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Music – June 12 and Summer 2016

June 9th, 2016

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The Reverend Godfrey Andoh – Welcome!

June 9th, 2016

We welcome Father Godfrey Andoh, a priest from the Archdiocese of Cape Coast, Ghana who is currently residing at St. Thomas Aquinas parish in Hattiesburg, MS. He will speak at all Masses this weekend.
Father Andoh was educated in Ghana, graduating from Seminary and ordained a priest in October 2002.

Solemn Requiem Mass

June 9th, 2016

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

Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults (RCIA)

June 9th, 2016

The Rite of Christian Initiation For Adults (RCIA) process is the starting place for adults who are thinking about entering the Catholic Church, or returning to the Church. If you, or someone you know, are in the inquiry stage about the Catholic Church, Monday, September 12, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. in the rectory is the starting date and place of the RCIA process at St. Patrick’s and the best place to have your questions answered. For more information please contact the rectory office: (504) 525-4413 or email:

MIR Group Presents – Saturday, June 25

June 9th, 2016

The 35th Anniversary of the Reported Events in Medjugorje

Saturday, June 25, 2016 at 10 –11:30 a.m. Rosary & Mass *Optional Lunch to follow.
St. Francis Xavier Church; 444 Metairie Road, Metairie, LA
*Optional Lunch Cost: $10.
Call: 504-256-3322; email

Help the Knights of Columbus Reach Their June Goal!

June 9th, 2016

The local Knights of Columbus councils are raising funds for the Gianna Center of the Gulf South in Covington, to obtain an ultrasound machine.  When they reach the goal the Supreme Council will provide the balance of the monies needed to complete the process. (
Every parish Respect Life Group can help:
Reach out to the Knights you know, let them know you want to help.
Donate as an individual, family, or group…$25, $50, $100…every single bit helps! 
For more information, to make a donation, or to assist in the fundraising effort in any way, please contact:
Steve Hart 504-615-1303 or

Eucharistic Adoration, Rosary and Benediction

June 9th, 2016

The Sunday afternoon Eucharistic Adoration, Rosary and Benediction service has been canceled until September 2016.

Music – May 29

June 2nd, 2016

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Frank J. Cook, Jr.

June 2nd, 2016

Frank J. Cook, Jr. passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 21, 2016. He was born on July 22, 1934 in New Orleans, Louisiana to Mr. Frank J. Cook, Sr. and Mrs. Cora Devile Cook. He grew up in a family of two sisters and one brother. Frank attended St. Katharine School later transferring to McDonough 35 High School. After graduating high school, Frank joined the United States Air Force, where he honorable served his country. While in the Air Force, he met and married the love of his life, Mrs. Celestine Nash. Frank and Celestine had two sons, Cedric Cook and Eldrich Cook. After being Honorably Discharged from the U.S. Air Force, Frank went to work for LSU Medical Center as a Medical Tech. He later worked at W.B. Coleman as a Warehouse Manager and finished his professional career as the Maintenance Supervisor of St. Patrick’s Church in New Orleans.

Frank enjoyed spending time with his family and simply loved people. He particularly enjoyed doing whatever he could to help others during their times of need.

Frank was preceded in death by his love and wife Celestine Nash Cook and his father (Frank Sr.), mother (Cora Devile), his son Cedric Cook; his sister Theresa Cook and his brother-in-law Willie Lynch, his uncles Milton, Rollin, Charles, Oliver and Lionel (Devile). He is survived by his son Eldrich Cook, his granddaughter Cherise Cook, six sister’s-in-law, two brother’s-in-law, and his many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Services for Frank were held on Saturday, May 28, 2016 at St. John the Baptist Church, New Orleans, Louisiana. The 11AM viewing was followed by a 12Noon, Funeral Mass, celebrated by Reverend Stanley P. Klores, S.T.D. Interment took place at Providence Memorial Park Cemetery in Metairie, Louisiana.

First Saturday – June 4

June 2nd, 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.
A May crowning of the Blessed Mother will also take place, please bring a flower. All are invited.

Eucharistic Adoration Society First Friday Latin Mass – June 3

June 2nd, 2016

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

First Communion – May 29, 2016

June 2nd, 2016

Congratulations to the young parishoners who will receive their First Holy Communion, this Sunday at the 9:00 A.M. Mass:

Raymond C. Abbott
Ava Claire Ferguson
Christopher Marx G’sell, Jr.