Calendar - July 30, 2016

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July 31-Aug. 27


LATIN MASS, July 31, 12:30 p.m., St. Stephen Church (Good Shepherd Parish), 1025 Napoleon Ave., New Orleans. 899-1378.
GET FIT BOOT CAMP, four-week evening fitness program for all fitness levels that includes circuit training, based on combination of strength, cardio, muscle endurance, flexibility, core and functional movement taught by Elissa Parker, Aug. 4-30, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6-7 p.m. Ursuline Academy Fitness and Wellness Center. Program tuition: $125 a person, by Aug. 2. Email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Checks payable to Ursuline Academy, Attn: Andrea Williams, 2635 State St., New Orleans, LA 70118.  
TRIDUUM FOR ST. PHILOMENA, 6 p.m. Mass Aug. 9-11, Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, 1908 Short St., Kenner. Rosary and confession 30 minutes before Mass.
CENTER OF JESUS THE LORD, Day of Renewal “Hail Holy Queen, Mother of Mercy, Our Life, Our Sweetness and Our Hope,” with Patti Mansfield, Aug. 13, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. $25 donation; lunch provided. 1307 Louisiana Ave., New Orleans., 529-1636.
WEDDING MUSIC RECITAL, for engaged couples planning a Catholic wedding, Aug. 14, 1 p.m., Holy Name of Jesus Church, 6367 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans. Local musicians perform sacred wedding music, role of liturgical music in a Catholic wedding explained.  Questions: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Free admission.
GETTING THE MOST OUT OF SPIRITUAL DIRECTION, three sessions Aug. 15, 22, 29, 7-9 p.m., with Dominican Sister Noël Toomey. Archdiocesan Spirituality Center, 2501 Maine Ave., Metairie. Cost: $40; register, 861-3254, or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

FRANK KELLY, Mass, talks and healing services in the archdiocese: Aug. 16, 7 p.m., St. John Bosco Church, 2114 Oakmere Drive, Harvey, Father Larry Urban celebrant; Aug. 17, 7 p.m., St. Anthony of Padua, 4640 Canal St., New Orleans, Dominican Father John Dominic Sims celebrant; Aug. 18, 6:30 p.m., St. Mary Magdalen, 6425 West Metairie Ave., Metairie, with Father Chris DeLerno celebrant. Kelly has written the books, “Short Circuit To God” and “Gifted by the Holy Spirit.” Details online:

SISTERS OF THE HOLY FAMILY, host the “Heavenly Host of Stars Gala, Aug. 21, at the Hyatt Regency, 601 Loyola Ave., New Orleans. Patron party from 5:30-6:45 p.m., concert from 7-9 p.m. with Davell Crawford, Dwight and Connie Fitch, Sharon Martin, Wanda Rouzan and Irma Thomas accompanied by the Chris Severin Band, with special appearance by Vanessa Williams; celebrity chef Leah Chase. Proceeds benefit the retirement fund for elderly Sisters of Holy Family and their ministries. 241-3088.

MIR, Jubilee of Mercy Pilgrimage, honoring Our Lady Queen of Heaven and Mother of Mercy, Aug. 22, 8-8:50 a.m. reconciliation at Divine Mercy Church, 4337 Sal Lentini Pkwy., Kenner; board bus at 9 a.m. to tour Our Lady of Guadalupe Church, the National Shrine of Our Lady of Prompt Succor, and return to Divine Mercy at 3 p.m. for Divine Mercy chaplet and Mass in honor of “Holy Mary, Queen and Mother of Mercy.” Father Paul Clark, spiritual director. Cost: $50. Bring bag lunch. Register online Mail check to “The MIR Group,” One Galleria Blvd., suite 744, Metairie, LA 70001. Questions: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , 256-3322.


MOST HOLY TRINITY, the Marian Servants of the Most Precious Blood of Jesus are hosting nights of prayer every Thursday from 7 to 8 p.m. beginning Aug. 11. 501 Holy Trinity Drive (off Judge Tanner), Covington. (986) 892-0642.

BLESSED TRINITY PARISH, Hat Walk for Jesus, Aug. 14, where women are encouraged to wear their hats to all Masses to celebrate the work of women in the church; a second collection will be taken to sponsor the Women’s Day reception. Annual Women’s Day Celebration, Aug. 21, 3 p.m., 4230 South Broad St., New Orleans.

DIVINE MERCY PARISH, “Healing & Refreshment: How to Pray for and Receive Healing” series by Deacon Larry Oney, Aug. 4, 11, 18, 25, 7 p.m. Divine Mercy Church, 4337 Sal Lentini Pkwy., Kenner.


ST. ELIZABETH ANN SETON SCHOOL, Aug. 8, 5:30-7:30 p.m., St. Elizabeth’s Home and School Association has its annual “Get to Know Your
SEAS Night.” Students may pick up pre-ordered school supplies, check class lists, purchase SEAS spirit items, purchase tickets for City Park Night Aug. 12 that Home and School Association sponsors with St. Benilde and St. Edward the Confessor schools. City Park tickets are $12 a person in advance or $15 at the gate for entrance and unlimited rides; children 2 years old and under are free.

DE LA SALLE, Summer Alumni Party hosted by the Alumni Association, Aug. 27, Brother Arsenius Center on campus, 5300 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans. Food, entertainment, door prizes. Patron party, 6 p.m., $50 a person; gala, 7-11 p.m., $100 a person. Questions: alumni@delasalle; web: 895-5717, ext. 117.


FRIENDS OF CHARLENE RICHARD, 57th annual petition Mass to commemorate Charlene Richard’s death, Aug. 5, 6 p.m. (rosary at 5:30 p.m.), St. Edward Church in Richard, Louisiana. Celebrant: Father Hampton Davis, pastor, Our Lady Queen of Peace Church in Lafayette. Reception follows in parish hall.

HOLY SPIRIT MEN’S RETREAT, “Take the Sword of the Spirit, Which is the Word of God,” Aug. 19-21, Lumen Christi Retreat Center in Schriever, Louisiana. Speakers: Mark Nimo, a lay leader in the Catholic Charismatic Renewal in Chicago; Father Bo Majors, parochial vicar at St. Charles Borromeo in Destrehan. Cost: $175 a person (double room) or $205 (private), registration, meals. Register online at, call 828-1368; This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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