TEMPLE SINAI HIGH HOLY DAYS: The High Holiday schedule at Temple Sinai, 6227 St. Charles Ave. in New Orleans, on the first day of Rosh Hashanah, Thursday, Sept. 25 begins with a morning service in the sanctuary at 10 a.m.; and a youth service in the chapel led by Temple Sinai Youth, also at 10 a.m.
A Rosh Hashanah reception will be held at 12:30 p.m.
A young family service will be held at 2 p.m. with an apples and honey reception and Taschlich at the Audubon Park Lagoon .
On Friday, Sept. 26, Temple Sinai members will address “If I Had Only Five Things to Pass On From My Life” at Shabbat Shuvah, 6:15 p.m.
Shabbat morning service is at 10:15 am. Saturday, Sept. 27.
For information, visit templesinaino.org or call (504) 861-3693.
TRIDENTINE MASS: The Roman Rite Mass, also known as the “tridentine” or Latin Mass, will be offered at 12:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 28, at St. Stephen Church (Good Shepherd Parish), 1025 Napoleon Ave., New Orleans. The celebrant will be the Rev. Jeffrey Jambon, and the Mass will be sung for the repose of the soul of the great Italian soprano Magda Olivero, who died this month at the age of 104.
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.
ST. ANN MEN’S CLUB: The St. Ann Men’s Club will meet at 7 p.m., Oct. 20, in the St. Ann School cafeteria, 4921 Meadowdale St., Metairie.
The St. Ann Men’s Club will sponsor a donut breakfast after the 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. Masses on Oct. 26. The church is at 4921 Meadowdale St., Metairie.
FAITH AND PUBLIC SQUARE SEMINAR: The Institute for Faith and the Public Square will host a free seminar on “Challenges to Religious Liberty” from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 30 in the Leavell Conference Room on the campus of New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, 3939 Gentilly Blvd., New Orleans. The evening conference will feature Dr. Mathew Staver, chairman of Liberty Counsel and Dean of Liberty University’s School of Law, speaking on “Challenges in Counseling.” Dr. Carol Swain, professor of law and political science at Vanderbilt University will consider “Challenges in Education.” Dr. Russell Moore, president of the Southern Baptist Convention’s Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission will examine “Challenges to the Church.” The discussion will look at recent United States Supreme Courts decisions that dealt with religious liberty and free speech.