Our Lady of Lourdes Community Center Ground Breaking

(L-R): Lena Nunez, Judge Jeanne Juneau, Councilwoman Wanda Alcon, District Attorney Perry Nicosia, Councilman Monty Montelongo, St. Bernard Parish President Guy McInnis, Rev. Luke Nguyen, Most Reverend Gregory Aymond, Contractor Donald Picou, Greg Noto, Peggy Schifano, Roddy Rodriguez, Cathy Williams, Cliff Bertucci, Michele Bertucci, Hector Perez, Rev. Charles Caluda, and Connie Kramer of the New Orleans Archdiocese. Photo credit: Sweet Honeybee Photography

Archbishop of New Orleans Gregory Aymond joined Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church-Violet Pastor Luke Nguyen for the ground breaking ceremony of the Our Lady of Lourdes Community Center on November 26, 2016. The multi-purpose center which will be constructed by Picou-Fradella Construction will house youth and adult Religious Education classrooms, the church parish administrative offices, ministry meeting and storage space, a kitchen, and a 2,700 square foot event hall to support church functions and available for rent to the community. Project completion is slated for October 2017.