• 2017 St. Joseph Altar French Settlement, Louisiana
  • Lighting Altar Candles
  • Blessing Fr. Jason Palermo, Deacon Jimmy Little
  • Knights of Columbus
  • Blessing
  • Offertory at Mass
  • Tupa, Tupa Saints
  • Rosary Youth Group Members
  • Rosary

Welcome to St. Joseph Catholic Church in French Settlement and St. Stephen the Martyr Catholic Church in Whitehall! We are a faith family dedicated to serving our Lord. We gather in the name of our Heavenly Father, we are guided and protected by the Holy Spirit, and we strive to imitate Jesus Christ, the Incarnate Word. We invite all who enter our beautiful churches to join us in worship, where we give thanks and praise to our God, and are sent forth to serve our families, our local community, our state and nation, and the poor and vulnerable members of society.



St. Joseph VBS, June 12 - 16   Registration Form

St. Stephen VBS, June 26 - 30


Do you want to travel with Fr. Jason and a group to Budapest, Hungary; Poland; Prague; and Austria from October 16 - 28? We will visit Pope St. John Paul II's home town, Shrine of Divine Mercy, Auschwitz, Our Lady of Czestochowa, Krakow, Warsaw, and Vienna! For more information, call Magnificat Travel in Lafayette, 337-291-1933 or 877-454-7469. Trip brochures are available in the office. Cost: $3,399 + airline taxes





St. Joseph Catholic Church - French Settlement, LA

Mission Statement

We exist to help individuals get to Heaven and be part of the Communion of Saints. Fed by the Word of God and the sacraments of the Church, we strive to battle mediocrity and seek holiness and spiritual discipline.

Our challenge: to understand God’s vocation for each of our lives, to follow the teachings of Jesus Christ, to recognize that the spiritual life necessitates personal change, and to love and serve our God and neighbor.

Mass Times

Saturday Vigil, 4:00 P.M. at St. Stephen the Martyr
Saturday Vigil, 5:30 P.M. at St. Joseph
Sunday, 9:00 A.M. at St. Joseph
Sunday, 10:45 A.M. at St. Stephen the Martyr
Monday & Tuesday, 8:00 A.M. at St. Stephen the Martyr
Wednesday, 8:00 A.M. at St. Joseph
Thursday, 7:00 A.M. at St. Joseph

Children's Church, 3rd Sunday of the Month, 9:00 A.M. at St. Joseph

During Lent - Monday, 6:30 P.M. at St. Stephen the Martyr

Office Hours

8:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.

8:00 A.M. - Noon


  • AMEN!