Calendar: April 19-May 16

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April 19-May 16

DIVINE MERCY NOVENA, April 19, 2:30 p.m.; April 20, 7:30 p.m.; April 21, 10:30 a.m.; April 22-26, 6 p.m., April 27, 3:30 p.m. Feast of Divine Mercy, April 28, 3 p.m. St. Anthony Church, 2653 Jean Lafitte Blvd., Lafitte. 689-4106.

CYO ROSE RALLY FOR LIFE, planning meeting, April 24, 7 p.m. St. Angela Merici Conference Room 835 Melody Drive, Metairie. Youth ministers and teens interested in participating in a day-long fundraising event July 26 to benefit the Woman’s New Life Center, ACCESS Pregnancy Center, and Rachel’s Vineyard Ministry are encouraged to attend this meeting. Email or call Diane Kratochvil 835-0324, ext. 309 or 495-4335.

Theology on Tap, new Easter series, April 25, May 2, May 9 and May 16, 6:30 p.m., Chimes, 19130 Rogers Lane, Covington. “Hands, Feet and Side: How to be a witness.” Dinner and drinks on your own. Details: (985) 845-7342.

DIVINE MERCY SUNDAY SOLEMN MASS, April 28, 3 p.m., St. Joseph Church, 1802 Tulane Ave., New Orleans. Celebrant: Archbishop Emeritus Alfred Hughes. Confessions begin at 1 p.m., with eucharistic adoration and rosary at 1:30 p.m. and  Divine Mercy chaplet at 2:20 p.m.

NATURAL FAMILY PLANNING SERIES, SymptoPro method of natural family planning with Kelly Donahue of the Archdiocese of New Orleans, May 3, 17,   31 and June 28, 6-9 p.m. Most Holy Trinity Family Life Center in Covington. $100 includes all classes and materials. Preregistration required:

ST.  JOSEPH ELEMENTARY AND HIGH SCHOOL, all years’ school reunion, May 4. St. Joseph Church, 1802 Tulane Ave., New Orleans, opens at 9:30 a.m. Bring binoculars for viewing of stained-glass windows. Memorial prayer for deceased classmates (bring pictures for display), presentation by Crucifixion mural artist Elise Grenier of the restoration of the mural behind the altar, coffee and donuts.

St. Augustine Gifted Academy for Boys, information session, April 24, 5 p.m., in the school’s dining hall. Discussions about the application process, selection criteria, summer intensive schedule, overview of curriculum, activities and program partnerships. Parents should bring a copy of the most recent report card. Applications available at the information session. St. Aug recently launched a program for gifted and talented young men in grades 4-7. The academy is designed to provide academic experiences and enrichment opportunities that will benefit participants.

Junior Purple Knights Summer Camp, four sessions for boys in grades 4-7. $175 a session with a $30 registration fee that includes a camp T-shirt. The camp is Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.  Before- and after-care package for an additional flat rate. Before-care is from 7:15- 7:45 a.m.; after-care from 3:15-5 p.m. Register online at or on campus in the finance office.

ST. BEN’S GOLF TOURNAMENT, May 16, 10 a.m. shotgun start. Covington Country Club, 200 Country Club Drive, Covington. $100 a golfer or $400 a team. Call (985) 867-2284.

CATHOLIC MAN NIGHT, May 2, 6-9 p.m., White Oak Plantation, 17660 George O’Neal Road, Baton Rouge. Sponsored by Catholic Community Radio. Guests: Jesuit Father Mitch Pacwa, an EWTN host, and chef John Folse. Register:

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