Calendar – February 9, 2013

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Feb. 9-17

    CATHOLIC CHARISMATIC RENEWAL WESTBANK, prayer meeting, Mass, healing service, Feb. 13. Ashes will be distributed. Infant Jesus of Prague Catholic Church, 700 Maple St., Harvey. Celebrant: Father H.J. Adams. Next meeting: Feb. 27 with Father Mike Kettenring. Rosary is prayed starting at 7 p.m.  Mass starts at 8 p.m.
    LENTEN BIBLE STUDY, “The Psalms – Praying with Jesus,” six-week session beginning Feb. 14 throughout St. Francis Xavier parish. Morning sessions, 10 a.m.-noon: Mondays (Feb. 18-March 25) on Bordeaux Street; and Tuesdays Feb. 19-March 26) on Bellaire Drive. Afternoon session, 3-4 p.m., on Thursdays (Feb. 14-March 21) at the parish center, 444 Metairie Road; and an evening session on Thursdays, 6:30-8:30 p.m. (Feb. 14-March 21) on Rue Decatur in Metairie. Details, call parish office of religious education at 834-0348.
    MONTHLY PEACE MASS, Feb. 14, 7:30 p.m. Confessions, 6:30 p.m.; patriotic rosary, 7 p.m. St. Rita Church, 7100 Jefferson Hwy., Harahan. Celebrant: Father Minh Phan, academic dean of Notre Dame Seminary.
    OUR LADY OF THE ANGELS, Lenten fish fry, beginning Feb. 15 every Friday during Lent except Good Friday, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., and 5-7 p.m., 6851 River Road, Waggaman. Drive thru or eat in. Delivery in Waggaman area for 10-plus orders. Call 437-0514. Fried fish, mac and cheese, Cajun boiled corn and homemade dinner roll or shrimp and okra gumbo, roll or weekly special. Desserts, fried corn, and soft drinks sold. Leonce Waguespack, 436-1695.
    DISCALCED CARMELITE SECULAR ORDER, meeting for those interested in developing their prayer life according to teachings of Carmelite saints, Feb. 17, 2 p.m. Good Shepherd Parish rectory, 1025 Napoleon Ave., New Orleans. 469-3549.

    ARCHBISHOP CHAPELLE, Parents’ Club Gala committee, meeting Feb. 18, 6:30 p.m., in library. Gala ticket information on school website. Parents Club, general membership meeting, Feb. 19, with teacher conferences at 6:45 p.m. followed by business meeting at 7:30 p.m., gym. Hi-Steppers, cheerleaders, Chapellettes will  perform.
    ST. DOMINIC, Mothers’ Club meeting, Feb. 19, 7 p.m., cafeteria. Lenten Reflection hosted by School Sisters of Notre Dame Sister Marie Jo Lazzeri. 453-6460,
    ST. MATTHEW THE APOSTLE, Home and School general meeting, Feb. 19, 7 p.m. Guest speaker: Jack Truxillo, associate superintendent of the Office of Catholic Schools.
    ST. PHILIP NERI, Home and School meeting, Feb. 19, 7 p.m., assembly hall.  Speaker: Dr. RaeNell Houston, Office of Catholic Schools,  on Common Core standards. Ladies’ Co-Operative Club, general membership meeting, Feb. 21, 7:30 p.m., assembly hall, with steak dinner served by Men’s Club, prizes for members, teachers, room captains, 50/50 raffle, parade of prizes. Grandparents of second graders celebrate Mass with grandchildren Feb. 22, 9 a.m.
    RITE OF CHRISTIAN INITIATION OF ADULTS, Rite of Election and Call to Continuing Conversion celebration, Feb. 17, 3 p.m., St. Louis Cathedral, New Orleans or Feb. 19, 7 p.m., St. Margaret Mary, Slidell. Presider: Archbishop Gregory Aymond. Godparents, sponsors. RCIA team members, parish clergy, families and friends invited.
    ST. LOUIS CATHEDRAL, Olivier Latry, organist of Notre Dame Cathedral, Paris, free recital, Feb. 19, 7:30 p.m. Program includes works by Louis Marchand, Francois Couperin, Johann Sebastian Bach, Louis Vierne, and Alexandre Guilmant. Featuring the Ascension Suite of Olivier Messiaen in memory of late cathedral rector Msgr. Crosby W. Kern. Latry concludes program with improvisation.
    ANNULMENT WRITING WORKSHOP, five weeks on Tuesdays, Feb. 19, 26, March 5, 12 and 19. Archdiocese of New Orleans administration building, 7887 Walmsley Ave., New Orleans. Cost: $25. 861-6243.
    HOLY FAMILY CATHOLIC CHURCH, 2013 Lenten Mission with Father James Wehner, Notre Dame Seminary rector, Feb. 19-21, celebrating Mass at 7 p.m., confessions from 6:20-6:50 p.m. Topics: “The New Evangelization: Implications for Parish Life,” Feb. 19; “The New Evangelization and the Christian Family,” Feb. 20; “The New Evangelization and Authentic Conversion,” Feb. 21. 155 Holy Family Lane, Luling. No 8:30 a.m. Mass  at Holy Family Church, Luling.
    THE CHEFS’ CHARITY FOR CHILDREN, annual event to benefit St. Michael Special School, Feb. 20, Hilton New Orleans Riverside. Tickets: $65, include Chef’s Charity Cookbook. Doors open at 9:15 a.m.; demonstrations at 10 a.m. Lunch follows. For tickets, call 524-7285 or

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