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Posted August 16, 2019 at 12:00 am

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 Cloutre Davis will lead a women’s silent Ignatian retreat Thursday, Aug. 22 – Sunday, Aug. 25 at Rosaryville Spirit Life Center, 39003 Rosaryville Road, Ponchatoula. For more information, visit catholicretreat
center.org/
or call 225-294-5039.

Catechists Convocation – The Office of Evangelization and Catechesis of the Diocese of Baton

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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     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

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    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.

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    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.

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    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

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    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

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    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,

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    Discalced Carmelites – The Secular Order of Discalced Carmelites will meet on Sunday, Jan. 13, 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 robertwhite456@att.net.

    Martin Luther King Celebration – Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, 1140 Hwy. 77, Maringouin, will host a Martin Luther King Day March on Saturday, Jan. 19. The march will begin at 10 a.m. and a program will start at 11 a.m. at the Immaculate Heart Church hall. Dr. Lisa Mims-Devezin,

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    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

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    Recovery from Divorce Workshop – A Recovery from Divorce workshop for divorced and separated  people will be held Saturday, Dec. 15, 9:30 – 11:30 a.m., at the St. George the Kleinpeter Activity Center, 7808 St. George Dr., Baton Rouge. Workshop attendees can learn about the divorce recovery program, which is based on the workbook “Divorced. Catholic. Now What?” There is no cost for the workshop. To register, email Gretchen Schneider at gretchensburton@gmail.com or Angela Falgoust at afalgoust@staloysiusparish.com.

    Holiday Safety Seminar – The Baton Rouge Police Department will host a holiday safety seminar on Saturday, Dec. 8, 9 a.m. –

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    St. Margaret Advent Mission – Father W. Christ Palladino of the Archdiocese of Boston will present an Advent mission, “Following the Whispers of the Lone Voice,” at St. Margaret Queen of Scotland Church, 30300 Catholic Hall Road, Albany. The mission will be held Sunday, Dec. 2, 6:45 p.m., and Monday, Dec. 3 and Tuesday, Dec. 4, at 6 p.m. For more information, call 225-567-3573.

    Women in Spirit Meeting – Dima Ghawi will speak about “From Forced Silence to Loud Purpose” at the Women in Spirit Meeting on Thursday, Nov. 29, noon, at St. Joseph Cathedral, Fourth and Main

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    Holy Ghost Fall Fest – Holy Ghost Church, 507 N. Oak Street, Hammond, will hold its Fall Fest Friday, Oct. 26 – Sunday, Oct. 28. There will be food, entertainment and a trick-or-treat village from 5 – 6:30 p.m. on Saturday. For more information, visit
    hgchurch.org.

    The 177 Project – St. Joseph Church, 255 N. 8th St., Ponchatoula, will present “The 177 Project: Adoration Across the Nation,” on Sunday, Oct. 28. The rosary will be prayed at 6:45 p.m., followed by eucharistic adoration at 7 p.m., and conclude with a concert at 8:15 p.m. Free tickets are

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    Sacred Heart Movie Night  – Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, 2250 Main St., Baton Rouge, will host a movie night, “Hand of the Master: The Art and Life of Dom Gregory De Wit,” Saturday, Aug. 18, 5:30 p.m. The artwork of Sacred Heart will be featured in the film. For more information, call 225-387-6671.

    Prayer Service for New Bishop – The Diocese of Baton Rouge will host a prayer service for Bishop-designate Michael G. Duca on the evening before his installation as the sixth bishop of Baton Rouge Thursday, Aug. 23, 7

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    St. Paul sponsoring 5K walk/run

    St. Paul Catholic Church and the St. Paul Adult Learning Center are sponsoring a 5K walk/run for literacy awareness Saturday, March 22 on the grounds of the church at 3912 Gus Young Ave., Baton Rouge. Registration opens at 7 a.m., with an 8 a.m. race time scheduled. Awards, refreshments and community awareness activities will follow.

    Organizers said this is the first 5K walk/run to be held in the Eden Park community, which has the highest rate of illiteracy in Baton Rouge.

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    Bishop Muench’s 2013 fall schedule

    Sacrament of Confirmation

    Saturday, Sept. 14 St. Francis Xavier, Baton Rouge 5 p.m.

    Saturday, Sept. 21 Our Lady of Prompt Succor/St. Joan of Arc, White Castle 5 p.m.

    Sunday, Sept. 22 St. Gabriel, St. Gabriel 10:15 a.m.

    Tuesday, Sept. 24 St. Mark, Gonzales 7 p.m.

    Tuesday, Oct. 1 St. John the Evangelist, Prairieville 7 p.m.

    Thursday, Oct. 17

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