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Music – September 25

September 22nd, 2016

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A Message from the Archdiocese

September 22nd, 2016

Notice on Churches Not in Communion with the Roman Catholic Church

It has come to our attention there are questions being raised about some churches offering religious services in our archdiocese that are called Catholic but are not in communion with the Roman Catholic Church. We are aware of two churches about which there is some confusion:

Our Lady of Grace Church in Kenner, LA
Our Lady of Fatima Church in Lacombe, LA

These churches are not in communion with the Roman Catholic Church. In addition, there are Sunday services being held at the Southeast Louisiana War Veterans Home in Reserve, LA which are described as Catholic but these services are not in full communion with the Roman Catholic Church.
Roman Catholics are advised that attending these churches or services does not fulfill one’s Sunday obligation because the churches or the priests offering the services are not in full communion with the Roman Catholic Church. If there are any questions about a particular church or service, please contact the Vicar General’s office of the archdiocese.

Rite to Life 2017 Calendar Sale – October 1

September 22nd, 2016

Respect Life Sunday will be observed October 1-2, 2016. The parish will be selling the 2017 Right to Life Calendars this weekend. The calendars cost $5.00 and portray pro-life themes in beautiful full color graphics. The proceeds will help all the good pro-life work of New Orleans Right to Life, CYO, and other parish organizations. For more information: Jan Delcorral: (504) 952-7277 or email at:

NOLA Life Chain at Planned Parenthood Site – October 1

September 22nd, 2016

You are invited to join in the NOLA Life Chain, along with Archbishop Gregory Aymond, at the Planned Parenthood site, 4636 S. Claiborne Avenue, on Saturday, October 1, 2016, beginning at 10:00 AM. This is a new event in addition to the established 40 Days for Life observance. Please consider joining us to call for “Respect for Life”.

Rosary Congress – Monday October 3 – Friday October 7

September 19th, 2016

Week of Prayer—Honoring—Our Lady of Mercy
St. Clement of Rome Church
4317 Richland Ave.; Metairie, LA 70002
Continuous Eucharistic Adoration and Hourly Rosary; Divine Praises offered 15 minutes before Masses; Confessions before each Mass. For schedule of events contact: Marie (504) 508-7100 or online

Sunday Mass for God’s Special Children

September 19th, 2016

A very special Mass with Archbishop Aymod concelebrated by Monsignor Andrew Taormina, Father Mike Mitchell, Father Frank Candalisa and Father Raymond Igbogidi for special needs children and their families and friends.
Sunday, October 2, 2016 at 2PM
St. Francis Xavier Church; 444 Metairie Road
Reception immediately following Mass hosted by St. Francis Xavier Knights of Columbus and the Daughters of Isabella.

St. Patrick’s Respect Life Group

September 19th, 2016

St. Patrick’s Respect Life Group will pray a rosary at the Planned Parenthood site on the corner of South Claiborne Ave. and Cadiz St., Saturday, September 24, 2016 at 9:00 A.M. Everyone is invited!

Convocation for Priests – September 20, 21, 22

September 19th, 2016

Tues., Sept. 20; Wed., Sept.21; Thu., Sept. 22, 2016 are the dates that The Convocation for Priests of the New Orleans Archdiocese will be held. There will be no daily Masses on the dates of the assembly.

Music – September 18

September 19th, 2016

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2016 – 2017 Concert Schedule

September 14th, 2016

You can see our latest concert schedule by clicking the schedule image to the right, or here.

Music – September and September 4

September 14th, 2016

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Night for Confession – Wednesday, September 14

September 14th, 2016

The Presbyteral Council has designated this Wednesday, September 14, 2016 as an Archdiocesan “Night for Confession” in all churches from 5PM—6:30PM.