St. Edward / St. Jude


The People of God, Embraced in God's Love


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75th Anniversary

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St. Edward's in the News

Year 1999

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Saturday Anticipated Mass:
St. Edward:
4:30 p.m.

Sunday Masses:
St. Edward:
7:00 a.m. & 11:00 a.m.
St. Jude:
9:00 a.m.

Saturdays 3:30-4:15 p.m.

The Rosary is recited
Monday-Friday @ 6 a.m.

Prayer Warriors meet Mondays @ 7 p.m. in church

Legion of Mary meet Tuesdays @ 4 p.m. in School

St. Edward School Mass:
Friday @ 9 a.m.

All are Welcome!

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Divine Word College

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Anthropos Institute

SVD Appalachian Ministries

In a Word


Angel Studio



Diocese of Lafayette
St. Edward / St. Jude Catholic Parish


175 Ambassador W. LeMelle Drive
New Iberia, Louisiana 70560-4497
Phone (337)369-3101 Fax (337)369-3118

Web Site:
Mirror Site:

Office Hours:

Monday:                     1:00PM-4:30PM

Tuesday-Friday:        9:00AM-12:00PM & 1:00PM-4:30PM

St. Edward Catholic Church in New Iberia
Jubilee Year 2000 Pilgrimage Church

St. Jude Mission Chapel in Olivier

St. Edward School
175 Porter Street
New Iberia, Louisiana 70560
Phone (337)369-6764

Useful Numbers
Rectory Office: Phone 369-3101 Fax 369-3118
C.C.D Office: 365-3762
Convent: 364-7382
St. Edward School: 369-6764
Parish Staff
Pastor/VE: Very Rev. Thomas A. James, SVD
Associate Pastor: Rev. Sebastian Myladiyil, SVD
In Residence: Bro. Dismas Mauk, SVD
Office Manager: Ms Catherine Jones
Receptionist: Ms Ada Fontenette
Custodian at St. Edward: Mr. William Chrétien
Trustee/Custodian at St. Jude: Mr. Joseph Guillory
Trustee: Mrs. Helen Harrison
Parish Council President: Mr. James Russell, Jr.
School Principal: Sister Michelle Callanan, SBS
School DRE: Sister Agnes McDevitt, SBS
C.C.D. Director: Mrs. Elizabeth Harris, DRE
R.C.I.A: Mrs. Claudette Sonnier 364-78793
Liturgy /Lector Chairperson: Mrs. Earline Collins
Eucharistic Ministers Chairperson: Mrs. Diane DeRouen
President of Ushers: Mr. Rufus Russell
Liturgical Dance Chairperson: Mrs. Alicia Butler

St. Jude and Senior Choirs Director: Sister Albertine Wackerman, SBS
Music Minister/Angelic Choir Director: Mr. John Reedom
High Energy Director: Mr. Morrell Broussard
Women of Praise Director: Mrs. Norma Griffin
Sweet Inspiration Director: Mr. Joseph Rochelle
Sweet Inspiration Promoter: Ms. Peggy Henry
Male Choir Director: Mr. Ronald Joseph
Grades K-11th: Sunday @ 9:00AM-10:40AM
Registration is required.
At least one sponsor must be a practicing Catholic.
Contact the Rectory Office for registration.
Contact the Rectory Office 6 months prior to intended date.
Contact the Rectory Office first.

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