Cathedral of St. John Berchmans

Diocese of Shreveport

Sun - 8:30 AM, 11:00 AM, 5:30 PM M-F - 12:05 PM SAT - 4 PM

Mass Schedule more

  • 8:30 AM
  • 11:00 AM
  • 5:30 PM
  • 12:05 PM
  • 4:00 PM

Location & Driving Directions

939 Jordan Street Shreveport, LA 71101-4309
Phone: 318.221.5296 - Fax: 318.221.8076
Office Hours 9-4


Enjoy Cleaning? What about Weeding?

2013 Workers in the garden on Work DayCome join us for the Parish Work Day, a morning devoted to fall cleaning jobs in the Cathedral, Chapel, garden and grounds.  Work Day details: Sat, Oct 11, 8:30-11:30am.  Volunteers are needed!  Families invited too! Call the office 221-5296.

Festival on Oct 12 – Come Join the Fun!

flagsFun for the entire family – old-fashioned races, hamburgers, hot dogs, international desserts, Toddler Area, music & more! Sunday, October 12, Noon to 2:30pm. Come & Join the Fun! Lunch in Loyola’s “St. Vincent’s Hall” and games/entertainment on the grounds! Volunteer to bake desserts & with games!!


Building on TraditionAs was presented last week at the Masses by our Parish Pastoral Council representatives, Rick Urbanowski and Felicia Gilliam, we re-iterate our gratitude regarding your generous participation in our Capital Campaign. Almost one fifth of our regular parishioners have contributed or pledged to the campaign thus far, and one third of our regular identifiable contributors have participated. Soon the steel structure will be seen – more »


apologeticsYou can’t LOVE what you don’t know…
Next Class Topic: All About Sacred Scripture
Next classes, Tues: Sept 30, Oct 7 & 14 (6:30 – 8:00), Loyola Cafeteria
Presenters: Fr. Peter, Brock Restovich, Paul Cush, Jr., Lisa Cooper, and others…   What does the Catholic Church teach about…?   and why?  What is APOLOGETICS? Apologetics comes from the Greek word: apología “speaking in defense”   and the Latin: apológia   “a justification or an explanation”. Apologetics does NOT mean “apologize”… being “sorry” for one’s faith. Apologetics is about truth.  Read more.


High Altar relief detailOn Sunday, Aug 17, Bishop Duca dedicated the new altar relief at the 11:00am Mass, with the Sisters of the Sacred Heart, our sculptor and contractor, and visiting pastor and seminarian from Diest present.  Read more.   Visitors Pilgrimage to Shrine in Grand Coteau.


Felicia G w PSR CathConn cover 2013CCD-PSR classes have begun – classes are held at 9:45 am in the Grade School.  It is not to late to Register – Register here for our Parish School of Religion – or pick up a Registration Form in the Church Office.

New Traffic Flow

DOC070114-07012014094118-0001Please note that traffic flow has changed due to the closure of the driveway between the Cathedral & Grade School. Read more.

Fr. Ubald Mass with Healing Prayer

Fr. Ubald Fr. Ubald returns to the Cathedral on Thursday, October 16 for a 6:00pm Mass with Healing Prayer.  Read about his life and ministry and watch his video here. more »

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Thus says the LORD:  Share your bread with the hungry, shelter the oppressed and the homeless;  clothe the naked when you see them,  and do not turn your back on your own.

Is 58:7



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St. John Berchmans


 Mission Statement

Praying, Believing, Living

The Cathedral Parish strives for a liturgical life
that transforms us into a community of evangelization,
glorifying the Lord by our lives.



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