Archive for September, 2010

New Liturgical Movement: Solemn Mass in the Usus Antiquior at Notre Dame Seminary, New Orleans

Tuesday, September 28th, 2010

The New Liturgical Movement featured a story about a Mass celebrated by Fr. Klores at Notre Dame Seminary on September 14, 2010. Click the link for the full story.

Solemn Mass In Usus Antiquior at Notre Dame Seminary

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Pictures from the Evening of Celebration 2010

Monday, September 27th, 2010

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First Saturday – October 2, 2010

Monday, September 27th, 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.

Morning of Prayer and Reflection: Growing in Grace with Mary at Our Side

Monday, September 27th, 2010

Sponsored by Magnificat Metairie and The MIR Group
Wednesday, September 29, 2010, 8:30am to 12:00 Noon
St. Francis Xavier Church – 444 Metairie Rd., Metairie, LA 70005
Guest Speakers:  Johnnette Benkovic; Fr. Mark Beard; Marilyn Quirk Music by Jamie Diliberto—Everyone is invited.

Men’s Morning of Spirituality

Friday, September 17th, 2010

The 15th Morning of Spirituality will be held on Saturday, October 30 at St. Anthony of Padua Church on Canal Street starting at 9:00AM and closing after mass at 1:00PM. Speaker will be Phil Lenahan. After years with an international accounting firm and as a financial executive for a Fortune 500 company, Phil left the commercial marketplace with a passion to help others understand how God wants us to manage our finances by the tenets of our Catholic Faith.
Coffee and donuts at 8:15AM. Sacrament of Reconciliation available. Celebrant and homilist will be Archbishop Gregory Aymond.

2011 March for Life – Archdiocesan Youth Trip

Friday, September 17th, 2010

Each year, concerned citizens opposed to abortion have gathered at the annual March for Life in Washington, D.C., to protest the Supreme Court’s Roe v. Wade decision and to witness to respect for all human life. The CYO/Youth Ministry Office of the Archdiocese of New Orleans is again pleased to sponsor a youth trip to the March for Life. The trip will be chaperoned by the CYO/Youth Ministry Office and adults from the parishes and high schools. The deadline to register is Thursday, Oct. 14, 2010
Complete information is available at:, including trip flier, itinerary, packing list, and various permission forms or call: John Smestad, Jr. 504-836-0551, ext. 23 or Cecilia Matherne at ext. 21.

St. Patrick’s Respect Life Group

Friday, September 17th, 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, September 25, 2010 at 9:00 A.M. Everyone is invited!

A Message from the Pastor

Friday, September 10th, 2010

On the occasion of the third anniversary of the promulgation of the Motu Proprio SUMMORUM PONTIFICUM by Pope Benedict XVI granting permission for the unrestricted celebration of the Traditional Roman Rite throughout the Church.

Click here to read it.

St. John Bosco World-Wide Relic Tour

Friday, September 10th, 2010

Monday, September 20, 2010—7:00 a.m—9:00 p.m.
St. Rosalie Church – 608 First Ave., Harvey, LA
Tuesday, September 21, 2010 – 10:00 a.m.—12:00 p.m.
Alario Center—2000 Segnette Blvd., Westwego, LA
Youth Rally with special Mass and homily celebrated by Archbishop Gregory Aymond, assisting bishops, priests, deacons, religious, area schools and those devoted to St. John Bosco, the Apostle of Youth and Education.
Tuesday, September 21, 2010 – 5:00 p.m.—10:00 p.m.
St. John Bosco Church—2114 Oakmere Dr., Harvey, LA

Help Connect the World with God’s Word!

Friday, September 10th, 2010

Next week you will have the opportunity to participate in the Collection for the Catholic Communication Campaign. Collection proceeds support a wide variety of media projects that spread the gospel message and connect communities and individuals to their faith and to the Church. Please contribute generously in the Collection, and visit for more info. Remember, half of the collected funds stay right here to support diocesan media projects.

St. John the Baptist Morning of Prayer

Friday, September 10th, 2010

The Cenacle of Our Loving Mother
Saturday, September 18, 2010; 9:00 a.m.—11:00 a.m.
Eucharistic Adoration, Rosary, Confession, Novena and Holy Mass.
Everyone is invited.

My House Men’s Group

Thursday, September 2nd, 2010

The Archdiocese of New Orleans is beginning a confidential Catholic 12-step program for men struggling with an addiction to pornography called the “My House Men’s Group.” For information: (504)430-3060 or email: