Calendar - July 16, 2016

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July 19-Aug. 12

PARISHES
 
ST. RITA, “Dine Out For The Needy” to benefit parish food pantry, July 19, July 21, Augie’s Restaurant, 6005 Jefferson Hwy., Harahan. Lunch, dinner or take-out. Mentioning St. Rita gets a percentage for pantry. 733-3000.
 
ST. PHILIP NERI, summer dramas. Student musical, “Golly Gee Whiz!” by Eric Rockwell and Joanne Bogart, July 22-23, 7:30 p.m.; July 24, 2:30 p.m. Tickets: $10 reserved; $7 general admission; $4 children (12 and under). St. Philip Players adult troupe “See How They Run” by Phillip King, July 29-30, 7:30 p.m.; July 31, 2:30 p.m., featuring actors Butch Caire, Jimmy DeMontluzin, Jeffrey Martorell, Rebecca Taliancich, David Murray, Joseph Arrigo, Adrienne Burns, Taryn Vinet, Trevor Brown. Tickets: $10 reserved; $8 general admission; $5 children (12 and under). Stacy Randall, director. St. Philip Neri Parishioner Center, 6500 Kawanee Ave., Metairie. Email  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , call 427-3340.
 
ST. ANSELM, ninth annual gala, “The Jewel of Madisonville,” July 23, patron party, 6-7 p.m.; gala, 7-11 p.m.  2016 GMC Acadia raffle, food from over 50 restaurants, live/silent auctions, music by Swing 101 Band. Castine Center, 63350 Pelican Drive, Mandeville. Tickets begin at $55; sponsorships available, (985) 845-7342, www.501auctions.com/stanselm.

EVENTS
 
HUMAN TRAFFICKING, July 21, 6:30 p.m., presentation at St. Mary of the Angels Catholic Church’s Respect Life Ministry. Speakers: Debbie Shinskie, archdiocesan Respect Life coordinator; James Kelly, executive director of Covenant House New Orleans. Donations accepted of soap, shampoo, toothpaste, toothbrushes, deodorant. 3501 North Miro St., New Orleans.
 
MAGNIFICAT – SLIDELL, sponsors 10-week New Testament study, “Women, Called by Name for such a Time as This,” Aug. 15-Oct. 24, 9-10:30 a.m., St. Genevieve Catholic Church, Bayou Liberty Road, Slidell. Open to men and women. Reservations and $21 payment for course workbook due by July 23. 274-8417.
 
NAIM CONFERENCE, Archdiocese of New Orleans, general meeting and “Fun Night,” July 26, 6:30 p.m., St. Pius X multi-purpose room, 6666 Spanish Fort Blvd. All widowed persons invited.
 
SATURDAY OF MIRACLES, July 30, 8 a.m.-7:30 p.m., Mensaje and Hispanic Apostolate’s day of renewal, in Spanish, called: “Sábado de Milagros,” Tulane University’s McAlister Auditorium. Attendees experience the transforming love of God through preaching, songs of praise, benediction of the Blessed Sacrament and Mass celebrated by Dominican Father Sergio Serrano, director of the Hispanic Apostolate, and archdiocesan priests. Donation: $20 a person.  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .
 
FRESH FIRE 2016, day-long gathering for those desiring refreshment in the Holy Spirit, “All His Ways Are Mercy and Truth,” July 30, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., St. Benilde cafeteria, 1901 Division St., Metairie. Sponsored by the Catholic Charismatic Renewal of New Orleans (CCRNO). Speakers: Johnny Bertucci, Casey Sprehe, Alex Lorio; music by Jamie Diliberto. Registration: $30 a person includes lunch; youth ages 14-35, $10. Pre- registration by July 27, noon: www.ccrno.org; 828-1368.

SIDEWALK COUNSELING, Pro-Life Educational Workshop, July 30, 9-11:30 a.m., Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 501 Holy Trinity Drive (take Hwy. 190, turn right at Judge Tanner Road), Covington. Presenters: Pam and John Richard of the Archdiocesan Sidewalk Counseling and Prayer Ministry, a ministry of the archdiocesan Respect Life Office. Workshop topics: general pro-life education, effective techniques to talk to abortion-minded women, legal aspects of sidewalk counseling. $10 donation for instructional materials. RSVP 460-9360, (985) 809-0773.

UNITY SKATE NIGHT IX, Aug. 3, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Skate Country Westbank, 1100 Terry Pkwy. $10. Sponsored by archdiocesan CYO Youth Ministry office and the Office of Black Catholic Ministry. Proceeds fund youth scholarships for year-round events. Open to young and old adults.

ARCHDIOCESE OF NEW ORLEANS RETREAT CENTER, third annual fundraiser, Wine & Dine: “Some Enchanted Evening” with Chef John Folse, Aug. 5, 6:30-10 p.m., Chateau Golf and Country Club, 3600 Chateau Blvd., Kenner. Chef John Folse cooks for the evening. Parade of prizes, pre-event raffle, silent and live auctions. Tickets are $150 a person. Tables of eight available. Honorary gala chair: Angela Hill; celebrity guest Leah Chase. Sponsorships available from $250-$10,000. Reservations online: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , 887-1420.

TRIDUUM FOR ST. PHILOMENA, Aug. 9-11, with 6 p.m. Mass; rosary and confession begin at 5:30 p.m. Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, 1908 Short St., Kenner.

SUPPER AND SUBSTANCE, for married and engaged couples, Aug. 13, 6:30 p.m. Nuvolari’s Restaurant, 246 Girod St., Mandeville. Speakers: Arthur and Shirley Dupre. $60 a couple. Sponsored by Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 501 Holy Trinity Drive, Covington, where registration is available in parish office. Registration deadline: Aug. 5. (985) 809-0472.

OUT OF TOWN

ROSARYVILLE, Women’s Ignatian Silent Retreat, Aug. 4-7, focused on Ignatian exercises, “Finding God in All Things” led by Robin Hebert, a pastoral counselor, spiritual director and retreat leader. Cost is $280 for a single room and $250 for a double room. This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

DISCERNMENT RETREAT, Little Sisters of the Poor, Aug. 5, 5 p.m. through Aug. 6, a.m.- 7:30 p.m. Free to women ages 17-35. Little Sisters of the Poor, 1655 McGill Ave., Mobile, Alabama. No charge. Register by Aug. 3 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , (251) 591-3700. Extended stays available for those who need more discernment.  

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