Ministries/LeadershipSpiritual Growth


The purpose of the Spiritual Growth Commission is to promote formation and growth of communal and personal spirituality. St. Aloysius offers several traditional opportunities for parishioners to pray with and for each other

 PASTORAL COUNCIL MEMBERS:  Kevin Colomb and Aeli Poydras                                                                                                                         COMMISSION CO-CHAIRS: Jonathan Perry and Josh Reed

 Adoration Committee

This committee meets twice a year to plan, organize, publicize and facilitate Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament:

1) Thursday mornings following 8:00 a.m. Mass for 30 minutes.

     CONTACT: Mike Dellucci 

2) The third Saturday of each month from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Parishioners are encouraged to sign-up for one Holy Hour with the Blessed Sacrament. 

    CONTACT: Ross McCalip

 Divine Mercy Committee                                                                                              

This committee meets twice a year to plan and coordinate parish and school activities using the prayers and writings of St. Faustina. Groups and individuals pray the Divine Mercy Novena in the parish and school culminating with Divine Mercy Sunday after Easter. 

    CONTACT:  Cindy Ristroph

 Prayer Line Committee                                                                            

Committee members serve as intercessors who respond to any prayer requests asked of the parish.  Requests are received by calling the parish office 225-343-6657 or emailing

    CONTACT: Deacon Chauvin Wilkinson

 Rosary Committee                                                                                                          

The members coordinate and plan various group Rosary meetings and dispense information to individuals praying the Rosary:

1) Members meet on the Second Monday of each Month for prayer and fellowship in the Gonzaga Chapel.                                                                                                  CONTACT: Bill Holden

2) Members gather each Wednesday after assembly during the school year in the Gonzaga Chapel.

     CONTACT: Annette Cotton 


Small Christian Communities

Parishioners are invited to join a variety of different study groups that meet at various times during the week to do Bible study, discussions on the Sunday Readings or other church-sponsored books of interest to the members of each group.

 Adult Come Lord Jesus   

These groups meet weekly to discuss the upcoming scripture readings. Aside from the Bible, groups follow materials developed by Fr. Bertrand “Come, Lord Jesus.”

 CONTACT: Cindy Ristroph 

Ignatian Spirituality Groups                                                                                      

Founded in the spiritual exercises authored by St. Ignatius of Loyola, these men’s and women’s groups meet bi-weekly from September through March. They are an opportunity to deepen the habit of prayer and learn to notice the experience of God in daily life. 

 CONTACT: Ron Lewis or Fr. Ryan Hallford


This Women’s Book Study consists of small groups which meet at three different times during the week focusing on mothers of young children. The groups are based on a program “MOMnipotent,” a book by Danielle Bean, and also chosen topics of interest to study and discuss.

    CONTACT: Alexis Schlatre or Mi Mi Bankston 


Small Group Bible Study and Book Studies                                        

These groups use a variety of resources, including the Ascension Press Great Adventure Bible Studies and the Little Rock Scripture Studies.              Parish -wide studies are offered in the fall and spring. Other groups may be formed throughout the year. 

    CONTACT:  Mark Christian, Patience Moreno or Kay Hoffpauir.



St. Aloysius offers opportunities for individuals to actively acknowledge and discern each person’s call from God and to assist others on their faith journey as Catholic Christians.

 Partners on the Journey                                                                                       

A marriage enrichment series for married couples that helps them connect to the deeper meaning of their relationship, based on a Catholic vision of marriage, as well as learn some important relationship skills.  The group meets for 2 hours, once a month, for 12 sessions.

    CONTACT: Sonny Chastain  or Fr. Ryan Hallford

 RCIA Catechist Team                                                                                             

This team facilitates discussions during either the Sunday sessions during the 9:00 a.m. Mass and one hour after Mass or on Wednesday evenings.

    CONTACT: Mark Christian 

 RCIA Sponsor Team                                                                                               

This team meets with and educates parishioners who are willing to meet one-on-one with RCIA Candidates after the 9:00 a.m. Mass to discuss their faith and to assist candidates in joining other parish activities.

   CONTACT:  Mark Christian 

 Vocations Committee                  

These members plan and facilitate Parish and school activities to promote awareness and prayer for all vocations: Priesthood, Religious Life, Consecrated Single Life and Marriage.

     CONTACT: Armando Corripio or Fr. Randy Cuevas

 Special Events Support Ministry                                                                          

Volunteers willing to help publicize, provide hospitality and logistical support for special adult spiritual growth events, as needed, e.g Advent & Lenten Retreat Days, Annual Parish Mission, speaker events, etc. 

  CONTACT:  Mark Christian 


Rev. 09.18.19