Archive for May, 2012

Requiem Mass – June 12, 2012

Thursday, May 31st, 2012

St. John the Baptist Church
1139 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd. (formerly Dryades St.)
Tuesday, June 12, 2012
6:30 p.m.—Rosary
7:00 p.m.—Mass
Parking on premises; enter through the gate on South Rampart Street. Everyone is invited. SECURITY PROVIDED

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Special Mass for God’s Special Children

Friday, May 25th, 2012

Sunday, June 3 – 2:00PM
St. Francis Xavier Church – 444 Metairie Road
All invited to participate with special needs children, family and friends. For further information, contact Joy Zainey at 834-5865 or visit website www.godsspecialchildren.org

St. Paul Daily and Sunday Missals

Friday, May 25th, 2012

We welcome the Daughters of St. Paul who will be visiting our parish this Sunday and will have on display the beautiful new Daily Missal. The missal will be available at all the Masses: Daily Missal—$45.95; Sunday Missal—$26.95. To contact the sisters please call the Pauline Books and Media Center: (504) 887-7631 or visit the email site: neworleans@paulinemedia.com.

The Daughters of St. Paul are consecrated women who communicate Christ’s love to all people using all forms of media.

First Saturday – June 2, 2012

Friday, May 25th, 2012

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.

Retrouvaille Weekend for Troubled Marriages

Tuesday, May 22nd, 2012

Retrouvaille is a program designed to provide help and support to married couples who are undergoing difficulties in their relationship. Sponsored by the Catholic Church, Retrouvaille is open to couples of all faiths. It has proven helpful to couples who are troubled and stressed, or if the relationship has grown cold and distant. The next Retrouvaille Weekend will be July 6-8, 2012, at the Lumen Christi Retreat Center in Schriever, Louisiana. For additional information or to have information mailed to you contact Family Life Apostolate office at (504) 861-6243

Peter’s Pence Collection – May 27

Tuesday, May 22nd, 2012

The special second collection will be taken next weekend, May 26 & 27, 2012, for the Peter’s Pence Collection (Collection for the Holy Father). This collection gives us the opportunity to extend a sign of peace to the Body of Christ around the world. Our gifts to this annual Collection help the Holy Father strengthen dioceses, religious orders, and struggling communities of faith when they need it most. Please be generous to this vital collection.

St. Patrick’s Respect Life Group

Tuesday, May 22nd, 2012

St. Patrick’s Respect Life Group 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 26, 2012 at 9:00 A.M. Everyone is invited!

Friday, June 1 – A Day of Fasting

Tuesday, May 22nd, 2012

The Bishops of Louisiana have designated Friday, June 1, 2012 as a day of prayer and fasting for protection during the hurricane season and for safety in this time of flooding.

First Holy Communion – June 10

Tuesday, May 22nd, 2012

First Holy Communion will take place at St. Patrick’s Church on June 10, 2012, the Feast of Corpus Christi, at the 9:30 AM and 11:00 AM Masses.  If you are a parishioner of the parish and would like your child to receive First Eucharist, please contact the rectory at 525-4413.

May Crowning, Sunday May 13

Tuesday, May 8th, 2012

The May crowning of the Blessed Virgin Mary will take place on Sunday, May 13, 2012 at the 9:30a.m. Mass and the 11:00a.m. Mass. Everyone is encouraged to bring flowers and place them near the statue of the Blessed Virgin Mary.

Annual Mother’s Day Rosary Crusade for Life

Tuesday, May 8th, 2012

Saturday, May 12, 2012; 8:00a.m.—9:30a.m.
Causeway Medical Clinic; 3044 Ridgelake Drive, Metairie
The 14th Annual Mother’s Day Rosary Crusade for Life, led by Archbishop Gregory Aymond and priests from this archdiocese, will pray the twenty decades of the rosary followed by the inspirational testimony of Sarah Hull and her miracle baby. Please invite your friends and relatives to participate. For more information please call Pam Richard at (504) 460-9360 or (985) 809-0773.

Solemn Requiem Mass

Tuesday, May 8th, 2012

St. John the Baptist Church
1139 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd. (formerly Dryades St.)
Tuesday, May 8, 2012
6:30 p.m.—Rosary
7:00 p.m.—Mass
Parking on premises; enter through the gate on South Rampart Street. Everyone is invited. SECURITY PROVIDED