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Eucharistic Adoration Society First Friday Latin Mass

September 29th, 2016

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

October is Respect Life Month

September 29th, 2016

This weekend Carlton Guillot, St. Patrick’s Respect Life Representative, will be speaking at all of the Masses. Please welcome him.

Father Anthony J. White – June 22, 1928 – September 28, 2016

September 29th, 2016

Father Anthony J. White, a retired priest of the Archdiocese of New Orleans, died on Wednesday, September 28, 2016. He was 88 years old.
A native of Cork, Ireland, Father White was ordained a priest in Dublin on July 3, 1955. He began his religious career as a missionary in Nigeria, and came to the United States in 1968.
Father White was appointed Parochial Vicar of St. Patrick’s Church in May of 1990, serving with the pastor, Monsignor John P. Reynolds. During this time Father White continued as director of the archdiocese’s ministry to alcoholics and other drug addicts and their families, working from his rectory office at St. Patrick’s Church.
The Funeral Mass will be Saturday, October 1, 2016, at St. Joseph Church in Gretna at 12:00 noon. Visitation will be 9:00 AM-12:00. Please keep Father White, his family, and all who mourn his death in your prayers. May he rest in peace.

Music – October and November 2016

September 27th, 2016

Click here for the October and November music insert.

Music – September 25

September 22nd, 2016

Click here for the September 25 music insert.

A Message from the Archdiocese

September 22nd, 2016

Notice on Churches Not in Communion with the Roman Catholic Church

It has come to our attention there are questions being raised about some churches offering religious services in our archdiocese that are called Catholic but are not in communion with the Roman Catholic Church. We are aware of two churches about which there is some confusion:

Our Lady of Grace Church in Kenner, LA
Our Lady of Fatima Church in Lacombe, LA

These churches are not in communion with the Roman Catholic Church. In addition, there are Sunday services being held at the Southeast Louisiana War Veterans Home in Reserve, LA which are described as Catholic but these services are not in full communion with the Roman Catholic Church.
Roman Catholics are advised that attending these churches or services does not fulfill one’s Sunday obligation because the churches or the priests offering the services are not in full communion with the Roman Catholic Church. If there are any questions about a particular church or service, please contact the Vicar General’s office of the archdiocese.

Rite to Life 2017 Calendar Sale – October 1

September 22nd, 2016

Respect Life Sunday will be observed October 1-2, 2016. The parish will be selling the 2017 Right to Life Calendars this weekend. The calendars cost $5.00 and portray pro-life themes in beautiful full color graphics. The proceeds will help all the good pro-life work of New Orleans Right to Life, CYO, and other parish organizations. For more information: Jan Delcorral: (504) 952-7277 or email at:

NOLA Life Chain at Planned Parenthood Site – October 1

September 22nd, 2016

You are invited to join in the NOLA Life Chain, along with Archbishop Gregory Aymond, at the Planned Parenthood site, 4636 S. Claiborne Avenue, on Saturday, October 1, 2016, beginning at 10:00 AM. This is a new event in addition to the established 40 Days for Life observance. Please consider joining us to call for “Respect for Life”.

Rosary Congress – Monday October 3 – Friday October 7

September 19th, 2016

Week of Prayer—Honoring—Our Lady of Mercy
St. Clement of Rome Church
4317 Richland Ave.; Metairie, LA 70002
Continuous Eucharistic Adoration and Hourly Rosary; Divine Praises offered 15 minutes before Masses; Confessions before each Mass. For schedule of events contact: Marie (504) 508-7100 or online

Sunday Mass for God’s Special Children

September 19th, 2016

A very special Mass with Archbishop Aymod concelebrated by Monsignor Andrew Taormina, Father Mike Mitchell, Father Frank Candalisa and Father Raymond Igbogidi for special needs children and their families and friends.
Sunday, October 2, 2016 at 2PM
St. Francis Xavier Church; 444 Metairie Road
Reception immediately following Mass hosted by St. Francis Xavier Knights of Columbus and the Daughters of Isabella.

St. Patrick’s Respect Life Group

September 19th, 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, September 24, 2016 at 9:00 A.M. Everyone is invited!

Convocation for Priests – September 20, 21, 22

September 19th, 2016

Tues., Sept. 20; Wed., Sept.21; Thu., Sept. 22, 2016 are the dates that The Convocation for Priests of the New Orleans Archdiocese will be held. There will be no daily Masses on the dates of the assembly.