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 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

Women In Spirit – Tori Harris, author, musician and worship leader, will speak at the Women in Spirit meeting, an interfaith gathering of women, Thursday, May 23, noon, at the St. Joseph Cathedral Parish Hall, Fourth and Main streets, Baton Rouge. RSVP by emailing or by calling the Cathedral office at 225-387-5928.

Domestic Church Marriage Weekend – Married couples are invited to attend a Domestic Church Retreat Friday, May 24 – Monday, May 27 at the Wesley Retreat and Conference Center, 2350 Methodist Pkwy., Woodworth. To register, visit For more information, call Katie and Andrew Willenborg at 404-421-5056 or email

May Crowning – St. Agnes Confraternity, Third Order of Mary, will hold its annual May Crowning, Sunday, May 26, 3 p.m., at St. Agnes Church, 749 East Blvd., Baton Rouge. For more information, call Karen Mollere at 225-272-5915.

New Orleans Retreat – Father Jim Sichko of the Diocese of Lexington, Kentucky will present a preached silent retreat, “Finding God Now! Every Day Experience” Friday, May 31 – Sunday, June 2 at the Archdiocese of New Orleans Retreat Center, 5500 St. Mary St., Metairie. To register, visit or call 1-866-937-9170.

Entering Canaan – Women suffering from abortion are invited to attend an Entering Canaan Women’s Day of Prayer and Healing Saturday, June 1, 10 a.m.  – 6 p.m. For more information, email or call 225-325-3459. All inquiries are confidential.

Father Bayhi 40th Anniversary – Father Jeff Bayhi, pastor of St. John the Baptist Church, 4727 McHugh Dr., Zachary, will celebrate his 40th anniversary to priesthood with a Mass on Sunday, June 2, 3 p.m., at St. John. For more information, call 225-654-5778.

WINE Conference – Earlybird registration is being accepted for the first Baton Rouge Women in the New Evangelization (WINE) Conference, “Beautifully United in Spirit,” on Saturday, July 27, 8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m., at Holy Rosary Church, 44450  Hwy. 429, St. Amant. To register, visit and for more information about WINE or the conference, visit and go to the Events tab or call 985-249-9258.

Fishing Rodeo – Knights of Columbus Council 1099 will host its annual youth fishing rodeo for children ages 17 and under on Saturday, June 15, 6 a.m. – 1 p.m., at Lake Attakapas Landing of Lake Verett, near Napoleonville. Participants must furnish their own boats and fishing gear. Registration forms are located at Napoleonville area merchants. For more information, call 985-369-2802 or 984-369-2148.