Breaux Bridge native to be ordained Saturday
Breaux Bridge native Michael Richard is among three men scheduled to be ordained into the priesthood on Saturday.
Bishop J. Douglas Deshotel will ordain the three men during an ordination Mass at 10 a.m. at the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist.
Those with internet access may enjoy live stream coverage of the Ordination to the Priesthood by visiting www.diolaf.org and clicking on the link which will be provided there on the day of each ceremony. The men to be ordained are Rev. Mr. Michael Richard, Rev. Mr. Alexander Albert, and Rev. Mr. Joel Faulk.
Richard is the son of Robert F. Richard and Carla Martin Richard of Breaux Bridge. He is sponsored by St. Bernard Parish and was also ordained to the transitional diaconate on May 23, 2015.
Following his ordination to the priesthood, he will celebrate his first Mass at Sacred Heart Church in Broussard) at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday.
His first assignment will be as parochial vicar for St. Mary Magdalene Parish in Abbeville effective June 27.