Calendar: June 22-July 24

PARISHES
ST. AGNES, culinary event, June 22, 5-7 p.m., Marquette Activity Center, 3410 Jefferson Hwy., Jefferson. Details: 833-3366.

CAMELLIA CITY EUCHARISTIC PROCESSION, June 23. Begins with 10:30 a.m. Mass at Our Lady of Lourdes Church, 400 Westchester Blvd., Slidell. Driving procession begins at noon and goes to St. Margaret Mary Church for a small reflection. Ends at St. Luke the Evangelist Church, 910 Cross Gates Blvd., Slidell, with benediction and refreshments. Last year, more than 100 people and 70 cars from multiple parishes took part.

OUR LADY OF PERPETUAL HELP, KENNER,  parish Triduum, June 25-27, honoring the OLPH’s patroness and 150th anniversary. Each day features a 6 p.m. Mass with a different guest celebrant/homilist. June 25: Father Randy Roux, former OLPH associate pastor; June 26: Father Jeff Bayhi, Closer Walk radio and TV ministry and priest of the Diocese of Baton Rouge; June 27: Redemptorist Father Lamar Partan, vocation director for the Redemptorists.

SACRED HEART, NORCO, Archbishop Gregory Aymond, Father Ed Akordor, parishioners and the Norco community gather for the parish’s 60th anniversary Mass, June 30, 10 a.m., Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, 401 Spruce St., Norco.  (NOTE: no Saturday Vigil Mass, 8 a.m. or 6 p.m. Masses this weekend.) Potluck in the cafeteria after Mass. Tours of the school for a final good-bye. There also will be a 60th anniversary Extravaganza, July 20, 6:30-9:30 p.m., Cypress Lakes Country Club, 10 Villere Drive, Destrehan. $50 a person includes food, beer, wine and entrance into a cash drawing. Silent auction items. Call Carole Bravo, (985) 764-6503.

EVENTS
ARCHDIOCESE OF NEW ORLEANS RETREAT CENTER, upcoming silent retreats. June 28-30: “Holiness Is Next Door,” Father Simeon Gallagher. Cost: $350; minimum donation $250; July 12-14: “Finding God in the Now! Every Day Experience,” Father Jim Sichko. Cost: $350; minimum donation $250; July 18-24: silent directed retreat “Come to the Quiet,” presented in collaboration with the Archdiocesan Spirituality Center. Cost: $450.  To register, call 267-9604.

RESTORATIVE CIRCLES INTENSIVE, with Judge Janine Geske, June 28, 6-9 p.m.; June 29, 8 a.m.-3 p.m with Mass at 4 p.m. Corpus Christi-Epiphany Church, 2022 St. Bernard Ave., New Orleans. Catholic teaching supports healing through encounter, using discussion circles to explore how restorative justice can be brought to the criminal justice system, parishes, ministry and family life. Sponsored by the Catholic Mobilizing Network, Catholic Charities’ Office of Justice and Peace and the Jesuit Social Research Institute at Loyola. Register: catholicmobilizing.org/circle-intensive-la. Details: caitlin@catholicmobilizing.org or Sue Weishar at sweishar@loyno.edu.

MORNING OF SPIRITUALITY for Catholic men and their sons sponsored by K.C. Msgr. Charles Duke Council #3465 at St. Ann, June 29. Begins with 7:30 a.m. Mass. Theme: “Where is God in Your Life?” Guest speakers: Jerry Christopher, Danny Abramowicz, Sean Schaff. Adoration and confession offered. 3601 Transcontinental Drive, Metairie.

KUDOS
ST. PAUL’S, John Paul Bourgeois (‘19) received the DAR Wharton Chapter of Covington’s Good Citizen Award based on his winning essay “Our American Heritage and Our Responsibility for Preserving It.” Award recipients demonstrate dependability, service, leadership and patriotism.

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