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.

February 16th Prayer Breakfast Sold Out!

You are invited to a Magnificat Prayer Breakfast

Sponsored by the St. Elizabeth of the Visitation Chapter

Saturday, February 16, 2019

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: Fr. Robert Cruz

A Disciple of the Lord! Child, Student and Lover of Mama Mary. A Catholic, A Priest, A Missionary, A Pilgrim, A Healing Minister, A Believer. By the mercy, love, and generosity of the Father, he is gifted with a Healing Ministry.

Fr. Robert-Joel Cruz was ordained in 1996 in the Diocese of Houma-Thibodaux, Louisiana. He is currently pastor at St. Andrew Catholic Church in Amelia, Louisiana. He is also the Diocesan Director of the Pontifical Mission Societies. He is the founder of both Pax Christi Healing Ministry and Guatemala Missions, Inc. 

Pax Christi Healing Ministry:  The main goal of this ministry is to bring the healing message of the Gospel and of the Triune God, Father, Son, and Holy Spirit both by teaching and by praying for the sick. With the help of Our Lady, Mama Mary, he faithfully carries out this ministry. Our kind and faithful God has called him to the Healing Ministry to share the Father’s love, care, concern and compassion to those who are hurting and wounded emotionally, physically, and spiritually.

Guatemala Missions, Inc.: Our Lord has blessed him with a missionary spirit, especially for the people of Guatemala, bringing with him missionaries every year, reaching out to poor brothers and sisters in the remote areas of the mountains and forests.

His other associations include: Certified Spiritual Director, English Secretariat, Vatican; AIE English Coordinator for the English Speaking Countries; AIE English Coordinator for North America.

“All for the Greater Glory of God!”

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 $25.00.

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, February 13, 2019.
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 Wednesday, February 13, 2019.  (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 $25.00 per person payable to Magnificat to:

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

ONLINE TICKETS are $25.00 and may be purchased by following this link: Online Tickets.

You may print your ticket after payment is received.


February 7, 2019  Morning of Prayer

February 16, 2019 – Speaker: Fr. Robert Cruz

April 13, 2019– Speaker: Karen Sheehy


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

[Baton Rouge, LA]