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GOD’S NORTHSHORE BLESSINGS, special Mass celebrated by Archbishop Gregory Aymond, Jan. 21, 2 p.m. Five children will receive their first Communion, and three will be confirmed. Our Lady of the Lake Church, 312 Lafitte St., Mandeville.
COMMISSION FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES, quarterly Mass, Jan. 21, 11 a.m., Our Lady of the Rosary Church, 3368 Esplanade Ave. in New Orleans. All are welcome.
COUNCIL OF CATHOLIC SCHOOL COOPERATIVE CLUBS (CCSCC), general meeting and legislative workshop, Jan. 22, 6:30 p.m., St. Clement of Rome School, 3978 West Esplanade Ave., Metairie. Speaker: Robert Tasman, Citizens for Educational Choice and Louisiana Conference of Catholic Bishops executive director. Details: 837-2790.
ST. RITA, Harahan, Dine Out for the Needy, Jan. 23 and Jan. 25, Koz’s Restaurant, 6215 Wilson Ave., Harahan. Dine in, take out. A portion of proceeds goes to the parish food pantry. Koz’s phone number is 737-3933.
ST. JOSEPH ALTAR LECTURE, Jan. 27, 10 a.m.-noon; 2-4 p.m., St. Tammany Parish Library, 1123 Main St., Madisonville. Sandra Scalise Juneau demonstrates carving “Cuccidata” (fig cake designs) technique, shows video of vintage St. Joseph altars while tracing the history and symbolism of this tradition brought to Louisiana by Sicilian immigrants. Reservations: (985) 845-4819.
PEACE PRAYER WALK, monthly neighborhood walk sponsored by the Archdiocese of New Orleans’ offices of Racial Harmony, Justice and Peace and Catholic Charities’ Isaiah 43 program. Jan. 30, 6 p.m., Our Lady of Prompt Succor, Westwego. Rain date: Feb. 2. Held every last Tuesday of every month. Contact Kristina Gibson at 310-8772.
ST. PETER, Covington, Feb. 2, 8:30 a.m. Mass, celebrates Feast of the Presentation of the Lord (Candlemas Day) with a solemn procession and blessing of candles to represent the entry of Christ, who is the light of the world, into the Temple of Jerusalem. Bring candles to be blessed for in-home usage.
ST. EDWARD THE CONFESSOR, annual Super Bowl all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast, Feb. 4, 8 a.m.-noon, in cafeteria, 4921 West Metairie Ave., Metairie. Cost: $5 a person in advance, $6 event day, children under age 5 eat free. Pancakes, sausage, milk, coffee, orange juice. $50 table sponsorships are available and include six breakfast tickets. Register: www.STEAMevents.org. Also, annual parish auction and gala, March 10, 7:30 p.m. at The Ridgeway, 2431 Metairie Road, Metairie. Live music, buffet, open bar, silent and verbal auctions. Tickets are $50 in advance; $60 at the door. Tickets: steddy.org.