Saturday, March 8, 2014, 8:30 AM - 2:30 PM
The Theresians of Live Oak of Acadiana District are sponsoring a Day of Renewal entitled "Finding Joy: Inviting Jesus into Our Hearts." The fee is $15 per student, $25 per person for early registration, and $30 per person at the door. A light lunch and breakfast will be included.
Registration forms can be mailed to: Live Oak of Acadiana District Theresians, P.O. Box 81094, Lafayette, LA 70598-1094. Please visit www.acadianatheresians.com for information and to register and pay on line. For additional registration information, please contact Debbie Giglio at firstname.lastname@example.org, 337-234-6206 (home) or 337-288-6686 (cell); or Winnie Duhe at email@example.com, 337-984-6040 (home) or 337-288-2237
Speakers for the day will be Fr. Michael Champagne, Sue Mannina, and Melanie Goudelocke.
Fr. Michael Champagne, CJC, is the fifth child of a family of nine children. He graduated from Leonville High School and attended LSU where he received a BS in mechanical engineering. He began formation for the Community of Jesus Crucified in 1987. He was ordained a Catholic priest in 1994 for the CJC in Lafayette. In 2006 he earned a doctorate in Sacred Theology from the Pontifical University of St. Thomas in Rome, writing on The Relation between St. Thérèse de Lisieux and Blessed Teresa of Calcutta. Father is involved in teaching, giving spiritual direction, and ministering in various capacities to the Community of Jesus Crucified and the Diocese of Lafayette. He has conducted over 100 parish missions, given numerous retreats to priests and seminarians, and conducted clergy study days in various dioceses. He is presently the religious superior of the Community of Jesus Crucified and assigned by Bishop Jarrell as the Spiritual Director to the lay community. Fr. Champagne serves as a retreat master at the CJC Our Lady of Sorrows Retreat Center in St. Martinville, LA.
Sue Mannina has worked with Mother Teresa’s Missionary of Charity Sisters for 20 years and is now a Lay Missionary of Charity. She is an active member of Holy Cross Parish where she leads a “Come Lord Jesus” group. She has served as a facilitator for Susan Castille’s Bible Study for 20 years. Sue has been married to Tony for 47 years and is the proud mother of 4 and grandmother of 7.
Melanie Simoneaux Goudelocke is a native of Ascension Parish, a member of the Morning Glory Theresian Community and a retired school counselor. She is a graduate of the Academy of the Sacred Heart and has served on the Cathedral Parish Council and various other school and community boards. Melanie has been married to Owen Goudelocke for 45 years and is the mother of 3 sons and the grandmother of Gus, Miles and Miss Vivian.