Immaculate Heart of Mary
                    Catholic Church
                                        Lafayette, LA

818 12th Street * P.O. Box 2398 * Lafayette, LA 70502 
Phone (337) 235-4618 * Fax (337) 235-4775 
  Email: ihm818@bellsouth.net
Site last updated 12/2/2017
Parish Services


Mass Intentions
Anyone may request a Mass to be said for a deceased family member or friend. Intentions are printed weekly in the church bulletin.   Visit the Parish office  Monday through Thursday between the hours of 8:00 am and  4:30 pm or Friday between the hours of 8:00 am and 12 noon to make your request.  On Monday through Thursday the office closes from 12 noon until 1:00 pm for lunch.  For more information contact the Parish office at (337) 235-4618.


To Register as a Parishioner
We extend our hands and hearts in Christian fellowship! Longtime residents and newly arrived in the Parish, if you are not registered, please complete the registration form and place in the collection basket or mail it to the Parish office at Immaculate Heart of Mary, 818 12th Street, Lafayette, LA 70501.  You can also call the office at (337) 235-4618 or email the Parish Secretary, Mrs. Jeannette Granger.  

We encourage all parishioners to participate in at least one of our Parish ministries, to offer financial support to the parish, and to attend Holy Mass regularly.


Offertory Envelopes
Any registered member of Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish may request offertory envelopes to help keep track of their contributions. Once requested, your envelopes will normally be mailed to you within  two months. An IRS tax statement of your donations will be mailed at the end of January.  To obtain offertory envelopes, please contact the Parish office at (337) 235-4618.


Requests for Certificates
Certificates for Baptism, First Communion, Confirmation, Marriage or Death can be requested at the Parish office at (337) 235-4618. 


Parish Center Rental
The Parish Center  which includes the cafeterian and/or gymnasium can be rented for events.  To check the availability and get additional information, please contact the Rectory at ​ (337) 235-4618.

Credit Union
Immaculate Heart of Mary Credit Union has 354 members and assets of $835,461. The credit union, opened in 1942, has no full time employees and 2 part time employee.  To open an account or inquire about other financial transactions contact Tammi Brown at (337) 593-0591 or visit the office at 905 Surrey Street.  The hours are Mondays from 4:30-6:30pm and Fridays 5:00-7:00pm.

Cemetery Plot/Mausoleum
As the last resting place of members of the family of God, the Church solemely blesses her Cemeteries and dedicates them to the service of God and His people.  This concern for the burial place of her children is an outgrowth of the deep respect and reverence she holds for the human body which is the dwelling place of the soul during man's life on earth and shares in his life in eternity.  If you are interested in purchasing a resting place in our Mausoleum please contact our office at (337) 235-4618.  Click here for rules and regulations governing the cemetery. 

Funeral Planning Assistance
Please contact the Parish office at (337) 235-4618 to make an appointment for assistance in planning a funeral and vigil service.  Click here to download our Funeral Liturgy Planner that will help to answer questions you may have about planning a funeral service.  You can also download our Wake Service Policy.

"I AM" Program
The "I AM" (Increasing Adoptive Measures) Program works to provide children who are legally free for adoption with a forever family.  One of the goals of the program is to provide information about what is required to become a foster/adoptive parent.  If you would like additional information please contact Carlita Babineaux at (337) 280-2507 or cbabineaka@aol.com


Pray for a priest each day during the months of December and January