Calendar - April 16, 2016

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April 14-26


ST. SCHOLASTICA ACADEMY, last performances of “Seussical” are April 14, 16 at 7 p.m.; April 17, 2 p.m. General admission: $15.
URSULINE ACADEMY, second annual Arts Festival, April 20, 3-5:30 p.m. Students showcase creativity in music, visual and performing arts on campus, 2635 State St., New Orleans. Visit 861-1106.
ST. MARY’S DOMINICAN, Homecoming weekend, Alumnae Mass, April 22, 5:30 p.m. in Sr. Ambrose Reggio, O.P. Gymnasium, followed by reception. $15 fee per person. April 23, Homecoming luncheon, 11 a.m., Metairie Country Club, 580 Woodvine Ave., with the Alumna of the Year Award and the Sr. Mary Angela Mulhern, O.P. Service Award announced. Luncheon cost: $55. Reservation deadline: April 15.

ST. CHRISTOPHER SCHOOL, Drama Club’s “Westward Whoa!” April 30, 6 and 8 p.m.  Tickets: $10 from school office or at door. 309 Manson Ave., off Cleary Avenue, Metairie. 837-8214.


"MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING," Loyola University New Orleans’ Montage Theatre, April 14-16, 7:30 p.m., second floor of Marquette Hall on Loyola’s main campus, 6363 St. Charles Ave. Tickets: $12 general admission. Free parking West Road garage. Visit

ST. ANN, “Evening of Mercy,” April 21, 7 p.m. Special witness: Deacon Joel Faulk, a transitional deacon who will be ordained to the priesthood in June. 3601 Transcontinental Drive, Metairie.

ST. PHILIP NERI, 12th annual variety show, April 22, 7:30 p.m., Parishioners’ Center, 6500 Kawanee Ave. Entertainment with singers, dancers, comics, skits, instrumentals. Free admission, donations appreciated.

CATHOLIC FOUNDATION, Northshore chapter annual dinner, April 22, cocktails and hors d’oeuvres 6 p.m., dinner at 6:45 p.m. Keynote speaker: Dr. Brant Pitre, Notre Dame Seminary sacred Scripture professor. Knights of Columbus on Northshore honored. Tickets: $100 in advance. St. Paul’s School Briggs’ Assembly Center, 917 S. Jahncke Ave., Covington. Register online,

ARCHDIOCESE OF NEW ORLEANS RETREAT CENTER, “Real Presence: The Practice of Compassion,” with Father Joe Nassal, April 22-24. Minimum offering: $225 with meals, lodging. “Once Upon a Time: A Mother/Daughter Retreat,” May 13-14, with Sister Judith Gomila. Overnight retreat for young ladies, 16 and older, and those who mother them. Ends with Mass. Minimum offering $150 each including meals, lodging. shal This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , 267-9604, 5500 St. Mary’s St., Metairie.

INTERFAITH COMMUNICATIONS INTERNATIONAL, “The Abrahamic Tradition in the Ethiopian Orthodox Church” lecture led by Rev. Deacon Okbe Zemede and Rev. Father Youstos Ghaly, April 23, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., St. Mark Coptic Church, 5333 St. Bernard Ave., New Orleans.

ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI, Easter Mission, April 24-26, 7 p.m. Leader: Franciscan Friar Johnpaul Cafiero, a native of New York/New Jersey. Theme: “Make Me An Instrument of Your Peace: Reflections of the Peace Prayer.” His storytelling and humor bring to life Jesus’ words.

MIR GROUP, fund-raising dinner, April 25, with Raymond Arroyo, EWTN news director, The Rose Garden, 5616 Citrus Blvd., River Ridge. Wine and cheese, patron party, meet and greet, 6 p.m.; three-course dinner, 7 p.m. Speaker 7:30 p.m. General admission: $50; patron party $75 (includes dinner). Proceeds benefit MIR pilgrimages. Call 256-3322.

ST. ANTHONY OF PADUA, healing Mass, April 25, 7 p.m. followed by healing service, eucharistic exposition and benediction. Free, lit parking behind church, 4640 Canal St., New Orleans.

SYMPTO-THERMAL NATURAL FAMILY PLANNING, series April 26, May 10, May 24, June 20, St. Dominic Parish, New Orleans. Preregistration required; cost $100. Family Life Apostolate at 861-6243. 

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