Mr. and Mrs. Gregory S. Burke announce the engagement of their daughter, Catherine Jean Burke, to Joseph Louis Faucheaux, son of Mr. Ben Faucheaux and Ms. Barbie Page, both of Natchitoches.

Miss Burke is descended paternally from the late Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Paul Burke of Alliance, Ohio, and maternally from the late Mr. and Mrs. Richard Lamar Williamson Sr. of Bermuda.

She is a graduate of Saint Mary’s Catholic School. Catherine received her Bachelor of Arts in Journalism with a minor in Marketing from Louisiana Tech University.  She is currently pursuing her Master of Science in Communication from the University of Louisiana-Lafayette. Catherine is an alumna of the social sorority Alpha Chi Omega.  She currently serves as the marketing coordinator for Southern Scripts.

Her fiance’ is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Herman Faucheaux of Destrehan and the late Mr. Richard VandeGevel and Mrs. Lola Mae Wood of Castor. He is a graduate of Natchitoches Central High School and attended Louisiana Tech University. Joseph is currently employed as a motor hand for Nabors Industries, a global oil and gas drilling company.

Father Brian Seiler will offer the Nuptial Mass and witness the Sacrament of Holy Matrimony in the Minor Basilica of the Immaculate Conception on the evening of Saturday, April 18. A reception will follow the sacrament.