Safe Environment

Our Lady of the Oaks is a Safe Environment Facility.  The ministry here is for ADULTS only. In compliance with the guidelines set for by the Diocese of Lafayette under the Safe Environment Program, we cannot allow or accept retreatants under the age of 18.


The US Central and Southern Province is accredited by the Accreditation Standards for Catholic Religious Institutes.  These standards are the specification for the Protection of Children and Young People.


If you believe that you, or someone you know, has been a victim of abuse involving a Jesuit, you are encouraged to contact law enforcement and the Coordinator of Pastoral Support and Outreach for the Jesuits, Carol Zarinelli Brescia, MSW, LCSW at 314-915-7168 or