1997 Mr. Ronny Paille and Mrs. Marie Diaz meet with Bishop O’Donnell to request the Traditional Latin Mass. Request is denied.
1999 Ronny Paille establishes the Lafayette chapter of Una Voce. Quarterly newsletters mailed out.
2003 Dr. Lonn Guidry submits 250 petition signatures to Bishop Michael Jarrell for a TLM- petition rejected.
2007 Bishop Michael Jarrell permits TLM to be celebrated in the Diocese of Lafayette at St. Peter’s Catholic Church. Mass time is 1:00pm
December 10-14, 2007 Fr. William Lawrence, FSSP comes to Lafayette to offer TLM Priest training at St. Jules Catholic Church, Msgr Courville.
Oct. 24, 2009 First Traditional Latin Nuptial Mass in the Diocese of Lafayette in over 40 years – St Peter’s Catholic Church in Carencro.
Mar. 14, 2014 Father Gregory Pendegraft, Development Director, FSSP visits TLM Community in the Diocese of Lafayette, LA.
Oct. 4, 2014 Father Gregory Pendegraft, FSSP returns to the TLM Community in Lafayette, LA to instruct the Community on building a parish.
Oct. 30, 2014 TLM Community presents petition with 535 signatures to Bishop Michael Jarrell asking for a Traditional Latin Mass Parish.
Nov. 4, 2014 Bishop Jarrell rejects TLM Community petition
January 2015 TLM Community establishes an FSSP Seminarian Burse. $85,000.00 collected.
Feb. 17, 2016 Diocese of Lafayette Bishop Michael Jarrell retires.
Feb. 18, 2016 Bishop J. Douglas Deshotel becomes Bishop of the Diocese of Lafayette, LA
Nov. 28, 2016 Fr. John Berg, Superior General, FSSP visits the Diocese of Lafayette, LA and has an audience with Bishop Deshotel.
March 14, 2017 TLM Community’s first meeting with Bishop Deshotel. (Rosary gift)
May 25, 2017 Bishop Deshotel gives permission for TLM Community to establish a 501(c) 3. The Traditional Latin Mass Foundation Inc is organized.
August. 9, 2017 Bishop Deshotel gives permission for TLM Foundation Inc to establish a building fund to collect funds for a property and building for the future TLM Parish. He encourages the TLMF to seek out and purchase property. Bishop Deshotel advises that property must be acquired before a parish can be established.
February 2018 Bishop Deshotel advises TLMF to seek out possible chaplains for the future parish, and for the TLMF to come up with a Latin name for the Community and future parish.
Mar. 4, 2018 Sunday’s Latin Mass is moved on bishop’s mandate from St. Peter’s in Carencro to Saint Leo IV in Robert’s Cove, LA. New Mass time: 12:00 (noon)
May 27, 2018 Traditional Latin Mass Community’s name is changed to Mater Dolorosa Latin Mass Community.
Aug. 5, 2018 Bishop Deshotel attends the Traditional Latin Mass. Guest celebrant: Fr. Daniel Kluge, Diocese of Covington, KY.
Nov.17, 2018 Mater Dolorosa Latin Mass Community Fall Festival.
January 16, 2019 Father Daniel Geddes, Assistant to the Superior General, FSSP, attends meeting with Bishop Douglas Deshotel and the TLMF Board of Directors.
February 1-3, 2020 Father Zachary Akers, Development Director, FSSP visits Mater Dolorosa Latin Mass Community and offers Candlemas Mass followed by a reception.
May 10, 2020 COVID – Mater Dolorosa Latin Mass Community leaves Saint Leo’s in Robert’s Cove and is splintered into 3 locations: Our Lady of Lourdes, Erath; Immaculate Heart of Mary, Crowley; Saint Joseph’s, Plaisance.
April 23-26, 2021 Fr. James Jackson, FSSP headlines TLMF Conference at St Patrick’s Church in Lafayette, La.
September 29, 2021 TLMF purchases property @ 6489 Hwy 93 Arnaudville, LA
October 31, 2021 Sunday’s Latin Mass is moved on bishop’s mandate from Immaculate Heart of Mary in Crowley to Saint Patrick’s Catholic Church in Lafayette. Mass time: 12:00pm (noon)
March 29-31 TLMF hosts Lenten Mission given by Fr Hugues Beaugrand, Institute of the Good Shepherd , at Mater Dolorosa Latin Mass Community Center.
June 7, 2022 Paid off loan balance at Home Bank for the Mater Dolorosa Community Center
June 26, 2022 Sunday’s Latin Mass is moved on bishop’s mandate from Saint Patrick’s in Lafayette and Our Lady of Lourdes in Erath to Saint Martin D’Tours, Saint Martinville. Mass time: 12:00pm (noon)