Calendar: Oct. 5 – Nov. 6

TREME FALL FEST, Oct. 5, music by Kermit Ruffins and others, food, crafts. Augustine Church yard, 1210 Gov. Nicholls St., New Orleans. 525-5934.

BLESSED SEELOS HEALING MASS, and anointing of the sick, Oct. 6, 1 p.m.,   at St. Mary’s Assumption Church, 919 Josephine St., New Orleans. Confessions: 11:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m. The shrine welcome center and gift shop open 10 a.m.-12:45 p.m.,  and 2-3 p.m. 525-2495.

EL SHADDAI, DWXI- Prayer Partners Fellowship International Catholic Charismatic Renewal Movement, Louisiana chapter, next meeting: Oct. 6, with novena to Our Lady of Guadalupe 2:30-3 p.m.; praise and worship until 4 p.m. with songs in Filipino, English, Spanish; healing message from Oblate Father Tony Rigoli, Our Lady of Guadalupe pastor; rosary  5-5:30 p.m.; Mass 5:30-6:30 p.m., Knights of Columbus Hall Christ the King Church, 525 Deerfield Road, Terrytown. 919-5837.

Northshore Theology on Tap, young adults (men and women ages 18-39) invited for fellowship and reflection on topics of faith, spirituality at the Fall 2019 Series, sponsored by St. Anselm Catholic Church in  Madisonville. All talks are at The Chimes Restaurant and Tap Room, 19130 Rogers Lane, Covington on Thursdays (except last week) at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 10: Dr. William Wainwright, director of Family Promise; Oct. 17: Trivia Night with Will Bennett and Matt Bourgeois. Oct. 24: Speaker to be announced; Tuesday, Oct. 29: Question and Answer with seminarians. Details: (985) 845-7342 or

OUR LADY OF PERPETUAL HELP PARISH FAIR, “The 4 Seasons of Louisiana,” Oct. 11, 7-11 p.m.; Oct. 12, 11 a.m.-11 p.m.; Oct. 13, 11 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Free admission with food, rides, games. Music: Oct. 11, Aaron Foret, 8-11 p.m.; Oct. 12, Contraflow, 4-7 p.m. and Junior and Sumtin’ Sneaky, 8-11 p.m.; Oct. 13, Bag of Donuts, 3-6 p.m. 8970 LA. Hwy. 23, Belle Chasse.

ROSARY RALLY, Oct. 12, noon, St. John Bosco, 2114 Oakmere Blvd., Harvey.

CARMELITE SPIRITUALITY CENTER, Explore what spiritual masters teach about “The Art of Letting Go.” Oct. 19, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Lunch included $30, presented by Sisters Barbara Breaud and Terry Falco. Register:, call Sister Terry (985) 264-0314. 62292 Fish Hatchery Road, Lacombe. Upcoming talks: Nov. 23: “Living in Hope!”; Dec. 7: Farewell ritual and party.

The Catholic Community Foundation annual dinner, Oct. 10, Hilton New Orleans Riverside Hotel. Cocktails, 6 p.m.; dinner, 7 p.m. Peter Quirk honored. Reservations: 596-3044.

St. Paul the APOSTLE Church, parish rosary celebrations encouraging daily rosary recitation  include the Public Square Rosary Crusade Oct. 12, noon, in front of the rectory. And, the 13th annual rosary in four languages, Oct. 22, 6 p.m., in the church, 6828 Chef Menteur Hwy., New Orleans. Attendees are encouraged to bring roses to present to the Blessed Virgin Mary; refreshments follow rosary. Details: 242-8820.

Archdiocesan Mass, for Victims and Survivors of Violence, Oct. 13, 11 a.m., St. Louis Cathedral. Register to participate with the Office of Marriage and Family Life by calling 861-6243.

Cornerstone Builders, a Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans program, presents “Symposium for Systemic Change,” Oct. 25, Corpus Christi Community Resource Center, 2022 St. Bernard Ave., New Orleans. Archbishop Aymond celebrates 8 a.m. Mass. Details:

MARRIED COUPLES’ RETREAT, Oct. 25-27, St. Joseph Abbey’s Retreat Center in Covington. Silent retreat offers conferences organized by the Abbey monks, common prayer, reconciliation. Register,, 415-6030, 415-6060. Saint  Joseph Abbey, 75376 River Road in Covington.

RETREAT WITH IMMACULEE ILIBAGIZA, Rwandan genocide survivor returns to New Orleans to give a two-day retreat on forgiveness, healing and hope, Oct. 25-27 at St. Anthony of Padua Church, 234 Angus Drive, Luling. Retreat hours: 5-9 p.m., Oct. 25; 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Oct. 26. Tickets: $57 individual or $76 for two people. Register:,, 722-7327.

ST. ANSELM, Family Fun Day, Oct. 27, noon-3 p.m., trick-or-treating, treat bag decorating, fun games, costume contest, cookie decorating, hots dogs, pumpkin patch. 306 St. Mary St., Madisonville. Also, annual Golf Tournament Nov. 4, check-in at 10 a.m., shotgun start at 11 a.m. Beau Chene Country Club, 602 North Beau Chene Drive, Mandeville. Cost: $125 a golfer. Food, drink and prizes. (985) 845-7342.

RACHEL’S VINEYARD RETREAT, a faith-based, healing retreat for men and women of all faiths to heal the hurt from abortion or miscarriage. Nov. 1-3. $190 a person (financial assistance available). Lay facilitators: Pam Richard, Donna Scheuermann. Priest facilitator: Dominican Father William Scott Daniels. Register: 460-9360,; 258-9183 or

St. Peter, Music Ministry 10th annual, hour-long “Songs of Comfort for the Holy Souls” concert, Nov. 2, 7 p.m. The free concert is sung prayer offered for the Holy Souls who have gone before us in death and as a balm for the hearts of those on earth who mourn them. Adoration, benediction of the Blessed Sacrament. Free concert. 128 East 19th Ave., Covington.

VETERANS PRAYER BREAKFAST, Nov. 6, 7:30-9 a.m., Rosaryville Retreat Center in Ponchatoula. RSVP: (225) 294-5039, email Donations cover breakfast and benefit Rosaryville.

ARCHBISHOP RUMMEL, annual “Return to Severn,” Oct. 4, 5:30-10 p.m. with food, children’s activities, performances by the Raider Band, Chapellettes and cheerleader, Homecoming Court presentation and lighting of the Raider bonfire. Students, families, alumni, friends invited. Parent Booster Club monthly rosary prayer group, Oct. 8, 7:30 a.m., chapel. Ends with coffee, donuts in teachers’ lounge. Also, Parent Booster Club’s annual “Sip, Shop and Socialize” Oct. 11, 6-9 p.m., in the Raider Room on campus. Vendors sell apparel, home décor, yard art, jewelry and Rummel-themed items. Food and drinks also sold. 1901 Severn Ave., Metairie.

St. Rita, Home and School Association general meeting, Oct. 9, 6:30 p.m., gym. Guest speaker Scott Walker talks about internet safety; $1,000 tuition drawing (must be a HSA member and have attended the August meeting to be eligible), two chances to win a Pecan Fest ride wristband. Also, Home and School-hosted “Living Rosary” Oct. 11, 2 p.m., gym. Seventh-grade students light candles representing rosary decades while standing in a rosary shape as the school prays. Open to public in conjunction with 27th annual Greater New Orleans Rosary Congress, celebrating the centennial of Our Lady of Fatima, being held Oct. 7-13 at St. Rita Church. 194 Ravan Ave., Harahan.  737-0744.

  ST. PHILIP NERI DRAMA CLUB, comedy-mystery, “The Best Haunted House Ever,” by Pat Cook, Oct. 18-19, 7:30 p.m.; Oct. 20, 1 p.m.  Parishioner Center, 6500 Kawanee Ave., Metairie. Tickets: email or call 382-5481. Reserved tickets, $10; general admission, $8 adults and $5  children 12 and under.

ST. AUGUSTINE HIGH, homecoming and reunion weekend, Oct. 31, reception at school for alumni classes with reunions; Nov. 1 sixth annual Louis B. Saulny Golf Classic, alumni lunch and St. Aug Honors and Hall of Fame Gala; Nov. 2 pre-game football tailgate for St. Aug Purple Knights against Archbishop Shaw High; Nov. 3 alumni homecoming Mass and breakfast. Details: Aulston Taylor, ’98, at

ST. MARY’S DOMINICAN, third annual Dominican Makers’ Market, Nov. 2, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Locally handmade art, crafts and products will be at vendor stations in Alumnae Hall, the Dining Hall and the Sr. Ambrose Reggio, O.P., Gymnasium, 7701 Walmsley Ave., New Orleans. Free admission. Proceeds benefit the Alumnae Association. Details: alumnae director Celeste Anding,

PROMENADE ON ESPLANADE, Cabrini High School fundraising gala, Nov. 2, 7-9 p.m., 3400 Esplanade Ave., New Orleans. It’s part of the school’s capital campaign, “Continuing Her Legacy,” that of founder St. Frances Cabrini, to renovate and expand the cafeteria and gymnasium and to add a fine arts center and student commons area. Tickets $150; black-tie optional. Details: for sponsorships and tickets or call 289-7345.

TULANE UNIVERSITY, dedication Mass for Tulane Catholic Chapel of St. Martin de Porres, Nov. 6, 10 a.m. New Orleans Archbishop Gregory M. Aymond will participate. Held at the Tulane Catholic Fr. Val McInnes, O.P., Center for Catholic Life, 1037 Audubon St., New Orleans. Seating limited. RSVP by  Oct. 25:

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