Archive for November, 2012

Christmas Season Schedule

Friday, November 30th, 2012

Monday, December 24
Christmas Vigil Masses

Ordinary Form with Carols
4:00 p.m. & 5:30 p.m.

Solemn High Mass of Midnight
Extraordinary Form with St. Patrick’s Choirs & Orchestra
St. Patrick’s Choir will sing
Franz Peter Schubert’s Mass in G major.
Doors open 11:00 p.m.
Music begins at 11:15 p.m.

Tuesday, December 25
CHRISTMAS DAY MASSES

NO 8:00AM Mass

9:30am Solemn Mass of the Dawn
Ordinary Form

11am Solemn Mass of the Day
Ordinary Form

NO 5:30PM Mass

SOLEMNITY OF MARY, MOTHER OF GOD
HOLY DAY OF OBLIGATION

Monday, December 31, 2012 — Vigil
5:30 p.m. Mass

Tuesday, January 1, 2013 — Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God
9:30 a.m. Mass
11:00 a.m. Solemn Mass (Ordinary Form)

Confessions will be heard before all Masses;
ending 15 minutes before the start of Mass.

Music Sheet: December 2 and December

Friday, November 30th, 2012

Click here for the December 2 music insert.

Click here for the December music insert.

Lessons and Carols

Friday, November 30th, 2012

The annual Festival Of Nine Lessons And Carols will be performed by St. Patrick’s Chamber Choir on Sunday, December 16, 2012 at 7:30pm. Immediately after the performance a reception will be held in the rectory. Everyone is most cordially invited to attend.

Retirement Fund for Religious – December 8 & 9

Friday, November 30th, 2012

Senior Catholic sisters, brothers, and religious order priests spent years working in Catholic schools, hospitals, and social-service agencies, often for little, if any, pay. Please give to those who have given a lifetime and donate to the Retirement Fund for Religious collection the weekend of December 8 & 9, 2012.

St. Patrick’s Chamber Singers To Present Opera Soiree

Friday, November 30th, 2012

In Honor of Father Stanley Klores
Wednesday, December 5, 2012
7:00 P.M. in the church rectory
Refreshments and cake will be served

Everyone is cordially invited to enjoy an ensemble of opera favorites sung by the members of St. Patrick’s Chamber Singers, in honor of our pastor, Father Stanley Klores.
Admission is free, but a donation to the Music Fund is always appreciated.

In Memory Of 2013 – Envelopes

Tuesday, November 20th, 2012

Names are now being accepted for the 2013 In Memory Of listing on the back of the Sunday Bulletin. Envelope forms, found in the narthex of the church should be completed and returned to the rectory office no later than Monday, January 7, 2013. The completed envelope can be deposited in any Mass collection basket or hand delivered to the rectory office.

Christmas Flowers for the High Altar

Tuesday, November 20th, 2012

Envelopes for the annual giving of flowers to be placed on the high altar during the Christmas season are available in the narthex. Monday, December 17, 2012 is the final date for submitting a request.

Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception – December 8, 2012

Tuesday, November 20th, 2012

The Blessed Mother under the title of the Immaculate Conception is the Patron of the United States. The precept to attend Mass is not abrogated on the solemnity of our patron saint.

Friday, December 7, 2012
Vigil Mass at 5:30 P.M.

Saturday, December 8, 2012
Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception
Mass at 9:00 A.M.

First Saturday: December 1, 2012

Tuesday, November 20th, 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.

Solemnity of Christ the King: November 25, 2012

Friday, November 16th, 2012

The Solemnity of Christ The King, Sunday, November 25, 2012. Our traditional end of the year Eucharistic Procession and Solemn Benediction will take place between the 9:15A.M. and 11:00 A.M. Masses. Note the change in the 9:30A.M. Mass to 9:15A.M. that applies only to this Sunday.

St. Patrick’s Respect Life Group

Friday, November 16th, 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, November 24, 2012 at 9:00 A.M. Everyone is invited!

St. Patrick’s Thanksgiving Holiday Schedule

Friday, November 16th, 2012

Thursday, November 22, 2012
Mass: 9:00 A.M.

Friday, November 23, 2012
Mass: 11:30A.M. and 12 P.M. (noon).

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.

A BLESSED HOLIDAY TO ALL