Public Square Rosary – A public square rosary crusade as part of the America Needs Fatima Campaign will be held Saturday, Oct. 13, noon, at St. Gerard Majella Church, 5354 Plank Road, Baton Rouge. For more information, contact Seabell Thomas at 225-356-7141.

Hungarian Festival – The Hungarian Harvest Festival will be held on Saturday, Sept. 29, 6 p.m., at the American Legion Hall, 26200 Hwy. 43, Springfield. There will be a traditional harvest dance, food and wine auction. For tickets or more information, call Nichole McMorris at 985-974-8045, Julia Ourso at 225-567-3224 or Pauline Frisbie at 225-294-3797. 

LifeFest – The Office of Marriage and Family Life of the Diocese of Baton Rouge will host LifeFest Saturday, Oct. 6. 9 a.m. – noon, at the Ball Room of the Catholic Life Center, 1800 S. Acadian Thwy., Baton Rouge. The event is free, but reservations are recommended by

Festival of Friends – St. John Primary and St. Theresa Middle School will hold its Festival of Friends on Friday, Oct. 5 – Sunday, Oct. 7 at St. Theresa Middle School, 70737, 212 E. New River St., Gonzales. There will be fair acts, warrior color bash and mini-pot jambalaya cooking contest. For more information, call 225-647-2803. 

St. Paul Fair– St. Paul the Apostle Church, 3912 Gus Young Ave., Baton Rouge, will host a church and community fair on Sunday, Oct. 7, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. There will be live music, food, games and rides, a dunk tank and video truck. For more information, call St. Paul at 225-383-2537. 

Entering Canaan – A Day of Prayer and Healing for women and men who have experienced abortion, Entering Canaan, sponsored by the Office of Marriage and Family Life of the Diocese of Baton Rouge, will be held on Saturday, Oct. 13, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. To register and for confidential information, call Tara at 256-568-6004 or email

Marriage Encounter Weekend – Married couples looking to enrich their marriage can attend a Worldwide Marriage Encounter Weekend Friday, Oct. 12 – Sunday, Oct. 14 at the Bishop Robert E. Tracy Center, 1800 S. Acadian Thwy., Baton Rouge. Register online at or call 1-800-586-5469. 

Theology on Tap – Stephanie Clouatre-Davis will speak on “Drinking Good Spirits” at Theology on Tap on Sunday, on Sunday, Oct. 14, 6:30 p.m., at the St. Alphonsus Church multi-purpose building, 14040 Greenwell Springs Road, Greenwell Springs. The event is sponsored by the St. Alphonsus Adult Formation Ministry. To send in the required RSVP call 225-261-4644 or email icnci@alphonsus.orgwith the number of people attending. 

Morning of Reflection – St. John the Baptist Church, 4727 McHugh Dr., Zachary, will host a morning of reflection, “Gifts of the Holy Spirit,” on Saturday, Oct. 13. The program, sponsored by St. John’s Handmaids of the Lord prayer group, starts with breakfast at 8 a.m. at the parish hall followed by a talk at 9 a.m. by Father Michael Semana. At noon the group will make a procession to the church grounds for the America Needs Fatima living public square rosary commemorating the 101st anniversary of Our Lady of Fatima apparitions. Attendance is free, but reservations are encouraged by calling 225-654-9470 or emailing

Public Square Rosary< – A public square rosary for our nation honoring the 101st anniversary of the Blessed Mother’s appearing at Fatima will take place on Saturday, Oct. 13, noon, behind St. Jude the Apostle Church, 9150 Highland Rd., Baton Rouge. <

Feast of St. Gerard Mass – Redemptorist High School alumni and their family, friends and past faculty are invited to a Mass celebrating the feast of St. Gerard Majella on Sunday, Oct. 14, 10 a.m., at St. Gerard Majella Church, 5354 Plank Road, Baton Rouge. Lunch will provided afterward at the Redemptorist St. Gerard Elementary School cafeteria. 

Redemptorist Homecoming – The Redemptorist High School Legacy Homecoming will take place on Saturday, Oct. 27, 4 – 8 p.m., at the Old Bogan Fire Station, 427 Laurel St., Baton Rouge. The event is sponsored by the Redemptorist High School Alumni and Friends. For more information, visit 

Pro-life Mass< – A pro-life Mass will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 2, 5:30 p.m., at St. Agnes Church, 749 East Blvd., Baton Rouge. For more information, call 225-383-4127. 

Discalced Carmelites – The Secular Order of Discalced Carmelites will meet on Sunday, Oct. 14, 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