Seasons of Grief Presentation – Sister June Engelbrecht OP will present a day of poetry, reflection and prayer, “The Seasons of Grief,” Tuesday, Nov. 5, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m., at Rosaryville Spirit Life Center, 39003 Rosaryville Road, Ponchatoula. Cost is $35. For more information, visit or call 225-294-5039.

Hunger Walk – The Interfaith Federation of Greater Baton Rouge is sponsoring Hunger Walk Sunday, Nov. 10 at the Catholic Life Center, 1800 S. Acadian Thwy., Baton Rouge. Registration and activities begin at 1:30 p.m. and the walk begin at 2:30 p.m.  The two-mile walk will be from the Catholic Life Center to Catholic High School and back. For more information, to register and donate visit

Discalced Carmelites – The Secular Order of Discalced Carmelites will meet Sunday, Nov. 10, 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

Evening of Healing – Alan Ames will present his conversion story during an evening of healing Monday, Nov. 11, 7 p.m., at St. Joseph Church,  15710 Hwy. 16, French Settlement. St. Joseph pastor Father Jason Palermo will celebrate a Mass, followed by Ames’ conversation story exposition of Blessed Sacrament and healing service and benediction. For more information, call 225-698-3110.

Cross Wise Ministries – Cathryn Bonaventure Stanley will speak about her search for her biological parents with DNA testing and faith at the meeting of Cross Wise  Ministries Wednesday, Nov. 13, 10 a.m. – noon, at the St. Patrick Church Family Center, 12424 Brogdon Lane, Baton Rouge. For more information, call 225-753-5750.

St. Agnes Masses   St. Agnes Church, 749 East Blvd., Baton Rouge, will host the following special Masses: Pro-Life Mass, St. Charbel Healing Mass, Tuesday, Nov. 12, 5:30 p.m. and St. Charbel Healing Mass, Friday, Nov. 22, 6 p.m. For more information, call 225-383-4127.

Day of Prayer – Darryl Ducote, director of the Office of Marriage and Family Life of the Diocese of Baton Rouge, and Decon Paul Ceasar, former executive director of the Archdiocese of New Orleans Retreat Center, will present a day of prayer, “A Look at Life Through the Lens of Gratitude,” Tuesday, Nov. 12, 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., at the Archdiocese of New Orleans Retreat Center, 5500 St. Mary St., Metairie. Cost is $35, which includes lunch and refreshments. For more information and to register, visit or call 504-887-1420.

St. Aloysius Fair – St. Aloysius Church, 2025 Stuart Ave., Baton Rouge, will host a fair Friday, Nov. 15 – Sunday, Nov. 17. For information, visit,, @staloysiusFUNdraising (Instagram), or by emailing

Born to Run – Woman’s New Life Clinic will host its fundraiser, “Born to Run,” Saturday, Nov. 16, at North Boulevard Town Square. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. and there will be a 1 mile fun run/walk at 8:30 a.m. and a 5K run/walk at 9 a.m. To register and for more information, visit or call 225-663-6470.

Women in Spirit – Judy Zelden, author of a Magnificat Bible study, will speak at the interfaith meeting of Women in Spirit Thursday, Nov. 21, noon, at St. Joseph Cathedral, Fourth and Main streets, Baton Rouge. A complimentary lunch will be provided. To RSVP, contact St. Joseph Cathedral by emailing or by calling 225-387-5928.

Engaged Couples Retreat – A “Called to Love” engagement retreat will be held Friday, Nov. 22 – Sunday, Nov. 22 at the Bishop Robert E. Tracy Center, 1800 S. Acadian Thwy., Baton Rouge. Registration must be completed by Thursday, Nov. 14 by visiting For more information call Mila Gernon at 225-242-0323 or email

Secular Franciscans – The monthly meeting of the Secular Franciscan Order will be held Sunday, Nov. 24, 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.