• CITY RECOGNITION: The Kenner City Council proclaimed Oct. 18 as Catholic Daughters Sunday. Court Madonna No. 1626, based in Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church Parish in Kenner, received the proclamation from Mayor Mike Yenni at the regular Oct. 15 council meeting, along with a certificate of appreciation from the council.
  • SONGS OF THE SOUTH: Rabbi Kenneth A. Kanter will present the Rabbi Murray Blackman Memorial Lecture during the Shabbat service at 6:15 p.m. Friday at Temple Sinai, 6227 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans. His theme will be “Is it True What They Sing about Dixie?,” focusing on vaudeville songs written by New York Jewish songwriters who had never been south of Brooklyn.
  • GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP: A grief support group will meet at 10 a.m. Nov. 18 at the Archdiocese of New Orleans Retreat Center, 5500 St. Mary St., Metairie. For information, visit retreats.arch-no.org or call (504) 887-1420.
  • “REHABBING GRATITUDE”: Sister Judith Gomila will lead a day of prayer with the theme “Rehabbing Gratitude” on Nov. 17 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.
  • CHANKUAH BAZAAR: A Sisterhood Chanukah Bazaar will be held from 9:30 a.m. to noon Sunday, Nov. 22, at Temple Sinai, 6227 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans. Judaica gifts, costume jewelry and boutique items will be sold, and there will be food and games and a bake sale.
  • “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”: Father 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.