Archive for January, 2010

Vocation Discernment Retreat

Friday, January 29th, 2010

Friday evening, February 26 – Sunday morning, February 28, 2010
Carmelite Spirit Life Center, Lacombe, LA
A “Totus Tuus Discernment Retreat Weekend” is being sponsored by the Archdiocesan Vocation Office for men (high school seniors; college age and over) who are interested in taking a closer look at diocesan priesthood. A staff of diocesan priests and seminarians will host the weekend and Archbishop Aymond will participate. The retreat is an insider’s look at the life of a parish priest, with time for discussion, questions, prayer, reflection and socializing. There is no charge for the weekend. For more information and registration, call the Vocation Office at (504) 861-6298. Email: vocations@archdiocese –no.org.

Vocation Weekend for High School Seniors and College Men

Friday, January 29th, 2010

Thursday, February 18 – Saturday, February 20, 2010
St. Joseph Seminary College, Covington, LA
A “Come and See Vocation Discernment Weekend” will start on Thursday night so participants can also experience a day of seminary classes on Friday. There is no cost for the weekend and availability is limited and will be allotted on a first come, first served basis. For more information or to register, call the Archdiocesan Vocation Office at (504) 861-6298; email: vocations@archiocese-no.org.

Praying with the Mystics

Friday, January 29th, 2010

Thursday evenings: February 18 & 25; March 4 & 11, 2010
6:30 p.m.—8:45 p.m.
Archdiocesan Spirituality Center (Notre Dame Seminary Campus)
Fee: $30.00; registration required.
A four session Lenten Series presented by the Archdiocesan Spirituality Center will focus on four great Christian Mystics: St. Francis of Assisi, St. Catherine of Siena, St. Teresa of Jesus, and St. John of the Cross. Consider this a Lenten invitation by four of our Saints to share their intimacy with the Lord and to pray with their graced insights. Call 861-3254 for information or to register.

Sunday Afternoon Rosary and Benediction

Friday, January 29th, 2010

3:00 p.m.—5:00 p.m.
Starting Sunday, January 31, 2010 a rosary will be said at St. Patrick’s Church for the intentions of our priests, the Haitian people, our city and the nation. The rosary will be followed with Benediction. All are invited.

First Saturday, February 6, 2010

Friday, January 29th, 2010

Crusade for the Conversion of Greater New Orleans 9:00 a.m.—12:00 p.m. Eucharistic Adoration, Rosary, Confession, Novena and Holy Mass. All are invited.

Feast of the Presentation of the Lord

Friday, January 29th, 2010

Tuesday, February 2, 2010 is also known as Candlemas Day. Blessed candles will be available in the church. please limit one box per family. A voluntary donation of $10.00 per box is suggested.

St. Blaise – Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Friday, January 29th, 2010

Blessing of throats will take place before and after the 11:30 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. (noon) Masses.

Special Mass – Sunday, February 7, 2010

Friday, January 22nd, 2010

Special Needs Children and Their Families
Sunday, February 7, 2010 at 2:00 PM
St. Francis Xavier – 444 Metairie Road
Everyone is welcome!
Website: www.godsspecialchildren.org
Information: Contact Jay Zainey at 834-5865

Divine Mercy Conference 2010

Friday, January 22nd, 2010

God’s Mercy Endures Forever
Saturday, April 10, 2010
Cajundome Convention Center; Lafayette, LA
All are invited to attend the “Divine Mercy Conference 2010.” Speakers include Marcus Grodi, Television Host and Founder/President of Coming Home Network International; along with: Reverend Hampton Davis, Pastor of Our Lady Queen of Peace Church, Lafayette; Reverend Michael Champagne, Community of Jesus Crucified; Immaculee Llibagiza, Rwandan genocide survivor and author; Dr. Bryan Thatcher, MD, Founder of Eucharistic Apostles of Divine Mercy; and Annie Karto, Catholic singer/songwriter.
To register please contact Mary Bergeron: 337-654-8682
online at mbergeron@centralregiononline.org
or visit: www.centralregiononline.org

St. Patrick’s Choir – Joyful Noise Unto the Lord

Friday, January 15th, 2010

Come sing with the choir and create joyful noise unto the Lord. Contact Joseph Hoppe, Music and Choir Director at 391-2918.

Mass of Christian Unity

Friday, January 15th, 2010

Monday, January 18, 2010
6:30 pm Rosary
7:00 pm Holy Mass
St. Clement of Rome Church
W. Esplanade & Richland Sts.; Metairie, LA
Father Joseph Cazenavette, Celebrant
Immediately following the Mass, Father Cazenavette will give a talk to help explain the move on the part of the Vatican to make it  easier for Anglicans to come into full union with the Catholic Church. Please join the other prayer groups planning to attend this Unity  Mass.

St. Patrick’s Respect Life Group

Friday, January 15th, 2010

Saint Patrick’s Respect Life Group, led by Father Klores, will pray a rosary in front of Louisiana’s largest abortion facility, on the corner of Ridgelake Drive and 20th Street in Metairie, Saturday, January 23, 2010 at 9:00 A.M. Everyone is invited!