in the Diocese of Baton Rouge ~ serving Baker and the surrounding area since 1879
Parents are required to attend a seminar before having infants and young children baptized. This may be done before the birth of the child. Please call the church office for times and dates of the next seminar. 775-8850
Adults and older children who have not been baptized receive instruction for Baptism through the RCIA and RCIC programs. info here
Children entering second grade begin preparation for First Reconciliation. Sessions are held on Wednesday evenings during the Parish School of Religion school year, September through Easter. info here
Adults and older children receive instruction for First Reconciliation through the RCIA and RCIC Programs. info here
Reconciliation is offered at St. Isidore on Tuesday evenings 5:00 PM-5:45 PM.
Children entering second grade begin preparation for First Eucharist. Sessions are held on Wednesday evenings during the Parish School of Religion, September through Easter. info here
Adults and older children receive instruction for First Eucharist through the RCIA and RCIC programs. info here
Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament
Adoration at St.Isidore is every Friday immediately following the 8:30 AM Communion Service. It concludes in the evening with the Rosary and Eucharistic Benediction at 5 PM. Please come and spend some time with our Lord.
The preparation for Confirmation is a three-year process for our youth, 9th through 11th grades. Preparation includes classes, retreats, and group projects. All of the activities are designed to provide the knowledge youth need to better understand Catholic teachings. Please contact Monice Oliphant at the church office to register for the upcoming program year. 775-8850 info here
Adults receive instruction for Confirmation through the RCIA program. info here
Couples planning to wed should contact the church office at least six months prior to the intended date. A marriage preparation program is required. Dates should not be set until after the initial meeting.
Couples married outside of the Church who want to have their marriage blessed should contact the church office. 775-8850
Those who believe they have a calling to the priesthood or religious life should call the church office for information. diocesan info
Men interested in the Permanent Diaconate Program offered by the Diocese should also call the church office for information. diocesan info
Anointing of the Sick
Please call the church office for anyone wishing to receive this Sacrament. It is not only for the dying but also for those who are seriously ill or preparing for major surgery. 775-8850
St. Isidore the Farmer Catholic Church, 5657 Thomas Road, Baton Rouge, LA 70811