Archive for August, 2016

Feast of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Thursday, August 25th, 2016

Please see the flier for the special Mass on September 8 at 6:30pm.

Music – August 21

Friday, August 19th, 2016

Click here for the August 21 music insert.

Lord Teach Me to Pray

Thursday, August 18th, 2016

Are you interested in a deeper relationship with God, do you want to improve your prayer life? Lord Teach Me To Pray is a three-part prayer series based on Ignatian Spirtuality. Beginning the week of Sept. 12, 2016 all three parts of the series will be offered in a number of parishes throughout the Archdiocese. The Lord Teach Me To Pray prayer seried has been approved by the Publishing Office of the United States Conference of Catholic (USCCB).
To find out about days and times of offerings, and to register, go to or:
Mrs. Carol Weiler (504) 439-5933; email:
Fr. Martin Glesson, O.P. (504) 717-8770;

St. Patrick’s Respect Life Group

Thursday, August 18th, 2016

St. Patrick’s Respect Life Group will pray a rosary at the Planned Parenthood site on the corner of South Claiborne Ave. and Cadiz St., Saturday, August 27, 2016 at 9:00 A.M. Everyone is invited!

Special Solemn Mass for Our Lady’s Birthday – September 8

Tuesday, August 16th, 2016

Thursday, September 8, 2016 at 6:30 p.m., the Feast of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, a Solemn Mass in the Extraordinary Form will be celebrated here at Saint Patrick’s. Our choir, accompanied by an instrumental ensemble, will offer the Mass No. 2 in G Major by Franz Schubert, and the Gregorian chants proper to the feast. Please plan to join us that evening, and invite your friends! All are welcome to attend the Mass.

Music – August 7

Friday, August 5th, 2016

Click here for the August 7 music insert.

White Linen Night – August 6

Thursday, August 4th, 2016

White Linen Night, the Contemporary Arts Center’s largest annual fundraiser, is this Saturday, August 6. The block party is held on the 300-700 blocks of Julia Street from 5:30pm – 9:30pm. Julia street will be closed from 12pm-11pm Saturday. Also, the 700 and 800 blocks of Camp Street and Magazine Street will be closed to vehicular traffic during the party, from 5:30-9:30. The metered spots along the 700 and 800 blocks of Camp and Magazine streets will be unavailable from 10am-11pm.

St. Patrick still will have our regular Mass at 5:30pm even though vehicular access will be restricted. If you prefer, you can join us at our 4:00pm Mass at St. John the Baptist.

Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Thursday, August 4th, 2016

Monday, August 15, 2016, is the Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary. The rectory office will be closed on August 15, 2016, and will reopen on Tuesday, August 16, 2016.

Solemn Requiem Mass

Thursday, August 4th, 2016

St. John the Baptist Church; 1139 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd.
Tuesday, August 9, 2016
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.

First Saturday – August 6

Monday, August 1st, 2016

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 August 5

Monday, August 1st, 2016

6:30 P.M. Eucharistic Adoration; Rosary; Confession
7:00 P.M. Holy Mass in the Extraordinary Form
Everyone is invited. Security provided.