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Updated Firestone Parking

April 14th, 2017

St. Patrick’s has a new parking arrangement with Firestone Complete Auto Care at 800 Camp Street.

Registered parishioners can park at Firestone between a half hour before Mass until a half hour after Mass. You must remove your car within 30 minutes after Mass. There will be NO parking during special events, including but not limited to Saints home games and White Linen Night.

EVERYONE parking at Firestone must display in a place visible from the exterior of the vehicle a parking permit distributed by St. Patrick’s. The permit will only be given to registered parishioners and will include your full name and a contact number.

Please contact the office to get your permit. The old permits will no longer be accepted. Please read the rules and regulations on your permit when you receive it.

Palm Sunday, Holy Week, and Easter Sunday Schedules

March 29th, 2017

Confessions will be heard for 30 minutes before all Masses

Palm Sudnay, April 9, 2017—Note Mass Schedule Changes.
7:30 a.m. Mass
9:00 a.m. Solemn Blessing of Palms; Procession;
Solemn High Mass (Latin Extraordinary Form)
11:00 a.m. Solemn Mass (Ordinary Form)
5:30 p.m. Sung Mass

Holy Thursday, April 13, 2017
7:30 p.m. Evening Mass of the Lord’s Supper and Solemn Procession to the Altar of Repose
Watch at the Altar of Repose until midnight.
(Security provided)

Good Friday, April 14, 2017
Special blessing with the Relic of the True Cross at all Good Friday services.
7:30 a.m. Church opens for visitation.
12:00 noon Stations of the Cross.
3:00 p.m. Solemn Liturgy of the Lord’s Passion and Veneration of the Cross.

Holy Saturday, April 15, 2017
5:30 p.m. No Vigil Mass
8:00 p.m. Solemn Easter Vigil; Pontifical First Mass of Easter, Archbishop Alfred Hughes, celebrant. (Security provided)

Easter Sunday, April 16, 2017—Note Mass Schedule Changes.
7:30 a.m. Sunrise Mass
9:00 a.m. Vidi Aquam; Solemn Procession; Solemn High Mass (Latin Mass, Extraordinary Form).
11:00 a.m. Procession and Solemn Mass (Ordinary Form)
5:30 p.m. Sung Mass

ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST HOLY WEEK SCHEDULE
1139 Oretha Casstle Haley Blvd.

HOLY WEEK SCHEDULE
Good Friday, April 14, 2017
8:00 a.m.—3:00 p.m. Church open for visitation.

Holy Saturday, April 15, 2017—Mater Desolata
9:00 a.m.—11:00 a.m. The Mater Desolata is a pious devotion in which the faithful devoutly keep vigil in prayer and reparation with the Mother of Our Lord in her abandonment and profound sorrow while she waits with unwavering faith in the Resurrection as Jesus lies in the tomb.  An exact replica of the Shroud of Turin will be displayed on the altar for our veneration this year.   Please bring a purple flower to place at the “tomb.” All are invited.

FREE PARKING AT ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST CHURCH
Easy access to the secured parking lot is through the gate located on the South Rampart Street side of the church.

Security is provided at all Masses and religious services.

Father Ian Bozant – Parochial Vicar of St. Patrick’s Church

July 7th, 2017

This weekend we welcome Fr. Ian Bozant as Parochial Vicar of St. Patrick’s Parish.

Fr. Bozant was born a triplet to Bruce and Dorine Bozant on June I, 1988. He and his two sisters Heather & Dominique grew up in Chalmette and attended Our Lady of Prompt Succor Parish and School.

From seventh grade until his senior year, Fr. Bozant attended Holy Cross High School. In 2005, Hurricane Katrina’s destruction forced the evacuation of the Bozant family from New Orleans, with Fr. Bozant completing his prep schooling at Notre Dame High School in Sherman Oaks, California. He continued his education at Villanova University; St. Joseph’s Seminary College and Notre Dame Seminary.

While completing his studies at Notre Dame Seminary, Fr. Bozant was a frequent visitor to St. Patrick’s often assisting at Sunday Mass.

Next Sunday, July 9, 2017 after the 9:30 a.m. Mass, there will be a reception in Reynolds Hall and the adjacent courtyard, so that all of St. Patrick’s parishioners and friends can personally welcome Fr. Bozant to our parish as parochial vicar. Everyone is cordially invited.

First Communion – June 18

May 20th, 2017

Saturday, June 17 at 3PM First Confession, also known as Penance or Reconciliation.
Sunday, June 18 at 9:00AM First Holy Communion.

Parents who would like their prepared children to receive the Sacraments of First Confession, also known as Penance or Reconciliation, and First Holy Communion should contact the rectory office at (504) 525-4413.

Organ Concert at St. Patrick’s – June 11

May 20th, 2017

On Sunday, June 11 at 3 p.m., organist Paul  Weber will present a concert at Saint Patrick’s. Paul is the organist at Trinity Episcopal Church here in New Orleans. His program will include music by Bach, Alain, and Rheinberger. There is no admission charge, and large-screen projections will allow everyone to see the organist’s hands and feet during the concert. Please plan to join us for this special afternoon of music! Everyone is welcome to attend the concert.

Max Tenney and Andrew Mills

May 20th, 2017

A heartfelt “Thank You” is extended to Max Tenney as he leaves his position as the temporary music director of St. Patrick’s Church. Max, and his beautiful music, will be missed by all. Thank you, Max.

On Sunday, May 28, 2017 St. Patrick’s Church will welcome back B. Andrew Mills as he resumes the directorship of St. Patrick’s Music Department. Welcome back Andrew.

After the 9:30 A.M. Mass, a reception will be held in Reynolds Hall and the adjacent patio (weather permitting) to honor Max Tenney and Andrew Mills. Everyone is cordially invited.

St. Patrick’s Respect Life Group

May 20th, 2017

St. Patrick’s Respect Life Group prays a rosary on the 4th Saturday of each month at 9:00 A.M. on the sidewalk in front of the Planned Parenthood Abortion Facility on South Claiborne Avenue between Cadiz Street and Jena Street. The next rosary is May 27, 2017 at 9:00 A.M. Everyone is invited to pray with us.

May Crowning – Sunday, May 14

May 12th, 2017

The May crowning of the Blessed Virgin Mary will take place next Sunday on Mother’s Day, May 14, 2017, at the 9:30 a.m. Mass. All children who will participate in the crowning should arrive at 9:15a.m. and assemble in the vestibule. Everyone is encouraged to bring flowers and place them near the statue of the Blessed Virgin Mary.

Music – Divine Mercy Sunday and May 7

May 5th, 2017

Click here for the Divine Mercy Sunday music insert.

Click here for the May 7 music insert.

Order of St. Louis Medallion

May 5th, 2017

The Order of St. Louis IX Award was established nearly 40 years ago to honor those members of the laity who have contributed their time and talent to the Church.
This Sunday afternoon, May 7, at St. Joseph Church on Tulane Ave., two recipients from St. Patrick’s Church will be honored; B. Andrew Mills, for his exceptional musical talent and Jeffery Peters, for his steady guidance of the administrative staff at St. Patrick’s Church. We congratulate both on all of their achievements and are grateful for their devotion to St. Patrick’s.

Easter Program and Music

April 14th, 2017

Click here for the Maundy Thursday music insert.

Click here for the Good Friday music insert.

Click here for the Easter Mass Program.

Divine Mercy Sunday – April 23

April 14th, 2017

St. Joseph Church, 1802 Tulane Ave., New Orleans, LA
1:00 p.m. Confessions
1:30 p.m. Rosary and Eucharistic Adoration
3:00 p.m. Mass, followed by blessing with relic of St. Faustina
Archbishop Emeritus Alfred C. Hughes, celebrant and homilist. For more details please call Margaret Bieser at 577-0385 or visit website: www.thedivinemercy.org.

Easter Blessings

April 14th, 2017

Father Stanley Klores,
Deacon Chris DiGrado,
and all the assisting priests,
Wish everyone
God’s Blessing of Peace, Love and Joy of the Easter Season.

St. Patrick’s Respect Life Group

April 14th, 2017

Please join St. Patrick’s Respect Life Group this Saturday, April 22, 2017 at 9:00 A.M. when we pray a rosary in front of the Planned Parenthood Abortion Facility on South Claiborne Ave. between Cadiz St. and Jena St. Everyone is invited to pray with us.