Calendar – January 12, 2019

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Jan. 14-26


COUNCIL OF CATHOLIC SCHOOL COOPERATIVE CLUBS (CCSCC), general meeting and legislative workshop, Jan. 14, 9 a.m. registration, 9:30 a.m. meeting, Holy Rosary School Gym, 2437 Jena St., New Orleans. Alexandra Seghers, youth programs director for Louisiana Right to Life, talks on “Louisiana Right to Life efforts in support of the pro-life agenda in the legislative and education arenas.” Details: Cindy Wooderson at 301-4321.

ST. ELIZABETH ANN SETON SCHOOL, annual open house Jan. 24, 6:30 p.m. Parents of prospective students in Pre-K1 through seventh grade invited to meet in the current school site church, 4119 St. Elizabeth Drive, Kenner. Home and School Association volunteers lead school tours; faculty members answer questions; refreshments served; displays of extracurricular programs available for viewing., 468-3524.

ARCHBISHOP RUMMEL, Parent Booster Club Grandparents’ Mass and luncheon for ninth graders. Jan. 24, 11:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m., Raider Room, 1901 Severn Ave., Metairie. Booster Club caters lunch for participants; serves refreshments. That night, clubs holds 7 p.m. meeting; teachers meet parents prior to meeting startng at 6 p.m.  

ST. MARY’S DOMINICAN, tuition raffle at the Dominican Legacy Gala “Diamonds are Forever” Feb. 16 on campus. $150 a chance to win $9,745 tuition for the 2019-20 school year; 150 chances will be sold. Details: 329-4563.


FREE ESL CLASSES, Justin Lance Schiro will lead an English as a Second Language seminar on the second Sunday of each month at 2 p.m. beginning Jan. 13 at the East Bank Regional Library, 4747 W. Napoleon, Metairie. Free of charge, no registration. English as a second or foreign language is a language education program for people learning English. Schiro has lived in more than a dozen countries in Asia and taught English in China. He hosted the local “Metairie English Conversation” group, and leads the “Enjoy English Everyday” Facebook group. 889-8143. 

PEOPLES HEALTH WELLNESS PROGRAMS, Jan. 14, 1 p.m., Medicare Bingo with Kristen Punch, St. Martin Manor, 1501 North Johnson St., New Orleans. Also, Jan. 25, 1:30 p.m., Villa St. Maurice, 500 St. Maurice Ave., New Orleans. Reservations: 1(800) 561-4127,

ST. PETER, continues its 175th anniversary, Jan. 17, 7 p.m. with “An Evening of Sacred Classics” featuring soprano, Anne Simpson, and organist, Christian Brother Ken Boesch, in a solo concert of familiar sacred repertoire. 125 East 19th Ave., Covington.

OUR LADY OF GUADALUPE, winter St. Jude novena Jan. 19-27. Father Sidney Speaks of St. Matthew the Apostle Church in Harahan speaks on “Impossible Mission.” Novena: weekdays 7 a.m., noon and 6 p.m.; Saturdays 7 a.m., noon and 4 p.m.; Sundays 7:30, 9:30 and 11:30 a.m., 6 p.m. New jazz Masses with singers and a brass band every Sunday at 9:30 and 11 a.m. 411 North Rampart St., New Orleans. Regular Masses times: 7:30 a.m., 6 p.m. in English, 1:30 p.m. in Spanish.

EL SHADDAI DWXI-PPFI International Ministry, first 2019 fellowship Jan. 19, with a healing message from Salesian Sister Anna Bui, principal of Our Lady of Prompt Succor-Westwego School. 4 p.m. Mass celebrant:  Father Buddy Noel, OLPS-Westwego pastor. Praise and worship songs and healing message in the parish’s Badaux Hall. Fellowship begins at 2:30 p.m. Details: Mary L. Johnson, 919-5837, email: 

NEW ORLEANS DISCALCED CARMELITE DAY OF PRAYER AND RECOLLECTION, Jan. 19, Mount Carmel Mother House, 420 Robert E. Lee Blvd., 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Speaker: Dr. Susan Moto, a lecturer, author and retreat director at the Epiphany Association’s Academy of Formative Spirituality. Reflections on the Holy Trinity based upon the writings of St. Elizabeth of the Trinity. Mass and vespers celebrated; bring brown bag lunch (drinks, snacks provided). Details: 884-4575.

ARCHDIOCESAN SPIRITUALITY CENTER, Soul Refreshment for Married Couples, Jan. 19, 2:30-5:30 p.m., exploring ways a married couple can grow in unity with God and each other through sharing an open and honest couple prayer time. Presenters Lloyd and Jan Tate reflect on their 47 years of presenting methods of couple prayer to  grow closer on their spiritual journey. Couples encouraged to dine out on a date after talk. 2501 Maine Ave., Metairie. Cost $35 a couple. Register:,  861-3254.

MEMORIAL SERVICE FOR THE UNBORN, and blessing of All God’s Babies tomb, Jan. 22, noon in the Holy Innocents Prayer Garden at St. Patrick No. 1 Cemetery, 5000 Canal St., New Orleans. Archbishop Aymond will preside. 

LIVING A SACRAMENTAL LIFESTYLE IN A SECULAR WORLD, for married couples, Jan. 26, 1-4 p.m., St. Peter’s Lacour Center, Reserve. Cost $35, couple. Enrich your marriage, find intentional time for each other, improve communication skills, know your mission as a couple. Join Deacon Richard and Diane Abbondante as they explore the struggles, challenges and fruits of their 40 years of marriage of living a sacramental lifestyle in a world that no longer understands sacrificial love and a promise to love one’s spouse until “death do us part.” Couples encouraged to dine out afterwards. Register:, 861-3254.

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