married couples that focused on Pope Francis’ document Amoris Laetitia. In one of the talks, Fr. Sibley looked at Chapter 4 of the document where the Holy Father offers an extended mediation on St. Paul’s Hymn to Love (1 Cor 13). Fr….

It feels like just yesterday I was walking down the hallway in the Wisdom café hearing the chatter of those enjoying their morning coffee, the door to the sanctuary swinging open with a student coming in from morning prayer, and the pastor eagerly greeting those who were about to take on their first classes of…

Flood Assistance Contact Information 232-HELP *An information hotline where they can direct you to proper resources for any needs you have: shelters, food, clothing, supplies, FEMA, insurance claims, etc. They can also walk you through the process of registering with FEMA, or how to properly file insurance claims * Phone: 337-232- 4357 * Website: http://www.232-help.org…

The Ragin’ Cajun Catholics at Our Lady of Wisdom Church are excited to welcome our new Parochial Vicar, Fr. Nicholas DuPré (UL ‘ 2014). Hello, my name is Fr. Nicholas DuPré and I am very excited and happy to be joining the team here at Our Lady of Wisdom Church and Catholic Student Center as…

Last month, Brice Higginbotham was ordained to the Transitional Diaconate for the Diocese of Houma-Thibodaux. When he was a student at UL he was very involved in the ministry at Wisdom. Through his encounter with Jesus in the Eucharist and the community here at Wisdom, he found help in discerning his vocation to the priesthood. He is…

This Saturday June 11, Rev. Mr. Alexander Albert will be ordained to the priesthood for the Diocese of Lafayette. Deacon Albert was very involved in the Ragin’ Cajun Catholics back with he was a student at UL, before he entered the seminary. In fact his involvement at Wisdom played a large part in his discernment of…

I know the typical thought behind providing for campus ministry is that we as a church need to support college students during these critical years when so many stray from their faith or actually leave the church. That is undoubtedly true, but I’d like to share a little bit of my story so that you…

Congratulations to Brogan Webb who was accepted this week as a seminarian for the Diocese of Baton Rouge. Brogan just completed his freshman year at UL and was heavily involved with the Ragin’ Cajun Catholics here at Wisdom. Brogan will begin seminary at St. Joseph Seminary College in the fall. He is sponsored by St. Helena…

Last week, Bishop Deshotel accepted Nick Ware as a seminarian for the Diocese of Lafayette. While a student at UL, Nick was involved in the Ragin’ Cajun Catholics. He just received his Master’s degree from UL and will be starting his studies at St. Joseph Seminary College in the fall. He is sponsored by St. Joseph parish…

Congratulations to Jonathan Harris who was accepted today as a seminarian for the Diocese of Lafayette. He is a lifelong parishioner at Our Lady of Wisdom and a student at UL. He will begin his studies at St. Joseph Seminary College in the fall. Please keep him and all of those discerning a priestly or…

On Saturday, June 4 at 10am at St. John’s Cathedral, Coby Thomas will be ordained to the Permanent Diaconate for the Diocese of Lafayette. Coby and his family are parishioners at Our Lady of Wisdom and he was heavily involved in the Newman Club when he was at USL. Please pray for him and for…

A group of Ragin’ Cajun Catholic Students, led by Kaitlin Davis, is currently on mission in the remote village of St. Michael’s, Alaska. This is Kaitlin’s second trip there. She originally went in the summer of 2014, but felt a great desire to return. The following is Kaitlin’s reflection following her original 2014 mission trip. It is…

We are happy to announce that Phillip Domingue was recently accepted as the newest seminarian for the Diocese of Lafayette. Phillip is a student at UL and is actively involved in the Ragin’ Cajun Catholics. Phillip was kind enough to share his vocation testimony with us: My vocation has been an amazing crazy experience. But…

Sister Claire Metrejean, M.C. was born on October 22, 1987, to Todd and Margaret Metrejean of Lafayette, LA.  Sister Claire grew up the middle child with two brothers: Father Andre Metrejean and Thomas Metrejean.  She graduated from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette in May 2010 with a BSN from the College of Nursing and…

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