Ascension Catholic Elementary School in Donaldsonville will hold a Veterans Day Mass on Thursday, Nov. 11, at 8:20 a.m. at Ascension of Our Lord Catholic Church. Following the Mass there will be a Veterans Day Ceremony at Ascension Catholic High School gym.


Ascension Catholic Elementary School in Donaldsonville will hold a Veterans Day Mass on Thursday, Nov. 11, at 8:20 a.m. at Ascension of Our Lord Catholic Church. Following the Mass there will be a Veterans Day Ceremony at Ascension Catholic High School gym.

This program will honor all veterans, both living and deceased and all servicemen and women who are presently active in the military.

Representatives of the American Legion and the Veterans of Foreign Wars will take part in this program. 

    Included in the program will be the Ascension Catholic High School band playing patriotic songs, a 21-gun salute by the veterans, the playing of the taps, and viewing of the memorial wall. The public is invited to this ceremony. 

    Ascension Catholic Elementary has been holding this Veterans’ Day Program for several years. The students bring in the names of family, friends, and neighbors who are veterans, and these names are displayed on a memorial wall at school.       
   For more information, call 225-473-8540, ext. 250.