Calendar - July 7, 2012
10 days before issue (we’re biweekly in summer).
(504) area code unless noted
ST. HENRY CHURCH, Mass celebrating feast of St. Henry, July 14, 3-4 p.m. Celebrant: Archbishop Gregory Aymond. 812 General Pershing St., New Orleans.
ST. JOHN BOSCO ADORATION CHAPEL meeting of all adorers and anyone interested in becoming an adorer. July 15, 2 p.m., St. John Bosco Church Life Center at 2114 Oakmere Drive, Harvey.
ST. ANSELM, fifth annual “Jewel of Madisonville” Gala and Auction, July 21, Castine Center, Mandeville. Patron party: 6-7 p.m.; gala, 7-11 p.m. Food, silent and live auctions, auction of $35,000 2012 Buick LaCrosse ($50 a ticket), music by Bobby Cure and the Summertime Blues. (985) 845-7342, stanselm- jewelofmadisonville.org.
ST. PIUS X, St. Pius X Players, “Seussical the Musical,”
HEARTS ON FIRE, young adult retreat presented by traveling Jesuits, July 13-14, presentations, adoration, reconciliation, quiet prayer, discussion groups, Mass, etc. Suggested donation: $20. Jesuit High School. Register: 227-3229, rlongest@arch diocese-no.org, www.apostle shipofprayer.org.
TEENS ENCOUNTER CHRIST, retreat, July 28-30 and Sept. 1-3. www.tecneworleans.com.
OUT OF AREA
CAMP KATERI, week-long day and overnight summer camp, July 22-27, at 500-acre Rosaryville Spirit Life Center in Ponchatoula, open to boys and girls ages 7-13. Horseback riding, cooking and swimming to camp fires and canoeing. Each day at camp is packed with discovery and great opportunities to build lasting friendships and unforgettable memories. Camp director is Jeff Day and camp coordinator is Ryan Trahan. Registration online at www.rosaryvillela.com; (225) 294-5039.
ST. DOMINIC SCHOOL MOTHERS’ CLUB, 2012-13 officers: Lisa Hood, Jill Cabes, co-presidents; Jennifer Bent, Kristin Callahan, co-presidents elect; Amy Burke, Ashlie Cox, Amy Imbornone, vice presidents; Christie Desormeaux, Rennie Jacobs, recording secretaries; Melissa Kernion, Tracey Pacaccio, corresponding secretaries; Lori Smith, treasurer; Stacey Meyaski, parliamentarian.
LOYOLA UNIVERSITY, Kurt Bindewald, associate director of the Office of Mission and Ministry, recently received the Blessed Frassati Award given by the Archdiocese of New Orleans CYO/Young Adult Ministry office in recognition of his long-standing dedication to youth and young adult ministry.
ST. SCHOLASTICA ACADEMY, English teacher, Elizabeth Tocco, was presented with the annual 2011-12 Scholastica Teaching Award. Seniors were invited to nominate a teacher who influenced their lives through prayer, work, study and community. Hannah Baker nominated Tocco for her dedication to the ministry of teaching, exemplifying the Benedictine tradition and openly illustrating devotion to SSA and her students.
ST. EDWARD THE CONFESSOR, Ladies Council 2012-13 officers: Vicky Smith, president; Brandy Hew, first vice president; Michelle O’Regan, second vice president; Karen Cameron, treasurer; Stephanie Tregre, corresponding secretary; Michelle Branch, recording secretary; first board member, Jodi Duvernay.
LOYOLA UNIVERSITY NEW ORLEANS’ Bateman team won its sixth national title since 2000 at a Bateman competition for public relations students in Minneapolis, Minn., sponsored by the Public Relations Society of America. Team members Maggie Moore, Nhi Tieu, Jack Lien, Wade Kimbro and Alexandra Broussard created the “Choose Dat, Not Dis” public relations campaign for United Way Worldwide to advocate healthy lifestyles and help reduce childhood obesity. The team earned a $2,500 cash prize for the win. They partnered with chefs from award-winning GW Fins and Le Foret restaurants to create healthy dishes with New Orleans flavor and worked with Rouses to promote healthy “Choose Dat, Not Dis” options and collaborated with Jazzmen Rice who will continue the campaign in national marketing efforts for brown rice in 2013.
SOCIAL JUSTICE ADVOCACY, “Catholic Advocacy in the Digital Age” workshop hosted by the archdiocese’s Young Adult Ministry, July 24, 7 p.m., Loyola University Danna Center. Presenter: Nick Albares. Bring WiFi-enabled device (laptop, Smartphone, tablet). 227-3229.
ST. JOHN BOSCO, Women’s Society annual rummage sale, July 28, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Also, pot luck meeting, July 30, 7 p.m. both in Family Life Center Family Life Center, 2114 Oakmere Drive, Harvey, Woodmere subdivision.
Catholic Charities care line
Assistance and referrals for the poor weekdays from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. (866) 891-2210.