Calendar: Aug. 21 – Sept. 20

NOTRE DAME SEMINARY’S LAY ENRICHMENT, free summer presentation, “Parenting in the Digital Age: Managing Fun and Safety Online” with Jason Angelette and Dr. Mario Sacasa, rescheduled to Aug. 21, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Notre Dame Seminary. Register: or email

THEOLOGY ON TAP, late summer speaker series. Dates: Aug. 22 with Archbishop Gregory Aymond; Aug. 29 with Tammy Morrison: “Faith, Hope and Love”; Sept. 5, Aimee MacIver on saints; Sept. 12, “Theology Teacher Q&A” featuring theology teacher panel. All at 6:30 p.m. at  Chimes, 19130 West Front St., Covington. Details: call St. Anselm at (985) 845-7342.

OUR LADY OF PROMPT SUCCOR, 100th anniversary party, Aug. 23, 7 p.m., “Under the Pines.” The actual centennial will be a Feb. 8 4 p.m. Mass celebrated by Archbishop Gregory Aymond, followed by a reception in Msgr. Albert Koenig Auditorium,  146 4th St., Westwego.

WOMEN’S SILENT IGNATIAN RETREAT, Aug. 22-25, with Becky Eldredge and Stephanie Clouatre Davis who guide women in prayer, reflection on unshakable foundation of God and what it looks like to build our lives on the promise of God’s shelter. Arrival: between 4-6 p.m. Aug. 22. Departure after lunch August 25. $400 private room; $370 shared room. Rosaryville Spirit Life Center, 39003 Rosaryville Road, Ponchatoula. (225) 294-5039. Register:

EL SHADDAI, DWXI Prayer Partners Fellowship International, Louisiana chapter, day of praise, worship and healing, Sept. 1, 2:30-3 p.m., novena to La Virgen de Guadalupe; 3-4 p.m., praise and worship; 4-5 p.m., healing message by Father Lance Campo inside Christ the King Church, 5-5:30 p.m., rosary; 5:30-6:30 p.m. Mass followed by a reception in the Knights of Columbus Hall, Christ the King Church, 535 Deerfield Road, Terrytown. Details, call Mary Johnson at 919-5837.

CHRIST IN THE CITY, evening of eucharistic adoration for young adults of college age through 30s, Sept. 3, 7 p.m., Notre Dame Seminary Chapel, 2901 South Carrollton Ave., New Orleans. A social hour follows. Remaining meetings for 2019 are Oct. 1, Nov. 5, Dec. 3. Details, email James Behan, associate director for Young Adult Ministry, at Christ in the City is sponsored by the CYO/Youth & Young Adult Ministry Office of the Archdiocese of New Orleans.

THAT MAN IS YOU, men’s group on the Westbank, beginning Sept. 6 for 13 weeks at St. Joseph Church and Shrine, 610 6th St., Gretna.  Breakfast begins at 5:45 a.m., and the program starts at 6:20 a.m. That Man Is You! combines Scripture, solid secular research and a little fun to address the pressures and temptations facing men in our modern culture. It seeks to form authentic leaders who are capable of transforming home and society. Registration:

MAGNIFICAT, West Bank chapter breakfast, Sept. 7, registration and check in from 9-9:30 a.m.; breakfast 9:30 a.m.-noon, Café Hope at Timberlane Country Club, 1 Timberlane Drive, Gretna. Guest speaker: Pam Richard, who with her husband John have coordinated the pro-life Archdiocesan Sidewalk Counseling and Prayer Ministry for years. Tickets on sale through Sept. 3: $20. Available at Westbank Religious Supply House (341-6558), Mary’s Helpers (348-7729, 913-4903).

CARMELITE SPIRITUALITY CENTER, presentations Sept. 14, “Leonie, the Different Sister of St. Therese of Lisieux; Oct. 19, day of reflection on “The Art of Letting Go”; Nov. 16, “Living in Hope”; Dec. 7, Farewell ritual, party. Sisters of Mount Carmel will close the ministry of the Carmelite Spirituality Center on Dec. 31.  Carmelite Spirituality Center, 62292 Fish Hatchery Road, Lacombe.

St. Pius X, blood drive in the gym, Sept. 15, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Donors  receive one-year family blood replacement coverage (or replacement coverage for designated individuals), free T-shirt and mini-physical, including cholesterol testing; drawing among donors for an HP printer. 6666 Spanish Fort Blvd., New Orleans. 488-6403

ANNULMENT WRITING WORKSHOP, for those seeking an annulment in the Catholic Church or for persons responding to an annulment. Five meetings in the St. Benilde Teen Center, 1901 Division St., Metairie. Dates: Sept. 17, Sept. 24, Oct. 1, Oct. 8, Oct. 15, 7:30-9 p.m. $25. Register at or call Cathy at 861-6243.

DAUGHTERS OF CHARITY, fourth annual Champions FORE Health Golf Tournament, Sept. 20, Bayou Oaks South at City Park. Registration and breakfast start at 6:45 a.m.; 8 a.m. tee time. Proceeds spread awareness for issues affecting men’s health such as diabetes, heart disease, cancer. Details: 212-9544,

St. Rita, Home and School Association holds Back-to-School general meeting Aug. 21, 6:30 p.m., in gym, 194 Ravan Ave., Harahan. School parents are invited; school clubs represented, information about  volunteer opportunities, door prizes. Members in good standing attending this and October meeting have chance at $1,000 tuition drawing at October meeting. Details: school office 737-0744.

DE LA SALLE, Summer Alumni party “Boogie on the Avenue III,” Aug. 24, 6-7 p.m., patron party; event follows in lobby 7-11 p.m. in Brother Arsenius Center. Cuisine by alumni restaurateurs, premium open bar, music by the Boogie Men. Casual attire. Tickets start at $35. Proceeds help underwrite classroom technology upgrades. Sponsored by the De La Salle Alumni Association and the Class of 1974. 895-5717.

BEGINNING EXPERIENCE WEEKEND, Sept. 27-29, Rosaryville Spirit Life Center in Ponchatoula. Healing for those suffering a loss of a spouse either through death or separation/divorce. Sponsored by the Archdiocese of New Orleans’ Marriage and  Family Life Office, this international program has helped thousands navigate grief. Details: call, text or email Renell (985) 290-7348 or

DOMINICAN SISTERS OF PEACE, free Come and See Retreat for women, ages 18-45, considering a religious vocation Sept. 13-15.St. Catharine convent in St. Catharine, Kentucky. It is free; lodging and meals provided. Register:, (405) 248-7027,

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