• PEOPLE PROGRAM: Registration for the People Program spring semester will be open from Nov. 30 through Dec. 11 at 2240 Lakeshore Drive, New Orleans, and at Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 6201 Stratford Place, New Orleans. Registration hours are from 9 a.m. to noon and from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. at both locations. The spring semester will run from Jan. 19 through May 13. The People Program is a nonprofit dedicated to the well-being of people 50 and older. More than 120 classes designed to enhance body, mind and spirit are offered. People Program participants can take an unlimited number of courses for $150 per semester. For class listings, visit www.peopleprogram.org or call (504) 284-7678.
  • TRIDENTINE MASS: The Roman Rite Mass, known as the “tridentine” or Latin Mass, will be offered at 12:30 p.m. Sunday at St. Stephen Church (Good Shepherd Parish), 1025 Napoleon Ave., New Orleans. The Mass intention will be for the repose of the soul of Giuseppina Belmondo Cellini, who died recently at age 97. She was the widow of Renato Cellini, who was conductor of the New Orleans Opera Association from 1954 until his death in 1967. The Good Shepherd Choir will be heard in the Missa Cantata, under the direction of Brian Morgan, director of music and principal organist, in the Gregorian “Missa de Angelis.” Phyllis Treigle will be soprano soloist, with Bart Folse as chanter. For information, call the rectory office at (504) 899-1378.
  • “GOD’S UNCONDITIONAL LOVE”: The Rev. Msgr. Doug Doussan will begin the Year of Mercy with a day of prayer with the theme “God’s Unconditional Love” on Dec. 11 at the Archdiocese of New Orleans Retreat Center, 5500 St. Mary St., Metairie. A $35 offering is suggested. For information, visit retreats.arch-no.org or call (504) 887-1420.
  • “FINDING PEACE THROUGH FORGIVENESS”: The Rev. Tony Rigoli will lead a day of prayer with the theme “Finding Peace Through Forgiveness” on Jan. 12 at the Archdiocese of New Orleans Retreat Center, 5500 St. Mary St., Metairie. A $35 offering is suggested. For information, visit retreats.arch-no.org or call (504) 887-1420.
  • “PRACTICING MERCY”: The Rev. Philip Chircop will lead a program, “Practicing Mercy: Kissed by Mercy, Embraced by Love,” Jan. 22-24 at the Archdiocese of New Orleans Retreat Center, 5500 St. Mary St., Metairie. A $225 offering is suggested. For information, visit retreats.arch-no.org or call (504) 887-1420.