Archive for December, 2013

St. Patrick’s Respect Life Group

Thursday, December 26th, 2013

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, December 28, 2013 at 9:00 A.M. Everyone is invited!

Music Sheet: December 15, 22, 24, 25, 29

Thursday, December 26th, 2013

Click here for the December 15 music insert.

Click here for the December 22 music insert.

Click here for the December 24 music insert.

Click here for the December 25 music insert.

Click here for the December 29 music insert.

In Memory Of – 2014 Envelopes

Wednesday, December 18th, 2013

Names are now being accepted for the 2014 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 6, 2014. The completed envelope can be deposited in any Mass collection basket or hand delivered to the rectory office.

Morning of Prayer

Wednesday, December 18th, 2013

The Cenacle of Our Loving Mother will be held at St. John the Baptist
Saturday, December 21, 2013; 9:00 a.m.—11:00 a.m.
Eucharistic Adoration, Rosary, Confession, Novena and Holy Mass.
Secure parking on premises, enter through the gate on South Rampart St. Everyone is invited. SECURITY PROVIDED.

New Orleans Opera’s MetroPelican production of HANSEL AND GRETEL

Wednesday, December 18th, 2013

for children of all ages

Sunday, December 22, 2013 at 2:30 p.m.
St. John the Baptist Church; 1139 Oretha C. Haley Blvd.
This engaging 45 minute production of the classic favorite is a fully staged and costumed reenactment of the Grimm Brothers’ fairy tale. For information call: (504) 581-3701
Sponsored by: Felicity Redevelopment, Inc., New Zion Baptist Church, and Trinity Episcopal Church.

Christmas Season 2013 Schedule

Wednesday, December 18th, 2013

Tuesday, December 24, 2013—Vigil of Christmas

Security will be provided
No midday Mass
4:00 p.m. Mass (Ordinary Form with carols)
5:30 p.m. Mass (Ordinary Form with carols)

Solemn Mass of Midnight—Gregorian Latin Mass

Security will be provided
11:00 p.m. Doors open for Midnight Mass
11:15 p.m. Music begins
12:00 a.m. Solemn High Mass of Midnight
St. Patrick’s Choir will sing Messe de Minuit pour Noel by Marc-Antoine Charpentier

Wednesday, December 25, 2013—Christmas

9:30 a.m. Solemn Mass of the Dawn (Ordinary Form)
11:00 a.m. Solemn Mass of the Day (Ordinary Form)
5:30 p.m. No Mass

SOLEMNITY OF MARY, MOTHER OF GOD
HOLY DAY OF OBLIGATION

Tuesday, December 31, 2013—Vigil

5:30 p.m. Mass

Wednesday, January 1, 2014—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.

Retirement Fund for Religious: December 14-15

Thursday, December 5th, 2013

Senior Catholic sisters, brothers, and religious order priests spent years working in Catholic schools, hospitals, and social-service agencies, often with little, if any, pay. Their sacrifices now leave their religious communities without adequate savings for retirement and elder care. The second collection next weekend will be taken for the Retirement Fund for Religious. Please be especially generous.

A Festival of Nine Lessons & Carols – Sunday, December 15

Thursday, December 5th, 2013

Immaculate Conception Church (Jesuit Church on Baronne St.).
Sunday, December 15, 2013 at 3:00 P.M.
The parishes of Immaculate Conception and St. Patrick will jointly sponsor a very prayerful and moving annual tradition called A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols. Don’t miss this extraordinarily beautiful experience of sacred scripture and music as we recall the longings of the human race, and their fulfillment, in the Nativity of Our Lord.

St. Lucy of Syracuse – Patron Saint of Eye Diseases

Thursday, December 5th, 2013

St. John the Baptist Church
Saturday, December 14, 2013 at 4:00 P.M.
You are warmly welcomed to attend the occasion of the 86th Anniversary Mass honoring St. Lucy of Syracuse. All are invited to attend, especially those who suffer from eye ailments to venerate the St. Lucy relic immediately after Mass.

Solemn Requiem Mass sponsored by Purgatorial Society

Thursday, December 5th, 2013

St. John the Baptist Church; 1139 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd.
Tuesday, December 10, 2013
6:30 p.m.—Rosary; 7:00 p.m.—Mass
The Solemn Requiem Mass will be offered for all the deceased members of St. Patrick’s Church and St. John the Baptist Church.
Parking on premises; enter through the gate on South Rampart Street. Everyone is invited. SECURITY PROVIDED

The Immaculate Conception: Monday, December 9

Thursday, December 5th, 2013

The Feast of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary, in the Ordinary Form, has been transferred to Monday, December 9, 2013. The Mass schedule: 11: 30 A.M.; 12:15 P.M. and 5:30 P.M.

No Vigil Mass.

Music Sheet: December, December 1, December 8

Thursday, December 5th, 2013

Click here for the December music insert.

Click here for the December 1 music insert.

Click here for the December 8 music insert.