As a child my grandparents lived in Southern Louisiana, in the small town of Breaux Bridge. It had a country like setting with one traffic light in the center of town. The town was about ten miles from the interstate and had a populated of about twenty “five hundred people. When I was six years old, one of my most memorable childhood experiences was going to Midnight Mass at Saint Joseph Cathedral. Going to Midnight Mass with my parents, grandparents and two older brothers was something I always had looked forward to.
Pulling up to the cathedral, they had blocked off streets in order to extend the parking lot to make enough space for all the cars. The cathedra