Calendar – January 26, 2013

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Jan. 26-Feb. 3

    ST. JUDE SHRINE, winter novena Jan. 26-Feb. 3, 411 N. Rampart St., New Orleans.  Speaker: Franciscan Father Edward Shea from Chicago. Times: weekdays, novena, 7 a.m., noon, 6 p.m.; Saturday, 4 p.m.; Sundays, 7:30 a.m., 9:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 6 p.m. Anointing of the Sick will follow all Masses on Friday. 525-1551.
    ST. PHILIP NERI, opera singer Sarah Jane McMahon, performs traditional hymns such as “Panis Angelicus” and the Lord’s Prayer and contemporary hymns, Jan. 27, 3 p.m. Her CDs will be sold; reception follows performance. McMahon is a summa cum laude graduate of Loyola and Yale universities. Free concert, but donations accepted. 6500 Kawanee Ave., Metairie.
    ST. PIUS X, Men’s Club Mass, Jan. 27, 10:30 a.m.  Men of parish invited. 6600 Spanish Fort Blvd., New Orleans. 282-2811, www.stpiusx­
    ST. PETER, Covenant of Love “Date Night” for married couples, Jan. 31, 6:30-8 p.m. Speakers: Vincent and Jan Bologna. Also, a Valentine’s Date Night,” Feb. 14 featuring presenters Colin and Aimee MacIver. 125 East 19th Ave., Covington. Parish office of Marriage and Family Life, (985) 892-9353, Free, and free childcare provided by reservation.

    ARCHBISHOP SHAW HIGH, celebrates its 50th anniversary Jan. 28 with a Mass celebrated by Archbishop Gregory Aymond at 8 a.m.
    ST. CLEMENT OF ROME, School open house, Jan. 31. Vosbein Hall will open at 6:45 p.m., with the presentation at 7 p.m. followed by tours.  Families of prospective students invited.
    ST. SCHOLASTICA ACADEMY, annual Alumnae Mardi Gras Mambo, Feb. 2, 4-9 p.m. Krewe of Olympia’s reviewing stand will be erected at the main campus entrance for fenced in viewing of parade on Boston Street side. Music, hamburgers, hot dogs, jambalaya, beverages sold; bathroom wristbands for sale at check in; security. (985) 892-2540, ext. 140, email
    ARCHBISHOP HANNAN HIGH, 25th anniversary Mass, Jan. 31, 7 p.m.
    ST. RITA HARAHAN, Home and School Association sponsors “St. Rita’s Souper Bowl.” Students should bring in canned goods Jan. 31 and Feb. 1 in competition to fill the St. Rita Food Pantry. 

    INTERFAITH COMMUNICATIONS INTERNATIONAL, dedication worship service for the 30th anniversary of the “Week of Prayer for Christian Unity,” Jan. 27, 5-6 p.m., “What Does the Lord Require?” Former New Orleans Archbishop Alfred Hughes, preacher; clergy from Catholic Protestant and Orthodox churches conducting; Dr. Gloria Jackson Bacon, soloist. Rayne Memorial United Methodist Church, 3900 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans. Refreshments follow. 861-6273.
    SACRED WEDDING MUSIC RECITAL, Holy Name of Jesus Church, Jan. 27, 4 p.m., 6367 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans. Musicians will demonstrate selections and answer questions after the performance.  Free.

    ROSARYVILLE SPIRIT LIFE CENTER, jambalaya dinner, Jan. 30, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.; Taize prayer service, Feb. 4, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.; Super Bowl party, Feb. 3, 5 p.m.; couples retreat, Feb. 15-17; Sister Rose Bowen’s Day of Prayer “Vatican II: Message to the Modern World,” Feb. 19; women’s nondenominational retreat, March 15-17. 39003 Rosaryville Road, Ponchatoula (225) 294-5039.

    ST. AGNES, for students who attended 1982-2012,  Feb. 23. Registrations available online at; click on “reunions.” Call the Jefferson school at 835-6486. 
    ST. JOSEPH ACADEMY, class of 1963, 50-year reunion, weekend of April 13.   Spouses/guests invited to gathering April 13, 7 p.m., with Mass, cocktails at Holy Cross High School, 5500 Paris Ave., New Orleans. Alumnae brunch, alumna only on April 14, 10 a.m., Chateau Golf and Country Club. Mimi Flotte Culotta, 283-7123,
    ST. DOMINIC, Class of 1963 grammar school 50-year reunion, June 8, 2013, gym, 6326 Memphis St., New Orleans. Tony Milazzo, email,; Paula Khern Carlomagno,; Pattie Thompson Eilertsen, 441-9339.

    HOLY ROSARY ACADEMY, 2012 Father James A. Tarantino award winners were Auxiliary Bishop Dominic Carmon, the Father James Tarantino award; Christian Odum, the Young Alumnus award; the Office of Catholic Schools and Bernice Yuratich and PHOTOgraphics, the Making a Difference award; Elizabeth Puissegur Boudreaux, the Holy Rosary Raider award; the Hayden Family and the Strohmeyers, the Family-of-the-Year award; the Nathan Scott Trepagnier Scholarship went to Austin Faber and Jenna Hankel; Sue Stokes, vice principal and social worker at Holy Rosary, outstanding educator.
    ST. ANN, Student Council: Rose Lapuyade, president; Brooklyn Comeaux, vice president; and class representatives Jonathan Code, Katie Mouton, 7A; Neil Heusel, Jordan Nyein, 7B; Payton Nunez, Andrew Richardson, 7C; Jordan Berry, Scott McKeough, 6A; Chase Clement, Lindsay Sommers, 6B; Nick Dupuy, Katie Kitchen, 6C; Nolan Bourgeois, Lindsey Kaupp, 5A; Abby Edler, Cayden McCoy, 5B; Emily Betancourt, Sean Major, 5C.
    ST. MARY MAGDALEN, 2012-13 Duke University Talent Identification Program students: Madison Adams, Camryn Aucoin, Melanie Bufkin, Ben Finicle, Kelcy Glass, Andres Hernandex, Megan Hingle, Alex Klein, Ally Landry, Brook Pelman, Carlee Rivera, Lauren Rivera, Kaine Terry and Kristen Wadenpfuhl.

    ST. VINCENT INFANT AND MATERNITY GUILD, annual bingo and luncheon, Feb. 5, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., St. Dominic gym, 6326 Memphis St., New Orleans. Tickets: $20 and include lunch and two bingo cards. Proceeds will benefit Pro-Life Services Catholic Charities of New Orleans. Reservations by Feb. 1. 779-7452.
    CHEFS' CHARITY FOR CHILDREN, Feb. 20, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Hilton New Orleans Riverside, to benefit St. Michael Special School. Cost: $65. Includes cooking demonstrations from famed New Orleans chefs, a lunch of sample dishes and a cookbook. Call 524-7285. VISA and MasterCard accepted.

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