Sunday, March 10, 2013 at 4:00 p.m .Please join us this Rose Sunday in Lent (Lætare or “Rejoice” Sunday) for Solemn Vespers (evening prayer) offered with the special intention of the cardinals gathering at the conclave to elect the new pope. The service includes hymns, chanted Psalms, sacred Scripture, prayers, and the singing of the Canticle of Our Lady, the Magnificat. The afternoon culminates with Benediction of the Most Blessed Sacrament. All are most welcome to attend.
Archive for February, 2013
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.
After the noon Mass on February 28, St. Patrick’s will have Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament at 12:30, Rosary at 12:45, and Solemn Benediction and Te Deum at 1:00pm in thanksgiving for Pope Benedict XVI.
Next week the Rock ‘n’ Roll New Orleans Marathon & 1/2 will take place. Because of this event, travel in the CBD will be restricted on Sunday morning February 24, 2013. The New Orleans Police Department has been advised of St. Patrick’s location inside of the marathon’s route, and of our arrangement with race organizers to allow access to designated route crossings for those parishioners attending the Sunday morning Masses. The access pass MUST BE DISPLAYED ON THE DASHBOARD OF THE CAR if you intend to cross the race route. Copies of the official access pass are available in the vestibule of the church. Please follow the directions carefully, observing all of the regulations.
The cooking and baking committees are being organized by Mary Trentacoste while the men of Ozanam Inn construct the altar. Many hands and recipes, along with any talent that can be offered, are needed to prepare the altar in honor of St. Joseph.
If you would like to become part of this committee contact Mary Trentacoste: (504) 362-7251; (504) 452-4682 or call the rectory office. Monetary donations are also being accepted to defray the cost of food and building the altar. Please make checks payable to Ozanam Inn; place them in the collection basket or deliver to the rectory office.
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, February 23, 2013 at 9:00 A.M. Everyone is invited!
Copies of Archbishop Aymond’s Pastoral Letter, which was read at all Masses this weekend, can be found in the vestibule.
The Archdiocesan Golden Anniversary celebration will take place on Sunday, June 2, 2013 at 3:00 p.m. in St. Philip Neri Church, Metairie. To register, please contact the parish rectory office: (504) 525-4413, before Friday, February 22, 2013.
Mardi Gras—Tuesday, February 12, 2013
St. Patrick’s and St. John the Baptist Churches will be closed all day.
The Tuesday, Requiem Mass at St. John the Baptist is cancelled.
The Cenacle of Our Loving Mother will be held this month at St. Patrick’s Church.
Saturday, February 16, 2013; 9:00 a.m.—11:00 a.m.
Eucharistic Adoration, Rosary, Confession, Novena and Holy Mass.
Everyone is invited to attend.