DAY OF PRAYER FOR CONSECRATED LIFE: In observance of the Year of Consecrated Life, all are invited to participate in the World Day of Prayer for Consecrated Life on Saturday, Feb. 21, beginning with 11 a.m. Mass at the National Shrine of Our Lady of Prompt Succor, 2701 State St., New Orleans. Archbishop Gregory Aymond will celebrate the Mass, and more than 200 religious men and women are expected to attend. Information is available by calling the Archdiocese of New Orleans Department for Religious at (504) 861-6281.
TRIDENTINE MASS: The Roman Rite Mass, known as the “tridentine” or Latin Mass, will be offered at 12:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 22, at St. Stephen Church (Good Shepherd Parish), 1025 Napoleon Ave., in New Orleans. The Rev. Father William Farge, SJ, will be the celebrant.
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.
MEN’S MORNING OF SPIRITUALITY: All men are invited to the 20th Archdiocesan Men’s Morning of Spirituality from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 28 at St. Anthony of Padua Church, 4640 Canal St., New Orleans. Hosted by the Catholic Men’s Fellowship, the theme for the morning is “Music of the Spirit.” Featured speakers are John Blancher, of Rock ’n’ Bowl and Ye Olde College Inn; Reid Wick, of the Bucktown Allstars; and Jerry Christopher, of Bag of Donuts, all of whom will discuss how their Catholic faith guides their family lives and work in the New Orleans music industry. In addition to the presentations, the day will include prayer, the Sacrament of Reconciliation, Eucharistic adoration and benediction, and the celebration of the Eucharist with Archbishop Gregory Aymond.