George Peter Robbins, long-time member of St. Patrick, usher, and Vice President of the Parish Council, passed away at his home in New Orleans on Tuesday, April 7, 2015. The Mass of Christian Burial was held Saturday, April 11 at 10:00 a.m. here at St. Patrick, with interment at Cypress Grove Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the Servants of Mary, 5001 Perlita St., New Orleans, LA 70122.
Join The MIR Group for a southern style dinner event with guest speaker Monica Pierre.
When: Tuesday April 28, 2015
Time: Doors open at 6:30pm, Dinner served at 7:00pm
Where: The Christopher Room (6254 Vicksburg Street, New Orleans, LA 70124)
Cost: Tickets $25 each or $175 for table of 8
Saturday, May 9th, 2015; 8:30 to 11:30 a.m.
St. Angela Merici Church
901 Beverly Garden Drive; Metairie, Louisiana
Celebrants: Archbishop Gregory Aymond; Father Beau Charbonnet
8:30 Mass at St. Angela Merici
9:30 Eucharistic Procession to the abortion facility at
3044 Ridgelake Drive
11:15 Closing Benediction at St. Angela Merici
Please Note: Bus transportation for those unable to walk in the procession will be available to and from the abortion facility.
For more information, please call 504.460.9360 or 985.809.0773
St. John the Baptist Church; 1139 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd.
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
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
On Sunday, April 26,2015 at 3:00 p.m., organist Isabelle Demers will present a concert here at St. Patrick’s. Demers is internationally acclaimed for her “vehement virtuosity” and “consummate musicianship.” There is no admission charge, and everyone is cordially welcome to attend both the concert and the reception to follow
Following the first announcement of the next extraordinary Holy Year by Pope Francis on March 13, 2015, the Holy Father will proceed with the official indiction of the Jubilee of Mercy with the publication of the Bull of Indiction on Saturday, April 11th at 5.30 pm in St. Peter’s Basilica.
The rite of publication will involve the reading of various passages of the Bull before the Holy Door of the Vatican Basilica. Pope Francis will subsequently preside at the celebration of First Vespers of Divine Mercy Sunday, thus underlining in a particular way the fundamental theme of the extraordinary Holy Year: God’s Mercy.
The term bull (from the Latin bulla = bubble or, more generally, a rounded object) originally indicated the metal capsule used to protect the wax seal attached with a cord to a document of particular importance, to attest to its authenticity and, as a consequence, its authority. Over time, the term began to be used first to indicate the seal, then the document itself, so that nowadays it is used for all papal documents of special importance that bear, or at least traditionally would have borne, the Pontiff’s seal.
A Mass in honor of Divine Mercy Sunday will be celebrated at St. Joseph’s Church; 1802 Tulane Ave., New Orleans. Archbishop Aymond will be the celebrant.
1:00 p.m. Sacrament of Reconciliation.
1:30 p.m. Rosary and Eucharistic Adoration.
2:30 p.m. Divine Mercy Chaplet will be sung.
3:00 p.m. Holy Mass, followed by a blessing with a relic of
Father Stanley Klores, and all the assisting priests, wish everyone God’s blessings of peace, love and joy of the Easter Season.
The second collection at all Masses, Sunday, March 29, 2015, will be dedicated to St. Patrick’s Education Fund. The Fund enables students struggling with tuition costs to continue their education. Please be generous.
Christians around the world are united in a special way during Lent, Holy Week, and Easter. Our hearts, minds and prayers are also especially aware of the Holy Land. Once a year, on Good Friday, Catholics throughout the world are called on to support Christians in the Holy Land. Many Christians in the Holy Land depend on this collection for their lives.
As a pontifical collection, requested by the Holy Father, the annual Good Friday collection offers a direct link for parishioners to be witnesses of peace and to help protect the Holy Places. When you donate on Good Friday you are doing your part to help support Christians who are a minority in the Holy Land. Please help support our brothers and sisters in the Holy Land by giving to the special Good Friday Collection on April 3, 2015. Additional resources to explain the collection and its work is available at http://www.myfranciscan.org/