St. Mary Magdalen Catholic Church is called to foster a welcoming community, to form disciples for Jesus Christ and to joyfully evangelize.
Unifying Vision: Walking together with Christ, igniting the Spirit within, living God’s Call.
ENTRANCE PRIZE RAFFLE TICKETS
Please help us make this year a success and sell your raffle tickets!!! If you have not received your tickets or want some more to sell, they are available in the Rectory or at the Church Entrances. For complete Seafood Festival information click here: /smm-seafood-festival
RECTORY OFFICE REQUEST
If you are NOT currently using donation envelopes and you would like to request a box set for 2017 please call the rectory office by Aug. 31. or email mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org
END OF SUMMER MASS SCHEDULE CHANGE
Beginning on Tuesday, September 6, SMM will again celebrate the 8:30 AM Mass, Mon. thru Fri.
St. Edward the Confessor Church invites you to join them in a 6-week series entitled: Sanctity of Life. We all have the right & responsibility to know “What does our Church teach?” This series presented by Concerned Catholics for the Sanctity of Life will be offered from 7-9PM in St. Edward Church on the following consecutive Tuesdays: September 6, 13, 20 & 27, October 4 & 11. All speakers are provided from the Archdiocese Respect Life Office. Topics are:
September 6 Sexuality, Marriage & LGBT: Are we truly welcome?
September 13 End of Life/Assisted Suicide/Euthanasia: What does dying with dignity really mean?
September 20 Capital Punishment & Prison Ministry: Should the guilty receive mercy?
September 27 Biotechnology: IVF, Stem Cell & more: Because we can, does it mean we
October 4 Laudato Si-Pope Francis on a Rampage: The pope says the earth is beginning to look like an immense pile of filth and that we have a vocation to clean it up. What are the moral implications?
October 11 Human Trafficking of Adults & Children Hidden in Plain Sight: Can you
recognize the signs of forced sex and labor victims & do you know what you can do about it?
The Jubilee of Mercy Committee invites all to join film critic Fr. Tom Condon, O.P. as he continues the "Mercy through Movies" Series for the Jubilee of Mercy. The "Mercy through Movies" Series will continue on the First Wednesday of September, October, and November, at 6:30 PM, in the Siena Room of St. Dominic’s Rectory, 775 Harrison Ave., New Orleans, LA. Please join us on Wednesday, September 7, 2016, for the first movie, "The Original Image of Divine Mercy". For more information, please contact Fr. Tom Condon, O.P., at 504-837-2129 Ext. 29.
On Wednesday, September 14 the Sacrament of Reconciliation will be available from 5:00-6:30PM in the Church. On this day, all Churches in the archdiocese will have a light on in the confessional as a sign that Christ is not only the light of the world but one who is eager to forgive and heal us. You are encouraged to take this opportunity to celebrate the Sacrament of Reconciliation.
Magnificat, Metairie chapter, is sponsoring a Divine Mercy Retreat, October 7-9, 2016, Archdiocese of New Orleans Retreat Center, 5500 St. Mary Street, Metairie, LA 70006. Our retreat master is Reverend Simon Peter Engurait, associate pastor at Christ the Redeemer Church, Thibodaux, LA. Please come and rest as Fr. Simon Peter teaches on Divine Mercy and the Holy Spirit! For more information and registration, please call Jane at 504-466-2010 or 504-884-6152.
WINE: Women In the New Evangelization, along with the New Orleans’ Archdiocesan Offices of Evangelization and Marriage & Family, invite women of all ages to the WINE: Catholic Women’s Conference on October 15, 2016.
Embracing Pope Francis’ invitation into an extraordinary jubilee, a Holy Year of Mercy, to highlight the Catholic Church’s mission to be a witness of mercy, the theme of the 2016 WINE: Catholic Women’s Conference is Mercy: Encountering Boundless Love.
Join women from around the Archdiocese of New Orleans (and from all around the country) for a day of inspiration, faith, fellowship, and fun. The doors open at 8:00 a.m. allowing time for registration, shopping, and coffee. The conference will begin promptly at 8:30 a.m. with emcee Alyssa Bormes, (Catholic author and host of Catholic Kaleidoscope). Keynote speakers Teresa Tomeo (author and host of The Catholic Connection radio show) Kelly Wahlquist (Catholic author and founder of WINE: Women In the New Evanelgization), Kitty Cleveland (National singer-songwriter and inspirational speaker); and Judy Klein (Catholic author and speaker) will enliven our spirits and light our hearts on fire with a renewed understanding of the boundless mercy of God!
The day will include praise & worship music, shopping, opportunities to be prayed for, confession, adoration, tons of laughter, a fabulous lunch, CHOCOLATE, three inspirational talks, motivational entertainment, door prizes, a special version of the Chaplet of Divine Mercy, and the option to go to Mass, celebrated by Archbishop Aymond at 4:00pm. Early bird special is $55 per person before October 1, 2016; after October 1, is $65 per person. Special price for consecrated women and religious sisters. Donations for scholarships are greatly appreciated. To register online visit: NewOrleansWINE-2016.eventbrite.com For questions, contact Paige: 985-807-5666 or Paige@CatholicVineyard.com***Deadline is Oct. 10, 2016***