CAMPAIGN PRIORITIES

The overall goal of the St. Peter Combined Capital Campaign: Building Our Future Together is to address the maintenance needs of our church as well as addressing the Diocesan-wide initiatives.

Necessary Repairs to Church

  • Rainwater is flowing under the church and destroying the foundation.
  • Design drainage to divert water away from church and into the coulee located behind the church.
  • Property damage to church foundation will be repaired after drainage problems are corrected.
  • Our church steeple is deteriorating and needs immediate repairs.
  • Our organ is in need of major repairs to recover normal functionality.
  • Refinishing is needed to walls, floors, and pews in church.
  • Additional lighting to church is needed, as well as installation of electrical, surge, and fire protection.
  • Relocation of church bathrooms.
  • Resurfacing and marking of parking lot.

New Adoration Chapel

  • The current chapel has deterioration of the sub floor and porch.
  • The current root system of the Oak Tree over the chapel is affecting the tree roots up to the chapel foundation.
  • St. Peter Parish was the first in the Diocese of Lafayette to offer 24 hour Eucharistic Adoration.
  • The Adoration Chapel became and is a special and significant part of parish life.
  • Prayer in the presence of Jesus changes lives.
  • We are in need of a larger expanded Adoration Chapel that offers secure restroom facilities, secure lighting & monitors, and accommodation for whole family Adoration.
  • There is much support for this project.
  • The new Adoration Chapel is another testament to the transforming power of this ministry.

Necessary Repairs to St. Joseph Parish Hall

  • Repair rotted and termite damaged wood roof decking on both side wings of building, replace roof panels, gables and flashings.
  • Replace gables louvers
  • Replace all side and rear exit doors and units
  • Touchpoint/repair brick walls and replace cracked bricks
  • Replace front windows and seal for moisture protection
  • Bathroom repairs to stop intrusion of moisture issues with mildew
  • Repair floors
  • Repaint
  • Replace exterior A/C duct work and damp proof

Diocesan-wide Initiatives

  • Seminarian Education
  • Priest Retirement
  • Catholic Student Centers at UL Lafayette and LSUE
  • Catholic Outreach to the Poor
  • Local Parish Initiatives

GIVING FROM THE HEART

Giving is at the heart of our stewardship journey and there are many ways to make an offering to the St. Peter Combined Capital Campaign: Building Our Future Together. All gifts are confidential and will be designated for the St. Peter Combined Capital Campaign: Building Our Future Together. All gifts are properly recorded and recognized and deposited into a special account to ensure proper fund appropriation.

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