NO Firestone Parking

Tuesday, February 14th, 2017

Please DO NOT PARK at Firestone. You will be towed. We are currently trying to rectify the problem, but currently, parking is not allowed in the Firestone lot.

Mass and Rectory Office Schedule: February 25 – March 1, 2017

Saturday, February 11th, 2017

Sat., Feb. 25 Mass: 5:30p.m.
Sun., Feb. 26 Masses: 8:00a.m.; 9:30a.m. and 11:00a.m.
Church closes after the 11:00a.m.Mass.
Cancelled: Mass at 5:30 p.m.
Mon., Feb. 27 Church and the rectory office closed.
Tue., Feb. 28 Church and the rectory office closed.

MARCH 1, 2017—ASH WEDNESDAY

Masses—11:00a.m.; 11:45a.m.; 12:30p.m. and 5:15p.m.
Distribution of Ashes—At all Masses
Confessions—Before the Masses

LENTEN SCHEDULE

Way of the Cross—Every Friday after the noon Mass
Confessions—Before the Masses

Solemn Requiem Mass Sponsored By Purgatorial Society

Saturday, February 11th, 2017

St. John the Baptist Church; 1139 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd.
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
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

Guidelines for Mass Intentions

Sunday, February 5th, 2017

St. Patrick’s recently received a message from the Archdiocese informing us of the following guidelines concerning Mass intentions;

1. There should be one Mass offered each weekend exclusively for the parishioners of your parish. In other words, it is not a specific intention for someone, but for the whole parish and this should be the only intention at one of the weekend Masses.

2. Multiple intentions are allowed for only two Masses each week at a particular location. The pastor may determine which two Masses will be multiple intention Masses.

3. The donation for Mass intentions is to be $5.00, but even if someone is not able to make this donation, every effort to include their intention should be made.

4. If in your parish or location you receive requests for more intentions than you can accommodate, please know that Mass intentions can be forwarded to the Society for the Propagation of the Faith who will welcome such donations and the opportunity to have these Masses offered in the missions.

Mass intentions for 2017 that have already been submitted and recorded will be honored as requested. The two Masses that Father Klores has designated, that will have multiple intentions, are the 5:30 P.M. Saturday Vigil and the 9:30 A.M. Sunday Latin Mass. The remaining Masses will only be allowed to have one intention per Mass.

The Mass Book will fill up quickly so please try and schedule your Mass intentions as early as possible, as we do understand that many people request Mass intentions on dates that hold a special significance to them.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause you.

Louisiana Chesterton Conference

Sunday, February 5th, 2017

MYSTERY AT CHESTERTON SQUARE
A Celebration of G.K. Chesterton

Saturday, March 11, 2017
9:00 A.M.—4:30 P.M.
Ponchatoula, LA

Lunch included

Get your tickets at wwwmudhouseart.com
Questions? karen@karenjhornsby.com
karenjkeating@hotmail.com with subject line: Louisiana
Chesterton Conference

St. Joseph’s Day Altar

Sunday, February 5th, 2017

St. Patrick’s Church is sponsoring a St. Joseph’s Altar that will be opened on Saturday, March 18 with viewing extend through St. Joseph’s Day, Sunday, March 19, 2017.
Father Klores is asking for volunteers, monetary donations to offset the building of the altar and baked donations of cakes, cookies, and breads to be placed on the altar.
Armed with a stack of recipes and the know how to make the altar one of the most beautiful, Mrs. Mary Trentacoste and Theresa Panko will once again be guiding the volunteers and workers.
Please call Mary Trentacoste: (504) 452-4682 or (504) 362-7251 or Joe: (504) 525-4413 for more information

Golden Wedding Anniversary Celebration

Sunday, February 5th, 2017

Sunday, June 11, 2017 at 3:00 p.m.
St. Philip Neri Church in Metairie
Please Note: The celebration will not be a Mass, but a Prayer Service. Attendance at Mass for the Sunday obligation will have to be met within one’s respective parish
To register please contact the rectory office before Friday, March 3, 2017.

Farewell Reception for Mr. Andrew Mills

Saturday, January 28th, 2017

It is time to bid farewell to Mr. Andrew Mills, organist and choir director, as he leaves St. Patrick’ Church. The clergy, parishioners and friends of St. Patrick’s are gratefully for the seven years that Mr. Mills has spent at St. Patrick’s, enriching every Mass and solemnity with liturgical music that he so brilliantly played and which was beautifully sung by the St. Patrick’s choirs that he taught.
A reception will be held in the rectory this Sunday, January 29, 2017 after the 9:30am and 11:00am Masses. Everyone is cordially invited.

Rock n Roll New Orleans Marathon – February 5

Saturday, January 21st, 2017

On Sunday, February 5, 2017 the Rock N Roll Marathon will be holding its run in the business district near St. Patrick’s Church. Access to St. Patrick’s Church will be limited from 6:00 a.m.—11:00 a.m. that morning.

1. Copies of the St. Patrick’s Church Access Pass to be placed on the dashboard of your car, along with important instructions to gain access to St. Patrick’s Church on Sunday, February 5, 2017 are available in the vestibule.
2. The pass may also be downloaded online at RunRocknRoll.com/Community.
3 Please read carefully as the instructions and routes vary for each morning Mass.

The Mass schedule at St. Patrick’s on Sunday, February 5, 2017 will remain the same: 8:00 a.m.; 9:30 a.m.; 11:00 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.
In addition, an 8:00 a.m. Mass will be celebrated at St. John the Baptist Church with ample parking on the enclosed and secure lot that surrounds the church buildings. Easy access to the secured parking lot is through the gate located on the South Rampart St. side of the church.

St. Patrick Respect Life Group

Saturday, January 21st, 2017

St. Patrick’s Respect Life Group prays a rosary on the 4th Saturday of each month at 9:00 A.M. on the sidewalk in front of the Planned Parenthood Abortion Facility on South Claiborne Avenue between Cadiz Street and Jena Street. The next rosary is January 28, 2017 at 9:00 A.M. Everyone is invited to pray with us.

Worldwide Marian Movement of Priests – A Marian Cenacle with Fr. Laurent Larroque

Saturday, January 14th, 2017

Friday, January 27, 2017 at 7:30 P.M.
St. Edward the Confessor Church—4921 W. Metairie Ave.
The Laity Cenacle conducted by Fr. Laurent Larroque (International Director of the Worldwide Marian Movement of Priests), will include:
Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament with Rosary and other prayers. There will be reading of excerpts of the messages from the book “To the Priests, Our Lady’s Beloved Sons”
Consecration of any babies in the womb, young children in the arms of their mother.
Procession with statue of the Blessed Virgin Mary with all priests present making their Act of Consecration to the Immaculate Heart of Mary at the foot of the statue.
Holy Mass during which the laity will make their Act of Consecration to the Immaculate Heart.
Everyone is invited to participate. For more information please call: Cindy—504.883.5783 or Hazel—504.737.5739

Louisiana Life March South – January 21

Saturday, January 14th, 2017

Meet at old state capitol in Baton Rouge.

Life March South activities will begin at 9:30 a.m. with pre-event remarks and program at Galvez Plaza behind the Old State Capitol.  The March for Life will begin at 10 a.m., concluding at or near the State Capitol at 10:45 a.m. At that time, the formal program of the event will begin.
Life March South is sponsored by Louisiana Right to Life, Louisiana Baptist Convention, Louisiana Conference of Catholic Bishops, United Pentecostal Church of Louisiana, Louisiana Family Forum, the Knights of Columbus, Baton Rouge Right to Life, the Susan B. Anthony List, Caring to Love Ministries, and Louisiana’s Concerned Women for America