LA, Baton Rouge

Welcome from Baton Rouge, LA!

We welcome you to the webpage of the Baton Rouge, LA St Elizabeth of the Visitation Chapter. These are exciting times that we live in and Magnificat was begun in 1981 for such a time as this. There are now over 100 chapters throughout the United States and its territories and in many foreign countries.

You are invited to a Magnificat Prayer Breakfast

Sponsored by the St. Elizabeth of the Visitation Chapter


Saturday, October 27,2018

9am – noon

Doors open at 8:15 a.m. for open seating. Please arrive early.


Oak Lodge Reception Center
2834 South Sherwood Forest Blvd.
Baton Rouge, LA 70816


About Our Speaker: Kathleen Beckman

Kathleen Beckman, L.H.S., wife, mother, and business owner, is the President and Co-founder of the Foundation of Prayer for Priests (, an international apostolate of prayer and catechesis for the holiness of priests. Through this apostolate women are living the call to spiritual motherhood of priests through prayer, service, sacrifice and study.  Kathleen has served the Church for twenty-five years as a Catholic evangelist, author, Ignatian certified retreat director, radio host, a writer for Often featured on Catholic media: EWTN Radio & TV, Radio Maria, The Catholic Channel, and Focus TV, she enthusiastically proclaims the joy of the Gospel. Since 1992, she has served in leadership roles for Magnificat and is presently on the CST Advisory Board. Since 2000, she has served in the Church’s ministry of healing, deliverance and exorcism, assisting priests internationally while serving on the advisory board of the Pope Leo XIII Institute. Having completed the Rome course, “Exorcism and Prayers of Liberation”, she serves as the coordinator of exorcism and deliverance ministry for her diocese wherein she witnesses the reality of the spiritual battle and Christ’s victory over evil. In her words, “The Eucharist is the heart of my life and fills me with zeal for God and Church.” Having endured the tragic murder of a loved one, Kathleen learned the healing power of forgiveness and resiliency of a surrendered soul. Sophia Institute Press published her last three books:  Praying for Priests: A Mission for the New EvangelizationForeword by Fr. Mitch Pacwa, S.J. (2014); God’s Healing Mercy: Finding Your Path to Forgiveness, Peace and Joy. Foreword by Bishop Kevin Vann, JCD, DD. (2015); When Women Pray: Eleven Catholic Women on the Power of PrayerForeword by Sr. Regina Marie, O.C.D. (2017). 


Personal Prayer ministry is available upon request after the meal.
Logo items and books are available for purchase.

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 to the Prayer Breakfast are $22.00.

Tickets for priests, deacons, religious brothers and sisters are complimentary, but reservations are required and this may be done online at

Ticket sales end Wednesday, October 24, 2018.
No tickets are sold at the door.

Please use this form for Mail-In Reservations ONLY.

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Registration Form must be postmarked by Tuesday, October  23, 2018.  (check or money order only) Your check serves as your receipt. Your ticket will be at the door.

Name ________________________________________________

Guest(s) Name ______________________________________________

Address ______________________________________________

City ___________________________ State ______ Zip __________

Phone # ____________________

Email (Please print clearly) ______________________________

Enclosed is $ ________________ for _______________ Number of Reservations.

Please Mail Reservation Form, and a check for $22.00 per person payable to Magnificat to:

Kathy Simoneaux
9650 Victory Lane
Denham Springs, LA 70726-5858


August 18, 2018– Speaker: Denise Beyer

October 27, 2018– Speaker: Kathleen Beckman

February 16, 2019– Speaker: Fr. Robert Cruz


Remember our chapter’s commitment to Eucharistic Adoration and to pray the Rosary on the 5th 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.

Magnificat Monthly Eucharistic Holy Hour 
First Thursday of each month In Our Lady of Mercy’s Adoration Chapel
starting at 11:00 am followed by noon Mass.

Magnificat Morning of Prayer
Thursday week before the prayer breakfast at
Our Lady of Mercy Parish Activity Center
9:30-12 noon.


Gwen Gillis, Coordinator
Lyn Hassenboehler-  Assistant Coordinator
Kathy Simoneaux, Treasurer
Lisa Keyes, Communications
Spiritual Advisor: Fr. Al Davidson

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 contact us at

HISTORY of St. Elizabeth of the Visitation Chapter

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