Calendar – September 8, 2018

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Sept. 9-Oct. 6


ST. PAUL’S SCHOOL, celebrates 100th anniversary of Christian Brothers’ administration at the Covington school, Sept. 10, 8 a.m. with a special President’s Assembly in the gymnasium section of the Gene Bennett Sports Complex; Sept. 12, student/faculty march on De LaSalle Drive, recreating the first walk by brothers and students, followed by snacks from the Mothers’ Club; Mass Sept. 13 at 9:30 a.m. celebrated by Benedictine Abbot Justin Brown of St. Joseph Abbey in the Briggs Assembly Center, followed by a reception.

ST. ELIZABETH ANN SETON, Home and School Association general membership meeting, Sept. 11, 7 p.m. inside the former church on the school site, 4121 St. Elizabeth Drive, Kenner.

UNIVERSITY OF HOLY CROSS, Night at Ye Olde College Inn, Sept. 18, 4 p.m. until close. A portion of the proceeds benefits the UHC Alumni Scholarship Fund.

HOLY ROSARY SCHOOL, PTC Family Night for Holy Rosary families and friends Sept. 28, 6-9 p.m. on campus.  Food, fun, inflatables, music, drinks and more. Contact for ticket information or to volunteer. 482-7173.

LOYOLA UNIVERSITY NEW ORLEANS, Alumni Association Jazz Brunch, Sept. 30, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Audubon Tea Room, 6500 Magazine St., New Orleans. Honoring 2018 Adjutor Hominum Award recipient Cheryl Dileo, ’71, MMT ’75, Ph.D. $35 a person includes brunch and cocktails. Register: 

MOUNT CARMEL ACADEMY, Susie Anderson Angeron Golf Classic scramble, Oct. 1, Bayou Oaks, City Park South. Lunch, registration, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; 12:30 p.m. shotgun; awards, prizes, contests, on-course tastings, 5 p.m. after party, 19th hole steak dinner, $20. Packages: corporate $750 foursome, plus two hole signs; $600 foursome; $150 for random assignment; $100 hole sponsors. Register at


OUR LADY OF PERPETUAL HELP, 120-year tradition of honoring St. Rosalie, Sept. 9, 3 p.m. Mass followed by an outdoor procession at 4 p.m. and concluding with benediction in the church at 6 p.m. 1908 Short St., Kenner.

CATHOLIC MEDICAL ASSOCIATION, local guild meeting, Sept. 11, 6 p.m. beginning with a Mass followed by refreshments, fellowship and group study of the book, “Life Issues, Medical Choices” available on Amazon: Monthly meetings are held on the first Thursday of each month at Woman’s New Life Center/Hope Woman’s Clinic, 4612 S. Claiborne Ave., New Orleans. Details: Dr. Susan Caldwell at or Facebook:

OFFICE OF RELIGIOUS EDUCATION, Fall RCIA workshop “Beginning the ‘Rite’ Way, How to Evangelize More Effectively from the Start,” Sept. 15, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., St. Rita Parish Center, 7100 Jefferson Hwy., Harahan. Msgr. Michael Clay will address evangelization and its role at the beginning of the RCIA process and parish evangelization efforts. Participants will review key evangelization topics, explore holistic methods of presentation for evangelization sessions and learn how to organize, construct and conduct an RCIA inquiry session. Cost: $25 includes lunch, refreshments. Details, to register:, Walter Bonam at 861-6273,

ANGELIC WARFARE DOMINICAN CONFRATERNITY, to pray for purity and chastity, Sept. 15, St. Dominic Church. 4 p.m. Mass followed by talks, prayer, enrollment into the Angelic Warfare Confraternity and an Agape/pot luck meal in the Siena Room. Dominican Father David Seid will preside over the event. Food can be brought to Siena Room before Mass at 3:30 p.m. Contact Gary LeBlanc at (985) 640-7437. 

MEN’S BREAKFAST SERIES, with Joey Dembrun, a paramedic and father of two, Sept. 20 at 6:45 a.m. at Mi Mamasita’s Restaurant, 2345 Florida St., Mandeville. Tickets are $15 and may be purchased in advance at Most Holy Trinity Church, 501 Holy Trinity Drive, Covington. Details:,  (985) 892-0642.

ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE, annual Blue Rose Ball to benefit St. Michael Special School, Sept. 29, 7-11:30 p.m., Hyatt Regency New Orleans Empire Ballroom, 601 Loyola Ave., New Orleans. Specialty cocktails, three-course dinner, auction of St. Michael student artwork and wine pull. Music by Four Unplugged. Individual tickets: $150. Details: or 524-7285.

DAY OF REFLECTION, on Divine Mercy and the Eucharist, Sept. 29. Mass at 8 a.m. in church; talk at 9 a.m. in cafeteria followed by lunch. Guest speaker: Dr. Bryan Thatcher, director of the Eucharistic Apostles of Divine Mercy. St. Benilde Catholic Church, 1901 Division St., Metairie. 834-4980.Cost: $30 a person, $50 a couple includes lunch. Register: or at parish office. Details: Val Hebert,, 427-0327.

MISSIONARIES OF ST. THERESE, 73rd anniversary Rose Petals Mass, celebrating the Feast Day of St. Thérèse of Lisieux, the “Little Flower” Oct. 1, 11 a.m., St. Jerome Catholic Church Chapel, 2402 33rd St., Kenner. Celebrant: Father James Jeanfreau, archdiocesan director of Propagation of the Faith., visit, call 577-4711.

ST. VINCENT INFANT & MATERNITY GUILD, general meeting, Oct. 2, 11 a.m. Checks will be presented to Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans’ St. Vincent Maternity Clinic, ACCESS Pregnancy and Adoption Services. Chateau Golf and Country Club, located at 3600 Chateau Blvd. in Kenner. Luncheon reservations by Sept. 25, Robin Dykes, 887-9299. Membership information: 885-0466.

LIFE IN THE SPIRIT, free, one-day seminar sponsored by Catholic Charismatic Renewal of New Orleans, Oct. 6, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Divine Mercy Community Center, 4337 Sal Lentini, Kenner. Presenters will be Andi Oney, Janice Charbonnet, Denise Beyer and Kim Lukinovich. Bring bag lunch; drinks provided. Love offering taken. Pre-register:, 828-1368.


CATHOLIC CHARITIES ARCHDIOCESE OF NEW ORLEANS, seeks adults age 55 and older to participate in its Foster Grandparents’ program. Men and women are paired with local youth to serve as role models, mentors and friends. Stipends are given for 15 to 20 hours of service weekly. Details: Priscilla Mantilla 310-6882.

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