OFFICE OF RACIAL HARMONY: The Archdiocese of New Orleans Office of Racial Harmony will be sponsoring discussions from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Feb. 25 and March 3 at St. Mary Magdalene Church, 6425 W. Metairie Ave., Metairie. Walk-ins are welcome.
MORNING OF REFLECTION: The Very Rev. James A. Wehner, rector and president of the Notre Dame Seminary Graduate School of Theology, will give a presentation during the St. Benilde Rosary and Altar Society morning of reflection from 8:30 a.m. to noon Saturday at the church, 1901 Division St., Metairie. A recitation of the rosary will be followed by Mass and a coffee and donut breakfast. Wehner will start his presentation at 10:30 a.m. For information, call (504) 835-3119 or (504) 834-7908.
LATIN MASS: The Extraordinary Form of the Mass of the Roman Rite, the “Tridentine” (Latin) Mass, will be offered at St. Stephen Church (Good Shepherd Parish), 1025 Napoleon Ave., New Orleans, at 12:30 p.m. Sunday. The Good Shepherd Choir will be heard in the Missa Cantata, under the direction of Brian Morgan, director of music/principal organist, in the Gregorian “Missa de angelis.” Soprano Phyllis Treigle will be soloist, with Bart Folse as chanter. For information, call the rectory office at (504) 899-1378.
BLACK HISTORY MONTH: There will be a Black History Month program of gospel musical selections and readings with the theme “Walking on Hallowed Ground” at 3 p.m. FSunday at All Saints Church, 1441 Teche St., New Orleans.
BECOMING A WOMAN OF FAITH: A series of lectures on “Becoming a Woman of Faith” will be March 1, 8 and 15 and April 14 at the Archdiocese of New Orleans Retreat Center, 5500 St. Mary St., Metairie. A donation of $20 for each session is suggested. For information or to register, visit retreats.arch-no.org or call (504) 887-1420.
MISSION OF MERCY: Ansel Augustine, director of the Office of Black Catholic Ministries for the Archdiocese of New Orleans, will give a Jubilee Year of Mercy presentation, “Mission of Mercy,” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 2, at St. James Major Church, 3770 Gentilly Blvd., New Orleans. For information, call (504) 304-6750.
LIVING AS A FULLY ALIVE CATHOLIC: The Rev. Joe Palermo will lead a preached silent retreat with the theme “Living as a Fully Alive Catholic” March 4-6 at the Archdiocese of New Orleans Retreat Center, 5500 St. Mary St., Metairie. The cost is $350 and the minimum offering is $225. For information or to register, visit retreats.arch-no.org or call (504) 887-1420.
SCRIPTURAL STATIONS OF THE CROSS: The Rev. Richard Sudlik will lead a preached silent retreat with the theme “Scriptural Stations of the Cross” March 9-11 at the Archdiocese of New Orleans Retreat Center, 5500 St. Mary St., Metairie. The cost is $400 and the minimum offering is $250. For information or to register, visit retreats.arch-no.org or call (504) 887-1420.
YOUNG WOMEN’S RETREAT: Jane Hebert and Yvonne Hymel will lead an interactive retreat for young women with the theme “Called by Name” March 11-13 at the Archdiocese of New Orleans Retreat Center, 5500 St. Mary St., Metairie. The minimum offering is $180. For information or to register, visit retreats.arch-no.org or call (504) 887-1420.
LENTEN REVIVAL: Jerome Robinson will lead a tri-parish Lenten revival at 6 p.m. March 14-16. The revival sites will be Blessed Trinity, 4230 S. Broad St., on March 14; St. Katharine Drexel, 2015 Louisiana Ave., on March 15; and Blessed Sacrament-St. Joan of Arc, 8321 Burthe St., on March 16.
LENTEN MISSION: Auxiliary Bishop Fernand J. Cheri will be the guest preacher for a Lenten mission featuring songs of praise from the St. Paul the Apostle Gospel Choir at 7 p.m. March 14-16 at St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church, 6828 Chef Menteur Highway, New Orleans.
HABARI GANI: Registration is open through March 15 for the Habari Gani high school retreat, which the Archdiocese of New Orleans will present April 8-10 at the St. Augustine Retreat Center in Bay St. Louis, Mississippi. The cost is $140. The retreat offers students in grades nine through 11 an opportunity to build leadership skills, define purpose and develop self-confidence from a black spiritual perspective. For information, contact Ansel Augustine at firstname.lastname@example.org or (504) 861-6207.
BLACK CATHOLIC STUDIES: The Xavier University of Louisiana Institute for Black Catholic Studies will present two lectures, beginning at 7 p.m. April 6, in the Qatar Pharmacy Pavilion auditorium, 1 Drexel Drive, New Orleans. Shawnee Daniels-Sykes, of Mount Mary University in Milwaukee will speak on “Death Shrines as Memorial Acclamations: Black Lives Matter, Gone but not Forgotten.” Jeremy V. Cruz, of St. John’s University in Queens, New York, will speak on “Recognizing the Brutalized Image of God: Latino Racism, Undocumented Blacks, and Empire’s Collateral Damage.” For information, call the office at (504) 520-7691.