Faith notes for Feb. 3, 2016 _lowres

Barbara Stavis Wolf

  • HOLY TRINITY GREEK ORTHODOX CATHEDRAL: Barbara Stavis Wolf has been elected the president of the Parish Council for Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral New Orleans. She is the first woman to hold the position at the cathedral, which celebrated its 150th anniversary in 2014 and is the first Greek Orthodox Church founded in North and South America. Stavis is a lifelong member of Holy Trinity. She also is an insurance defense litigation attorney and a graduate of Loyola Law School, Newcomb College and Abramson High School.
  • HEALING LIFE’S HURTS: The Rev. Matthew Linn will lead a preached silent retreat with the theme “Healing Life’s Hurts (Or, Don’t Forgive too Soon)” Feb. 5-7 at the Archdiocese of New Orleans Retreat Center, 5500 St. Mary St., Metairie. The minimum offering is $225; the actual cost is $350. For information or to register, visit retreats.arch-no.org or call (504) 887-1420.
  • HOLY YEAR OF MERCY: The Rev. Donald Blanchard will lead a preached silent retreat with the theme “The Holy Year of Mercy” Feb. 12-14 at the Archdiocese of New Orleans Retreat Center, 5500 St. Mary St., Metairie. The minimum offering is $225; the actual cost is $350. For information or to register, visit retreats.arch-no.org or call (504) 887-1420.
  • FORGIVENESS: The Rev. Anthony Rigoli will lead a preached silent retreat with the theme “Forgiveness: The Key to Peace” Feb. 17-19 at the Archdiocese of New Orleans Retreat Center, 5500 St. Mary St., Metairie. The minimum offering is $250; the actual cost is $400. For information or to register, visit retreats.arch-no.org or call (504) 887-1420.