Calendar - October 19, 2013

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Oct. 19-28

EVENTS
    BLESSED SEELOS, annual international food festival and garage sale, Oct. 20, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Spanish Mass at noon. 3037 Dauphine St., New Orleans. 943-5566.
    AND ALL THAT JAZZ, jazz vocalist Banu Gibson sings Oct. 20, 3 p.m., Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral home, East Chapel. 5100 Pontchartrain Blvd., New Orleans.
    CHEFS TO WATCH, 12th annual awards dinner presented by Louisiana Cookin’ Magazine, Oct. 21, 7 p.m. Café Reconcile, 1631 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd., New Orleans. Special VIP Preview begins at 6 p.m.; main event 7-10 p.m. Food stations, silent auction featuring 10-course tasting menu in your home by Chef Philip Lopez of Root, specialty cocktails, wines, craft beers, Joe Simon jazz. $75 general admission; $125 for VIP seating. Proceeds benefit Café Reconcile.
    CATHOLIC CHARISMATIC RENEWAL WEST BANK, prayer meeting, healing service, Oct. 23, 7:30 p.m., Infant Jesus of Prague, 700 Maple St., Harvey. Rosary, 7 p.m.; Mass, 8 p.m.
    OPEN HOUSE, Our Lady of Holy Cross College, Oct. 23, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Campus tours, speakers, faculty, financial aid representatives. More than 50 undergraduate/graduate majors. RSVP: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , 368-2175. 4123 Woodland Drive, Algiers.
    LIFE IN THE SPIRIT, seminar with Deacon Larry Oney and team, Oct. 25, 7-9 p.m.; Oct. 26, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. St. Genevieve Catholic Church, 58203 Hwy. 433, Slidell. (985) 641-2585, (985) 645-0422. Presentation on basic Christian message of salvation, what it means to live a “life” in the Holy Spirit, and how to maintain that life.
    CELEBRATE ADOPTION, cocktail reception, Oct. 25, 7-9 p.m., Adoption Services of Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans, home of the Canizaros, 500 Northline St., Metairie. Entertainment: Magazine Street Jazz Band. $75 tickets support CCANO Adoption Services. In 2012, Adoption Services assisted 185 individuals, 49 families and helped nine children find permanent homes. Reservations: 885-1141, adoptnola.com.
    GOODIES FOR GHOSTLY GIVERS, Knights of Columbus St. Thomas More Council 7226 food/clothing drive Oct. 26, 10 a.m.- 3 p.m., Visitation of Our Lady Church, 3500 Ames Blvd., Marrero. Drop off non-perishable food items, clothing and household goods for the St. Vincent DePaul Food Pantry and Thrift Store and receive Halloween treats.
    ST. JUDE, annual autumn novena, Oct. 26-Nov. 3, International Shrine of St. Jude, 400 North Rampart St., New Orleans. Guest preacher: Oblate Father David Munoz. Mass weekdays 7 a.m., noon, 6 p.m.; Saturday, 4 p.m.; Sunday, 7:30, 9:30 and 11 a.m., 1:30 p.m. in Spanish and 6 p.m. Healing Service after all Friday Masses.
    ARCHDIOCESAN SPIRITUALITY CENTER, “Come Away and Rest A While – A Day of Prayer,” Oct. 26, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Subject: Communion of Saints – who is part of the Communion of Saints and what can we learn from them? Despite our flaws, each of us is a saint in the making. Bring Bible and a brown bag lunch. Register, (985) 886-0957, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , http://asc.arch-no-org. Suggested donation: $25.
    WORLD YOUTH DAY, 27th Archdiocesan Youth Conference, Oct. 27. New Orleans Convention Center. Junior high track (grades 6-7); high school track (grades 8-12). Check in: 8:30 a.m.; conclusion 5 p.m. Inspirational speakers, workshops to deepen faith and learn about teen issues, celebration of the Eucharist with Archbishop Gregory
Aymond, praise and worship music, prayer opportunities, exhibitors. 836- 0551, ext. 3223 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .
    NEW ORLEANS MEDICAL MISSION SERVICES, seventh annual golf tournament, Oct. 28, Lakewood Golf Club. Registration 11:30 a.m., tee-off 12:30 p.m. $125 a player or $500 a foursome. $10,000 hole-in-one prize, putting contest. www.nom ms.org.

SCHOOLS
    ST. RITA, Home and School Association hosts coffee and donuts after Grandparents’ Mass for first and second grades, Oct. 22. Pictures available for purchase. 7118 Jefferson Hwy., Harahan.
    MOUNT CARMEL, fall production “Murder by the Book,” Oct. 23-26, 7 p.m., and Oct. 27, 2 p.m., in the Fitzmorris Performing Arts Center, 7027 Milne Blvd., New Orleans. Cost: $8 students, $12 adults. The play reveals how a small town ladies’ literary club solves a murder by looking at classic literature. Also, Candlelight Rosary Sept. 24 at 5 p.m. at the school’s grotto on campus, Robert E. Lee Boulevard at Louisville. Fall Festival, Nov. 3, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.  with food, entertainment by a DJ, and the band MoJeaux 4-7 p.m. Dance and cheer performances, televised Saints/Jets game. 288-7626.
    OUR LADY OF HOLY CROSS COLLEGE, second annual Alumni Association’s Excelsior Gala, Oct. 25, 7:30-10:30 p.m., English Turn Country Club. $65 a person; semi-formal attire. 398-2228.
    ST. ANN, Home and School Club, annual Charleston Wrap fund-raiser, Oct. 24-Nov. 7. Wrapping paper, kitchenware sold. Proceeds benefit the school.

PARISHES
    ST. MARY MAGDALEN, “A Pilgrim’s Way, life and relationship in God’s Family,” guided searching of Scripture with prayerful study and reflection with others. Starts Oct. 22, 7 p.m., in chapel, 6425 West Metairie Ave., Metairie. Use Cardinal Street entrance. Register: 733-0922, email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .
    ST. CLEMENT, 27th annual rosary rally, Oct. 22, 7 p.m. Adoration, a living rosary, homily, benediction and talk by homilist Father Chris DeLerno. Also, Music Ministry’s 24th annual Gathering of Choirs, Oct. 24, 7:30 p.m. Choirs of all faiths will perform sacred selections accompanied by their own musicians. West Esplanade at Cleary avenues, Metairie.
    BLESSED TRINITY CHURCH, rosary at 6 p.m., followed by Mass, 4230 South Broad St., New Orleans.
    HOLY NAME OF MARY, Algiers Point, Harvest Fest, Oct. 25, 6-10 p.m.; Oct. 26, noon-9 p.m. Food, crafts, music, game booths, live entertainment, red bean cook-off, costume contest, $1,000 raffle. Free admission. 362-5511, email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .
    ST. MARY MAGDALEN, Parents’ Club hosts annual Trunk or Treat, Oct. 26, 6-10 p.m., back field of school, 6425 West Metairie Ave., Metairie. Trick or treating, hayrides, face painting, costume contest, vehicle trunk decorating contest, photos, “Haunted Mansion” movie. Hot dogs, soft drinks, desserts sold. Admission: $1. 733-1433.
    ST. ANN, Men’s Club, Donut Breakfast Oct. 27 following 8, 9:30 and 11 a.m. Masses. Cafeteria, 4921 Meadowdale St., Metairie.
    ST. JOHN BOSCO, Women’s Society, Pot Luck meeting, October 28, 7 p.m, Family Life Center, Harvey. 340-0444.

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