Calendar – March 10, 2012

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March 10-18

SCHOOLS
    ACADEMY OF THE SACRED HEART, Heart and Sole Fun Run, March 11. Registration, 7:30 a.m.; 5K run/walk, 8:30 a.m.; 1/2-mile run/walk, 9:30 a.m. Registration:  $25 for adults; $20 for youth. 4500 block Carondelet Street. Also, Tour de Maisons, March 16, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Locations: 4717 St. Charles Ave.; 4730 St. Charles Ave.; 1322 State St.; 1218 State St.; 1212 State St.; 1207 State St. $20 a person in advance; $25 at the door. Tours benefit Sister Shirley Miller Scholarship Fund. 269-1242.
    ST. DOMINIC, Mothers’ Club meeting, March 13, 7 p.m., cafeteria. Parish fair variety baskets needed. Also, St. Dominic School Grandparents’ Day, March 23 with refreshments and photos following 10 a.m. Mass.
    ST. MARY’S DOMINICAN, Parent’s Club’s “Black and White and Green All Over” gala and auction, March 17, 8 to 11:30 p.m, 7701 Walmsley Ave., New Orleans. Live and silent auctions, food and music by Rockenbraughs and the school jazz ensemble. Tickets are $75 each. Patron party, 6:30 to 8 p.m. 865-9401, ext. 116.
    ST. MATTHEW THE APOSTLE, “Rock N Bowl” fund-raiser with music by Refried Confuzion, March 18, 1-4 p.m., 3000 South Carrollton Ave. Proceeds go to third-grade teacher Patsy White, who suffered a stroke that left her unable to work. This teacher of 44 years also lost both of her parents and husband in the past year. Presale tickets: $20 for adults; $10 for children ages 4-13 in advance or $25 at door for adults. Tickets sold at school office and rectory, 10021 Jefferson Hwy., River Ridge.

PARISHES
    ST. CLEMENT OF ROME, Parish Lenten Mission, March 12-14, led by Father Jose Rodriguez. West Esplanade  at Cleary Avenues. Mass 7 p.m. nightly. Also, 2012 Gala “SprPARISHESing Fling” dinner and auction, April 12, 7-11 p.m., Notre Dame Seminary’s Schulte Auditorium. Individual tickets: $75; two tickets $125.
    ST. FRANCIS XAVIER, Lenten Mission, March 12-15, 7 p.m., with Dominican Father Mark Edney. Theme:  “The Way of the Cross: Betrayal, Death and Reconciliation.” Celebration of Eucharist nightly. Conference at Mass’ end before the blessing. Thursday: Penitential Rite and reconciliation, no Mass. 444 Metairie Road, Metairie.
    MOST HOLY TRINITY, Evening of Prayer in Song, March 12, 7 p.m. with soprano Kitty Cleveland. 4465 Hwy. 190 East, Covington.
    SACRED HEART CHURCH, Father Van Constant, president of Mysterium Fidei Latin Mass Society, speaks on “St. Joseph, Model of Fathers,” March 14, 6:30 p.m. Also, Father Jeff Jambon, April 11, “The Last Supper and the Priesthood of Jesus Christ,” at 6:30 p.m. Also, women’s retreat led by Father Jambon; reservations required. (985) 705-7132, (985) 630-6240. 28088 Main St., Lacombe.
    OUR LADY OF LOURDES, Lenten Evening of Prayer and Reflection, “Finding God in My Everyday Life Experiences,” March 15, 7 p.m., with Teresian Sister Gloria Murillo.   2621 Colonial Blvd., Violet. 281-2267.

FISH FRIES
    OUR LADY OF DIVINE PROVIDENCE, Knights of Columbus FRY nights, March 16, 23, 30. Drive-thru only, 5-8 p.m. $8 plate includes fish, potatoes, corn and bread. 1000 North Starrett Road, Metairie.
    ST. AUGUSTINE, Fish Fry Friday, March 16, 23, 30 and April 6, noon-6 p.m., parish hall, 1210 Gov. Nicholls St.  (in Treme). Fried fish, potato salad, macaroni and cheese, peas, bread, dessert. $8 donation. 525-5934.
    MARY QUEEN OF PEACE, Lenten fish fries, March 16, 23, 30, 5-7:30 p.m. Fried fish, baked fish, fried shrimp or crab cakes; potato salad or French fries; salad, dessert, soft drink. Dine in or take out, $8.

EVENTS
    NEW ORLEANS FAITH HEALTH ALLIANCE (NOFHA), board of directors annual meeting, March 13, 4-5:30 p.m. Speaker: Pastor Christopher Sylvain, author of “Weapons of Faith.” First Grace United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, 3401 Canal St., New Orleans. RSVP, 486-8585.
    TRADITIONAL IRISH CABARET, March 14. St. Dominic Auditorium, 775 Harrison Ave., New Orleans. Direct from Dublin. To benefit tuition assistance for students in the Archdiocese of New Orleans. Tickets for dinner and show are $100; show-only tickets are $50. Doors open at 5 p.m. Show at 7:15 p.m. Reservations:  861-6228, 482-4123.
    NAIM, Conference of Metairie/Kenner, monthly meeting, March 14, 7 p.m., St. Philip Neri Parishioner Center, 6500 Kawanee Ave., Metairie. 467-2683.
    CATHOLIC CHARISMATIC RENEWAL WESTBANK,  prayer meeting, Mass and healing service, March 14, 7:30 p.m., Infant Jesus of Prague Catholic Church, 700 Maple St., Harvey. Celebrant: Father Bryan Howard. Rosary, 7 p.m; Mass, 8 p.m.
    IRISH CHANNEL ST. PATRICK’S CLUB, 11th annual block party to support St. Michael Special School, March 15, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Annunciation Park, 1522 Chippewa St., New Orleans. St. Patrick’s Day 65th annual Mass, noon, with celebrant Redemptorist Father Greg Schmitt, St. Mary’s Assumption Church, 2030 Constance St.; and parade March 17 at 1 p.m. beginning at Constance and St. Josephine streets. Grand Marshal: Glennon “Silky” Powell and Tommy Powell. Queen: Katelyn Nugent. The club has 1,400 members. www.irishchannelno.org.
    UNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME VOICES OF FAITH GOSPEL CHOIR, March 15, 7 p.m., James B. Branton Chapel at Brother Martin High School. Donations benefit the Greater New Orleans Foundation’s “Smyles for Myles” Fund, established in memory of Myles S. Henderson, Brother Martin Class of 2008. 737-0149, 251-8440.
    CRESCENT CITY FARMERS MARKET, fund-raiser, March 18, 3-6 p.m., Bittersweet Confections,725 Magazine St., New Orleans. Locavore St. Joseph’s Altar with Domenica Restaurant providing traditional dishes served at St. Joseph altars, Pasta Milanese, Italian wine; traditional breads from vendors. Across from the Saturday Farmers Market (Magazine and Girod). Tickets: $30 in advance; $35 at door. crescentcityfarmersmarket.org. Proceeds benefit market.
     OUR LADY OF GUADALUPE RELIC IMAGE, tours parishes in archdiocese, March 16-23, St. Stephen Church at Good Shepherd Parish, 1025 Napoleon Ave., New Orleans; March 23-30, St. Mary Magdalen,   6424 West Metairie Ave., Metairie; April 27-May 4, St. Joan of Arc,  529 West 5th St., LaPlace; and first Saturday of every month, 9 a.m.-noon, St. Patrick, 724 Camp St., New Orleans. 343-6868
    WILLWOODS MARRIED COUPLES RETREAT, March 17-18, “What God Has Joined” with speakers Deacon Mark and Judeyanne Coudrain, Marlon and Charlene Rovira, and Patrick and Susie Veters. St. Joseph Abbey Christian Life Center. 830-3716, www.faithand   marriage.org. Suggested donation of $220.

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