Easter Vigil 2013

Easter Vigil 2013

A Message from Fr. Tom Ranzino

Dear Parishioners and Friends of St. Jean Vianney,

Welcome to this website for St. Jean Vianney Parish.For thirty years this parish has served the Catholic community in the south eastern part of the city of Baton Rouge. We are a young and growing parish, centered in our Eucharistic life and committed to sharing faith in Christ through a variety of ministries and services. Within this website you will find information about who we are and our desire to have you join us in living out our baptismal calling to be God's own sons and daughters.

The challenging times within we live provides many opportunities to discover our need for God and for Church. I hope you will consider your own life's mission and join us in our life together.Please know you are always welcome at St. Jean Vianney Parish.

God bless you.

Fr. Tom Ranzino


Youth Ministry Position

St. Jean Vianney Parish in Baton Rouge, La. has an immediate opening for a part time Coordinator of Youth Ministry. This person will coordinate the Middle School and High School youth of the parish. The CYM will be responsible for working closely with adults and youth in forming leadership core teams and developing a holistic youth program based upon the eight components stated in the USCCB’s document Renewing the Vision-A Framework for Catholic Youth Ministry. The CYM is a member of the parish staff and serves the parish part time.

Applicants must be a practicing Roman Catholic, in good standing and active in the church. Applicants should have a college degree or life experiences that provide a background in religious studies and an ability to work with youth. A commitment to ongoing formation, spiritual growth, and a holistic vision of ministry and a deep appreciation of the Eucharistic community of which youth are integral members must be a desire.

Please send resume and direct inquiries to Denise Louviere, DRE at 225.751.2926 or no later than July 15, 2014.

Salary and benefits are based on diocesan guidelines and experience of candidate. Please see click here for more details.



Community Garden Gets Growing....

Our church has partnered with the Episcopal Church of the Holy Spirit to begin a community garden ministry, using space at Our Father’s Garden, 14344 S. Harrell’s Ferry Road. This is about three miles down the road from SJV. A group of gardening volunteers held a planting party at our…

Parishioner Participation in 2014 Legislative Session

     Catholic social teaching encourages all of us to not only be active in our faith lives, but to be engaged and informed in our civic lives as well. At SJV, several parishioners are participating in the 2014 Louisiana Legislative Session, which is currently taking place and will last through Monday,…

Easter Vigil Pictures

Please click the link to see the pictures from the Easter Vigil. http://www.natureandgrace.smugmug.com/

Community Garden Meeting

April 30th, 6:30 p.m., Fr. Engels Hall  --  As you may be aware, our parish has been working with the Church of the Holy Spirit to begin a community garden ministry at “Our Father’s Garden” (14344 S. Harrell’s Ferry Road, near our church). We will start planting soon and…

Mobile Food Pantry Volunteers Needed

Together Baton Rouge Continues Mobile Food Pantries in 2014 - Spring brings warmer weather and the return of the mobile food pantries, an outreach Together Baton Rouge and the Greater B.R. Food Bank created two years ago to make available healthy food and fresh produce to residents of “food deserts,” or…