Archive for November, 2010

Our Parish Christmas Tree

Wednesday, November 24th, 2010

Let’s decorate our Christmas tree here at St. Patrick’s!

Sunday, December 5, 2010; After the Sunday morning Masses.

It is time to decorate our tree and light he lights. Bring an ornament, and some good ideas, to make our tree the brightest on Camp St. A lite brunch will be served. For more information:  525-4413.

Ladies Luncheon at St. Patrick’s for Ozanam Inn

Wednesday, November 24th, 2010

On Thursday, December 9th, St. Patrick will host a casual LADIES LUNCHEON in the rectory.  Ladies will be asked to bring 1 or 2  Christmas gift bags for the men at the Ozanam Inn, who are in the rehabilitation program.  These residents do not leave the Inn, so this is a wonderful way to share our Christmas Spirit with them.  The cost of the luncheon is $10.00 per lady.  To learn more about suggested gift items and the value of the gift, please call the rectory at 525-4413.  Reservation(s) by December 6th are required.  Limited availability.

St. Patrick’s Respect Life Group

Wednesday, November 24th, 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, November 27, 2010 at 9:00 A.M.  Everyone is invited!

Prayer Vigil for Nascent Life

Wednesday, November 24th, 2010

On Saturday, November 27th at St. Peter’s Basilica, Pope Benedict XVI will celebrate a “Vigil for All Nascent Human Life”. The Holy Father has also requested that “all Diocesan Bishops of every particular church preside in analogous celebrations involving the faithful in their respective parishes, religious communities, associations and movements.”

Given the importance of the Holy Father’s request, St. Patrick’s Church will join the worldwide vigil for the Unborn Child with Adoration and Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament on Saturday, November 27, 2010, from 6:30pm – 7:30pm.  All are encouraged to attend and invite others to attend as well.

St. Patrick’s Thanksgiving Holiday Schedule

Friday, November 12th, 2010

Thursday, Nov. 25, 2010—Mass:  9:00 A.M.

Friday, Nov. 26, 2010—Mass: 11:30 A.M. & 12:00 P.M.

The church will be open only during the scheduled Masses on Thursday and Friday.  The rectory office will be closed both days of the Thanksgiving holiday.

Happy Thanksgiving!

St. John the Baptist Morning of Prayer at St. Patrick’s This Month

Friday, November 12th, 2010

The Cenacle of Our Loving Mother

Saturday, November 20, 2010; 9:00 a.m.—11:00 a.m.

Eucharistic Adoration, Rosary, Confession, Novena and Holy Mass.

Woman’s New Life Center

Friday, November 12th, 2010

The Woman’s New Life Center (WNLC) is a Christian organization promoting the sanctity of human life, the dignity of women, and the sacredness of sexuality by assisting women and girls who are unprepared for pregnancy.  A speaker will be at all the Masses this weekend to explain more about WNLC and to invite everyone to their third annual fundraiser, Fais Do Do – November 19, 2010. For more information and to purchase tickets:(504) 496-0212;

Christ the King – November 21

Friday, November 12th, 2010

Next Sunday our traditional end of the year Eucharistic Procession and Solemn Benediction will take place between the 9:15am and the 11:00am Masses. Note the change in the Mass schedule from 9:30am to 9:15am that applies only to this Sunday.

Persons planning to attend the 11:00am Solemn Mass, wishing to participate in the Solemn Benediction, should arrive by 10:30am.

November 7 Insert

Friday, November 5th, 2010

The Beauty of Christ and The Beauty of the Liturgy

Magnificat – A Ministry to Catholic Women

Friday, November 5th, 2010

Everyone is invited to our Advent Breakfast

Thursday, December 9, 2010; 9:00 A.M.—Noon

Jefferson Orleans South; 2536 Edenborn Ave.; Metairie

Shannon Brennan Mayeaux will speak on missionaries in Mexico.

Reservations $20; please make your reservation before Dec. 3, 2010. Send a “Magnificat Metairie” check to:

Jane Margavio, 1005 Maryland Ave., Metairie, LA  70062.

Information (504) 466-2010.

Parish Council Meeting – Tuesday, November 16

Friday, November 5th, 2010

Father Klores has extended an invitation to all members of St. Patrick’s Parish Council  to attend the upcoming meeting:

Tuesday, November 16, 2010 at 7:00 pm in the rectory.

Refreshments will be served.
Please RSVP the rectory office: 525-4413 or email

Veterans Day – Thursday, November 11

Friday, November 5th, 2010

God of our Fathers, Shepherd of Thy people, Lord of free men’s souls, bless Thou our nation with a valiant, Godly spirit, with a vision to see, with the courage to try, with the power to achieve, that, marching behind Thee, Thy people shall not perish. God, bless our America! Hear our prayer for our united peoples, grant guidance to our leaders, protection to our sons, and teach each of us Thy way of life in good will and peace. Amen.

Francis Cardinal Spellman