Calendar – October 20, 2018

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Oct. 22-Nov. 5


ST. RITA, Knights of Columbus “Dine Out For The Needy” Oct. 22 and 25, the Happy Italian Pizzeria, 7105 Jefferson Hwy. (across from St. Rita Church) in Harahan. Dine in or take out. Menu, orders: 305-4666.

ST. LUKE, 25th annual KC Charity Golf Tournament, Oct. 26, noon, Oak Harbor Golf Club, Slidell. $100 donation includes green fee, cart, food, drinks, contests, door prizes, diddy bags, Dri-Fit T-shirt. Four-man team scramble. Proceeds support St. Tammany Project Christmas and Children’s Wish Endowment. (985) 774-1735,

ST. DOMINIC, annual auction, Twilight Bonhomie,  “An Enchanted Evening,” Oct. 26, The Cannery, 3803 Toulouse St., New Orleans. Dinner, drinks, auction, tuition raffle. Patron party 6:30 p.m.; silent auction 7:30 p.m., live auction 10:15 p.m. Auction tickets, $100; patron party/auction tickets, $150, admit two. Cocktail attire.

ST. JOHN BOSCO, Women’s Society Day of Reflection, “The Rosary: A Powerful Weapon of Prayer,” Oct. 27, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Presenter: Jan Tate, Archdiocesan Spirituality Center. St. John Bosco Family Life Center Conference Room, 2114 Oakmere Drive, Harvey.

ST. JOSEPH, Chili Cookoff on the River, Oct. 27, all-you-can-eat chili, Aaron Foret Band, Kid’s Korner. Applications for cookoff teams and the Chili Poker Run. Tickets sold for St. Joseph’s $10,000 Raffle/Gala Nov. 2 and Mother Church Cookbooks.

ST. JUDE FALL NOVENA, Oct. 27-Nov. 4. Father William Mason talks on “We Are All Saints.” Sundays: 7:30, 9:30 and 11:30 a.m., 1:30 (Spanish), 6 p.m.; Saturdays 7 a.m., noon, 4 p.m.; Monday-Friday 7 a.m., noon, 6 p.m.; anointing of the sick Oct. 26 after each Mass. Our Lady of Guadalupe Church, 411 North Rampart St., New Orleans. 525-1551.

ALL SOULS’ DAY, Requiem Mass, Nov. 2, 6:30 p.m. Music: Victoria’s Requiem for six voices. St. Patrick Church, 724 Camp St., New Orleans. 525-4413.

ST. ANSELM, annual golf tournament Nov. 5 at Beau Chene Country Club. Check-in at 10 a.m.; shotgun start at 11 a.m. $125 a golfer. Sponsorships and foursomes welcomed. Food, drink and prizes. Details: (985) 845-7342,  email


ST. ELIZABETH ANN SETON, Home and School Association-sponsored Trunk or Treat, Oct. 27, 7:15-9:15 p.m. St. Elizabeth Ann Seton parking lot. Admission: $2 a person. Details: Angela Gorman, 812-6786; Jamee Meisner, 460-3832.

HALLOWEEN FAMILY FUN NIGHT, Oct. 26, 6-9 p.m., Immaculate Conception School, 601 Ave. C, Marrero. Music, Halloween costume contest, inflatables, raffles,“trick or seat” trick-or-treating. Admission: $10 a child (pre-K3 and up). Adults should bring candy for distribution; food, beverages sold. Details:


ST. ALPHONSUS PARISH presents organist Robert Zanca, Oct. 21 at 3 p.m., in free concert performing works by Johann Sebastian Bach on the 1971 Pels & VanLeewen organ.  St. Mary’s Assumption Church, 2030 Constance St., New Orleans.

NATIONAL SHRINE OF OUR LADY OF PROMPT SUCCOR, fundraiser, Oct. 27, 5-7 p.m. New York Times‘ bestselling author Brian Kilmeade, co-host of Fox News’ “Fox and Friends,” autographs his new book, “Andrew Jackson and the Miracle of New Orleans: The Battle that Shaped America’s Destiny.” Home of Frank B. and Paulette Stewart, 5860 Bellaire Drive, New Orleans. Tickets: $100 advance or $125 at door include one signed book, cocktails, hors d’oeuvres. Reservations:, 473-6750,

LOWER 9TH WARD – 300 YEARS OF RESILIENCE, historic lecture by Emilie Gagnet Leumas, Archdiocese of New Orleans archivist and curator of Old Ursuline Convent, Oct. 28, 1:30 p.m.; Nunez College Professor Ron Chapman, 2:30 p.m.; Leona Tate, founder of the Lower Ninth Ward Museum, 3:30 p.m. A historic-homes walking tour led by William Hyland, 4 p.m. Musicians Belinda Moody and Max Bronstein entertain outdoors.  Global Green Climate Action Center, 5400 Douglas St., New Orleans. Exhibitors include MLK Public Library Branch, Citizens Against Widening the Canal, Garden on Mars, National Guard Museum,

BY THE POWER OF GOD, Oct. 27, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Catholic Book Store is hosting a book-signing event with Elizabeth Brehm, author of “By the Power of God,” a 156-page journey of understanding and hope to help family and friends who have a loved one suffering with addiction. Book is $14.95. Catholic Bookstore, 3003 S. Carrollton Ave., New Orleans. 

VICTIMS AND SURVIVORS OF VIOLENCE MASS, Oct. 28, 11 a.m., St. Louis Cathedral, with Archbishop Gregory Aymond celebrating. To be remembered at the Mass, call the Office of Marriage and Family Life,, 866-2906.  

ST. JOSEPH SEMINARY COLLEGE, hosts annual fundraising gala, “Deo Gratias,” Latin for “Thanks Be to God,” on Oct. 27. Food from Chef John Folse. Proceeds benefit the formation and education of future church leaders. Register at 

ARCHDIOCESAN HUMAN TRAFFICKING COMMITTEE, free Human Trafficking Basic Training for all who work in ministries that serve any vulnerable population, Oct. 30, 6:30 p.m.  FBI Special Agent Lenny Carollo will present “Basic Human Trafficking, Red Flags, & Reporting.” St. Cletus Catholic Church, St. Jerome Hall, 3600 Claire Ave., Gretna. Registration not required. Open to those 18 years and older. Details:, 286-1119.

SONGS OF COMFORT FOR THE HOLY SOULS, ninth annual, Taize-style, hour-long prayer candlelight service in honor of St. Peter Catholic Church’s 175th anniversary, Nov. 2, 6:30 p.m. A $3 donation for vigil candles is suggested. 128 East 19th Ave., Covington.

VOCATION DISCERNMENT WEEKEND, for high school- and college-age men interested in the priesthood, Nov. 2-4, St. Joseph Seminary College, Covington. Register: 861-6298 or e-mail 

TRICENTENNIAL CLOSING EVENT, Nov. 3, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Xavier Convocation Center. “A Celebration of Faith: Transforming the World, Witnessing to Jesus,” sponsored by the Archdiocese of New Orleans. Keynote speaker: John Allen Jr., with breakout sessions highlighting individual faith journeys. 267-9650, email, Free event. 7910 Stroelitz St. at Washington Avenue, New Orleans. Details: Dominican Father David Caron, archdiocesan vicar of evangelization, 267-9650; Peter Quirk, 596-3063.

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