Three Catholic parishes in East St. Tammany will celebrate a first-ever Driving Eucharistic Procession on June 3, the Feast of the Solemnity of the
“A priest for Christ, a priest for love, a priest for all. That’s who I am,” wrote Father Roel Lungay, pastor of St. Genevieve Church in Slidell, in the liner notes of a self-recorded music CD.
His parishioners consider him a devoted, compassionate priest and a strong witness to faith amid suffering. And, they should know about his recent medical trials, considering the 53-year-old priest who became their pastor in 2004 “makes my experiences part of my storytelling when I give my homilies.”
St. Genevieve in Slidell has hit pay dirt with a new ministry. On any given Tuesday or Wednesday night, 65 or more dance enthusiasts of all ages cut loose for an hour-long, cardiovascular dance workout in the parish center.