Archive for October, 2010

Art Gallery Visit for St. Patrick’s Parishioners and Friends

Friday, October 29th, 2010

Complimentary Refreshments and Door Prizes

You are invited to enjoy a very special event – register for great door prizes, including a statue of St. Patrick and other beautiful prizes.

Martine Chaisson Gallery

727 Camp St. (across from St. Patrick’s)
Saturday, November 13, 2010
after the 4:00 and 5:30 Masses until 7:30 pm.

Everyone is invited to this complimentary event of appreciation.
Please come to share St. Patrick’s fellowship.
Bring your family and friends.

First Saturday, November 6, 2010

Friday, October 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.

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Friday, October 22nd, 2010

The Papal Mass at Westminster Cathedral

Archdiocesan News Oracle Correction

Friday, October 22nd, 2010

Deacon Jesse A. Watley, Executive Director Pastoral Services and Archdiocesan News Oracle Editor, has sent out a correction to an erroneous statement that was issued. “We want to make it clear that while Tulane University is free to sponsor any type of lectures they choose, the Archdiocese of New Orleans does not endorse, nor are we encouraging anyone to attend the lecture entitled Can They Do That? The Historical Justification for Women’s Ordinations.”

All Souls Day Envelopes

Friday, October 22nd, 2010

All Souls envelopes are now available in the vestibule of the church. The names of deceased loved ones should be recorded and the envelope delivered to the rectory office, or placed in a collection basket, before All Souls Day, Tuesday, November 2, 2010. The listed names will be remembered at all the Masses  celebrated that day.

All Saints Day and All Souls Day

Friday, October 22nd, 2010

All Saints Day – Monday, November 1, 2010

The Mass schedule at St. Patrick’s Church for the solemnity is as follows:

Sunday, October 31, 2010—Vigil Mass at 5:30pm

Monday, November 1, 2010—11:30am; 12:00pm (noon); 5:15pm

Since the solemnity of All Saints falls on a Monday the precept to attend Mass is abrogated.

All Souls Day—Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Daily Masses at 11:30 a.m. and 12:00 p.m.

Tuesday, November 2, 2010—Solemn Requiem Mass at 7:00pm

Father Victor Celio, O.P.

Friday, October 22nd, 2010

Fr. Victor Celio, O.P., who for the past several years, celebrated Mass at St. Patrick, passed away on October 19 in Pontchatoula, LA. Fr. Victor was recently assigned to St. Joseph Catholic Church in Pontchatoula as Associate Pastor. Many of our parishioners and visitors were inspired by Fr. Victor’s services at St. Patrick, and quickly came to know and admire him. Fr. Victor was a Dominican missionary, who traveled to the Bahamas and Ecuador annually to administer to the people there, as well as to many other countries. Please remember Fr. Victor Celio, his family, the Dominican Community and all who mourn his death in your Masses and prayers. May God grant him eternal rest.

Funeral arrangements are as follows:
Wake: Monday, October 25 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.
St. Joseph Church, 330 W. Pine St., Pontchatoula, LA
Liturgy of Christian Burial: Tuesday, October 26, 2010 at 10:00 a.m.
St. Joseph Church, Pontchatoula.
Burial: Dominican Friar’s Cemetery, Rosaryville

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Friday, October 15th, 2010

Listening and Singing

Holy Mass and Healing Service with Alan Ames

Friday, October 15th, 2010

November 6: Our Lady of Prompt Succor, Thibodaux, LA

November 7: St. Peter, Carencro, LA

November 8: St. Francis Xavier, Metairie, LA

November 9: Our Lady of Mercy, Baton Rouge, LA

November 10: Divine Mercy Parish, Kenner, LA

Alan has traveled world-wide for the past 15 years, sharing his inspiring conversion story and powerful healing ministry in 50 countries, on 6 continents.  Alan’s conversion experiences have caused a dramatic change in his life from a violent alcoholic, to a man of the Sacraments and prayer with mystical experiences. There have been thousands upon thousands of documented spiritual and physical healings. For more information, go to

Catholic Men’s Fellowship – Fifteenth Morning of Men’s Spirituality

Friday, October 15th, 2010

Saturday, October 30, 2010—9:00am – 12:30pm

St. Anthony of Padua Church; 4640 Canal St.

Keynote Speaker:  Phil Lenahan

Mass:  Archbishop Gregory M. Aymond, Celebrant and Homilist

The sacrament of reconciliation will be available.

World Mission Sunday – October 24, 2010

Friday, October 15th, 2010

Pope John Paul II stated in his encyclical Redemptoris Missio, “The Church is missionary by her very nature.”  Pope Benedict XVI reinforces this statement in his 2010 World Mission Sunday message:  “Awareness of the call to proclaim the Gospel encourages every individual member of the faithful…to promote the proclamation of the Gospel in every heart of every person, of every people, culture, race and nationality in every place.”  Please join in the mission of the Church, by sharing in the celebration and collection on this year’s World Mission Sunday next week, October 24th.

St. Patrick’s Respect Life Group

Friday, October 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, October 23, 2010 at 9:00 A.M. Everyone is invited!