St. Landry Church (1020 N. Main Street, Opelousas 70570) will host this special celebration of the Catholic faith in southwest Louisiana.
St. Landry Church is the church parish from which most Catholic Church parishes in Acadiana were established. Tours of the church and cultural events of the day will give participants the experience of how the Acadians are grounded in their spiritual life.
Activities begin at 9:00 AM and continue all day, culminating with the Eucharistic celebration at 4:00 PM and cemetery tours at 5:15 PM (handicapped accessible), 6:00 PM, 7:00 PM, and 8:00 PM. Additional activities throughout the day will include church tours, a 2 mile Color Run, a Jambalaya Cook-Off, youth activities, Bingo, a silent auction, and a sweet shop.