Coming Events

Posted February 14, 2020 at 12:00 am

Blood Drive – A blood drive sponsored by Knights of Columbus Council #3298 will be held Sunday, Feb. 23, 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., at the parish hall of Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, 2250 Main St., Baton Rouge.  Register at bloodhero.com and enter sponsor code “sacred heart cc.” For more information, call David Hotard at 225-315-2579.

Secular Franciscan Meeting – The monthly meeting of the Secular Franciscan Order will be held Sunday, Feb. 23, in the chapel of St. Francis of Assisi at Maryville Convent, 4200 Essen Lane, Baton Rouge, beginning at 1 p.m. with the recitation of the Franciscan Crown. For further information, email Ruth Powers OFS at
rpowers_1@bellsouth.net or call 601-807-4153.

New Orleans Retreats – Father Dan Dorsey, of the Glenmary Home Missionaries, will present a retreat, “Living a Life of Faith,” Friday, Feb. 28 – Sunday, March 1, at the Archdiocese

Read Full Story…

    Coming Events

    Taize Service – Rosaryville Spirit Life Center, 39003 Rosaryville Road, Ponchatoula, will host a candlelight Taize prayer service Mondays, Feb. 3 and March 2, 7 p.m. For more information, visit catholicretreatcenter.org or call 225-294-5039.

    Afternoon of Prayer – Father Simeon Gallagher, director of the Preaching Ministry Office of the Mid-America Province of the Capuchin Order, will present “Growing in Faith: Becoming an Adult Believer” Wednesday, Feb. 5, 1–3 p.m., at the Our Lady of Mercy Church Parish Activity Center, 445 Marquette Ave., Baton Rouge. The event, sponsored by the Archdiocese of New Orleans

    Read Full Story…

    Coming Events

    St. Charbel Healing Mass – St. Agnes Church, 749 East Blvd., Baton Rouge, will celebrate a St. Charbel Healing Mass Wednesday, Jan. 22, 6 p.m. For more information, call the St. Agnes Church office at 225-383-4127.

    Men’s Retreat – Rosaryville Spirit Life Center, 39003 Rosaryville Road, Ponchatoula, will present a men’s Road to Emmaus Retreat Friday, Jan. 24 – Sunday, Jan. 26. For information, call Norm Madere at 504-481-0411, Colin Tulli at 504-494-4511 or Rick Valadie at 504-655-8932.

    Women’s Morning of Reflection – Court Regina Coeli #2063 of the Catholic Daughters of the

    Read Full Story…

    Coming Events

    New Orleans Retreats – The Archdiocese of New Orleans Retreat Center, 5500 St. Mary St., Metairie, will host the following retreats: “Becoming a Disciple of Christ”, by Father Glenn LeCompte, of the Diocese of Houman-Thibodaux, Friday, Jan. 10 – Sunday, Jan. 12; “Finding God in the Now,” by Father Jim Sichko of the Diocese of Lexington, Kentucky, Friday, Jan. 17 – Sunday, Jan. 19. For cost information and to register, visit neworleansretreats.org or call 504-887-1420.

    Cross Wise Meeting – Anne Harmon Brett will speak at a Cross Wise Ministry meeting, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 10 a.m., at

    Read Full Story…

    Events

    St. Agnes Masses – A St. Charbel Healing Mass will be held Sunday, Dec. 22, 6 p.m., at St. Agnes Church, 749 East Blvd., Baton Rouge. Also, Father Joey Angeles will celebrate a Simbang Gabi Masses, a Filipino Christmas tradition, Friday, Dec. 20, Saturday, Dec. 21 and Monday, Dec. 23, 7 p.m., at St. Agnes. For more information, call 225-383-4127.

    Carmelite Day of Discernment – The Discalced Carmelite Monastery, 73530 River Road, Covington, will host a free Day of Discernment for single women between 16-35 on Saturday, Jan. 4, 10:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. For more information and to register, email pelezocd@gmail.com.

    New

    Read Full Story…

    Coming Events

    Third Order of Mary Meeting – The St. Agnes Confraternity of the Third Order of Mary will have an afternoon of recollection on Sunday, Dec. 8 at the conference room at St. Agnes Church, 749 East Blvd., Baton Rouge. Registration will begin around 1 p.m. and will end with benediction in the church. For more information, call Karen Mollere at 225-272-5915.

    Morning of Prayer – Recording artist Lorraine Hess will present a morning of reflection, “Becoming a Woman of Faith: A Heart That’s Been Purified,” Tueday, Dec. 10, 9 – 11:30 a.m., at Archdiocese of

    Read Full Story…

    Coming Events

    Secular Franciscans – The monthly meeting of the Secular Franciscan Order will be held Sunday, Nov. 24, in the Chapel of St. Francis of Assisi at Maryville Convent, 4200 Essen Lane, Baton Rouge, beginning at 1 p.m. with the recitation of the Franciscan Crown. For further information, email Patsy T. Burgess OFS at
    pthibodeauxofs@gmail.com or call 225-907-8248.

    The 177 Project – St. Joseph Church, 330 W. Pine St., Ponchatoula, will present an evening of music, led by Aly Aleigha, and eucharistic adoration, “The 177 Project,” Friday, Dec. 6, 7-9 p.m. Admission is free. For more information,

    Read Full Story…

    Coming Events

    Seasons of Grief Presentation – Sister June Engelbrecht OP will present a day of poetry, reflection and prayer, “The Seasons of Grief,” Tuesday, Nov. 5, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m., at Rosaryville Spirit Life Center, 39003 Rosaryville Road, Ponchatoula. Cost is $35. For more information, visit catholicretreatcenter.org or call 225-294-5039.

    Hunger Walk – The Interfaith Federation of Greater Baton Rouge is sponsoring Hunger Walk Sunday, Nov. 10 at the Catholic Life Center, 1800 S. Acadian Thwy., Baton Rouge. Registration and activities begin at 1:30 p.m. and the walk begin at 2:30 p.m.  The two-mile walk will

    Read Full Story…

    Coming Events

    Immaculate Conception Fair – Immaculate Conception Church, 865 Hatchell Lane, Denham Springs, will host its fall festival Friday, Oct. 25 – Sunday, Oct. 27. For more information, visit icc-msh.org or call 225-665-5359.

    Holy Rosary Events – Holy Rosary Church, 44450 Hwy. 429, St. Amant, will host the following events:  Thursday, Oct. 31 – Sunday, Nov. 3, LaFête des Bayous; Monday, Nov. 11, fall ladies night, “Making Room for God in the Busyness,” presented by Becky Eldredge; social at 6:30 p.m. and talk at 7 p.m. For more information, visit olohr.com. or call 225-647-5321.

    Read Full Story…

    Coming Events

    Public Square Rosary – St. Gerard Majella Church, 5354 Plank Road, Baton Rouge, will host a public square rosary on Saturday, Oct. 12, noon. For more information, call 225-356-7141 or 225-938-0532.

    St. Jude Mission – Catholic comedian Doug Brummel will present a mission, “Lighten up! A Celebration of Faith and Family,” Monday, Oct. 14 and Tuesday, Oct. 15, 6:45 p.m., at St. Jude the Apostle Church, 9150 Highland Road, Baton Rouge. For more information, call 225-766-2431.

    Grand Day – St. Joseph Cathedral, Fourth and Main streets, Baton Rouge, will host its Grand Day

    Read Full Story…

    Coming Events

    Joyful Mysteries Rosary Patch – To celebrate the month of the rosary, the Catholic Committee on Scouting will sponsor a Joyful Mysteries of the Rosary patch for all Scouts and American Heritage Girls on Sunday, Oct. 6, 1;30 – 3:30 p.m., at Our Lady of Mercy Church, 445 Marquette Ave., Baton Rouge. For registration information, visit info.ccosbr.net or call 225-266-9001. Registration is required.

    Feast of St. Gerard Majella – Bishop Michael G. Duca will celebrate a Mass marking the feast of St. Gerard Majella Sunday, Oct. 6, 10 a.m., at St. Gerard Majella Church, 5354 Plank Road, Baton

    Read Full Story…

    Coming Events

    Religious Emblem Training   The Catholic Committee on Scouting will host a training for religious emblem counselors for Boy Scouts, Cub Scouts, Girl Scouts and American Heritage Girls units Sunday, Sept. 15,  1– 5 p.m., in the St. Jerome Library of the Our Lady of Mercy Church Parish Activity Center, 445 Marquette Ave., Baton Rouge. For more information, visit info.ccosbr.net or call Kathy Gora at 225-266-9001.

    Citizenship Workshop – Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Baton Rouge, 1900 S. Acadian Thwy., Baton Rouge, will sponsor a free citizenship and naturalization workshop Saturday,

    Read Full Story…

    Coming Events

    Spiritual Direction Information Meeting – The Archdiocese of New Orleans Spirituality Center will hold a spiritual direction internship information meeting Thursday, Sept. 5, noon – 2 p.m. or 6 p.m. – 8 p.m., in Room 105 of the Bishop Robert E. Tracy Center, 1800 S. Acadian Thwy., Baton Rouge. Register by calling 504-861-3254.

    Retrouvaille Weekend – Couples experiencing difficulties in their marriage are invited to attend a Retrouvaille weekend Friday, Sept. 6 – Sunday, Sept. 8, at the Bishop Robert E. Tracy Center, 1800 S. Acadian Thwy., Baton Rouge. For more information and to register,

    Read Full Story…

    Coming Events

    Come Lord Jesus Anniversary Mass – To mark the 50th anniversary year of the “Come Lord Jesus” program, founder Father Conley Bertrand of the Diocese of Lafayette will celebrate a Mass for the Baton Rouge area on Wednesday, Aug. 21, 8:30 a.m., at St. Aloysius Church, 2025 Stuart Ave., Baton Rouge. Email mary_carlin_1@hotmail.com or cindy.ristroph
    @outlook.com.

    St. Charbel Healing Mass – St. Agnes Church, 749 East Blvd., will host a St. Charbel healing Mass on Thursday, Aug. 22, 6 p.m. For more information, call 225-383-4127.

    Ignatian Retreat – Spiritual directors Becky Eldredge and Stephanie

    Read Full Story…

    Coming Events

    Day of Recollection – The Secular Order of Discalced Carmelites will host a day of recollection Saturday, Aug. 10, at St. George Church, 7808 St. George Dr., Baton Rouge. Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m. Father Eric Gyan, pastor of St. Theresa Church in Gonzales, will speak at the conference and celebrate Mass at 11:30 a.m. Bring a brown bag and drinks will be provided. Donation is $10. Closing is at 1:45 p.m. The public is invited to attend. For more information and to register, call 225-687-4621.

    Rosaryville Event – Rosaryville Spirit Life Center, 39003 Rosaryville

    Read Full Story…

    Coming Events

    Movie Showing – The movie, “Gosnell: The Trial of America’s Biggest Serial Killer,” will be shown Saturday, July 20, 2 p.m., at the parish school of religion building of St. Agnes Church, 749 East Blvd., Baton Rouge. For more information, call 225-383-4127.

    St. James Church – St. James Church, 6613 Hwy. 18, St. James, will host its Feast Day of St. James Sunday, July 28, beginning with an 8 a.m. Mass. For more information, call 225-265-4210.

    Adoration Chapel Anniversary – St. Philomena Church, 108 Brulé Road, Labadieville, will celebrate the 25th anniversary of

    Read Full Story…

    Coming Events

    Blessed Mother Feast – Our Lady of Pompeii Church, 14450 Hwy. 442, Tickfaw, will host its annual Blessed Mother Feast Saturday, July 6 – Sunday, July 7. Activities include a novena, procession with the statue of the Blessed Mother and the blessing of the graves. For more information, call 985-345-8957.

    St. Agnes Events – St. Agnes Church, 749 East Blvd., Baton Rouge, will host the following events: Tuesday, July 9, 5:30 p.m., pro-life Mass; and Saturday, July 20, 2 p.m., showing of the movie, “Gosnell: The Trial of America’s Biggest Serial Killer,” at the St. Agnes

    Read Full Story…

    Coming Events

    Come and See Weekend – Single women age 16-35 wanting to learn more about religious life are invited to attend a free “Come and See the Beauty of Carmel” weekend Saturday, July 20, 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. at the Carmelite Monastery, 73530 River Road, Covington. For more information visit covingtoncarmel.org.

    World Refugee Day – World Refugee Day will be held Sunday, June 23, 3:30 – 7:30 p.m., at the Goodwood Library, 7711 Goodwood Blvd., Baton Rouge.

    St. Charbel Healing Mass – St. Agnes Church, 749 East Blvd., Baton Rouge, will host

    Read Full Story…

    Coming Events

    Summer MAT Courses – Registration is now being accepted for summer Ministry and Theology Courses, offered by the Office of Evangelization and Catechesis of the Diocese of Baton Rouge. Basic and intermediate certification levels are available. Register at learn.
    evangcatbr.org.

    Discalced Carmelites – The Secular Order of Discalced Carmelites will meet Sunday, June 9, 1:30 p.m., at the Our Lady of Mercy Parish Activity Center in the St. Gabriel Room, 444 Marquette Ave., Baton Rouge. For details, call Ethlyn White at 225-803-3391 or email
    robertwhite456@att.net.

    Pentecost Mass – Father Anthony Odiong, pastor of St. Anthony of

    Read Full Story…

    Coming Events

    Summer MAT Courses – Registration is now being accepted for summer Ministry and Theology Courses, offered by the Office of Evangelization and Catechesis of the Diocese of Baton Rouge. Basic and intermediate certification levels are available. Register at learn.evangcatbr.org.

    St. Joseph Fair   St. Joseph the Worker Church, 3304 Hwy. 70 South, Pierre Part, will host its parish fair Friday, May 24 – Sunday, May 26. There will be food, live entertainment, bingo, auction and cook-off. For more information, visit sjworker.org.

    Third Order of Mary – The St. Agnes Confraternity of

    Read Full Story…

    Coming Events

    Pro-Life Mass – St. Agnes Church, 749 East Blvd., Baton Rouge, will host the following events: Pro-life Mass, Tuesday, May 14, 5:30 p.m.; and St. Charbel Healing Mass, Wednesday, May 22, 6 p.m. For more information, call 225-383-4127.

    St. Gabriel Anniversary Kickoff – St. Gabriel Church, 3625 Hwy. 75, St. Gabriel, will kick off its 250th anniversary celebration with a Mass Sunday, May 19, 10:15 a.m. Bishop Michael G. Duca will be the main celebrant. For more information, call 225-642-8441.

    Discalced Carmelites – The Secular Order of Discalced Carmelites will meet Sunday, May 19, 1:30 p.m., at

    Read Full Story…

    Coming Events

    Preached Silent Retreat –Sister Gretchen Dysart MSC will host a day of reflection, “Like a Watered Garden: Gardening as a Spiritual Practice Wednesday, May 1, 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. at The Archdiocese of New Orleans Retreat Center, 5500 St. Mary St., Metairie. Cost is $35. For more information, visit retreats.arch-no.org.

    Mercy Magic – Our Lady of Mercy Church, 445 Marquette St., Baton Rouge, will host its fair, “Mercy Magic,” Friday, May 3 – Sunday, May 5. For more information, visit mercy-magic.com.

    St. Thomas More Festival – St. Thomas More Church, 11441 Goodwood

    Read Full Story…

    Coming Events

    St. Agnes Lenten Reflections – St. Agnes Church, 749 East Blvd., Baton Rouge, will host “The Last Seven Words of Jesus Crucified” Lenten Reflection on Wednesday, April 17 at 6:30 p.m. Confessions at
    5 p.m., Mass at 5:30 p.m. Visit StAgnesBR.org for more information.

    Divine Mercy Sunday Celebrations – St. Steven the Martyr Church, 22494 Hwy. 22, Maurepas, will celebrate Divine Mercy Sunday on April 28. The day will begin with confessions at 1:30 p.m., and will include a video on St. Faustina, praise and worship, the Divine Mercy chaplet and Mass at 3:30 p.m. After Mass there

    Read Full Story…

    Coming Events

     Lenten Evening of Reflection for Women – Becky Eldredge and Stephanie Davis will host a Lenten evening of reflection for women, “The Joy of the Jesus Encounter,” Tuesday, April 9, 6 – 9 p.m., at the St. Patrick Church Family Center, 12424 Brogdon Lane, Baton Rouge. Cost is $20. For more information and to register, visit stpatrickbr.org.

    Passion of Christ – Sister Dulce Maria CSMPC will present a reflection on the Stations of the Cross, with each station inspired by the Blessed Mother, Friday, April 5, 5 – 8 p.m., at the Cypress Springs Mercedarian Prayer

    Read Full Story…

    Coming Events

    St. Francis Xavier Fish Fry – St. Francis Xavier Church, 1120 Myrtle St., Baton Rouge, will hold its Lenten fish fry on Fridays, March 15, 22, 29 and April 5, 12 and 19. Lunches are $9 and include fried fish, sweet peas, potato salad, macaroni and cheese, bread and dessert. Dine in or take out. Call in orders are taken from 7:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. Walk-ins are welcome from 10:30 a.m.  – 3 p.m. Delivery is available for 10 or more plates. To order, call Mary Williams at 225-333-1866 or Charles Fair at 225-326-5287.

    Read Full Story…

    Coming Events

    St. Agnes Events – St. Agnes Church, 749 East Blvd., Baton Rouge, will host a pro-life Mass Tuesday, March 12, 5:30 p.m. and a healing Mass on Friday, March 22, 5:30 p.m. For more information, call 225-383-4127.

    Retreat on Aging – Dana Territo will present a senior citizens’ retreat, “The Spiritual Graces of Aging,” sponsored by the St. Joseph Spirituality Center, Saturday, March 9, 9 a.m. – noon, at the Mother Alice Hall of St. Joseph’s Academy, 3080 Kleinert Ave., Baton Rouge. Fee is $40. To register and for more information, visit
    stjocenter.org or call 225-383-3349.

    Read Full Story…

    Coming Events

    Holy Spirit Presentation – Bishop Sam Jacobs, bishop emeritus of the Diocese of Houma-Thibodaux, will present “The Importance of the Holy Spirit: Writing, Studying and Interpreting the Scriptures” Tuesday, Feb. 19, following the 6 p.m. Mass at St. John the Evangelist Church, 15208 Hwy. 73, Prairieville. For more information, visit spiritaflame.org/search/label/teachings.

    Marriage Encounter Weekend – Couples who want to increase intimacy in their marriage are invited to a Marriage Encounter Weekend, Friday, Feb. 15 – Sunday, Feb. 17, at the Bishop Robert E. Tracy Center, 1800 S. Acadian Thwy., Baton Rouge. Register online at

    Read Full Story…

    Coming Events

    Come to the Well – A free mini-retreat with testimony and prayer, “Come to the Well: Encounter Jesus,” will take place Saturday, Feb. 9, 9:30 – 11:30 a.m., at the Our Lady of Mercy Parish Activity Center, 445 Marquette Dr., Baton Rouge. For more information, call 225-773-8936.

    Discalced Carmelites – The Secular Order of Discalced Carmelites will meet on Sunday, Feb. 10, 1:30 p.m., at the Our Lady of Mercy Parish Activity Center in the St. Gabriel Room, 444 Marquette Ave., Baton Rouge. For details, call Ethlyn White at 225-343-3181 or 225-803-3391 or email robert
    white456@att.net.

    Divorce Recovery

    Read Full Story…

    Coming Events

    St. Charbel Healing Mass – A St. Charbel Healing Mass will be celebrated Tuesday, Jan. 22, 6 p.m., at St. Agnes Church, 749 East Blvd., Baton Rouge. For more
    information, call 225-383-4127.

    St. George Mission – Becky Eldredge, author of “Busy Lives and Restless Souls,” will present a mission Monday, Jan. 21 – Wednesday, Jan. 23, 7 p.m., at St. George Church, 7808 Saint George Dr., Baton Rouge. For more information, visit st-george.org or call 225-293-2212.

    Engaged Encounter – A retreat for engaged couples will be held Friday Jan. 25 – Sunday, Jan. 27,

    Read Full Story…

    Coming Events

    St. Francis Xavier Centennial Mass and Gala – St. Francis Xavier Church, 1120 Myrtle Dr., Baton Rouge, will celebrate its 100th anniversary closing Mass on Sunday, Dec. 30 at 10:30 a.m. Celebrant will be Bishop Michael G. Duca. Festivities will conclude that night with a centennial gala at the Belle of Baton Rouge Hotel Atrium, 102 France St., Baton Rouge. Speaker will be Lt. General Russell L. Honoré. For more information, call 225-383-3479.

    Theology of the Body Workshop – Brian Butler, executive director and co-founder of Dumb Ox Ministries, will present a workshop for parents and

    Read Full Story…

Bla