Archive for May, 2011

St. Vincent de Paul Society Fundraiser

Friday, May 27th, 2011

Jazzin’ on the River aboard the Riverboat Natchez

June 18, 2011 (the eve of Father’s Day)


Aboard the Riverboat Natchez.  Dinner, dancing and drinks are being provided gratis by the Riverboat Natchez.  Suggested donation $100.00 for an evening of entertainment; raffle of ten $100.00 gift certificates to 10 of New Orleans’ finest restaurants and a silent auction.  For more information  please contact:

Virginia Roddy: (504) 810-8828; Father Arceneaus (504) 453-4744.

Congratulations to Garrett Michael O’Brien

Friday, May 27th, 2011

on his ordination to the Sacred Order of Deacon.  Deacon O’Brien will be deacon for the first time at the 9:30a.m. Solemn High Mass this Sunday at St. Patrick’s Church.

First Saturday – June 4, 2011

Friday, May 27th, 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.

Catholic Fiction – Summer Reading and Guided Discussion

Thursday, May 26th, 2011

Meeting in the rectory every Monday at 6.30 P.M., beginning June 6, 2011.  This year we’ll read novels of two English converts, written in the 1940s: Evelyn Waugh’s Brideshead Revisited and Graham Greene’s The Power and the Glory.  Participants must obtain their own book copies.

Women for Faith and Family – June 1, 2011

Thursday, May 26th, 2011

Women for Faith and Family will meet Wednesday, June 1, 2011 at 6:30 p.m. in the rectory.  All interested in joining the group are invited.  For more information, please  go to: or call Mary Ramirez at 504-899-3048.

St. Patrick’s Respect Life Group

Thursday, May 26th, 2011

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, May 28, 2011 at 9:00 A.M.  Everyone is invited!

Parking Lot Fee – Reminder

Thursday, May 26th, 2011

When parking in the parking lot near the church, remember to select “Church” when you deposit your fee. By selecting “Church” you will receive the discounted charge of only $2.00 that is in effect during all of the Sunday Masses.

June 3 – Day of Prayer and Fasting

Thursday, May 26th, 2011

The Bishops of Louisiana have designated June 3 as a day of prayer and fasting for protection during the hurricane season.