Archive for February, 2015

Cross Catholic Outreach – March 7-8

Friday, February 27th, 2015

We welcome Father James Quinlan of Cross International Catholic Outreach who is speaking this weekend at all Masses on behalf of the poor in developing countries. Cross Catholic Outreach was founded to create a meaningful link between parishes in America and the priests and nuns working in the Church overseas in the Caribbean, Africa, Asia, Central and South America.

The Vocation and Mission of the Family in the Church and in the Contemporary World

Friday, February 27th, 2015

If you would like to participate in the preparation for the Vatican Synod on the Family, you may do so by going online to and clicking the link on the homepage that will take you to the Vatican website. Please respond to what you can and send responses to: Archbishop Gregory Aymond; 7887 Walmsley Ave., New Orleans, LA 70125 or

Vespers – Sunday, March 15

Friday, February 27th, 2015

Please join us on Rose Sunday in Lent (Lætare or “Rejoice” Sunday) for  Solemn Vespers (evening prayer) at 4:00 p.m. 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. Everyone is most welcome to join us.

First Saturday – March 7

Friday, February 27th, 2015

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.

Shroud of Turin Print

Friday, February 27th, 2015

We are extremely grateful to the anonymous donor who has made it possible for St. Patrick’s parishioners and visitors to view an exact photographic duplicate of the 14 foot long Shroud of Turin. The exhibit, along with printed information of the Shroud, will remain on display in the church throughout Lent.

The Shroud of Turin will go on exhibit April 19 through June 24, 2015 in the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist in Turin, Italy. Presently, over 400,000 of the free reservations have been made to view the Shroud.

You can view more information about the shroud here.

Catholic Charities – 2nd Collection

Friday, February 27th, 2015

The Second Collection this weekend will be taken for Catholic Charities. Please be generous.

Eucharistic Adoration Society First Friday Latin Mass – March 6

Tuesday, February 24th, 2015

Friday, March 6, 2015 at St. Patrick’s Church.

Eucharistic Adoration, Rosary, and Confessions will begin at 6:00 p.m., followed by Stations of the Cross at 6:30 p.m. followed by Holy Mass in the Extraordinary Form at 7:00 p.m. Everyone is invited.

20th Morning of Spirituality for Men

Friday, February 20th, 2015

Date & Time: Saturday, February 28, 2015; 9AM to 1:00PM   
Place: St. Anthony of Padua; 4640 Canal St.; N. O.
Theme: Music of the Spirit
Speakers: John Blancher, Ye Old College Inn & Rock N’Bowl; Jerry Christopher, Bag of Donuts; Reid Wick, Bucktown All Star
Mass: Archbishop Aymond
Other: Confessions available; Free coffee and donuts at 8:15a.m.
Questions: Contact Pete Quirk, 596-3063 or

St. Patrick Respect Life Group

Friday, February 20th, 2015

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 28, 2015 at 9:00 A.M. Everyone is invited!

Restore the Church, Build the Future

Friday, February 20th, 2015

The countries in Central and Eastern Europe have faced many years of hardship. They have been oppressed by czars, radical communism, horrendous crimes against humanity, and revolutionary, civil, and world wars. This weekend the second collection will be dedicated to restoring The Church in Central and Eastern Europe. Please be generous.

Music – February 22, and Lent

Friday, February 20th, 2015

Click here for the February 22 music insert.

Click here for the music during Lent insert.

Music – February 15

Thursday, February 12th, 2015

Click here for the February 15 music insert.