2017-18 Choral Season

Sunday, July 30th, 2017

All parishioners and friends of St. Patrick’s are warmly encouraged to consider joining one of our choral groups: Parish Choir; Schola Cantorum; Boys’ Choir or Girls’ Choir.
A choral singing training course of intensive studies will be offered August 17 and 24, and September 7. The course will focus on singing and the reading skills necessary for choral music in general, as well as Gregorian chant. This is a great opportunity, free and open to all, to improve your skill!
For more information, please see the music insert.
Registration is required for the course. To register, or to schedule an audition for the Parish Choir or Schola, please contact Andrew Mills at (504) 493-5879 or SPNOmusic@gmail.com.

Organ Concert at St. Patrick’s – June 11

Saturday, May 20th, 2017

On Sunday, June 11 at 3 p.m., organist Paul  Weber will present a concert at Saint Patrick’s. Paul is the organist at Trinity Episcopal Church here in New Orleans. His program will include music by Bach, Alain, and Rheinberger. There is no admission charge, and large-screen projections will allow everyone to see the organist’s hands and feet during the concert. Please plan to join us for this special afternoon of music! Everyone is welcome to attend the concert.

Max Tenney and Andrew Mills

Saturday, May 20th, 2017

A heartfelt “Thank You” is extended to Max Tenney as he leaves his position as the temporary music director of St. Patrick’s Church. Max, and his beautiful music, will be missed by all. Thank you, Max.

On Sunday, May 28, 2017 St. Patrick’s Church will welcome back B. Andrew Mills as he resumes the directorship of St. Patrick’s Music Department. Welcome back Andrew.

After the 9:30 A.M. Mass, a reception will be held in Reynolds Hall and the adjacent patio (weather permitting) to honor Max Tenney and Andrew Mills. Everyone is cordially invited.

Music – Divine Mercy Sunday and May 7

Friday, May 5th, 2017

Click here for the Divine Mercy Sunday music insert.

Click here for the May 7 music insert.

Easter Program and Music

Friday, April 14th, 2017

Click here for the Maundy Thursday music insert.

Click here for the Good Friday music insert.

Click here for the Easter Mass Program.

Music – April 2

Thursday, April 6th, 2017

Click here for the April 2 music insert.

Music – March 12

Friday, March 17th, 2017

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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.

Concert of Sacred Choral Music at St. Patrick’s – January 22

Saturday, January 14th, 2017

On Sunday , January 22, 2017 at 3:00 p.m., here at St. Patrick’s Church the Crescent Chamber Artists will present a concert of sacred music by Monteverdi, featuring the music for Christmas Vespers from his Selve morale e spirituale​. Please join us for this memorable afternoon of glorious music! All are welcome. For further information, please contact CCA’s artistic director Dana Wilson at 504.881.3182  or crescentchamberartists@gmail.com

Music – January, January 8, and Lessons & Carols Program

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017

Click here for the January music insert.

Click here for the January 8 music insert.

Click here for the January Lessons & Carols Program.

Music – Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day

Saturday, December 24th, 2016

Click here for the December 24 music insert.

Click here for the December 25 music insert.

Click here for the January 1 music insert.

Lessons and Carols at St. Patrick’s Church

Friday, December 9th, 2016

Sunday, January 8, 2017 (Epiphany Sunday) at 3:00 p.m.
The annual tradition of the Christmas service of Nine Lessons and Carols will take place here at St. Patrick’s. The combined choirs of Saint Patrick’s and the Jesuit Church, under the direction of Paul Wattigny, will sing glorious music of the season, and lead the congregation in singing favorite carols. Please join us!