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Mass and Rectory Office Schedule

January 21st, 2016

Sunday, Feb. 7
Masses: 8:00 a.m.; 9:30 a.m. & 11:00 a.m.
Church closes after the 11:00 a.m. Mass
Cancelled: 5:30 p.m. Mass
Cancelled: Adoration and Benediction

Monday, Feb. 8
Masses: 11:30 a.m. and 12 Noon
Rectory office closed.

Tuesday, Feb. 9
St. Patrick’s Church and rectory office closed.
St. John the Baptist Church closed.

Adoration of Blessed Sacrament—cancelled until Lent
Benediction—cancelled until Lent


Masses: 11:00a.m.; 11:45 a.m.; 12:30 p.m.; & 5:30 p.m.
Distribution of ashes at all Masses; Confessions before Masses


Way of the Cross—Every Friday after the 12Noon Mass.

2016 Carnival Cancellations

January 15th, 2016

As the Carnival Season draws to a close on Mardi Gras, the following cancellations due to parades, etc. will be in effect at St. Patrick’s Church:

Friday, Feb. 5 @ 6:30pm/7:00 pm
First Friday Eucharistic Adoration; rosary and Mass

Saturday, Feb. 6 @ 9:00am
First Saturday Crusade for the Conversion of Greater New Orleans

Tuesday, Feb. 9 @ 6:30pm/7:00 pm
Rosary and Solemn Requiem Mass

4:00 Vigil Mass at St. Patrick has been cancelled

December 17th, 2015

Effective Saturday, January 2, 2016 there is longer a 4:00 p.m. vigil Mass at St. Patrick’s Church.

The 5:30 p.m. Mass will be the only Saturday vigil Mass at St. Patrick’s Church.

This change affects only St. Patrick’s Church.

The 4:00 p.m. Vigil Mass at St. John the Baptist is not affected by this change.

Music – January 24 and 31

January 29th, 2016

Click here for the January 24 music insert.

Click here for the January 31 music insert.

Catholic Schools Week – Second Collection

January 28th, 2016

Our family of Catholic schools needs the support of all parishes in the Archdiocese of New Orleans.

  • Catholic school graduates score consistently higher than the state average on the ACT.
  • 85.7 percent of Catholic high school graduates attend college.
  • Catholic school students are more likely to receive the sacrament of Confirmation.
  • Catholic school graduates are more likely to continue practicing the faith.
  • Catholic school students are taught to know, love, and serve the Lord.

Please be generous. Thank you.

St. Blaise – February 3

January 28th, 2016

The blessing of throats will take place after the 11:30am and 12 Noon Masses.

Mardi Gras Day of Prayer

January 21st, 2016

Tuesday, February 9, 2016
Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, Kenner, LA

12Noon Holy Mass—Celebrant, Father. Robert Cooper
Followed by Eucharistic Adoration

5:30pm Holy Face Rosary and Confessions

6;00pm Mass for final day Holy Face Tridum
Celebrant, Father Richard Miles

12am Celebrant, Father Charles Dussouy

For more information: Bruce—343-2126 or Cindy—883-5783

Music – January 3, 10, and 17, 2016

January 15th, 2016

Click here for the January 3 music insert.

Click here for the January 10 music insert.

Click here for the January 17 music insert.

The Louisiana Life March – Saturday, January 23

January 15th, 2016

10:00 A.M.—12 Noon


Usually our Respect Life Group would pray a rosary at the Metairie Abortion Facility on the fourth Saturday of the month, but on Saturday the 23rd we will join with thousands of other Pro-Lifers from across the State to participate in this Life March.
For additional info:

Music – December 6, 13, 20, 27

December 23rd, 2015

Click here for the December 6 music insert.

Click here for the December 13 music insert.

Click here for the December 20 music insert.

Click here for the December 27 music insert.

Organ Concert Sunday, January 10, 2016

December 22nd, 2015

On Sunday 10 January 2016 at 3:00 p.m., organist Paul Weber will present a concert here at St. Patrick’s. Mr. Weber, whose performances have been praised for their “wonderful drive and energy… immaculate technique,”  will play Louis Vierne’s Second Symphony and other masterpieces. A large-screen projection will allow everyone to see the organist’s hands and feet. There is no admission charge, and everyone is cordially welcome to attend both the concert and the reception to follow.

2015 Electronic Copy of Donations

December 22nd, 2015

The rectory office is prepared to issue electronic copies/donor receipts of the 2015 donations made to St. Patrick’s Church. To receive your electronic donor receipt, email the rectory office at with the subject “2015 Donations.”

The use of electronic mail greatly reduces the overall cost of a regular postal mailing and is greatly appreciated.

All other donation letters will be mailed as usual through the USPS.

Thank you for your constant support of St. Patrick’s Church.

Solemnity of Our Lady of Prompt Succor

December 22nd, 2015

The Ursuline Sisters cordially invite you to the celebration of Mass on the Solemnity of Our Lady of Prompt Succor at 4:00 PM on Friday, January 8, 2016, at the National Shrine of Our Lady of Prompt Succor, 2701 State St., New Orleans.