Calendar - October 5, 2013

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Oct. 5-13

    DAUGHTERS OF CHARITY NEIGHBORHOOD HEALTH PARTNERSHIP (NHP), medical mobile unit free health education, screenings Oct. 5, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. and Oct. 6, noon-4 p.m., Gentilly Fest at Pontchartrain Park, 6514 Congress Drive, New Orleans; Oct. 19, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Sankofa Marketplace, 3819 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans.
    ANNUAL RED MASS, Oct. 7, 9:30 a.m., St. Louis Cathedral. Celebrant: Archbishop Gregory M. Aymond; homilist: Reverend James Wehner, Notre Dame Seminary rector. St. Thomas More Catholic Lawyers Association in conjunction with Louisiana Catholic bishops. Members of state bench and bar, public invited.
    THEOLOGY ON TAP, fall session, Oct. 8: Chris Gross, “Why Do Bad Things Happen to Good People”; Oct. 15, Dominican Friar Sergio Serrano, “Go Make a Mess”; Oct. 22, Sister Renee Daigle, “Which Way Do I Go? Prayer and Tough Decisions in the 21st Century”; Oct. 29, Catholic Counseling Services’ Mario Sacasa, “What Difference Does It (Faith) Make?” Irish House, 1432 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans. Gathering, 6:30 p.m. Speaker 7 p.m.
    NAIM CONFERENCE, Kenner St. Philip Neri chapter, monthly meeting, Oct. 9, 7 p.m., St. Philip Neri Parishioners Center, 6500 Kawanee Ave., Metairie. 455-3334.
    ARCHDIOCESAN SPIRITUALITY CENTER, “Wild Man to Wise Man: Reflections on Male Spirituality,” (book by Richard Rohr with Joseph Martos), Oct. 9, 16, 23, 30, 7-9 p.m. Facilitator: Deacon Dan Dorsey. Group discussion for men. Cost: $40. 2501 Maine Ave., Metairie. Register,  861-3254. 
     “THIRST FOR TRUTH,” sponsored by St. Peter Church for those age 35 and older, Oct. 10, 6:30 p.m., Abita Brewery Visitor Center in Abita Springs “What Does the Bible Really Say About Mary?” with special guest presenter Dr. Nathan Eubank, professor of Scripture at Notre Dame Seminary in New Orleans. Reservations requested; light dinner served.  (985) 892-2422, rectory@st
    BRIAN HSU, Loyola University New Orleans’ new assistant professor of piano performance, performs Oct. 10, 7:30 p.m., in inaugural recital, Louis J. Roussel Performance Hall, in Communications/Music Complex on Loyola’s main campus. Free event.
    MSGR. TEKIPPE THEOLOGICAL FORUM, Father Mark Massa, “A Pox on Both Your Houses: Moving Beyond Conservative and Liberal Labels in the Church” Oct. 11, 7 p.m. Notre Dame Seminary, 2901 South Carrollton Ave., New Orleans.
    OZANAM INN, 33rd annual Century Club dinner/gala “Rollin’ on the River,” Oct. 11, 6 p.m., Mardi Gras World Cafe at Port of New Orleans. Entertainment: John Rankin and the Young Pin Stripe Band. Food, cocktails. Tickets: $125 a person. Benefits homeless and underserved. 523-1184.
    CENTER OF JESUS THE LORD, “An Evening of Healing and Reconciliation,” with Father Robert Joel-Cruz and the Pax Christi Ministry Team, Oct. 11, 7 p.m.; Family Mass and picnic, Oct. 13, 10:30 a.m., City Park, across from 1031 City Park Ave. (Bring your own everything!); Family Bible Camp, “A Life in the Spirit,” Oct. 19-20. Pizza party kickoff for Catholic Youth Group, Oct. 25. “Inner Healing and Deliverance,” retreat with Father Robert Cavalier, Nov 8-10. To register, call 529-1636.
    2013 PUBLIC SQUARE ROSARY CRUSADE, Oct. 12, in conjunction with America Needs Fatima campaign ( Locations/times: Causeway Medical Clinic, 3044 Ridgelake Drive, Metairie, 7:30-9:30 a.m., 460-9360; Veterans Memorial Square, Causeway and Veterans Memorial boulevards, Metairie, noon-1 p.m., 780-9411. Also, noon, Monsanto Park, Sugarhouse Road at River Road, Luling; noon, St. John Bosco Church, 2114 Oakmere Drive, Harvey, 415-6464; noon, St. Jane de Chantal, 72054 Maple St., Abita Springs; Oct. 12,  noon (and 20 minutes before each Mass in October, St. John the Baptist, Paradis, (985) 758-2668;  Rosary, noon Oct. 12 Blessed Trinity and Oct. 24, 6 p.m., 822-3394.
    CATHOLIC BOOK STORE, soprano Sarah Jane McMahon signs new CD “Blessings and Silver Linings” Oct. 12, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., 3003 S. Carrollton Ave. at Fig, New Orleans.
    CHILDREN’S MISSION DAY, Oct. 12, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Mary Queen of Peace Parish, Mandeville. Theme: “Magnify Mission through Music,” with Stephen Lee. Open to grades 4-6. Prayer, music, educational games, cultural foods, activities. 527-5773.
    ANNUAL MARIAN MASS, Oct. 13, noon p.m. Celebrant: Archbishop Gregory Aymond,  Hispanic Apostolate’s St. Lawrence Church, 2525 Maine Ave., Metairie. 467-2550.

    ST. DAVID, annual Fall Festival, “Faith, Family and Fun: the Legacy Continues,” Oct. 12, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Oct. 13, noon-6 p.m. Food, car show, motorcycle show, raffle, music, D.J., carnival games, face painting. 5617 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans. 947-2853.
    ST. MARTHA, seventh annual craft fair, Oct. 12, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. 2555 Apollo Ave., Harvey. 368-1397, stmartha
    BLESSED SACRAMENT/ST. JOAN OF ARC, annual family Mass and free breakfast, Oct. 13, 8 a.m. Sterling Jones and Barbara Bloodworth will be honored as man and woman of the year. 8321 Burthe St., New Orleans.
    TERESIAN FAMILY DAY, outdoor Mass Oct. 13, 11 a.m. celebrated by Benedictine Abbot Justin Brown honoring St. Teresa of Jesus. Lunch provided (visitors also invited to bring a picnic lunch). Games, Teresian Christmas boutique. Provincial grounds, 18080 St. Joseph Way, Covington, La. (985) 893-1470. 
    HOLY FAMILY, Family Day, Oct. 13, noon-2 p.m., games, karaoke, horseback riding, hot dogs, dessert. Chili Cook-Off, with judging at 10:30 a.m. Deadline to enter: Oct. 4, 4 p.m. Contestants must cook a minimum of four quarts of ready-to-eat chili. (985) 331-8965. 155 Holy Family Lane, Luling. 
    ST. CHARLES BORROMEO, Family Day, Oct. 13, outdoor Mass 11:30 a.m. under the oaks, jambalaya and chicken gumbo, drinks, volleyball, flag football, games and hayrides. 13396 River Road, Destrehan. Families are asked to bring  dessert, salad or vegetable.

    ST. ANN, Cub Scout Wolves’ den meeting, Oct. 9, 6:30-8 p.m., cafeteria, 4921 Meadowdale St. Metairie.    
    ST. EDWARD THE CONFESSOR, Ladies’ Council Halloween general meeting with social, 7:30 p.m., cafeteria.
    MOUNT CARMEL ACADEMY, open house, Oct. 10, continuous tours 3-7 p.m. Administrators, faculty, staff, alumnae, parents, students on hand. 7027 Milne at Robert E. Lee Boulevard, New Orleans.
    ST. MARY MAGDALEN, Seafood Festival, Oct. 11, 6-11:30 p.m.; Oct. 12, noon-11:30 p.m.; Oct. 13, noon-9 p.m. Food, rides, games, bingo,  kiddieland, silent auctions, raffles. Fish or shrimp seafood dinner in cafeteria, Oct. 11, 6 p.m. Mega ride bands (presale $50; at gate $60). Entertainment: The Wiseguys, Oct. 11, 7:30-11:30 p.m.; 5 Finger Discount, Oct. 12, 7:30-11:30 p.m.; The Top Cats, Oct. 13, 5:30-9 p.m. 6425 West Metairie Ave., Metairie.
    ST. JOSEPH THE WORKER, Knights of Peter Claver Court 267 Ladies’ Auxiliary annual prayer breakfast, Oct. 12, 9:30 a.m., La Maison Creole, 1605 8th St., Harvey. Tickets: $15. 650-8303.  

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