LA, Alexandria

Welcome from Alexandria, LA

We welcome you to the webpage of CENLA Magnificat — Our Lady of Prompt Succor Chapter located in Alexandria, LA. These are exciting times that we live in and Magnificat was begun in 1981 for such as time as this. There are now over 100 chapters throughout the United States and its territories and in many foreign countries.

Magnificat Breakfast in Natchitoches

CENLA Magnificat, Our Lady of Prompt Succor Chapter

Sept. 15, 2018

9:30am – 12:30pm

Doors open at 9:00 a.m. for open seating.

Merci Beaucoup Church Street

Guest Speaker: TBA


Our next breakfast date is set but we have not finalized our speaker. Please ”save the date” on your calendar!



Prayer ministry is available after the meal.

Since the day is designed to speak to the hearts of women, free of distractions, it is respectfully requested that young children under the age of 14 not be in attendance.


Tickets for priests, deacons, religious brothers and sisters are complimentary, but registration is required. This may be done online at

Registration postmarked by Sept. 7, 2018 for the Natchitoches breakfast
Tickets are $18 each for the breakfast.

Check or money order only payable to “CENLA Magnificat”.
Your check/money order serves as your receipt. Your ticket will be at the door.

If you would like to register with a credit or debit card, please send your contact information to “” and one of our service team will contact you. There will be a convenience fee added.

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Please print the form below for mail-in reservations:

Name ________________________________________________

Guest(s) Name ______________________________________________

Address ______________________________________________

City ___________________________ State ______ Zip __________

Phone # ____________________

Email (Please print clearly) ______________________________

Enclosed is $ ________________ for _______________ Number of Reservations.

Please Mail Reservation Form and check payable to “Magnificat” to:

Donna  Reason
4162 Bordelon St.
Hessmer, LA  71341


July 21, 2108: Life in the Spirit. St. Joseph’s Center, Alexandria, LA.

Sept. 15, 2018: Magnificat in Natchitoches

Feb. 16,2019: Magnificat in Avoyelles

We will send out specific information as we get closer to the date of the event!


Remember our chapter’s commitment to Eucharistic Adoration and to pray the Rosary on the 22nd of each month for the intentions of Magnificat, Sanctity of Life, Marriage and Family, and World Peace.


Is God calling you to be in a Prayer Group? Jesus said “Wherever two or three are gathered in My Name, there I am in their midst.” Our prayer groups are open to all.

Prayer groups are open to all of our Magnificat sisters and their families.

Prayer Groups available in the Diocese of Alexandria, LA:
Holy Cross Charismatic Prayer Group
meets on Sundays at 6:30p.m. at
Holy Cross Catholic Church
126 2nd Street
Natchitoches, LA 71457
Prayer group leader and contact person is Joan Gahagan.
Phone #318-352-8701 or cell #318-663-5253.

Apple of His Eye Charismatic Prayer Group
meets Mondays at Servant House
Marksville, LA at 7 p.m.
Mary Wilson 318-359-7735

Maryhill Charismatic Prayer Group
meets Thursdays at 7 Pineville, LA
Call Diane at 318-419-1547 for direction and more information.


Sue Dauzat, Coordinator
Diane Ardoin, Asst. Coordinator
Donna Reason, Treasurer
Melissa East, Secretary
Sharon Bourgoyne, Historian
Spiritual Advisor: Fr. Edwin Rodriguez
Chapter email:

If you would like to help with a Ministry of Magnificat, or if you have a question or comment for Our Service Team, or if you would like to be on our Mailing list for future events, please send your contact information to our Chapter’s email address:

HISTORY of CENLA Magnificat

CENLA Magnificat was born out of Sue Dauzat’s desire to bring to the women of Central Louisiana the opportunity to meet together, minister to each other and to evangelize their friends. CENLA Magnificat serves the women of Central Louisiana (CENLA). “Our Lady of Prompt Succor” was added to our “official” title in 2012.

CENLA Magnificat held its first gathering on June 3, 2000. After ten years serving the women of the Diocese of Alexandria, we were “on hold” for two years but in 2012 we re-activated! The meals are held in Natchitoches, La. and in Avoyelles Parish – the Service Team felt that moving the location offers the people in the areas a better opportunity to attend. Our Diocese extends from the Mississippi River to the Sabine River — all of Central Louisiana (CENLA): comprising 13 civil parishes in Central Louisiana: Natchitoches, Winn, Caldwell, Franklin, Madison, Vernon, Rapides, Grant, LaSalle, Catahoula, Tensas, Concordia and Avoyelles. The land area of the diocese is  roughly 11,108 square miles.

CENLA Magnificat partners with the Catholic Charismatic Renewal of Central Louisiana (CCRC) for other events each year.

If you are in our area, we invite you to join us for our meals or events!