Calendar – September 29, 2012

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Sept. 29-Oct. 6

    ST. RITA, Knights of Columbus, fourth annual car show, Sept. 29, 6-9 p.m., schoolyard, 7100 Jefferson Hwy., Harahan. 628-1992.
    OUR LADY OF PROMPT SUCCOR, annual family day, Sept. 30, begins with 11 a.m. Mass; noon blessing by Father Danny Digal of new Sacred Heart of Jesus statue donated by Knights of Columbus. The Tomato Festival Committee serves hot dogs, hamburgers and drinks until 2 p.m. (outside Building 3). Bring chairs and/or blankets. Also, annual blessing of animals Oct. 4 at 8 a.m., for feast of St. Francis of Assisi. 2320 Paris Road, Chalmette.
    ST. ANGELA MERICI, Ladies Auxiliary, October Fest, Oct. 2, 7 p.m., Msgr. Kern Center. Awards for Halloween attire and food made with pumpkin. Hot dogs/chili served. Presentation about parish master plan, financial feasibility. Collection of rosaries, pennies and coupons.
    ST. ANN, annual fair, Oct. 5-7, “St. Ann Mariners are Anchored in the USA.” Bands, inflatables, food and game booths, kiddieland, a human hamster ball pool, a reverse bungee jump system, student performances. Fun run, Oct. 6, with Tot Trot at 10:45 a.m., one-mile run at 11 a.m. Hours: Friday, 6-11 p.m.; Saturday, noon-11 p.m.; Sunday, noon-5 p.m. Bands: Friday, Bag of Donuts, 7:30-10:30 p.m.; Saturday, Category 6, 7:30-10:30 p.m.; Sunday, OMG, 1-5 p.m. Dinners: Friday, seafood, 6-9 p.m.; Saturday, tamales; Sunday, spaghetti, noon-3 p.m.
    ST. EDWARD THE CONFESSOR, 14th annual parish rosary procession for life and peace, Oct. 6, 11 a.m. Refreshments follow. Ladies Council general meeting, Oct. 10, 7:30 p.m., cafeteria, and Mass Oct. 14, 10 a.m. 4921 West Metairie Ave., Metairie.

    SPIRITUALITY IN THE CITY, lunchtime spirituality speaker series, Oct. 2, 12:30 p.m., Immaculate Conception (Jesuit Church), 130 Baronne St. Speaker: Gregory Stock, president, New Orleans Stake (Deanery) of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Topic: Mormon Spirituality. Free admission. Sponsors: Immaculate Conception, the Loyola Institute for Ministry, Catholic Book Store. Future presenters: Chef John Besh, Nov. 6; Jamie Marx, Touro Synagogue cantor, Dec. 4.
    ST. VINCENT INFANT AND MATERNITY GUILD, general meeting, Oct. 2, St. Philip Neri, 6500 Kawanee Ave., Metairie. 11 a.m. Mass celebrated by Msgr. Andrew Taormina; lunch, meeting follow with speakers from Catholic Charities programs helped by  guild. 885-0466.
    ST. MONICA MINISTRY, meeting, Oct. 3, after 5:30 p.m. Mass at St. Dominic Church, and again Oct. 20, after 8:30 am Mass. Prayers for family members not following their religion with St. Monica chaplet and novena. 775 Harrison Ave.. New Orleans.
    PAX CHRISTI NEW ORLEANS, annual Peace Mass, Oct. 5. Mass at 6:30 p.m. with Archbishop Gregory Aymond, followed by a reception. St. Gabriel Catholic Church, 4700 Pineda St., New Orleans. Promote peace through a non-violence vow.
    RIGHT TO LIFE CALENDARS, sold for $5 at all parishes Oct. 6-7 weekend, honoring Respect Life Sunday. CYO, parish organizations sell 2013 Right to Life calendars. Proceeds to pro-life work of New Orleans Right to Life, CYO and organizations selling calendars. 952-7277.
    GREATER NEW ORLEANS ROSARY CONGRESS, Oct. 6, 2:30-5 p.m.; Oct. 7, 4-6:30 p.m.; Oct. 8, noon- 8 p.m.; Oct. 9, 11 a.m.-8:30 p.m.; Oct. 10, noon-8:30 p.m.; Oct. 11, noon-9 p.m.; Oct. 12, noon-9 p.m., St. Dominic Church, 775 Harrison Ave., New Orleans. 22nd annual event for “Life, Reparation and Peace in our City, Nation and World.” Rosary march Oct. 6, 2:30 p.m. from Mount Carmel Academy to St. Dominic Church followed by opening liturgy with Dominican Father Philip Powell at 4 p.m. 508-7100.

    ST. MARY MAGDALEN, Parents’ Club, general meeting, Oct. 3, 7:30 p.m., with sign-in at 7 p.m., cafeteria, 6425 West Metairie Ave., Metairie. Childcare available.
    ST. PIUS X MOTHERS' CLUB, October meeting and book fair, Oct. 3, 7 p.m., Msgr. Screen Gymnasium. Also, Grandparents’ Day, Oct. 4, at 1 p.m., in church. Refreshments served. Grandparents may visit grandchildren’s classrooms, 6600 Spanish Fort Blvd., New Orleans.
    ST. SCHOLASTICA ACADEMY, Dove Golf Classic golf tournament, Oct. 5, Tchefuncta Country Club, 2 Country Club Pkwy., Covington. Registration, 7 a.m.; shotgun start with four-person scramble format, 8:30 a.m. Cost: $175, single player; $700, foursome; or $800, foursome with sponsor sign. Registration includes green and cart fees, awards, lunch and drinks, ditty bags, door prizes, course hospitality stations, silent auction with sports memorabilia, team awards, hole challenges, putting contest. (985) 892-2540, ext. 132, Proceeds enhance SSA’s athletic programs and complex.

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