Calendar - September 28, 2013

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Sept. 28-Oct.6

EVENTS
    SPECIAL MASS FOR ST. THERESE OF LISIEUX, Sept. 28. Prayers and confession, 10 a.m.; musical prelude with Trish Foti Genco at 10:30 a.m.; Mass at 11 a.m.; veneration of St. Therese relics; reception and St. Therese exhibit after Mass. Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, 1908 Short St., Kenner. 464-0361.
    LATIN MASS, St. Stephen Church (Good Shepherd Parish), 1025 Napoleon Ave., New Orleans, Sept. 29, 12:30 pm.  Celebrant: Father Garrett O’Brien. 899-1378.
    DR. BRANT PITRE, speaks Oct. 1, 7 p.m., on “The Life of Abraham & the Mystery of Faith,” Pauline Book Center, 4403 Veterans Blvd., Metairie. Reservations requested.
    SPIRITUALITY IN THE CITY, First Tuesdays, Oct. 1, “Love and Life After Human Trafficking,” Kara French and Clemmie Greelee from Eden House, a two-year residential program for women who have been commercially and sexually exploited; “the Muslims Around You,” Nov. 5, with Loyola University New Orleans’ assistant professor Adil Kahn, Ph.D., department of religious studies. Simple lunch at 12:15 p.m.; presentations at 12:30 p.m., Lenes Hall, Immaculate Conception Church, 130 Baronne St., New Orleans. Free admission. www.loyno.edu.
    PAX CHRISTI NEW ORLEANS, annual Peace Liturgy, Oct. 4, 7 p.m., Poor Clares’ Monastery, 720 Henry Clay St. “Equal Justice For All.” Homilist: Bishop Shelton Fabre. Jennifer Molina receives “Teacher of Peace Award.” Reception follows. paxchristino@ya hoogroups.com, 469-4613, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .
    PRAYER BREAKFAST, sponsored by Magnificat New Orleans Chapter, Oct. 5, 9 a.m.-noon. Speaker: Arthine Vicks Powers. Reserve of Orleans, 3101 Bruxelles St., (off Paris Avenue at Treasure Street), New Orleans. Donation: $15, checks payable to: Magnificat New Orleans Chapter. Reservations: 650-1931, 821-6309.
    PARISH SOCIAL MINISTRY, “Faith in Action – Taking Catholicism to the Streets,” two-day training, Oct. 4-5, Notre Dame Seminary Schulte Auditorium, 2901 South Carrollton Ave., New Orleans. Speakers: Archbishop Gregory Aymond; Jesuit Father Fred Kammer, Society of St. Vincent de Paul National Council’s Sheila Gilbert, Jesuit Father Ted Arroyo, Office of Black Catholic Ministries’ Ansel Augustine, authors Tom Ulrich, Jeffry Odell Korgen. $20. www.CatholicCharitiesUSA.org/what-we-do/trainingand         events. 596-3097.
    CATHOLIC COMMITTEE ON GIRL SCOUTING, meeting for adult representatives from troops at Catholic churches, schools, Oct. 5, 9 a.m.-noon, St. Rita Parish (Msgr. Champagne Center), 7100 Jefferson Highway at Raven Street, Harahan. Adult leaders with troops not at Catholic churches, but interested in Catholic religious recognition program invited. Presentation by Catholic Committee on Girl Scouting, religious recognition counselor training, introduction of renewed program – annual pilgrimage to local Catholic shrine. Email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 227-3221, 836-0551, ext. 3223; This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .
    CATHOLIC COMMITTEE ON BOY SCOUTING, adult counselor religious emblems training, Oct. 5,  9 a.m.-noon, St. Rita, 7100 Jefferson Hwy., Harahan. Ad Altare Dei and Pius XII counselors need certification every three years, and new Ad Altare Dei book will be sold. Email Susan Guidry at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .
    FALL CLEANOUT SALE, Knights of Columbus Council 13425, Oct. 5, 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. $25 donation gets vendors a 10x10 space with six-foot table, chairs. Checks payable to: Knights of Columbus Council 13425, 8905 Ormond Place, River Ridge, LA 70123-2637. Vendor set up Oct. 4, 6-8 p.m. or Oct. 5, 6:30-8:30 a.m. Knights sell food, drinks; other food vendors welcomed. Antiques, vintage collectibles, dishes, clothing, toys, cup cakes, arts and crafts. Larry Jones 738-9339, email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .
    JAMBALAYA DINNER, Our Lady of the Angels’ Knights of Columbus Council 13349, Oct. 5, 5-8 p.m.; and meatball and spaghetti luncheon Oct. 6, noon-3 p.m. Proceeds benefit 8-year-old parishioner Koda Jackson. 6851 River Road in Waggaman. $8 meals include salad, dinner roll, tea. Advanced tickets or chance to win $200, call 431-8273. 
    EXHIBIT ON ARCHBISHOP PHILIP HANNAN, Oct. 5, 2013-May 26, 2014.Archdiocese of New Orleans Catholic Cultural Heritage Center presents “The Archbishop Wore Combat Boots: the Life and Ministry of Archbishop Philip Hannan.” Old Ursuline Convent Museum, 1100 Chartres St., New Orleans. His military Mass kit, priestly vestments, military boots, uniform; photographs of childhood and WWII experiences; notes; letters. Electronic interactive experience with iPads for visitors and looping video of archbishop including footage of his eulogy at President John F. Kennedy’s funeral included. Admission: $10 adults, $9 seniors, $5 students. Group tours, school field trips welcomed. www.oldursulineconvent.org.
    PUMPKIN PATCH, Oct. 5, 9 a.m., until pumpkins run out. Benefits the St. Anselm Knights of Columbus Council 15133. St. Anselm, 306 St. Mary St., Madisonville. (985) 845-7342.
    CULTIVATING LIVES AND COMMUNITIES OF PRAYER, Loyola University Institute for Ministry, Oct. 5, 9:30 a.m.-noon, with 8:30 a.m. breakfast. Open to Catholic educators. Facilitator: Ricardo Marquez. Co-sponsored by Religious Education and Catholic Schools offices. This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .
    MASS OF THE ROSES, in honor of St. Therese of Lisieux “the Little Flower,” Oct. 6, 9 a.m. flute prelude, 9:30 a.m. Holy Mass. Celebrant: Father Luis Castenada. Refreshments follow with shopping in Carmel Gift Shop. Discalced Carmelite Nuns, 73530 River Road, Covington. covington carmel.org.
    SLIDELL LIFE CHAIN, 22nd annual silent protest by churches and individuals against abortion, Oct. 6, 2-3 p.m., along Gause Boulevard, Slidell. Signs “Abortion Kills Children” and “Jesus Heals and Saves” available in advance at Crisis Pregnancy Help Center, 550 Gause Blvd., suite B, Slidell, site of an open house at 3 p.m. Signs distributed along route before 2 p.m. Sponsored by Slidell Right to Life Association to promote life from conception to natural death.
    BLESSED FRANCIS X. SEELOS’ FEAST DAY MASS, honoring 146th anniversary of his death, Oct. 6, 1 p.m., National Seelos Shrine/St. Mary’s Assumption Church, 919 Josephine at Constance streets, Irish Channel. Veneration of Father Seelos’ relic, one-on-one intercessory prayer starting at 11:45 a.m. before and after Mass. Wheelchair accessible/free parking. Archbishop Gregory Aymond celebrates Mass. 525-2495. www.seelos.org.
    CHRISTMAS CANTATA, Oct. 6, 7 p.m., 2013 U.S. tour by award-winning South Korean Gracias Choir (singing in English) conducted by Boris Abalyan. Saenger Theatre, 1111 Canal St., New Orleans. free admission.

PARISHES
    ST. RITA, Family Day Celebration Sept. 29 after 11:30 a.m. Mass. Food, drinks, games in schoolyard. Sponsored by the Knights of Columbus and the St. Rita Home and School Association.
    ST. EDWARD THE CONFESSOR, 15th annual rosary procession for life and peace, Oct. 5, 11 a.m.-noon. Simultaneous rosary in church for those who can’t walk, Refreshments and fellowship follow. 4921 West Metairie Ave., Metairie.

SCHOOLS
    ST. ELIZABETH ANN SETON, Home and School Association kicks off its Charleston Gift Wrap fund raiser Oct. 1-15. Wrapping paper, ribbon, gift bags, tags and gift items available.
    ST. MARY MAGDALEN, Parents’ Club general meeting, Oct. 2, 7 p.m., cafeteria, 6425 West Metairie Ave., Metairie.

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