Welcome to Ascension of Our Lord & St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Churches in historic Donaldsonville, Louisiana - A Eucharistic Community since 1772.  Establishment of our Catholic faith community pre-dates Donaldsonville by 50 years, at a time when the US territory was served by missionary clergy of the Catholic Church in Europe.

Mass Times

Tuesday - 6:00pm AOL
Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday - 7:00am STF

Reconciliation 3:00-3:45pm AOL
Vigil 4:00pm AOL

8:00am AOL
10:30am STF

Office Hours

Office located at Ascension of Our Lord Church

Mon—Thurs 8:00am-3:30pm
Friday 8:00am-12 Noon
Office closed for lunch 12pm -1pm

Church Location
St. Francis Church: 818 W. 10th St. Donaldsonville LA 70346
Ascension Church: 716 Mississippi St. Donaldsonville LA 70346

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