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Music – February 15

February 12th, 2015

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Choir from Jesuit High, Tampa, to Sing at St. Patrick

February 12th, 2015

On Sunday, February 22, at the 5:30 p.m. Mass, the music will be provided by the choir of Jesuit High School in Tampa, Florida. We are honored and delighted to welcome back the young men of the choir and their chaplain, Father Patrick Hough, S.J.

Collection for the Church in Central and Eastern Europe

February 12th, 2015

Next weekend, February 21-22, 2015, the second collection will be dedicated to restoring the Church in Central and Eastern Europe. Please be generous.

Music – February 8

February 6th, 2015

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Mistake in the Bulletin – Singing Through Lent

February 6th, 2015

Please note that the event announced in the bulletin, Singing Through the Liturgical Year III: Lent, on February 19, is NOT taking place at St. Patrick’s. It is actually taking place at St. Patrick’s in New York. However, if you choose to escape Mardi Gras by going to New York, please stop by and see Fr. Stravinskas at Old St. Patrick’s Cathedral.

Cenacle of Our Loving Mother

February 5th, 2015

Beginning Saturday, February 21, 2015, and every Third Saturday thereafter, the Cenacle of Our Loving Mother (a cenacle of the Marian Movement of Priests) will meet at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, 1908 Short Street, Kenner, Louisiana 70062.   It will be from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. with Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament, Confessions, Holy Rosary, and Holy Mass, Father Stan Klores, celebrant and spiritual director.  February is the 21st anniversary of this cenacle, and there will be a reception following in the LaRose Center at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish.  All are invited to come.

Mardi Gras and Lenten Schedule

February 5th, 2015

Due to the carnival congestion surrounding the church, the regularly scheduled Adoration, Rosary and Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament has been cancelled for Sunday, February 8 and February 15, 2015.

The usual 4:00 p.m. schedule will resume on Sunday, February 22, 2015.

FEBRUARY 15—FEBRUARY 17, 2015

Sun., Feb. 15
Masses: 8:00 a.m.; 9:30 a.m. & 11:00 a.m.
Church closes after the 11:00 a.m. Mass
Cancelled: Mass at 5:30 p.m.
Cancelled: Adoration and Benediction

Mon., Feb. 16
Masses: 11:30 a.m. & 12:00 noon
Rectory office closed.

Tues., Feb. 17
St. Patrick’s Church and rectory office closed.
St. John the Baptist Church closed.

FEBRUARY 18– ASH WEDNESDAY
Masses—11:00 a.m.; 11:45 a.m.; 12:30 p.m.; & 5:30 p.m.
Distribution of ashes—At all Masses.
Confessions—Before the Masses.

LENTEN SCHEDULE
Way of the Cross—Every Friday after the 12 Noon Mass.
Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament—Every Sunday at 4:00 p.m.
Benediction—Every Sunday at 5:00 p.m.

Mardi Gras Day of Prayer – February 17

January 29th, 2015

OUR LADY OF PERPETUAL HELP CHURCH, KENNER, LA.

Beginning at 12 Noon with Holy Mass in the Extraordinary Form.
Celebrant: Father Ian Bozant

Followed by: Eucharistic Adoration with Rosaries and prayers of reparation

5:30 pm: Holy Face Rosary
6:00 pm: Mass for the final day of Holy Face Triduum
Celebrant: Father Richard Miles

Adoration will resume ending with Midnight Mass and distribution of ashes.
Celebrant: Father Charles Dussouy

All are welcome! Bring a family member or friend.

Sponsored by: Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish (464-0361)

in conjunction with the Prayer Warriors of St. Joan of Arc—
A Crusade for the Conversion of Greater New Orleans
Father Stanley Klores, Spiritual Director

For more information call: Bruce Baird (343-2126) or Cindy Hemelt (883-5783)

Golden Wedding Anniversary Celebration

January 29th, 2015

The Archdiocesan Golden Anniversary celebration will take place on Sunday, June 14, 2015 at 3:00 p.m. in St. Philip Neri Church in Metairie.
Please Note: This year’s celebration will not be a Mass, but a Prayer Service. Attendance of Mass for Sunday obligation will have to be met within one’s respective parish.
To register, please contact the parish rectory before Wednesday, February 25, 2015.

Agnus Dei Homeschoolers Mass

January 29th, 2015

Friday, February 6, 2015 at 11:30 A.M.
Father Jeffery Jambon, Celebrant
National Shrine of Our Lady of Prompt Succor, 2701 State Street
To honor the 200th anniversary of Our Lady of Prompt Succor and the Agnus Dei homeschoolers, Father Jeffery Jambon will celebrate a Latin Mass.
Everyone is cordially invited.

First Saturday – February 7

January 29th, 2015

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 – February 6

January 29th, 2015

Friday, February 6, 2015 at St. Patrick’s Church.
Eucharistic Adoration, Rosary and Confessions will begin at 6:30 p.m. followed by Holy Mass in the Extraordinary Form at 7:00 p.m. Everyone is invited.