Calendar - June 7, 2014

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June 8-21

PRAYERS FOR HURRICANE SEASON, Saturdays, 3:20 p.m. (prior to 4 p.m. Mass), for intentions of those still affected by Hurricane Katrina and averting of future hurricanes in Louisiana. St. Francis Xavier Church, 444 Metairie Road, Metairie. 899-2255.

ST. DAVID, hosts a Holy Hour for Peace every first Friday at 11 a.m., followed by noon Mass in the church. 5617 Claude Ave., New Orleans. 947-2853.

FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT, St. Mary of the Angels, June 7, 6:30 p.m. “Courageous,” 2225 Congress St., New Orleans. Tickets: $2. Refreshments available for sale. Bring blankets; chairs will be provided.

ST. MARTHA, Spring bingo, June 7. Doors open at 6:30. Food, drinks sold. 2555 Apollo Drive, Harvey.

ARCHDIOCESE OF NEW ORLEANS GOSPEL CHOIR, Spring Concert, June 8, 3 p.m., free, Corpus Christi-Epiphany Church, 2022 St. Bernard Ave., New Orleans.

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL, St. Clement, June 9-13, 9 a.m.-noon. Open to students in pre-K4 through fifth grade. Register online or parish center, 4317 Richland Ave., Metairie.

ST. CHARLES CATHOLIC HIGH SUMMER CAMPS: art camp, June 9-13, 12:30-3 p.m., $80 includes materials and snack, registration now; mini cheerleader camp for ages 4-13, June 9-13, 9 a.m.-noon, $50 includes cheer instruction, camp T-shirt, last-day performance, snacks (985) 652-3809; Starsteppers mini dance camp, girls 4-13 years old, June 16-20, 9 a.m.-noon, $50, includes dance instruction with focus on technique, jazz, kick, prop, etc., last-day performance, camp T-shirt, refreshments (985) 652-3809); SCC baseball camp, June 2-4, 9 a.m.-noon, boys ages 7-14, fielding, hitting, base running, $75 includes instruction, Comet baseball cap, registration now. (985) 703-0672;
SCC soccer camp, June 23-27, 8:30 a.m.-noon, ages 4-13, single day $20 or weekly $75, mail registration to SCC Soccer Camp/Mona Roussel, 125 Oakmont Drive, LaPlace, checks made payable to Sean LeBlanc or email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if paying cash on arrival; football camp, July 14-17, 8:30-11:30 a.m., 7- to 13-year-olds, football fundamentals, weight training, speed drills, $100 includes camp T-shirt, Hammer Award, daily ball games, the Great Relay Race, July 14, 7:30-8:30 a.m., (985) 652-3029; supervised SCC Youth Weightlifting Camp on Tuesdays and Thursdays June 9-July 10, 9-10 a.m., ages 10-13, workouts involving speed ladder, boxes, parachutes, $60, registration June 9, 8:30 a.m. www.stcharles

COURSE ON RACISM, June 24-25, 9-11:30 a.m., Office of Religious Education offers course on racism, “More Than Meets the Eye: The Enigma of Race” with instructor Walter Bonam. St. Clement of Rome Parish Center, Cleary at West Esplanade avenues, Metairie. Fee: $25. Registration deadline: June 10,, 862-6270. Not necessary to be a catechist or seeking certification renewal to attend; registration required.

PEACE MASS, monthly St. Rita’s Mary Group with MIR Mass, June 12, 7:30 p.m., with confessions 6:30 p.m., patriotic rosary, 7 p.m. St. Rita Church, 7100 Jefferson Hwy., Harahan. Celebrant: Father Joe Palermo, director of spiritual formation, Notre Dame Seminary.

OUR LADY OF WISDOM, fund-raiser, “Bourbon, Blue Jeans, and Growing Up... New Orleans,” June 12, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Bourbon tasting fund-raiser with heavy hors d’oeuvres, beer, wine and celebrity guests Bob and Jan Carr, Peter Finney Jr., whiskey evangelist Kimberly Patton Bragg, Our Lady of Wisdom Auditorium, 5600 General De Gaulle Drive, New Orleans. Tickets: $20 in advance or $25 at door. RSVP by June 9. ourla This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ; pay at “Donate Here” link.

HISPANIC APOSTOLATE, 2014 Hispanic Apostolate’s Volunteers “Let’s Dance for Unity” fund-raising event, June 13, 7 p.m.-1 a.m. Hispanic Apostolate cafeteria. 2505 Maine Ave., Metairie. 467-2550, 881-7645, email hispanicapostolatevolunteer This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

COMMUNITY FLAG DAY, June 14, 10 a.m., St. Dominic Knights of Columbus Council No. 3729 Christopher Room, 6254 Vicksburg St., New Orleans. Patriotic speakers, patriotic songs, raising of American flag on the neutral ground on Harrison Avenue at Chase Bank. 831-9396.

LADIES AUXILIARY, KNIGHTS OF PETER CLAVER, sponsors Blood Center blood drive June 15, 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Our Lady of Guadalupe St. Jude Hall, 411 North Rampart St., New Orleans. Donating takes less than an hour.; bring photo ID. Eat healthy meal, drink fluids before donating. Call 220-0177 for appointments or scheduling information.

GOD’S SPECIAL CHILDREN, monthly Mass, June 15, 2 p.m. Special guest: Deacon Larry Sutton from Pittsburgh, an author with a Ph.D., and father of an autistic child who has a program that trains high school students to assist with the religious education of the developmentally disabled. Deacon Sutton also will lead a workshop “Welcoming and Including Children with Autism in the Church,” June 14, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., at St. Francis Xavier’s former church, 444 Metairie Road.

HEALING MASS, June 16, 7 p.m. followed by healing service and benediction. St. Anthony of Padua, 4640 Canal St., New Orleans. Free, lit parking.

OUR LADY OF GRACE, Super Bingo, June 21, doors open at 5:30 p.m., with games starting at 7 p.m. Advance tickets: $25; at door $30. Players must be at least 13 years old. 780 Hwy. 44, Reserve. (985) 536-4291.

ROSARYVILLE, Camp Kateri, week-long day and overnight summer camp at 500-acre site with swimming, camp fires, canoeing, a junior Olympic-size swimming pool, a two-acre fishing pond and other activities geared toward developing mind, body and spirit. First session: June 22-27, ages 7-13, $450 overnight, $295 day session; Session II, July 6-11, ages 4-13, $450 overnight, $295 day; Session III: July 13-18, ages 7-13, $450 overnight, $295 day; mini session IV: July 24- 27, ages 7-13, $275 overnight, $175 day. 39003 Rosaryville Road, Ponchatoula. (225) 294-5039.

RETROUVAILLE, help and support to married couples of all faiths undergoing serious difficulties. Next weekend, July 18-20, Lumen Christi Retreat Center in Schriever, La. 861-6243.

ACADEMY OF HOLY ANGELS, Class of 1974 40th high school reunion, June 21-22. Bar party, June 21, 7-11 p.m., Fox House, 2501 North Woodlawn Ave., Metairie; Rosary with the Marianite Sisters on June 22 at 10:30 a.m. followed by Mass in the Holy Angels Chapel, 3500 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans. Celebrant: Msgr. Bob Massett, with music minister Timy Todd. Brunch and tours of the Marianite campus will follow. Details: Diane Cresson Schwing, 828-2010, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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