Calendar – February 3, 2018

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Feb. 4-April 2


ST. DOMINIC, in-person registration for prospective new students for the 2018-19 school year, Feb. 5, St. Dominic School, 6326 Memphis St., New Orleans., 482-4123.

ST. MARY MAGDALEN, Parents’ Club general meeting, Feb. 7, 7 p.m., Massett Hall, 6421 West Metairie Ave., Metairie.

ST. PIUS X, Mothers’ Club annual school Mardi Gras Parade, Feb. 8, 1:45 p.m. The Shiners will lead the parade. Students in second and third grade will parade as other students watch and enjoy the parade and throws. 6600 Spanish Fort Blvd., New Orleans.


GOD’S SPECIAL CHILDREN, FAMILIES AND FRIENDS, next Mass is Feb. 4 at 2 p.m. at St. Francis Xavier Church, 444 Metairie Road.

ST. PETER, Ash Wednesday (Feb. 14) Mass times: 6:30 and 8:30 a.m., 7 p.m. At noon, ashes distributed during Liturgy of the Word (no Mass). Also, a “Growth in Faith” lecture marking the St. Peter’s 175th anniversary featuring Father Mark Raphael, Feb. 22, 6 p.m., St. Mary’s Hall. Father Raphael, a professor of historical theology at Notre Dame Seminary, the director of Continuing Formation of Priests for the Archdiocese of New Orleans and St. Louis King of France pastor, will explore St. Peter’s life and ministry. Light meal at 6 p.m.; presentation begins at 6:30 p.m. A love offering will be taken. Details: (985) 892-2442.

RESPECT LIFE OFFICE, with a focus on human trafficking in February, is asking for everyone not to post on social media but pray instead on Feb. 8, in observance of  International Day of Awareness and Prayer Against Human Trafficking. Also inviting people to pray the St. Josephine Bakhita prayer (found at Feb. 9-17. Details: 400-4824.

ARCHDIOCESAN SPIRITUALITY CENTER, “Prayer: Real Soul Food” with center assistant director Sister Gloria Murillo, Feb. 15, 7-9 p.m. Discussion on prayer as interpersonal relationship with God, the part desire plays in personal prayer and our images of God, self. 2501 Maine Ave., Metairie. Cost $25. Also, “A Lenten Retreat in Daily Life,” personal prayer with Scripture for approximately 30 minutes a day. Weekly private guidance by experienced spiritual directors. Two locations: Archdiocesan Spirituality Center, 2501 Maine Ave., Metairie, with opening group session Feb. 18, 2-4 p.m.; and the North Shore Catholic Center, 4465 Hwy. 190 East Service Road, Covington, with opening session Feb. 17, 10:30 a.m.-noon Register for either event on the web: or 861-3254. Cost $40.

SUPPER AND SUBSTANCE, an evening for couples with food, dancing and a guest speaker, Feb. 17, 6 p.m.  St. John of the Cross, 61030 Brier Lake Drive, Lacombe. Tickets are $20 a person. Tickets: (985) 882-3779 or stop by the parish office.

EL SHADDAI DWXI-PPFI, Louisiana chapter fellowship, Feb. 17, 1-5 p.m., Our Lady of Prompt Succor, 146 4th St., Westwego. Father Buddy Noel will give a healing message and celebrate 4 p.m. Mass.

CATHOLIC WOMEN IN ACTION, morning of Lenten Reflection, “Come to Me,” Feb. 19, 9-11:30 a.m. at Mary Queen of Peace, 1501 West Causeway Approach in Mandeville. Mass celebrant: Father Jared Rodrigue; confession at 9:45 a.m. Speaker: Susie Veters, CPA, director of the Office of Stewardship and Parish Services for the Archdiocese of New Orleans. Quieting rooms available for young children. Catholic Women in Action is a committee of the Catholic Foundation.


ALL SAINTS, Feb. 14, 16, 23, March 2, 9, 16, 23. Fried fish, eggplant casserole, stuffed crab with macaroni and cheese or French fries, potato salad or green salad, vegetables, dessert. $8; fried fish and eggplant casserole or fried fish and stuffed crab with same sides, $12.  Eat-in or take-out service. Call-in orders begin at 10 a.m. 300 Ptolemy St., Algiers. 368-0335.

ST. ANSELM, Feb. 16, 23, March 2, 9, 16, 23. Fried shrimp, fried catfish, soft shelled crab. Prices vary; child plate available. Drive-thru at 4 p.m.; dine-in at 5 p.m. Take-out available. 306 St. Mary St., Madisonville. (985) 845-7342.

ST, RITA, March 2, March 16, 4-6 p.m. One piece of fish, macaroni and cheese, peas, potato or green salad, bread, cake, drink. $10. Take-out available. 65 Fontainebleau Drive, New Orleans. 266-3601.

OUR LADY OF PERPETUAL HELP, KC’s fish fry every Friday during Lent, except Good Friday, 5:30-8 p.m. Fried fish, fried oysters, French fries, white beans, cole slaw. KC Hall, 9030 Hwy. 23, Belle Chasse. Take-out available; drinks, desserts sold. 250-0365.

ST. MARK, Feb. 16, 23, March 2, 9, 16, 23, with call-in orders beginning at 4 p.m., meals served in the Fr. Cote Center 5-7 p.m. Fried fish plates, shrimp plates, half fish/half shrimp plates or shrimp stew: $9 a plate with cole slaw, fries or potato salad, bread; shrimp, fish and stew with fixings, $12; child’s plate or either one of the three for $5. Drinks and desserts sold separately. 10773 River Road, Ama. 431-8505

MOST HOLY TRINITY, Knights of Columbus Council 14614 fish fry every Lenten Friday, Feb. 16-March 23, 5-7 p.m. Fried catfish or shrimp; combo fish/shrimp plates with macaroni and cheese or fries, salad, hush puppies, French bread, drink or water, dessert or grilled shrimp salad with drink/water, $11 each; child’s plate with fish, fries, dessert and drink is $6. Dine-in service or take-out at the Family Life Center, 501 Holy Trinity Drive in Covington. Proceeds benefit charities supported by the Knights. (985) 809-6683.

OUR LADY OF THE ANGELS, Feb. 16, 23, March 2, 9, 16, 23, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and 5-7 p.m. Menu: fried fish dinners, shrimp and okra dinner or blackened fish every Friday, alternating with specials such as shrimp and grits dinner or shrimp pasta Alfredo or fish cake dinner. Dine-in or drive-thru service. Stations of the Cross weekly at 6 p.m. Proceeds reduce parish debt. 6851 River Road, Waggaman. 300-3229,

ST. GENEVIEVE, Knights of Columbus Council 9769 Lenten fish fries, Feb.16, 23, March 2, 9, 16, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Three fish fillets, macaroni and cheese, potato salad, green peas and a dinner roll, $8 a plate. Deliveries in Slidell area with a minimum of 4 plates at (985) 285-4016.  If voice mail picks up, leave name, phone number to confirm order, location. Parish Hall, 58203 Hwy. 433, Slidell.

MATER DOLOROSA CHURCH, sponsored by Knights of Columbus Council #15676, Feb. 23, March 9, March 23, 5-8 p.m., in the rectory yard (corner of Dublin and Plum streets). Cost: $10 a plate (includes fish, macaroni and cheese, cole slaw, fries, bread). Details: 258-1039.

ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST, Feb. 23, March 9, March 23, 4 p.m. until all meals are sold. Take-out or dine-in service. Menu: fried catfish with white beans, bread, salad or seafood gumbo with potato salad. $10 a plate; drinks and desserts sold for $1 each. 15405 Hwy. 90, Paradis. (985) 758-2668.

ST. ANGELA MERICI, fish fry, Feb. 23, March 9, 23, 5:30-9 p.m., dine-in or drive-thru service on Pomona Street. Menu: adult fried fish dinner, $9; child’s fried fish dinner, $7; grilled fish dinner, $11; fried shrimp plate, $13; gumbo, $6; cheese pizza or French fries, $2. 835 Melody Drive, Metairie.

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