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Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults (RCIA)

June 27th, 2014

The Rite of Christian Initiation For Adults (RCIA) process is the starting place for adults who are thinking about entering the Catholic Church, or returning to the Church. If you, or someone you know, are in the inquiry stage about the Catholic Church, Monday, Sept. 8, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. is the starting date of the RCIA process at St. Patrick’s and the best place to have your questions answered. For more information please contact the rectory office: (504) 525-4413; email: stpatricksnola.rectory@gmail.com For more information, please click on the link above.

Labor Day – September 1, 2014

August 28th, 2014

The church and rectory office will be closed Monday, Labor Day. There will be no daily Mass.

Music Sheet: August 31

August 28th, 2014

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Fr. Andrew Todd – First Solemn High Mass – September 6 at 10am

August 28th, 2014

Father Andrew Todd a member of the family of St. Patrick’s Church, was ordained as a priest of The Institute of Christ the King Sovereign Priest which is a Society of Apostolic Life of Pontifical Right whose goal is the honor of God and the sanctification of priests in the service of the Church and souls. An integral part of the Institute’s charism is the use of the traditional Latin Liturgy of 1962 for the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass and the other sacraments.
Newly ordained Father Todd will celebrate his first solemn high Mass in the Extraordinary Form at St. Patrick’s on Saturday, September 6, 2014 at 10:00 A.M.
Father Stanley Klores has extended an invitation to everyone, especially the Prayer Warriors, to be present at this most solemn but memorable Mass celebrated by Father Todd. 

Eucharistic Adoration Society First Friday Latin Mass

August 28th, 2014

The Eucharistic Adoration Society’s First Friday Devotions will be held on Friday, September 5, 2014 at St. Patrick’s Church. Eucharistic Adoration, Rosary and Confessions will begin at 6:30 p.m. followed by Holy Mass in the Extraordinary Form at 7:00 p.m. Everyone is invited. Security provided.

Special Synod Session for Teens & Young Adults (18-39)

August 28th, 2014

Thursday, September 4, 2014; 7 P.M.—9 P.M.
Holy Name of Jesus Parish, 6367 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans
All young adults from the Archdiocese of N. O. are invited to attend.

Reverend Michael B. Semana

August 28th, 2014

This weekend we welcome Reverend Michael B. Semana, representing Most Reverend Emmanuel Trance, D.D., who will be speaking at all Masses on behalf of the Missionary Cooperative Plan Appeal for the Diocese of Catarman in the Philippines. This appeal is made under the auspices of the Propagation of the Faith to help with relief needs of children and the poor, formation of lay leaders and our clergy’s continuing education assistance program. The Catarman diocese is one of the poorest in the Philippines. Please be generous.

Music Sheet: August 24

August 21st, 2014

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Archdiocese of New Orleans Young Adult Book Club

August 21st, 2014

Thursday, September 11, 2014 at 6:30 p.m., the Archdiocese of New Orleans Young Adult Book Club will hold its inaugural meeting at The Columns, located at 3811 St. Charles Avenue. Following a discussion of Flannery O’Connor’s “The Crop” and selections from her collection of essays entitled Mystery and Manners, all are welcome to remain afterwards to continue the conversation as we enjoy live jazz music in The Columns’ Victorian Lounge. If you’re interested in joining the conversation, please contact Mary Watson at marycatherinewatson@gmail.com or the Archdiocese’s Young Adult Ministry Office at yam@arch-no.org.

Fr. Andrew Todd – First Solemn High Mass – Saturday, September 6

August 21st, 2014

Father Andrew Todd is a member of the family of St. Patrick’s Church and has been studying in Florence, Italy for the past seven years. He has been ordained as a priest ot The Institute of Christ the King Sovereign Priest which is a Society of Apostolic Life of Pontifical Right whose goal is the honor of God and the sanctification of priests in the service of the Church and souls. An integral part of the Institute’s charism is the use of the traditional Latin Liturgy of 1962 for the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass and the other sacraments.
Newly ordained Father Todd will celebrate his first solemn high Mass in the Extraordinary Form at St. Patrick’s on Saturday, September 6, 2014 at 10:00 A.M.
Father Stanley Klores has extended an invitation to everyone, especially the Prayer Warriors, to be present at this most solemn but memorable Mass celebrated by Father Todd. 

St. Patrick’s Respect Life Group

August 16th, 2014

St. Patrick’s Respect Life Group will pray a rosary in front of Louisiana’s largest abortion facility, on the corner of Ridgelake Drive and 20th Street in Metairie, Saturday, August 23, 2014 at 9:00 A.M. Everyone is invited!

Congratulations Bruce Reginald Hoeffer III

August 16th, 2014

on entering the Dominican Friars, Province of St. Joseph. Bruce’s Dominican name is Brother Reginald, for Blessed Reginald of Orleans, an early disciple and contemporary of St. Dominic who had a great devotion to the Blessed Virgin.   Our prayers and best wishes are with Br. Reginald as he begins his canonical novitiate.

Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians

August 16th, 2014

We welcome the Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians who will be attending the 11:00 A. M. Mass this Sunday. After the Mass the awarding of the Golden Rose ceremony will take place followed by a brunch in the rectory for the members and their families.