Religious Emblem Training   The Catholic Committee on Scouting will host a training for religious emblem counselors for Boy Scouts, Cub Scouts, Girl Scouts and American Heritage Girls units Sunday, Sept. 15,  1– 5 p.m., in the St. Jerome Library of the Our Lady of Mercy Church Parish Activity Center, 445 Marquette Ave., Baton Rouge. For more information, visit or call Kathy Gora at 225-266-9001.

Citizenship Workshop – Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Baton Rouge, 1900 S. Acadian Thwy., Baton Rouge, will sponsor a free citizenship and naturalization workshop Saturday, Sept. 21, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. For more information and to reserve a spot, call 225-346-0660.

Charismatic Mass – Bishop Michael G. Duca will celebrate a charistmatic Mass, sponsored by Magnificat, Marian Servants of the Eucharist and Catholic Charismatic Renewal of Baton Rouge, Saturday, Sept. 21, 10 a.m., at St. Joseph Cathedral, Fourth and Main streets, Baton Rouge. Praise and worship will begin at 9:30 a.m. To RSVP, email

St. Elizabeth Harvest Festival – St. Elizabeth Church, 119 Hwy. 403 Paincourtville, will host its Harvest Festival on Sunday, Sept. 22, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. For more information, call 225-473-8569.

Mass and Healing Service – Father Jason Palermo, pastor of St. Joseph Church in French Settlement, will celebrate a Mass with healing service Sunday, Sept. 22 at St. Joseph, 15710 Hwy. 16. Praise and worship will begin at 1:30 p.m., and Mass will begin at 2 p.m. For more information, call 225-698-3110. 

Secular Franciscans – The monthly meeting of the Secular Franciscan Order will be held Sunday, Sept. 22, in the Chapel of St. Francis of Assisi at Maryville Convent, 4200 Essen Lane, Baton Rouge, beginning at 1 p.m. with the recitation of the Franciscan Crown. For further information, email Patsy T. Burgess OFS at or call 225-907-8248.

KC Fishing Rodeo – Knights of Columbus Council #1099 will host a youth fishing rodeo Saturday, Sept. 28, 6 a.m. – 1 p.m., at Lake Verret. The headquarters will be at the Lakeview Inn at the Attakapas Landing, 2080 Hwy. 401, Napoleonville. For more information, call 985-369-2802 or 985-369-2148.

Natural Family Planning Class – A general introductory class to Natural Family Planning class will be held Saturday, Oct. 12, 9 – 10:30 a.m., at the Bishop Robert E. Tracy Center, 1800 S. Acadian Thwy., Baton Rouge. For more information, visit or call 225-242-0323.

Domestic Church Weekend – A Domestic Church Weekend will be held Thursday, Oct. 17 – Sunday, Oct. 20 at Rosaryville Spirit Life Center, 39003 Rosaryville Road, Ponchatoula. For more information and to register, visit

Dr. Allen Hunt Presentation – Dr. Allen Hunt of Dynamic Catholic will present “Find Your Greatness: Four Habits That Will Transform Your Life” Friday, Oct. 18, 6:30 – 10:30 p.m., at Our Lady of Mercy Church, 445 Marquette Ave., Baton Rouge. Tickets are $25 and available at or by calling 859-980-7900.