• RITE OF CHRISTIAN INITIATION FOR ADULTS: 7 p.m., Parish Annex Building, St. Cletus Catholic Church, 3600 Claire Ave. Courses on becoming or strengthening Catholic faith. (504) 367-7951.


Tuesdays through Sept. 22

  • “PRAYING FOR OUR ADULT SONS AND DAUGHTERS”: 9:30 a.m., Archdiocesan Spirituality Center, 2501 Maine Ave. Six-week course on the power of prayer when dealing with adult children, based on the book by John and Therese Boucher. Course $50. (504) 861-3254.


  • RITE OF CHRISTIAN INITIATION FOR ADULTS: 7 p.m., St. Clement of Rome Catholic Church, 4317 Richland Ave. Courses on becoming or strengthening Catholic faith.

Thursdays through Sept. 24

  • CATHOLICS RETURNING HOME: 7 p.m., St. Edward the Confessor Church Parish Center, 4921 W. Metairie Ave. The evangelization committee hosts a six-week program for those contemplating returning to their religious roots. (504) 888-0703.


Saturday, Sept. 26

  • CANCER AWARENESS RUN/WALK AND FALL FESTIVAL: 7 a.m. and 11 a.m., Montz Park, 100 Calcagno St. Providence Baptist Church #2 will sponsor a run/walk with a car show, arts and crafts, gospel and food, with a fall festival following. Race $10 adults, $5 youth. Park admission $5. (504) 559.8225 or (504) 202.5607.


Through Monday

  • “KATRINA — A RESURRECTION JOURNEY”: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday, Old Ursuline Convent Museum, 1100 Chartres St. Photos and sacred objects from Katrina to present day, including winners of high school student art competition. (504) 596-3035.

Tuesdays through Dec. 8

  • MIND MATTERS: 10 a.m., Jewish Community Center, 5342 St. Charles Ave. Mental stimulation for adults over 50, plus reading, discussions, exercise and meditation. $160. (504) 897-0143.


  • ORGAN AND LABYRINTH AND CANDLELIGHT: 6 p.m., Trinity Episcopal Church, 1329 Jackson Ave. Music director Albinas Prizgintas performs classical to rock to pop on the 5,000-pipe organ. (504) 670-2520 or


  • PUBLIC FORUM ON ISLAM: 7 p.m., Nunemaker Auditorium, Loyola University, 6363 St. Charles Ave. Presentation on faith and traditions of Islam by the imams of New Orleans. Archbishop Gregory Aymond will provide the welcome.


  • ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION: 11 a.m., Mount Zion Church, 2200 Dumaine St. “Standing on the Solid Rock” is the theme for the 127th anniversary. The Rev. Martin Johnson will be the guest speaker, with Janine Jackson as the guest soloist. (504) 283-3063.

Saturday, Oct. 3

  • COMMUNITY HEALTH AND WELLNESS FAIR: 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., All Saints Catholic Church, 1415 Teche St. Screenings and health information, plus flu shots for a nominal fee. (504) 361-8835.


Sunday, Sept. 13

  • “THIS IS YOUR CHRISTIAN LIFE”: 3 p.m., Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church, 2445 Fourth St. (985) 201-7800.

Sunday, Sept. 20

  • ANGLICAN CHORAL EVENSONG: 5 p.m., Christ Church, 1534 Seventh St. Musical service honoring St. Matthew the Apostle. The Very Rev. Richard Easterling of St. George’s in New Orleans will officiate. Steven Comeaux will direct the chancel choir. (985) 643-4531.



  • CHURCH ANNIVERSARY: 11 a.m., New St. John Fellowship Church, 1615 Tobey Ave. 83rd anniversary with Paul Beasley and the Gospel Keynotes. (225) 644-2949.