Fr. Blake Deshautelle, Pastor
Fr. Luke LaFleur, Parochial Vicar
Dc. John Whitehead
Dc. John Whitehead was ordained to the permanent diaconate for the Diocese of Alexandria in 2011. The Minor Basilica is his first assignment in that capacity. In addition to his duties at the Sacred Altar, Dc. Whitehead assists with the instruction of converts, spiritual counseling and with parish operations.
Director of Campus
Dennis Thompson is a Natchitoches native and jack of all trades. He is active in our local Knights of Columbus council and cares for all aspects of the Minor Basilica's grounds and campus.