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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: For more information, please click on the link above.

Music Sheets: July 13, 20, and 27

July 22nd, 2014

Click here for the July 13 music insert.

Click here for the July 20 music insert.

Click here for the July 27 music insert.

Beginning Experience Ministries

July 22nd, 2014

Beginning Experience Ministries is sponsoring a Program for Youth at Rosaryville Spirit Life Center in Ponchatoula, LA, July 22-24, 2014 for young people who are dealing with the loss of a parent either through death or the result of divorce. For more information please call (225) 294-5039.

St. Patrick’s Respect Life Group

July 22nd, 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, July 26, 2014 at 9:00 A.M. Everyone is invited!

Matching Fund – Thank You!

July 8th, 2014

Once again sincere gratitude is extended to the dedicated parishioners and friends whose prayers and generosity have made the Matching Fund a complete success! It is with this steadfast devotion to St. Patrick’s that our parish continues as a visible sign of God and the Catholic faith in our community. This year we raised approximately $280,000. With these donations, we will be able to continue both the regular as well as the special maintenance that is necessary to ensure that our beautiful church building will be around for many, many years to come.

Music Sheet – July and July 6

July 3rd, 2014

Click here for the July music insert.

Click here for the July 6 music insert.

First Saturday CANCELLED July 5

July 3rd, 2014

First Saturday Crusade for the Conversion of Greater New Orleans has been cancelled this month due to the Fourth of July Holiday. It will resume in August.

Mass for Special-Needs Children

July 3rd, 2014

Sunday, July 13, 2014 at 2:00 PM
St. Francis Xavier Church – Metairie
Mass for children, family and friends.  For further information contact Joy Zainey at 834-5865 or see website

Solemn Requiem Mass

July 3rd, 2014

St. John the Baptist Church; 1139 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd.
Tuesday, July 8, 2014
6:30 p.m.—Rosary; 7:00 p.m.—Mass
The Solemn Requiem Mass will be offered for all the deceased members of St. Patrick’s Church and St. John the Baptist Church.
Parking on premises; enter through the gate on South Rampart Street.

Fr. Klores’ Homily – June 29, 2014

July 2nd, 2014

Several people have asked for Fr. Klores’ homily from this past weekend. You can find it here.

Friday, July 4

June 27th, 2014

The rectory will be closed in observance of Independence Day.
No Masses are scheduled for that date.

Music Sheet – June 29

June 27th, 2014

Click here for the June 29 music insert.