Calendar - November 16, 2013

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Nov. 16-24

    OUR LADY OF HOLY CROSS COLLEGE, Fall Festival, free music, food, arts and crafts, Nov. 16, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., 4123 Woodland Drive, Algiers.  398-2110. 
    MOTHER-DAUGHTER HUMAN SEXUALITY PROGRAM, Nov. 17, 1-4 p.m., St. Peter’s St. Mary’s Hall, 125 East 19th Ave., Covington. Cost: $25 for each mother-daughter (ages 10-12) couple. (985) 892-9353, email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .
    MASS FOR FIRST RESPONDERS (police, fire, EMS), Nov. 17, 11 a.m., St. Louis Cathedral.
    PEOPLE PROGRAM, registration at two locations: Main campus, 2240 Lakeshore Drive, New Orleans, Nov. 18-Dec. 6 starting at 9 a.m., 284-7678; Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 6201 Stratford Place, Algiers, starting Nov. 19, 9 a.m. Spring semester classes: Jan. 21-May 16. Leisure classes for those 50 and older. Ministry of the Sisters of St. Joseph. $150 a session.
    CATHOLIC FOUNDATION DINNER, Nov. 19, cocktails, 6 p.m.; dinner, 7 p.m. New Orleans Hilton Riverside. Keynote speaker: author George Weigel, distinguished senior fellow of the Ethics and Public Policy Center. 2013 Pope John Paul II Award recipient: John P. Laborde. Reservations required; black tie preferred. 596-3044, email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .
    KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS, First Degree meeting, Nov. 19, 6 p.m., Father Seelos Council Hall, 4021 Trenton St., Metairie. 885-8006. Also, a Christmas party, Dec. 14, same location.
    MARY OF NAZARETH, movie Nov. 20 and Dec. 12, 7 p.m., AMC Westbank Palace Theatre, 1151 Manhattan Blvd., Harvey. Tickets: $5 by calling 237-2962 or visiting Westbank Religious Supply or Mule’s. Tickets sold after Masses Nov. 16-17, St. John Bosco. Actress Alissa Jung portrays Mary.
    SEELOS: DOCTOR OF SOULS, one-man play with 28 characters, Nov. 19, 7 p.m., Schulte Auditorium, 2901 South Carrollton Ave., New Orleans. Presented by the Archdiocese of New Orleans in association with actor and playwright Casey Groves. About missionary priest whose powerful intercessory prayers resulted in healing countless people with terminal illnesses, injuries and troubled souls. Free will offering. (917) 969-8698.
    INTERACT NOLA, theatre group of 30 adults with intellectual disabilities, performs its second production, “It’s About Time,” free, Nov. 20, 7 p.m. InterACT NOLA is part of Arc of Greater New Orleans. St. Joseph Abbey and Seminary College, Benet Hall Theatre, 75376 River Road, Covington. 897-0134.
    GOOD GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP, meeting, Nov. 20, 10 a.m., St. Clement of Rome Parish Center, Drexel Room. For bereaved. 288-9040.
    BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT GROUP, Nov. 20, 10 a.m. Topic: “Handling the Holidays.” Archdiocese of New Orleans Retreat Center (Cenacle), 5500 St. Mary St., Metairie. 288-9040.
    CARMEL CUP CHALLENGE, 31st annual Mount Carmel Road Race, Nov. 23, Roosevelt Mall, City Park. 1-mile race, 8 a.m.; 5K race, 8:30 a.m. Dogs welcomed. Entry fee and T-shirt: $17; Entry fee only: $10. Register: or call 288-7626,  ext. 163.
    HUMAN PERSON AND BEAUTY, Dumb Ox Ministries presents second in a four-part series, Nov. 22, 7 p.m., Schulte Auditorium at Notre Dame Seminary, 2901 South Carrollton Ave., New Orleans.
    HOLIDAY MARKET, St. Matthew the Apostle Home and School Association, Nov. 23, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., MBC,  10021 Jefferson Hwy., River Ridge. Admission: $5, includes chance at vendor-donated gift, refreshments. Handmade clothing, embroidery items, gift baskets, NOLA merchandise, handcrafted jewelry, prayer pockets, candles, paintings, bath items, hats, purses, kitchen accessories, wreaths, hand-stamped note cards.
    VIETNAMESE HOLY MARTYRS CELEBRATION, Nov. 23, 3-8 p.m., Mary Queen of Vietnam Church, 5069 Willowbrook Drive, New Orleans. 25th Anniversary of the canonization of  117 Vietnamese Holy Martyrs slain for their faith during persecution in Vietnam from 1798-1861. Shrine of the Vietnamese Holy Martyrs will be dedicated at Mary Queen of Vietnam Church. Mass, closing ceremony of the Year of Family and Faith, adoration of Blessed Sacrament, seminars, reflections on the martyrs, and two-mile procession of the holy relics from the chapel to the shrine.
    CONCERT OF SACRED MUSIC, featuring tenor Andrew Bennett of California, Nov. 24, 4 p.m., Our Lady of the Lake, Mandeville. Celebrating Feast of Christ the King. He cantors at St. Monica’s Catholic Church in Santa Monica and has sung with several opera associations. 312 Lafitte St., Mandeville. (985) 674-2816.

    ST. BENILDE, Home and School Association, meeting, Nov. 19, 7 p.m., school cafeteria, 1801 Division St., Metairie
    ST. ANN, Men’s Club meeting, Nov. 18, 7 p.m., cafeteria. Grandparents Club meeting, Nov. 20, 7 p.m., cafeteria, 4921 Meadowdale St., Metairie. Guest speaker: Jeff Rossi, director of Volunteers for Greater New Orleans Sports Foundation. Membership dues: $10 annually.  Questions: sasgrand This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .
    ACADEMY OF OUR LADY, Alumnae Board, Holiday Marketplace, Nov. 20, 7-10 p.m., Royal Palm, 1901 Manhattan Blvd., Harvey. Crafts from local artisans, popular products from independent consultants. Tickets: $20 in advance; $25 at door, includes free cocktail, door prize chance, light eats. Proceeds benefit Immaculata, Archbishop Blenk and Academy of Our Lady Legacy Scholarships at Academy of Our Lady. Call Silvana Collins, 341-6217, ext. 13; This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .
    LOYOLA UNIVERSITY NEW ORLEANS, open house for revised MBA program for College of Business, Nov. 21, 6 p.m., Miller Hall, room 112, 6363 St. Charles Ave. Light refreshments followed by information session with MBA representatives. Registration recommended. Loyola’s MBA application fee waived for attendees. This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

    ST. EDWARD THE CONFESSOR, Ladies’ Council, Mass, Nov. 17, 10 a.m.
    OUR LADY OF THE ANGELS, garage sale, Nov. 22, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; Nov. 23, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., parish hall, 6851 River Road, Waggaman. 436-4459.
    ST. GABRIEL, Fair Trade Christmas Market, Nov. 23, 4:30-6 p.m.; Nov. 24, noon-2 p.m. Crafts and artisan items including tea, chocolate. Fair Trade items reduce poverty by purchasing goods made in an ethical manner. 5000 Piety Drive, New Orleans. 282-0296.
    SOLEMNITY OF CHRIST THE KING FEAST, Nov. 24, 5 p.m., 19th annual solemn Mass, Eucharistic procession. Reserved seating for religious. Those unable to process pray rosary in church. St. Peter, Covington. (985) 892-2422.
    ST. LOUIS CATHEDRAL, epic 1928 silent film “ The Passion of Joan of Arc,” presented with improvised organ accompaniment by Samuel Liégeon, Nov. 24, 6 p.m. Free. Liégon is titular organist of St. Pierre de Chaillot in Paris and was the 2012-13 Young Artist-in-Residence at St. Louis Cathedral.

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