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Lafayette Prayer Parade may cause traffic delays on Friday

Lafayette prayer parade map.PNG
Posted at 1:42 PM, Apr 01, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-01 16:42:32-04

LAFAYETTE, La. — Lafayette Consolidated Government says that drivers may experience heavier than normal traffic on Good Friday, April 2, due to a prayer parade.

The Prayer Parade is an event being put on by Iglesia Nuevo Comienzo, which is a Spanish-speaking church located on Cameron Street in Lafayette.

The procession will cover several areas in Lafayette as pastors and community leaders drive from location to location.

The event is open to the public. The Stations of the Cross will be observed at each location.

The parade begins at 10:00 am with opening ceremonies at Iglesia Nuevo Comienzo on Cameron Street.

A closing ceremony, which includes the last five Stations of the Cross, will begin at 3:15 pm at Parc International in Downtown Lafayette.

According to the schedule, a time of praise and worship will follow at 4:00 pm.

See the schedule below:

10 a.m.-10:30 am
Opening Ceremony at Iglesia Nuevo Comienzo
1914 Cameron St.

10:45-11:00 am
SMILE Community Action Agency
501 St. John St.

11:15-11:30 am
15th JDC Courthouse
800 S. Buchanan St. (Lafayette S. entrance)

Lafayette Parish Correctional Center
916 Lafayette St.

12:15 p.m.-12:30 pm
Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist
914 St. John St.

1:00-1:15 pm
Lafayette City-Parish Hall
705 West University Ave.

1:30-1:45 pm
UL Lafayette Student Union
620 McKinley Street, Lafayette, LA

2:00-2:15 pm
Lafayette Police Department
900 E. University Ave.

2:30-2:45 pm
Gethsemane Church of God in Christ
701 E. Pinhook Rd.

3:15-4:00 pm
Remaining Stations of the Cross & Parc International
Closing Ceremonies
200 Garfield St.

Lafayette prayer parade map.PNG

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