Calendar - August 31, 2013

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Aug. 31-Sept. 8

EVENTS
    CATHOLICS RETURNING HOME, new session in progress, for next five weeks on Thursdays beginning Aug. 29, 7-8:30 p.m. St. Edward the Confessor, West Metairie Avenue and Transcontinental Drive, Metairie. 888-0703.
    CELEBRATION OF CULTURES, annual prayer service sponsored by Office of Racial Harmony, Sept. 5, 6:45-9 p.m., St. Angela Merici Church, 901 Beverly Garden Drive, Metairie. Details: Sister Teresa Rooney, 861-6272, sr This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .
    URSULINE ACADEMY, Parents’ Club hosts the “Mane Event,” Sept. 13, 6-9 p.m., City Park Carousel Gardens Amusement Park. Admission: $15 includes wristband for rides. Ticket purchase deadline: Sept. 6. 866-5260, 866-2725.
    WINNING THE BATTLE FOR SOULS, day conference, Sept. 7 beginning with Mass at 7:30 a.m. and ending at 3:30 p.m. Featured speakers: Deborah Lipsky, author of “A Message of Hope, The Confessions of an Ex-Satanist”; Father Joseph Doyle; Sister Francanne. Sponsored by Evangelization 2013’s Hedy Boelte. St. Ann Church and Shrine, 3601 Transcontinental Drive, Metairie.
    ST. ROSALIE PROCESSION, MASS, in honor of St. Rosalie, Sept. 8. Mass, 3 p.m., followed by procession. Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish, 1908 Short St., Kenner. 464-0361.

PARISHES
    ST. RITA, Knights of Columbus fifth open car show, Sept. 7 (Oct. 5 rain date), gates open to cars at 5:30 p.m.; awards at 9 p.m. Food, music, 50/50. Registration per car: $25. To enter a car (limited to 120), call 628-1992 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . 7100 Jefferson Hwy., Harahan, enter on Ravan Avenue. Also, fund raiser for the parish food pantry –  dine out, Sept. 17 (lunch, dinner or takeout), Koz’s, 6215 Wilson St., Harahan.
    ST. ANGELA MERICI, Founder’s Day Mass, Sept. 7, 4 p.m. An adult reception follows for parishioners to share their memories of the parish. RSVP required, 835-0324.
    ST. JEROME, 50th anniversary celebration with a dance Sept. 9; and multi-lingual anniversary Mass on Sept. 29, 11 a.m., with Archbishop Gregory Aymond celebrating. Reception follows. 2402 33rd St., Kenner.
    THREE-WAY FITNESS, Christ-centered total wellness program, Sept. 9-Nov. 18, Mondays, 9:15-11:30 a.m. Orientation meeting and registration, Sept. 9, 9 a.m., room 12. Class size is limited to 20. $50 fee for materials. Valerie Englehardt, R.N., (985) 778-1935. Mary Queen of Peace Parish Center, 1701 West Causeway Approach, Mandeville.

COMING...
    ST. ELIZABETH ANN SETON, Home and School general membership meeting, Sept. 10, 7 p.m., church, 4121 St. Elizabeth Drive, Kenner.
    NAIM Kenner/St. Philip Neri chapter, monthly meeting for widowed persons, Sept. 11, 7 p.m., Parishioners Center, 6500 Kawanee Ave., Metairie. 455-3334.
    ST. CHRISTOPHER, Bereavement and Support Ministry, meeting Sept. 12, 6:15 p.m., parish center, 3900 Derbigny St., Metairie. Guest speaker: Janice Bodet, L.P.C.
    MONTHLY PEACE MASS, Sept. 12, 7:30 p.m., sponsored by St. Rita’s Mary Group in cooperation with MIR. St. Rita Church, 7100 Jefferson Hwy., Harahan. Celebrant: Father Michael Kettenring, Visitation of Our Lady parochial administrator. Confessions: 6:30 PM; patriotic rosary: 7 p.m.
    NEW EVANGELIZATION SOCIETY, “Mary and the New Evangelization: The Model for Receptive Discipleship,” with speaker Chris O’Neill, Sept. 12, Notre Dame Seminary, 2901 S. Carrollton Ave., New Orleans. Mass, 6:30 p.m.; dinner 7 p.m. with event following. RSVP: 227-3234 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .
    ST. PETER, third annual shrimp boil by Men’s Club, Sept. 14, 1-9 p.m. Admission: $15, 18 years and older; $10 for those 13 to 17 years old. Those 12 and younger are free. All you can eat. School pavilion, 125 East 19th Ave., Covington.
    BLUE ROSE BALL, Sept. 14, cocktails 7 p.m., gourmet dinner 8 p.m. followed by dancing to the Wiseguys until 11:30 p.m. Hilton New Orleans Riverside grand ballroom. Invocation by Archbishop Gregory Aymond; master of ceremonies Tom Capella. Black tie optional. Benefits St. Michael Special School. Tickets are $150 each. 524-7285 or visit http://st michaelspecialschool.com/blue-rose-ball.html.
    MARY QUEEN OF PEACE, dance night, Sept. 14, 7-9:30 p.m. DJ plays music from the 1940s-60s. Free. Ice provided; participants bring own food and drink.
    N.O. CATHOLIC WORKER, second annual Fais Do-Do fund raiser, Sept. 15, 4-10 p.m., Café Istanbul in New Orleans Healing Center, 2372 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans. All-ages event featuring music by Little Freddie King, Bayou Deville, the Cajun Troubadours, T. Canaille, jam session with special guest. $5 food plates and a raffle.
    JIMMY SEGHERS BIBLE STUDY, beginning Sept. 16, 7 p.m., and Sept. 18, 9:30 a.m. Cost: $25 one adult, $40 a couple, $10 a child. St. Peter Parish, St. Mary’s Hall, Covington. (985) 892-2422.
    ACTION AGAINST ADDICTION, second annual Walk 4 Recovery and 5K Run, Sept. 21, 8 a.m., City Park Festival Grounds. Event raises awareness and support for critical substance abuse prevention services such as the Armed Services Network of Louisiana that reduce problems facing returning Gulf war veterans and families. www.walk4recovery.org.
    MOUNT CARMEL ACADEMY, annual Golf Classic, Sept. 23, shotgun start, lunch, English Turn Country Club. Restaurant tastings on course, four hole-in-one prizes, including two $10,000 cash give-a-ways. Corporate, team, individual registrations. 288-7626.


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