The Archdiocese of
New Orleans introduces a new ministry
of evangelization in The Marigny, Bywater, and Vieux Carre’
of the city.
comprehensive ministry is The Bishop Perry
Center located at 1941 Dauphine Street (at the corner of Dauphine and
Touro streets). Among the various ministries offered by The Center are
celebration of the Eucharist in The
- Celebration of
formation (inquiry classes and discussion)
– spiritual counseling (person to
– informal discussion groups
- Exercise and
- Clothing center
- GED preparation
- Job counseling
- Job preparation
- Online education
(computers and internet
- Mental health
If you are
- A deeper
relationship with God
- A deeper meaning
for your life
- A center to
develop your talents and skills
- A center to
renew or redirect your life
- A center to talk
Then the Bishop
Perry Center might just be the place for
you. You’ll never know unless you come and see. Why not stop
find out for yourself? All of us at The Bishop Perry Center are looking
forward to meeting YOU.
The Bishop Perry
Center is abuzzzz with activity and
those who staff The
Meet our volunteers who share their time and talent.
Meet those with interesting life stories to tell.
Stay up to date with
the latest news about events and programs at The Center. Share your
own videos for encouragement,
enjoyment, and learning by Center
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enjoy the buzzzz!
The Center’s Outreach
The mission and
vision of The Center are dependent on an
abundance of God’s grace and the generosity of caring friends
The generosity you
show with your time, talent, and
treasure make possible the work of The Center. Your support allows The
Center to continue and expand its outreach to the community.
economic times the call to give and share
with others invites a special generosity. The Center needs your
special generosity by volunteering your time, sharing your talents, and
providing the necessary financial aid and material resources so
outreach may continue.
Please look within
and see to what extent you may be
able to help The Center assist others. No generosity of time, talent,
or treasure is too small. Little seeds and big seeds, when planted in
the soil of love, bloom fully.
are invited to visit The Center and
experience its works.
Individual tours can be arranged.
Follow “The Center Buzzzz” at bpc.arch-no.org for
news and updates.
Your generosity is
deeply appreciated and does
make a difference.
Part of the
excitement of everyday life is the
unexpected events and people we experience. We cannot see around the
bend. Often this is a good thing. Surprises keep life interesting
I grew up in The
Marigny back in the 1950’s. In
those “happy days” the area was identified by
church parish. Living at 2239 N. Rampart (long gone to become a parking
lot) my parish was Saints Peter and Paul (long gone to the rural
realities of demographics and economics). Never did I think that one
day I’d return to be part of a new outreach ministry as a
Catholic priest. God had different ideas…God carried the day.
What is not
surprising is how much the area has changed.
There is more diversity across the social spectrum –
economically, ethnically and racially, and religiously. This rich
diversity is one of the major factors to the area’s
The new Bishop
Perry Center (formerly The Saint Gerard
Majella School) will hopefully be a place of enrichment, direction, and
renewal both spiritually and personally. The Center is a place of
welcome which celebrates the rich diversity of God’s gifts
the vast array of human talents.
columns I will present to you various
aspects of The Center. I hope you will find these helpful and useful.
Please know you
are always welcome. Hope to see
Director, The Bishop Perry Center
included on our
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