Coming Events

Posted July 6, 2018 at 12:00 am

Health Fair – The Scotlandville Interfaith Community Health Fair will be held  Saturday, Aug. 4, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m., at Camphor Memorial United Methodist Church, 8742 Scenic Hwy. Baton Rouge. It is sponsored by Immaculate Conception Catholic Church,  Camphor Memorial United Methodist Church and Greater Mount Carmel Baptist Church. A  faith walk will be held from 8 a.m. – 9 a.m. Insurance cards will accepted for vaccinations. There will be health snacks, blood pressure checks, diabetes tests and consultation, foot examinations, hearing screenings, oral health and cardiovascular-heart and healthy tips. For more information, call 225-775-4106; 225-936-7361.

Blessed Mother Feast – Our Lady of Pompeii Church, 14450 Hwy. 442, Tickfaw, will celebrate its Blessed Mother Feast Saturday, July 7 – Sunday, July 8. On Saturday, there will be a procession with the statue of the Blessed Mother from the church’s chapel on Fedele Road at 4:45 p.m. to the church. The procession will arrive at the church in time for the 5:30 p.m. Mass. On Sunday, there will be a benediction at 6 p.m., followed by a procession with the statue of the Blessed Mother from the church back to the chapel. For more information, call 985-345-8957.

Discalced Carmelites  The Secular Order of Discalced Carmelites will meet Sunday, July 8, 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

Pro-Life Mass – A monthly pro-life Mass will be celebrated Tuesday, July 10, 5:30 p.m., at St. Agnes Church, 749 East Blvd., Baton Rouge. All are invited. For more information, call 225-383-4127.

Vocal Concert – On Wednesday, July 11, 7:30 p.m., Voces ad Opus (Voices at Work), an a cappella vocal group quartet from New Orleans, will present their debut concert, Primo, at St. Jean Vianney Church, 16166 S. Harrells Ferry Road, Baton Rouge. The program will include sacred works from Tallis, Palestrina, Byrd, American Folks Music and music from Billy Joel. The concert is free, though donations will be accepted. For more information, call 225-753-7950.

Humanae Vitae Presentation – A documentary  concerning the fallout of the free-love experiment against the backdrop of Pope Paul VI’s 1968 encyclical about love, sex and marriage, “Humanae Vitae,” will be shown Thursday, July 26, 6:30 p.m., at the Catholic Life Center Main Auditorium, 1800 S. Acadian Thwy., Baton Rouge. For more information, visit

Men’s Retreat – A men’s retreat, hosted by St. Dominic Church in New Orleans, will take place Friday, July 20 – Sunday, July 22, at Rosaryville Spirit Life Center, 39003 Rosaryville Road, Ponchatoula. The retreat is based on the Scripture passage, “The appearance on the road to Emmaus.” For more information, call Norman Madere at 504-481-0411, David Drude, 985-974-0657 or Johsn Fisk at 504-427-6601.

Day of Renewal – Catholic Charismatic Renewal of the Diocese of Baton Rouge will host a Day of Renewal, “Praise Rally,” Saturday, Aug. 4, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., at the Our Lady of Mercy Church Parish Activity Center, 444 Marquette Ave., Batn Rouge. There will be praise and worship, personal testimony, prayers for healing and baptism of the Holy Spirit. No registration will be required. Lunch will be provided. For more information, call 225-636-2464.

Supper and Substance – The Diocese of Baton Rouge diocesan-wide Supper and Substance, “The Ultimate Date Night,” will be held Saturday, Aug. 4, at the new activity center at St. John the Evangelist Church, 15208 LA Hwy. 73, Prairieville. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. There will be food, adult beverages, live music, talk by Janice Charbonnet and the “Not So Newly Wed” game. Cost is $75 per couple. Register at by Monday, July 23.

Summer Learning Series – Immaculate Conception Church, 865 Hatchell Lane, Denham Springs is hosting a Summer Learning Series Thursdays, 7 p.m., in the Small Hall. The topics will be July 12 and 19, “The Eucharist, Source and Summit of Our Faith,” and July 26, Aug. 2 and Aug. 9, “Mary Blessed Among Women.” For more information, call 225-665-5359.

Marriage Help – A Retrouvaille weekend will be held to help couples with troubled marriages Friday, Sept. 7 – Sunday, Sept. 9. For confidential information and to register, call 225-993-2443, email or visit