Calendar - June 21, 2014

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ST. MARIA GORETTI, fourth annual Gospel Concert, June 22, 3 p.m. 7300 Crowder Blvd., New Orleans. Benefits its partnership with St. Therese de L’Enfant Jesus Parish in Haiti made in 2011. Performances by choirs from St. Maria Goretti, St. Paul the Apostle, Blessed Trinity, St. Joseph Church in Gretna’s Haitian Community Choir and Dancers, Sallier School of Dance, Shades of Praise, and instrumental selection by Edward Coleman. Donation: $10. This parish has raised more than $30,000 for the Haitian parish, donated priestly vestments and addressed church’s needs.
CORPUS CHRISTI MASS, June 22, 10:30 a.m. followed by a procession, St. Stephen Church, Napoleon Avenue at Magazine Street, New Orleans.

ST. JOHN BOSCO, Women’s Society meeting, July 23, 7 p.m., Don Bosco Center, 2114 Oakmere Drive, Harvey. 340-0444.

NAIM, Archdiocese of New Orleans “Evening of Reflection, June 24, beginning with 6 p.m. Mass. St. Pius X Church, 6666 Spanish Fort Blvd. Celebrant: Oblate Father Anthony Rigoli, Our Lady of Guadalupe pastor. Widowed people invited. Light supper follows.  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .      

FAMILY LIFE APOSTOLATE, Sympto-Thermal Method of Natural Family Planning conducted by Caroline Sholl of the Archdiocese of New Orleans, June 24, July 8, July 22 and Aug. 19, St. Dominic. Preregistration required; cost $100. 861-6243.

MIR GROUP, anniversary Peace Mass. June 25, 7 p.m.; rosary at 6:30 p.m., St. Francis Xavier Church, 444 Metairie Road. Celebrant:  Father Stephen Dardis; contemporary adoration music led by Jamie Diliberto and the Contemporary Adoration Music Group.

FEAST OF THE SACRED HEART OF JESUS, June 27, 6 p.m. contemporary eucharistic adoration, reconciliation; 7 p.m. Feast of Sacred Heart Mass with Father Bryan Howard; 8 p.m. dessert and coffee. Music provided by Shannon and Garrett Fried. Divine Mercy Catholic Church, 4337 Sal Lentini Pkwy., Kenner. Bring red rose for Jesus. Details: Anne-Marie d’Abadie, 443-2204.

CENTER OF JESUS THE LORD, inner healing retreat, “Without Vision the People Perish,” June 27-29, Magnificat Center of the Holy Spirit in Ponchatoula. Retreat director Arlene Apone, Detroit liaison to the Catholic Charismatic Renewal, author and teacher. Oblate Father George Roy, center chaplain, offers sacramental support and preaches homilies for weekend Masses. Cost: $150 for weekend; $75 commuters. 529-1636.

ARCHDIOCESAN RETREAT CENTER, “Growing Spirituality as We Grow Older,” June 27-29. Presenter Father Keith Hosey will use Father Ron Rolheiser’s DVDs. 5500 St. Mary St., Metairie. 887-1420,

OLDIES BUT GOODIES DANCE, June 28, 7-11 p.m., sponsored by St. Theresa Little Flower Court 52, KPCLA. St. Katharine Drexel Prep Center, 5166 Magazine St. (between Soniat and Constance), New Orleans. Music by DJ Starkey. Tickets are $10 each. BYOB, no ice chests.

CATHOLIC CHARISMATIC RENEWAL OF NEW ORLEANS (CCRNO), annual Day of Refreshment for Women, June 28, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., St. Matthew the Apostle, River Ridge.  Theme: “Let Everything that Has Breath Praise the Lord.” Holy Spirit women’s retreat team – Andi Oney of LaPlace and Denise Beyer of Houma-Thibodaux – give talks. Cost: $30 with lunch, music, teaching, small groups, prayer ministry. Register: by June 25 for lunch. On-site registrations taken without lunch guarantee. 828-1368,

ST. EDWARD THE CONFESSOR, open dance sponsored by the Singles Ministry, June 28, 8 p.m. (doors open 7:30 p.m.), cafeteria. Music by Jake and Nifty 50s. Cost: $12.  Setups provided, BYOL. Casual dress. 201-2687.  Also, Catholic faith study, Sumbolon, July 26-Aug. 23 on Saturdays from 9 a.m.-noon, parish center. Open to adults 18 years and older. 888-0703.  

ST. DAVID, dedication and blessing of new building on campus to house a Head Start program, June 29. Mass of Thanksgiving at 10 a.m. celebrated by Archbishop Gregory Aymond, followed by ribbon-cutting, blessing of new school building, tours, light lunch. Parish and Total Community Action collaborated on project. 5617 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans.

LATIN MASS, June 29, 12:30 p.m., St. Stephen Church (Good Shepherd Parish), 1025 Napoleon Ave.,  New Orleans. Celebrant: Father Garrett O’Brien. Gregorian “Missa de Angelis.”  Elizabeth Evans, Bart Folse perform. 899-1378.
ST. MONICA MINISTRY, meets July 2 after the 5:30 p.m. Mass and July 18 after the 8:30 a.m. Mass, St. Dominic Church, 775 Harrison Ave. This group prays for family members who do not practice their faith.

FOURTH OF JULY CELEBRATION, St. Hubert, beginning at 11 a.m. and ending with 8:45 p.m. free fireworks display. Plate lunches with BBQ chicken, potato salad, vegetable and bread; hamburgers, hot dogs, smoked sausage poboys, nachos, funnel cakes, sweets; car show 2 p.m., with $25 car registration; pastalaya at 5 p.m. and bingo (packet for $20) also at 5 p.m. with 10 regular games winning $50, four special games winning $75, blackout for $200. Washerboard tournament at 7 p.m. Parish hall, 176 Anthony Monica St., Garyville, (985) 535-3312.

ST. CHRISTOPHER BEREAVEMENT AND SUPPORT GROUP, annual Memorial Mass, July 10, 6 p.m., St. Christopher Church, 3924
Derbigny St., Metairie. Deceased parishioners and family of support group recognized. Bring remembrance of deceased to be placed in front of altar. Reception in parish center follows. 835-0540.               

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