Archive for July, 2012

Music Sheet – July 29

Friday, July 27th, 2012

Click here for the July 29 music insert.

Extraordinary Minister of Holy Communion

Thursday, July 26th, 2012

Upon request, Elliotte Harold an Extraordinary Minister of Holy Communion for St. Patrick’s parish, will take the sacrament of Eucharist to any homebound member who is unable to attend Mass to receive Holy Communion. Please call Elliotte at 504-833-2715 to schedule an appointment.

Retrouvaille/Rediscovery Program

Thursday, July 26th, 2012

A Retrouvaille/Rediscovery program for couples experiencing marital difficulties will be held in Lafayette on the weekend of Aug. 24-26, and in Baton Rouge on Sept. 21-23. Retrouvaille is a program sponsored by the Catholic Church that applies to couples living either separated, divorced or disconnected lives who want to save their marriage. The program consists of a weekend followed by six follow-up sessions along with a monthly support group. For information and/or registration, contact 337-456-8075 in Lafayette, and 225-261-1901 in Baton Rouge.

Mass for God’s Special Children

Thursday, July 26th, 2012

Sunday, August 5 – 2:00 PM
St. Francis Xavier Church; 444 Metairie Road
Everyone is welcome – refreshments served after Mass. 
For further information, contact Jay Zainey at 834-5865 or visit the website at

First Saturday – August 4, 2012

Thursday, July 26th, 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.

Homily Series on the Mass

Thursday, July 26th, 2012

The next element of the Year of Renewal: Offering a Worthy Sacrifice of Praise, will be a series of homilies on the Mass beginning on the 17th Sunday of the Church Year (July 29, 2012) and ending on the 21st Sunday (August 26, 2012). Archbishop Aymond has asked that all priests and deacons preach on the Mass each of these weekends.

Willwoods Married Couples Retreat

Monday, July 23rd, 2012

St. Joseph Abbey
September 15-16, 2012
Spend a weekend get-a-way with your spouse. Join the upcoming Married Couples Retreat at St. Joseph Abbey Christian Life Center. Retreat begins: Saturday, September 15th at 9:00 am.
Retreat ends: Sunday, September 16th.
Theme: What God Has Joined.
Please call Jason Angelette: (504) 830-3716 or visit the website: for more information.

Cross Catholic Outreach – August 4 & 5

Monday, July 23rd, 2012

Delivering Food, Shelter and Hope to the Poorest of the Poor.

On the weekend of August 4 & 5, 2012 we will welcome Monsignor Ted Bertagni who will be here on behalf of Cross Catholic Outreach., a Christ-centered ministry founded to help the poor throughout the world. The organization assist the desperate families through a network of church-based ministries: feeding centers, orphanages, schools, clinics, job-training centers and home-building programs. They also serve as a disaster relief organization when the need arises.

By meeting the urgent needs of the poor with a cost-effective approach to purchasing and distribution, Cross Catholic ensures that more of your contribution reaches the poor.

Please be generous to this worthy cause.

St. Patrick’s Respect Life Group

Monday, July 23rd, 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, July 28, 2012 at 9:00 A.M. Everyone is invited!

Music Sheet – July 15

Thursday, July 12th, 2012

Click here for the July 15 music insert.

Marriage Enrichment: Willwoods Supper and Substance

Thursday, July 12th, 2012

Fifth Annual Diocesan-Wide Supper and Substance
Friday, July 20, 2012; 7:00 pm—9:30 pm
Mid-City Lanes Rock ‘N’ Bowl—3000 South Carrollton Avenue
Tickets: $65 per couple
Includes food, drinks, bowling and a rockin’ good time!
Special guest speaker couple: Molly & Joe Lombardi (Saints QB coach)
Musical guest: Peace of Cake Band
For tickets: Jason Angeletee at (504) 830-3716.

Black and Indian Missions

Thursday, July 12th, 2012

Evangelization and 125 years of service among the Black, Indian, Eskimo and Aleute communities has been the singular purpose of the Black and Indian Mission Collection. The funds from the annual appeal have been responsible for continuing the Church’s faithful support in the evangelization needs of the Black and Native American communities in the United States. At all Masses this weekend the second collection will be taken to help support this special mission. Please be generous.