Archive for April, 2014

Music Sheets – April

Monday, April 28th, 2014

Click here for the April music insert.

Click here for the April 13 music insert.

Click here for the April 17 (Holy Thursday) music insert.

Click here for the April 18 (Good Friday) music insert.

Click here for the April 19 (Easter Vigil) music insert.

Click here for the April 20 – 11:00am music insert.

Click here for the April 20 – 5:30pm music insert.

Click here for the April 27 music insert.

Marian Movement of Priests – May 17

Monday, April 28th, 2014

All children of Mary are invited to our Marian Movement of Priests Area Cenacle for southern Louisiana on Saturday, May 17, 2014 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 1139 Oretha C. Haley Boulevard, New Orleans from 9:00 a.m. to 12 Noon.
This Area Cenacle will include Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament; recitation of the Holy Rosary; Confessions; Holy Mass, with Father Joseph Doyle and Father Stanley Klores concelebrating; a reading from the book To the Priests, Our Lady’s Beloved Sons; and May Crowning of the Blessed Mother (bring flowers).
Area MMP cenacles are being held around the United States during the month of May as a demonstration of unity and solidarity with all of the other MMP cenacles throughout the country and the world. These area cenacles are intended to serve as an encouragement for those who already meet regularly in cenacles and to inspire more people to form cenacles of their own in their homes and parishes. Everyone is invited to participate. Admission is free.

First Saturday – May 3

Monday, April 28th, 2014

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.

Eucharistic Adoration Society First Friday Latin Mass – May 2

Monday, April 28th, 2014

The Eucharistic Adoration Society’s First Friday Devotions will be held on Friday, May 2, 2014 at St. Patrick’s Church. Eucharistic Adoration, Rosary and Confessions followed by Holy Mass in the Extraordinary Form. Everyone is invited. Security provided.

Easter Triduum

Monday, April 28th, 2014

Father Klores extends a sincere “thank you” to all the priests, servers, acolytes and readers whose participation deepened the full meaning of the liturgies during the Easter Triduum, and to St. Patrick’s Choir whose choral presentations added to the beauty of the solemnity. Gratitude is also extended to everyone who helped make this Solemnity of solemnities a truly prayerful and joyous occasion at St. Patrick’s Church.

Parish Lenten Retreat

Thursday, April 3rd, 2014


Friday, April 4—Monday, April 7, 2014

Friday, April 4
5:30 p.m. Confessions
6:30 p.m. First Friday Mass
7:30 p.m. Talk: “St. Patrick”

Saturday, April 5
10:00 a.m. First Saturday Mass
4:00 p.m. Vigil Mass
5:30 p.m. Vigil Mass

Sunday, April 6
8:00 a.m. Sunday Mass
9:30 a.m. Solemn Mass (Extraordinary Form)
11:00 a.m. Solemn Mass
5:30 p.m. Sunday Mass

Monday, April 7
6:00 p.m. Meet and Greet reception with parishioners in rectory.

Born in 1955 in Massachusetts, The Very Rev. Cassian Folsom, O.S.B. has been a monk since 1979 and a priest since 1984. He served as the pro-President of the Pontificio Istituto Liturgico at the Athenaeum of Sant’ Anselmo from 1997 to 2000, and is the founding prior of the Monastery of San Benedetto, located in Norcia, Italy, the birthplace of St. Benedict. Father Cassian is also a member of the Society for Catholic Liturgy, and is the author of numerous studies on Roman Catholic liturgy. In 2010, Pope Benedict XVI named Father Cassian as a consulter to the Congregation on Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments.

Everyone is cordially invited to all services and events.

Music Sheet – April 6

Thursday, April 3rd, 2014

Click here for the April 6 music insert.

Holy Week and Easter Schedule

Thursday, April 3rd, 2014

Confessions will be heard for 30 minutes before all Masses

Palm Sunday, April 13, 2014
Blessed palms will be available at all Masses.
8:00 a.m. Mass
9:00 a.m. Solemn Blessings of Palms; Solemn High Mass. (Latin, Extraordinary Form)
11:00 a.m. Solemn Mass (Ordinary Form)
5:30 p.m. Sung Mass

Holy Thursday, April 17, 2014
7:30 p.m. Evening Mass of the Lord’s Supper and Solemn Procession to the Altar of Repose. Watch at the Altar of Repose until midnight. (Security provided)

Good Friday, April 18, 2014
Special blessing with the Relic of the True Cross at all Good Friday services.
7:30 a.m. Church opens for visitation.
12 Noon Stations of the Cross.
3:00 p.m. Solemn Liturgy of the Lord’s Passion and Veneration of the Cross.

Holy Saturday, April 19, 2014
4:00 p.m. No Vigil Mass
5:30 p.m. No Vigil Mass
8:00 p.m. Solemn Easter Vigil; Pontifical First Mass of Easter. (Security provided)

Easter Sunday, April 20, 2014—Note Mass Schedule Changes
7:30 a.m. Sunrise Mass
9:00 a.m. Vidi Aquam; Solemn Procession; Solemn High Mass. (Latin Mass, Extraordinary Form)
11:00 a.m. Procession and Solemn Mass (Ordinary Form)
5:30 p.m. Sung Mass

Easter Lily Donation Envelopes

Thursday, April 3rd, 2014

Envelopes are available in the vestibule for donations to purchase flowers that will be placed on the high altar at Easter. Please complete the envelope form and return it to the rectory, or palace it in any collection basket, before the final date: Monday, April 14, 2014.

Solemn Requiem Mass sponsored by Purgatorial Society

Thursday, April 3rd, 2014

St. John the Baptist Church; 1139 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd.
Tuesday, April 8, 2014
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

Welcome Fr. Cassian Folsom, O.S.B.

Thursday, April 3rd, 2014

Father Cassian Folsom, O.S.B., from the Monastery of St. Benedict, Norcia, Italy, has been conducting a retreat at St. Patrick’s this weekend. He will be preaching at all Masses this weekend; attending the Sunday coffee hours; available for private consultations; hearing Confessions and on Monday evening at 6:00 p.m. will be present at a special “Meet & Greet” in the rectory. Everyone is cordially invited.