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Louisiana Chesterton Conference

February 5th, 2017

A Celebration of G.K. Chesterton

Saturday, March 11, 2017
9:00 A.M.—4:30 P.M.
Ponchatoula, LA

Lunch included

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St. Joseph’s Day Altar

February 5th, 2017

St. Patrick’s Church is sponsoring a St. Joseph’s Altar that will be opened on Saturday, March 18 with viewing extend through St. Joseph’s Day, Sunday, March 19, 2017.
Father Klores is asking for volunteers, monetary donations to offset the building of the altar and baked donations of cakes, cookies, and breads to be placed on the altar.
Armed with a stack of recipes and the know how to make the altar one of the most beautiful, Mrs. Mary Trentacoste and Theresa Panko will once again be guiding the volunteers and workers.
Please call Mary Trentacoste: (504) 452-4682 or (504) 362-7251 or Joe: (504) 525-4413 for more information

Golden Wedding Anniversary Celebration

February 5th, 2017

Sunday, June 11, 2017 at 3:00 p.m.
St. Philip Neri Church in Metairie
Please Note: The celebration will not be a Mass, but a Prayer Service. Attendance at Mass for the Sunday obligation will have to be met within one’s respective parish
To register please contact the rectory office before Friday, March 3, 2017.

Farewell Reception for Mr. Andrew Mills

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.

Rock n Roll New Orleans Marathon – February 5

January 21st, 2017

On Sunday, February 5, 2017 the Rock N Roll Marathon will be holding its run in the business district near St. Patrick’s Church. Access to St. Patrick’s Church will be limited from 6:00 a.m.—11:00 a.m. that morning.

1. Copies of the St. Patrick’s Church Access Pass to be placed on the dashboard of your car, along with important instructions to gain access to St. Patrick’s Church on Sunday, February 5, 2017 are available in the vestibule.
2. The pass may also be downloaded online at
3 Please read carefully as the instructions and routes vary for each morning Mass.

The Mass schedule at St. Patrick’s on Sunday, February 5, 2017 will remain the same: 8:00 a.m.; 9:30 a.m.; 11:00 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.
In addition, an 8:00 a.m. Mass will be celebrated at St. John the Baptist Church with ample parking on the enclosed and secure lot that surrounds the church buildings. Easy access to the secured parking lot is through the gate located on the South Rampart St. side of the church.

St. Patrick Respect Life Group

January 21st, 2017

St. Patrick’s Respect Life Group prays a rosary on the 4th Saturday of each month at 9:00 A.M. on the sidewalk in front of the Planned Parenthood Abortion Facility on South Claiborne Avenue between Cadiz Street and Jena Street. The next rosary is January 28, 2017 at 9:00 A.M. Everyone is invited to pray with us.

Worldwide Marian Movement of Priests – A Marian Cenacle with Fr. Laurent Larroque

January 14th, 2017

Friday, January 27, 2017 at 7:30 P.M.
St. Edward the Confessor Church—4921 W. Metairie Ave.
The Laity Cenacle conducted by Fr. Laurent Larroque (International Director of the Worldwide Marian Movement of Priests), will include:
Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament with Rosary and other prayers. There will be reading of excerpts of the messages from the book “To the Priests, Our Lady’s Beloved Sons”
Consecration of any babies in the womb, young children in the arms of their mother.
Procession with statue of the Blessed Virgin Mary with all priests present making their Act of Consecration to the Immaculate Heart of Mary at the foot of the statue.
Holy Mass during which the laity will make their Act of Consecration to the Immaculate Heart.
Everyone is invited to participate. For more information please call: Cindy—504.883.5783 or Hazel—504.737.5739

Louisiana Life March South – January 21

January 14th, 2017

Meet at old state capitol in Baton Rouge.

Life March South activities will begin at 9:30 a.m. with pre-event remarks and program at Galvez Plaza behind the Old State Capitol.  The March for Life will begin at 10 a.m., concluding at or near the State Capitol at 10:45 a.m. At that time, the formal program of the event will begin.
Life March South is sponsored by Louisiana Right to Life, Louisiana Baptist Convention, Louisiana Conference of Catholic Bishops, United Pentecostal Church of Louisiana, Louisiana Family Forum, the Knights of Columbus, Baton Rouge Right to Life, the Susan B. Anthony List, Caring to Love Ministries, and Louisiana’s Concerned Women for America

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

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

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

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.

The Christology of the Church: A Historical and Dogmatic Examination

January 3rd, 2017

On January 12, 2017, at 7pm
In the rectory at St. Patrick’s Church
Dr. David Liberto, a professor of Dogmatic and Historical Theology at Notre Dame Seminary, will present a lecture series entitled The Christology of the Church: A Historical and Dogmatic Examination. The series will run for four successive Thursday evenings.

In Memory Of – Closing Date – January 9

January 3rd, 2017

Names are still being accepted for the 2017 In Memory Of listing on the back of the weekly Sunday Bulletin. Envelope forms, found in the vestibule of the church, should be completed and returned to the rectory office no later then Monday, January 9, 2017. Once completed the sealed envelope can be placed in any Mass collection basket or hand delivered to the rectory office.