"The Christian meaning of death is revealed in the light of the Paschal Mystery of the Death and Resurrection of Christ in whom resides our only hope. The Christian who dies in Christ Jesus is 'away from the body and at home with the Lord' (2 Cor 5:8)." -Catechism of the Catholic Church, no. 1681

When a Death Occurs

Please call the Landsmann Center at 985-369-6656 or St Philomena Church office at 985-526-4247. The receptionist will take down information about your loved one, your contact information, and which funeral home will be assisting your family.

After you have visited with the funeral home, you will be contacted by a staff at the parish office. The church staff will help you set a time to visit the church to review the liturgy plan that you have created using the readings and musical selections given on this webpage.