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St. Joseph’s Day Altar

March 17th, 2017

Saturday, March 18, 2017—12Noon in Reynolds Hall
Blesssing of the St. Joseph Altar followed by viewing until 5:30 P.M.
Sunday, March 19, 2017
Viewing of the St. Joseph Day altar in Reynolds Hall after the morning Masses.
Donations of Italian/Sicilian foods, baked items. Etc. can still be donated Monetary donations can be made using the special envelopes in the narthex of the church and hand delivering the envelope to the rectory office or placing it in any collection basket at any Mass.
Please call Mary Trentacoste: (504) 452-4682 or (504) 362-7251 or Joe: (504) 525-4413 for more information

NO Firestone Parking

February 14th, 2017

Please DO NOT PARK at Firestone.

Firestone Auto Care at 800 Camp Street has cancelled the parking agreement that allowed parishioners attending the weekend Masses at St. Patrick’s Church to park in their parking lot.

The Parish Administration is working diligently to establish a new agreement, but for now, parking there is not allowed.

Until the new agreement is reached, any cars parked at the Firestone Auto Care parking lot may be immobilized or towed at the owner’s expense. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Music – March 12

March 17th, 2017

Click here for the March 12 music insert.

Cross Catholic Outreach – March 18-19

March 17th, 2017

Father James Quinlan of Cross Catholic Outreach will be visiting our parish next weekend to speak at all Masses on behalf of the poor in developing countries. Cross Catholic Outreach was founded to create a meaningful link between parishes in America and the priests and nuns working in the Church overseas in the Caribbean, Africa, Asia, Central and South America. We are looking to Father Quinlan’s visit next weekend.

St. Patrick’s Day

March 17th, 2017

11:30 AM—No Mass
12 Noon—Mass celebrated by Archbishop Gregory Aymond.
Following the Mass there will be a brunch reception in the rectory honoring the Ancient Order of Hibernians. Everyone is invited.

Mass for God’s Special Children

March 6th, 2017

When:  Sunday, March 5, 2017 – 2:00 PM
Where:  St. Francis Xavier Church; 444 Metairie Road
Further Information:  Contact Joy Zainey at (504) 834-5865or visit the website www.godsspecialchildren.org.
Everyone is invited.

Our Lady of Prompt Succor Shrine Lenten Morning of Reflection

March 6th, 2017

Saturday, March 18, 2017
2701 State St., New Orleans, LA
8:45 a.m.—11:30 a.m.;
Reverend Joseph M. Krafft of Notre Dame Seminary, Presenter.
Everyone is invited.

St. Joseph’s Day Altar

March 6th, 2017

St. Patrick’s Church is sponsoring a St. Joseph’s Altar that will be opened on Saturday, March 18 with viewing extend through St. Joseph’s Day, Sunday, March 19, 2017.
Father Klores is asking for volunteers, monetary donations to offset the building of the altar and baked donations of cakes, cookies, and breads to be placed on the altar.
Armed with a stack of recipes and the know how to make the altar one of the most beautiful, Mrs. Mary Trentacoste and Theresa Panko will once again be guiding the volunteers and workers.
Please call Mary Trentacoste: (504) 452-4682 or (504) 362-7251 or Joe: (504) 525-4413 for more information

2017 Traditional Marriage Public Square Rosary Crusade

March 6th, 2017

God’s marriage and the traditional family need our prayers. That is why you are invited to join our 2017 Rosary Rally for Traditional Marriage.
What: The Holy Rosary
Where: Front of St. Patrick’s Church
When: Saturday, March 18, 2017 at 12 noon
For more information: Marilyn: (504) 362-1754; (504) 415-6464

Mass and Rectory Office Schedule: February 25 – March 1, 2017

February 11th, 2017

Sat., Feb. 25 Mass: 5:30p.m.
Sun., Feb. 26 Masses: 8:00a.m.; 9:30a.m. and 11:00a.m.
Church closes after the 11:00a.m.Mass.
Cancelled: Mass at 5:30 p.m.
Mon., Feb. 27 Church and the rectory office closed.
Tue., Feb. 28 Church and the rectory office closed.

MARCH 1, 2017—ASH WEDNESDAY

Masses—11:00a.m.; 11:45a.m.; 12:30p.m. and 5:15p.m.
Distribution of Ashes—At all Masses
Confessions—Before the Masses

LENTEN SCHEDULE

Way of the Cross—Every Friday after the noon Mass
Confessions—Before the Masses

Solemn Requiem Mass Sponsored By Purgatorial Society

February 11th, 2017

St. John the Baptist Church; 1139 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd.
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
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. Everyone is invited. SECURITY PROVIDED

Guidelines for Mass Intentions

February 5th, 2017

St. Patrick’s recently received a message from the Archdiocese informing us of the following guidelines concerning Mass intentions;

1. There should be one Mass offered each weekend exclusively for the parishioners of your parish. In other words, it is not a specific intention for someone, but for the whole parish and this should be the only intention at one of the weekend Masses.

2. Multiple intentions are allowed for only two Masses each week at a particular location. The pastor may determine which two Masses will be multiple intention Masses.

3. The donation for Mass intentions is to be $5.00, but even if someone is not able to make this donation, every effort to include their intention should be made.

4. If in your parish or location you receive requests for more intentions than you can accommodate, please know that Mass intentions can be forwarded to the Society for the Propagation of the Faith who will welcome such donations and the opportunity to have these Masses offered in the missions.

Mass intentions for 2017 that have already been submitted and recorded will be honored as requested. The two Masses that Father Klores has designated, that will have multiple intentions, are the 5:30 P.M. Saturday Vigil and the 9:30 A.M. Sunday Latin Mass. The remaining Masses will only be allowed to have one intention per Mass.

The Mass Book will fill up quickly so please try and schedule your Mass intentions as early as possible, as we do understand that many people request Mass intentions on dates that hold a special significance to them.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause you.