Youth Mentoring Program

Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Baton Rouge is seeking volunteers to mentor youth for a few hours a month as part of its Heart 2 Heart ministry. For information and to participate call Kayla Moscona at 225-336-8700, ext. 404 or email kmoscona@ccdiobr.org.

 

Secular Order of Discalced Carmelites

The Secular Order of Discalced Carmelites welcomes those who are interested in developing their prayer life according to the teachings of the Carmelite saints. Meetings are held at the Our Lady of Mercy Parish Activity Center, St. Gabriel Room, 444 Marquette Ave., Baton Rouge, at 1:30 p.m. The next meeting will be on Sunday, July 14. For information call 225-926-6962 or email cland205@aol.com.

 

40 Days for Life Meeting

An organizational meeting for 40 Days for Life will be held Monday, July 8, 6:30 p.m., at Room 104 of the Bishop Robert E. Tracy Center, 1800 S. Acadian Thwy., Baton Rouge. The 2013 fall campaign will take place Wednesday, Sept. 25, through Sunday, Nov. 3. For information email 40day sforlifebr@gmail.com or call Danielle Van Haute at 225-242-0164.

 

Chesterton Book Club

The Chesterton Book Club, which meets Wednesdays at 10 a.m. at the Our Lady of Mercy Church Parish Activity Center Library, 444 Marquette Ave., Baton Rouge, is reading a book in honor of Pope Francis. “St. Francis of Assisi,” is a book about the life and ministry of St. Francis by G.K. Chesterton. For information call 225-444-5015.

 

Humanae Vitae Mass

A Mass commemorating the 45th anniversary of the promulgation of Humanae Vitae will be held Saturday, July 27, 4 p.m., at St. Patrick Church, 12424 Brogdon Lane, Baton Rouge. For information call Danielle Van Haute at 225-242-0164 or email dvanhaute@diobr.org.

 

Teen Summer Retreat

Motivational speaker Stephanie Clouatre Davis will present a summer retreat for high school teens, “Be,” Monday, July 22, through Wednesday, July 24, at Rosaryville Spirit Life Center, 39003 Rosaryville Road, Ponchatoula. Cost of the retreat is $200. For information and to register call 225-294-5039 or visit rosaryvillela.com.

 

Summer Getaway

The Baton Rouge Diocesan Council of Catholic Women will host a Summer Getaway, “Rainbeaux Around the Table Tea,” on Saturday, July 27, 2 – 4:30 p.m., at the St. Benedict the Moor Church Hall, 5479 Hwy. 1, Napoleonville/Bertrandville. Women are encouraged to wear a color of the rainbow and attend the 5 p.m. vigil Mass at St. Benedict. Cost of the getaway is $10 per person. Mail a check payable to the Diocesan Council of Catholic Women to Jerilyn Williams, 147 Bertrand St., Napoleonville, LA 70390. For information call 985-513-2528.

 

Marriage Encounter Weekend

Married couples wanting to enhance their marriage are invited to attend a World Wide Marriage Encounter Weekend Friday, July 26, through Sunday, July 28, at the Bishop Robert E. Tracy Center, 1800 S. Acadian Thwy., Baton Rouge. For information and to register visit wwme-section5.org/register.php or call 1-800-586-5469.