February 23, 2012


Acadian Awakening
(Grand Reveil Acadien) www.gra2011.org
     Events will be held across south Louisiana from October 7 – 16, 2011. 

Tentative agenda:
Fri. & Sat., Oct. 7 & 8, 2011 – New Orleans, LA
Sun. & Mon. Oct. & 10, 2011 – Houma, LA
Tues & Wed, Oct 11&12, 2011 – Lake Charles, LA
Thurs. – Sun., Oct. 13-16, 2011 – Lafayette, LA

The finale for activities will be a French Mass, Acadian Processional, and closing ceremonies held in conjunction with the Festivals Acadiens et Creoles to be held in GirardPark on October 14-16.  For festival details, check out their website at http://www.festivalsacadiens.com/

Breaux du Monde activities:
Thursday, October 13: Cajundome, Lafayette, LA
     Between 9:00 a.m. & 4:00 p.m.
        Visit our Breaux du Monde table on the second floor.  Meet family and request assistance with your Breaux genealogy.
Saturday, October 15:  Breaux Bridge, LA

     8:00 – 9:45 a.m. – Join us for breakfast at the St. Bernard Catholic Church Parish Hall,
204 North Main Street, Breaux Bridge, LA.

     Cost:  $5 per person paid at the door
     PLEASE RSVP by October 1: 
Gayle B. Smith, 7251 Palmetto Drive, Baton Rouge, LA70808, 225/766-8970, or email breauxdumonde@cox.net
     Meet family and listen to Breaux family presentation.

     10:00 – Mass honoring Vincent Brault descendants at St. Bernard Catholic Church and paying homage to our Breaux family saint, Blessed Marie-Leonie Paradis.

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