Archive for April, 2011

Married Couples Retreat – May 21-22, 2011

Thursday, April 28th, 2011

Spend quality time enriching your marriage by joining our upcoming Married Couples Retreat at St. Joseph Abbey Christian Life Center. The retreat begins on Saturday, May 21st at 9:00a.m. and ends at 1:00p.m. on Sunday, May 22nd. The theme for the retreat is “Nourished & Cherished.”  For more information call Jason:  (504) 830-3716;

May Crowning – Sunday, May 8, 2011

Thursday, April 28th, 2011

The May crowning of the Blessed Virgin May will take place on Sunday, May 8, 2011 at the 9:30a.m. Mass and 11:00a.m. Mass.

Everyone is encouraged to bring flowers and place them near the statue of the Blessed Virgin Mary.

First Saturday – May 7, 2011

Thursday, April 28th, 2011

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.

St. Vincent De Paul Society Meeting – May 3, 2011

Thursday, April 28th, 2011

A meeting of the St. Vincent de Paul Society will take place in the rectory on Tuesday, May 3, 2011 at 7:00 p.m.  The society is open to anyone wishing to participate.  We’ll be finalizing our goals for the year at this meeting.  If you have any questions, please call Ed Moll at 905-9652.

Blessed Pope John Paul II Prayer Cards and Medals

Thursday, April 28th, 2011

To commemorate the May 1, 2011 beatification of Pope John Paul II, prayer cards and medals will be given to everyone after all Masses this weekend.

Divine Mercy Sunday: May 1, 2011

Tuesday, April 26th, 2011

St. Joseph’s Church, 1802 Tulane Ave., New Orleans

1:30 p.m. Rosary and adoration
2:30 p.m. Divine Mercy chaplet
3:00 p.m. Holy Mass

Celebrant and Homilist – Former Archbishop of New Orleans, Alfred Hughes

Blessing with relic of St. Faustina following Mass.

Annual Archdiocesan Mass for Vocations

Tuesday, April 26th, 2011

The Archdiocese of New Orleans will celebrate the annual Mass for Vocations on Sunday, May 15, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Louis Cathedral. Archbishop Aymond will preside. All priests, sisters, brothers, deacons and people of the Archdiocese are cordially invited to attend. Seminarians, women and men in formation for consecrated life and diaconate candidates will join together in thanking God for their vocation. Everyone present will be invited to pray for those who serve the Archdiocese of New Orleans as priests, sisters, brothers and deacons. For more information, contact the Vocation Office 504-861-6298.

Nominations for Pope John Paul II Award

Tuesday, April 26th, 2011

The Catholic Foundation is seeking nominations for the Pope John Paul II Award.  The award is presented annually to an outstanding Catholic layperson(s) or permanent deacon who resides in the Archdiocese of New Orleans and who exhibits inspirational examples of Christian stewardship.  This year’s award will be presented at The Catholic Foundation’s Annual Dinner held at the Hilton Riverside on Friday, November 18, 2011.

Award nominees should be a practicing Roman Catholic with an outstanding record of volunteer service in the Catholic Community; high moral character; and exemplary values.  Nominations must include the name of the nominee, or nominees if nominating a couple, as well as his or her address, telephone number, resume and letter(s) of recommendation. A nomination form is available on The Catholic Foundation website (  Nominations should be no longer than three pages in length.  All nominations are due to The Catholic Foundation by Friday, May 20.  Please submit nominations to:
The Catholic Foundation, 1000 Howard Ave., Suite 700
New Orleans, LA 70113  or fax to (504) 596-3068.

Easter Flower Donation Envelopes

Wednesday, April 6th, 2011

Envelopes are available in the vestibule for donations to purchase flowers that will be placed on the high altar at Easter. Please complete the envelope form and return it to the rectory, or place it in any collection basket, before the final date: Friday, April 15, 2011.

Palm Sunday – April 17 – Mass Schedule

Wednesday, April 6th, 2011

8:00 a.m. Mass.
9:15 a.m. Solemn High Mass.
11:00 a.m. Procession and Solemn Mass.
Procession by clergy and congregation will start from St. Patrick’s private car parking alley.
5:30 p.m. Mass

Holy Week Schedule

Wednesday, April 6th, 2011

Father Scott Connor – Sunday, April 10

Friday, April 1st, 2011

Father Scott Connor, who also assisted during Mass at St. Patrick’s Church while a seminarian at Notre Dame Seminary, will celebrate his First Solemn High Mass in the Extraordinary Form here at St. Patrick’s Church on Sunday, April 10, 2011 at the 9:30 a.m. Mass. Congratulations, Father Connor!