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Order of St. Louis Medallion

May 5th, 2017

The Order of St. Louis IX Award was established nearly 40 years ago to honor those members of the laity who have contributed their time and talent to the Church.
This Sunday afternoon, May 7, at St. Joseph Church on Tulane Ave., two recipients from St. Patrick’s Church will be honored; B. Andrew Mills, for his exceptional musical talent and Jeffery Peters, for his steady guidance of the administrative staff at St. Patrick’s Church. We congratulate both on all of their achievements and are grateful for their devotion to St. Patrick’s.

Easter Program and Music

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.

Divine Mercy Sunday – April 23

April 14th, 2017

St. Joseph Church, 1802 Tulane Ave., New Orleans, LA
1:00 p.m. Confessions
1:30 p.m. Rosary and Eucharistic Adoration
3:00 p.m. Mass, followed by blessing with relic of St. Faustina
Archbishop Emeritus Alfred C. Hughes, celebrant and homilist. For more details please call Margaret Bieser at 577-0385 or visit website:

Easter Blessings

April 14th, 2017

Father Stanley Klores,
Deacon Chris DiGrado,
and all the assisting priests,
Wish everyone
God’s Blessing of Peace, Love and Joy of the Easter Season.

St. Patrick’s Respect Life Group

April 14th, 2017

Please join St. Patrick’s Respect Life Group this Saturday, April 22, 2017 at 9:00 A.M. when we pray a rosary in front of the Planned Parenthood Abortion Facility on South Claiborne Ave. between Cadiz St. and Jena St. Everyone is invited to pray with us.

Updated Firestone Parking

April 14th, 2017

St. Patrick’s has a new parking arrangement with Firestone Complete Auto Care at 800 Camp Street.

Registered parishioners can park at Firestone between a half hour before Mass until a half hour after Mass. You must remove your car within 30 minutes after Mass. There will be NO parking during special events, including but not limited to Saints home games and White Linen Night.

EVERYONE parking at Firestone must display in a place visible from the exterior of the vehicle a parking permit distributed by St. Patrick’s. The permit will only be given to registered parishioners and will include your full name and a contact number.

Please contact the office to get your permit. The old permits will no longer be accepted. Please read the rules and regulations on your permit when you receive it.

Many Thanks for the Beautiful St.Joseph’s Day Altar

April 6th, 2017

A most sincere “Thank You” to all the workers who built and decorated a very beautiful St. Joseph’s altar. Along with our parishioners and friends, many visitors to New Orleans were able to experience this unique tradition of honoring St. Joseph on his feast day.

Easter Flower Donation Envelope

April 6th, 2017

Envelopes are available in the narthex for donations to purchase flowers that will be placed on the high altar for Easter. Please complete the envelope form and return it to the rectory office, or place it in any collection basket before the final date: Monday, April 10, 2017.

Palms for Palm Sunday – April 9

April 6th, 2017

Contributions of palms, to be blessed on Palm Sunday, April 9, 2017 are needed. Starting Monday, April 3, 2017, between the hours 10AM—1PM, donations may be dropped off in the alley between the church and rectory office.
Thank you.

Music – April 2

April 6th, 2017

Click here for the April 2 music insert.

Eucharistic Adoration Society First Friday Latin Mass

April 6th, 2017

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

Palm Sunday, Holy Week, and Easter Sunday Schedules

March 29th, 2017

Confessions will be heard for 30 minutes before all Masses

Palm Sudnay, April 9, 2017—Note Mass Schedule Changes.
7:30 a.m. Mass
9:00 a.m. Solemn Blessing of Palms; Procession;
Solemn High Mass (Latin Extraordinary Form)
11:00 a.m. Solemn Mass (Ordinary Form)
5:30 p.m. Sung Mass

Holy Thursday, April 13, 2017
7:30 p.m. Evening Mass of the Lord’s Supper and Solemn Procession to the Altar of Repose
Watch at the Altar of Repose until midnight.
(Security provided)

Good Friday, April 14, 2017
Special blessing with the Relic of the True Cross at all Good Friday services.
7:30 a.m. Church opens for visitation.
12:00 noon Stations of the Cross.
3:00 p.m. Solemn Liturgy of the Lord’s Passion and Veneration of the Cross.

Holy Saturday, April 15, 2017
5:30 p.m. No Vigil Mass
8:00 p.m. Solemn Easter Vigil; Pontifical First Mass of Easter, Archbishop Alfred Hughes, celebrant. (Security provided)

Easter Sunday, April 16, 2017—Note Mass Schedule Changes.
7:30 a.m. Sunrise Mass
9:00 a.m. Vidi Aquam; Solemn Procession; Solemn High Mass (Latin Mass, Extraordinary Form).
11:00 a.m. Procession and Solemn Mass (Ordinary Form)
5:30 p.m. Sung Mass

1139 Oretha Casstle Haley Blvd.

Good Friday, April 14, 2017
8:00 a.m.—3:00 p.m. Church open for visitation.

Holy Saturday, April 15, 2017—Mater Desolata
9:00 a.m.—11:00 a.m. The Mater Desolata is a pious devotion in which the faithful devoutly keep vigil in prayer and reparation with the Mother of Our Lord in her abandonment and profound sorrow while she waits with unwavering faith in the Resurrection as Jesus lies in the tomb.  An exact replica of the Shroud of Turin will be displayed on the altar for our veneration this year.   Please bring a purple flower to place at the “tomb.” All are invited.

Easy access to the secured parking lot is through the gate located on the South Rampart Street side of the church.

Security is provided at all Masses and religious services.