Calendar – November 10, 2018

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ST. MARY MAGDALEN, Parents’ Club annual Sip and Shop, Nov. 15, 6-9 p.m., Massett Hall, 6421 W. Metairie Ave., Metairie.

ST. ELIZABETH ANN SETON, Home and School Association’s Sweet and Shop Boutique, Nov. 15, 6:30 p.m., in the SEAS church. Questions: 812-6786.

ST. DOMINIC, Mothers’ Club sixth annual ladies’ Turkey Tennis Tournament in City Park, Nov. 16. Food, drinks, music, raffle (if do nate a non-perishable food item), parade of prizes, tennis. Register for competitive tennis, a clinic or tailgating.



Voce 16-member woman’s choir presents a free evening of sacred motets titled “Medtationes Sacrae,” Nov. 14, 7:30 p.m. at Saint Joseph  Abbey Church, 75376 River Road, Covington. Concert includes two meditations set to chant with tuned water glasses and finger cymbals by Slovenia composer Andrej Makor.

TULANE UNIVERSITY JUDEO-CHRISTIAN STUDIES, Catherine & Henry J. Gaisman Memorial Lecture, Nov. 15, 7 p.m., with Jonathan Silver, “What Can the Hebrew Bible Teach America?” Rogers Memorial Chapel, 1229 Broadway Ave.,
New Orleans. Free, open to the public. 866-8793, email

ST. FRANCIS XAVIER, author book fair, signing, Nov. 16, 9 a.m.-noon. Authors are: Ryan Adam, Carol Allen, Sherry Alexander, John Batty, Edward Branley, Bob Carr, Ronald Drez, Kathy Finn, James Ronald Kennedy, Denise McConduit, Captain Robert Mueller, Yvonne Perret, Michael Stecker and Linda Thurman. Parish’s St. Joseph Hall, 444 Metairie Road, Metairie. 835-6809.

ST. PETER, 23rd annual solemn Mass and candlelight eucharistic procession celebrating the solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe, Nov. 25, 5 p.m. Reserved seating for religious in front left section of church. Those unable to process can pray rosary in church. Details: (985) 892- 2422.

BLESSED  FRANCIS XAVIER SEELOS CHURCH, Tricentennialevent, “OperaCréole: New Orleans 300: Catholic Sisters in Education,” an Advent concert celebrating the Catholic nuns who have taught in New Orleans. Givonna Joseph is founder, and Aria Mason is co-founder of OperaCreole, with Dr. Wilfred Delphin as pianist. Nov. 25, 5 p.m., at Blessed Seelos Church, 3037 Dauphine St., New Orleans.

ST. ANTHONY OF PADUA, Mass with healing service, Nov. 26. Confessions 5-5:45 p.m.; Mass 6 p.m.; adoration and healing service following Mass. 234 Angus Dr., Luling. Details: (985) 785-8885,

NOTRE DAME SEMINARY, annual Christmas Luncheon, Nov. 27, with Mass at 10:45 a.m. Immaculate Conception Church, Baronne Street, followed by luncheon, reception with Christmas boutique, raffle, auctions across street at The Roosevelt Hotel. Proceeds fund priestly formation at the seminary. Tickets:, 866-7426, ext. 375 or

BEGINNING EXPERIENCE, for those who have lost a spouse to death, divorce or separation, new 10-week session “Coping with Life Alone” begins Nov. 28, 7-9 p.m., St. Angela Merici Family Life Office, 835 Melody Drive, Metairie. $35. 339-7776.

AZUCAR BALL, nonprofit New Orleans Hispanic Heritage Foundation (NOHHF), annual fundraiser, Dec. 1, Hyatt Regency New Orleans Hotel, 601 Loyola Ave., New Orleans. Theme: “Una Vez en Nueva Orleans” (Once Upon a Time in New Orleans). Patron party, 7 p.m.; ball 8 p.m. Restaurant cuisine, Latin music, silent auction. Proceeds support college scholarships to high-achieving, local high school Hispanic seniors.


URSULINE ACADEMY, Dr. Jan Daniel Lancaster, class of ’78, received the “No Man is an Island Award” July 15, and the Honorable Madeleine Landrieu, ’80, current dean of the Loyola College of Law, received the “Lifetime Achievement Award” July 19, during the 48th annual Louisiana Youth Seminar held in Baton Rouge.

ST. SCHOLASTICA has hired Matt Jacques to replace Michael Ortner, who resigned last month, to coach its girls’ soccer team. Jacques has experience coaching numerous girls’ club teams and previously coached at Isidore Newman and led the boys’ team to three state championships.

ST. MARY’S DOMINICAN, High School’s Alumnae Board officers and members appointed for two years are: board members Nelita Manego Ramey ’79, Katherine M. Johnson ’01, Caroline McCall ’09, Therese Adorno Massa ’02; president-elect Sally Russo ’04; president Colleen Markey Story ’79.

CABRINI, Parents’ Association 2018-19 executive board: Lisa Moree, president; Kimberly Mones, vice president and publicity; Cyndi Duke, recording secretary; Michelle Conaway and Alicia Knobloch, CCSCC representatives.

ST. PHILIP NERI, Ladies Co-Op Board 2018-19: Melissa Kessler, vice president; Kristen Braud, Kristin Tschirn, co-presidents; Roxanne Huesman, secretary; Amy Dubuc, past president; Abby Reller, nursery board member; Theresa Hebert and Allison Primeaux, general board members; Erin Smith, historian; Tricia Lara, treasurer; Danielle Rohli, parliamentarian; Jennifer O’Neal, CCSCC representative; and Cristina Desalvo, publicity.



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