Advisory Committee

Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic School Advisory Committee

Our Lady of Lourdes Elementary School is owned and operated by Our Lady of Lourdes Parish. The school is established to carry out the teaching ministry of the Catholic Church. As such, the religious and educational work efforts shall at all times be in accordance with the teachings and laws of the Roman Catholic Church and the Archdiocese of New Orleans.  The pastor has established a School Advisory Committee to further the advancement of excellence in Catholic school education for students at Our Lady of Lourdes School, by providing leadership, direction, and support.

The Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic School Advisory Committee shall have as its primary concern the ministry of Catholic school education: the spiritual, intellectual, physical, emotional, and social development of the students. The School Advisory Committee operates under the guidance of the pastor. In Collaboration with the principal and in conformity with the policies of the Archdiocese of New Orleans, the School Advisory Committee shall concern itself with planning, marketing the school to various communities, operational vitality of the school, and policy issues pertaining to the general excellence of Catholic education at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic School.

Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic School Advisory Committee Members for the 2017 – 2018 School Year


Jennifer Whitehouse          Chairperson*
Natalie McCauley                                        Secretary
Sr. Immaculata Paisant, MSC                    Mission Advancement/Catholic Identity Chair
Larry Campo                                               School Finances Chair
Ruth Binder                                                  Committee Member
Allison Meguess                                          Committee Member
Josh Strecker                                               Committee Member
Rev. Wayne Paysse                                    Pastor
Roy Delaney                                                Principal
Steve Nichols                                              Assistant Principal