YOUNG ADULT MINISTRY TRAINING: Chelsea Colomb, associate director for Young Adult Ministry for the Archdiocese of New Orleans, will present the basics of young adult ministry at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 9, in the Parish Center at St. Philip Neri, 6500 Kawanee Ave., Metairie. For information, email or call (504) 836-0551.

ST. LOUIS CATHEDRAL: As Christians throughout the world observe Holy Week in preparation for the celebration of Easter, the Archdiocese of New Orleans announces Holy Week liturgies to be celebrated by Archbishop Gregory Aymond at St. Louis Cathedral.

Thursday, April 2, 7 p.m.: Holy Thursday, Mass of the Lord’s Last Supper; liturgy includes the “Washing of the Feet.”

Friday, April 3, 3 p.m.: Good Friday, Liturgy of the Lord’s Passion and Veneration of the Cross.

Sunday, April 5, 11 a.m.: Easter Sunday, Mass of the Lord’s Resurrection .

PRAYER BREAKFAST: Astronaut Charles Duke will be the guest speaker during a prayer breakfast sponsored by Christian Business Men’s Connection and Life Resources Inc., at 7 a.m. Thursday, April 9, at the Landmark Hotel, 2601 Severn Ave., Metairie. The master of ceremonies will be sportscaster Ken Trahan.

Duke is a retired Air Force Reserve brigadier general. He served as lunar module pilot of Apollo 16 and spent more than 20 hours exploring the moon.

Tickets are $25. For information, call (985) 626-9582; or visit