Des Allemands

ST. GERTRUDE: 17292 La. 631, Father Mac Community Center. March 18, 10:30 a.m. blessing; meals served from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Viewing continues until 3 p.m. Sponsored by Ladies Altar Society and friends. 

Destrehan

ST. CHARLES BORROMEO: 13396 River Road (Borromeo Room). March 18, blessing at 11 a.m., viewing until 8 p.m.; March 19, viewing 10 a.m. to  8 p.m. St. Joseph’s Table, traditional meatless meal with dishes prepared by ministry members, will be served in the cafeteria from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Donations may be offered at the door. St. Joseph Altar Society sponsors.

Gretna

ST. CLETUS: 3600 Claire Ave., (Jerome Hall). March 18, 6 p.m. blessing. March 19, viewing 11:30 a.m. to 7 p.m., with meals served until food runs out.

ST. JOSEPH CHURCH AND SHRINE: 610 Sixth St., in St. Joseph complex, Seventh and Newton streets. March 18, 6 p.m., rosary and prayer service, followed by altar viewing until 7:30 p.m.; March 19, 10:30 a.m. Mass, followed by blessing, and meals served from noon until 6 p.m. Sponsored by church, prepared by St. Joseph Women’s Club. 

Harahan

ST. RITA PARISH: 7100 Jefferson Highway, Msgr. Champagne Community Room. Viewing will be March 18 from 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. and March 19 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Meals will be served both days from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Kenner

OUR LADY OF PERPETUAL HELP: 1908 Short St., Larose Center. March 17, 2 p.m. blessing; viewing March 17, 2 p.m. to 7 p.m.; March 18, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.; March 19, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.; March 19, Tupa Tupa at noon, with meals served to the public at 1 p.m.

DIVINE MERCY PARISH: 4337 Sal Yenni Blvd., in the church narthex. March 18, blessing after 8:30 a.m. Mass with viewing 9:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.; March 19, viewing continues from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Lafitte

ST. ANTHONY: 2653 Jean Lafitte Blvd, St. Anthony Hall. March 18, blessing at 4 p.m.; March 19, viewing and food served from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., closing with rosary at 6:30 p.m.

LaPlace

ASCENSION OF OUR LORD: 1900 Greenwood Dr., Piovan Hall. March 16, altar blessing after 8:30 a.m. school Mass with viewing until noon; viewing reopens from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. with Stations of the Cross at 7 p.m. March 17, viewing from noon to 5:30 p.m. (Mass at 4 p.m.). March 18, viewing from 8 a.m. to noon. (8:30 and 10:30 a.m. Masses). Proceeds will be sent to the missions of Saltillo, Mexico. KC Council 9623 will serve a meatless meal following 10:30 a.m. Mass on March 18. Donations for the meal will be given to local seminarians. 

ST. JOAN OF ARC: 529 W. Fifth St., Family Life Center. March 17, altar opens with its blessing at 5:45 p.m. and viewing until 7 p.m. March 18, viewing times are 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.; noon to 2 p.m.; and 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. March 19, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. viewing. The Feeding of the Saints will be on Sunday, March 18, at 10:45 a.m. with meatless meals served from noon to 2 p.m., and again from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Donations given to charity.

Luling

ST. ANTHONY OF PADUA: 234 Angus Drive, C.A. Building. March 18, altar blessing following 10:30 a.m. Mass with viewing and meals until 3 p.m. March 19, viewing 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. with meals at 11:30 a.m.

Marrero

1721 ROBIN ST.: Mary Hannegan and friends invite the public to view their altar March 19 from noon to 6 p.m.

ST. JOSEPH THE WORKER: 455 Ames Blvd. March 19, altar in the hall with blessing after 9 a.m. Mass and viewing until 5 p.m. Food remaining will be donated to Ozanam Inn.

Metairie

OUR LADY OF DIVINE PROVIDENCE SCHOOL: 917 N. Atlanta St., Bahan Center. March 16, 9 a.m. Mass followed by blessing at 10 a.m. with re-enactment of Tupa Tupa, viewing until 11 a.m. Donations of nonperishable items will be received for the parish food pantry, and perishable items will be brought to Waldon Nursing Home.

ST. ANGELA MERICI CHURCH/SCHOOL: 901 Beverly Garden Drive, Kern Center across Pomona Street. Public viewing March 18, noon to 8 p.m., with candlelight rosary at 6:30 p.m. March 19, viewing from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Traditional Italian meal served beginning at 4:30 p.m.

ARCHBISHOP CHAPELLE HIGH SCHOOL: 8800 Veterans Memorial Blvd., gym. March 16, with viewing from noon-8 p.m., blessing at noon, Rosary at 7 p.m.; March 17 altar viewing, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., with Tupa Tupa at noon, followed by lunch in the cafeteria. Chapelle alumnae, parents, staff and friends prepare baked goods for the altar. 8800 Veterans Blvd., Metairie. (504) 467-3105.

METAIRIE MANOR: 4929 York St. March 14, altar open to the public from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

ST. FRANCIS XAVIER: 444 Metairie Road, SFX school cafeteria. Viewing March 18, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., closing with Rosary; March 19, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Rosary. Tupa Tupa March 19 following Mass. Traditional pasta Milanese meals March 19 only, 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. or until food runs out. St. Joseph Altar Society sponsors.

ST. BENILDE: 1901 Division St., Teen Center. March 19, viewing 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., with 9:15 a.m. blessing.

ST. CATHERINE OF SIENA: 1643 Metairie Road, Melancon Center. March 18, blessing after 11 a.m. Mass; open for viewing March 19, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Bags of cookies will be distributed, but no meal served.

New Orleans

ACADEMY OF THE SACRED HEART: 4301 St. Charles Ave., Nims Fine Arts Center. Open to the public 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., with blessing and recitation of the Rosary at 11 a.m. Meals served 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

BLESSED FRANCIS SEELOS CHURCH: 3037 Dauphine St., parish hall. March 18 and 19, viewing 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 19, 8 a.m. Mass with noon blessing, then meal.

BROTHER MARTIN HIGH SCHOOL: 4401 Elysian Fields Ave., James B. Branton Chapel March 18, opening Mass and blessing at 10:30 a.m. followed by public viewing from noon until 6 p.m. Viewing continues March 19 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Donations go to the Brothers of the Sacred Heart Missions in the U.S. and worldwide. Information at www.brothermartin.com.

CABRINI HIGH SCHOOL: 1400 Moss St. March 19, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. with meals served at 5 p.m. in the chapel.

DE LA SALLE HIGH SCHOOL: 5300 St. Charles Ave., school lobby. March 20, viewing 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Blessing at 9:15 a.m. Tupa Tupa, Rosary at 11:30 a.m.

GOOD SHEPHERD PARISH: St. Stephen Church, 1025 Napoleon Ave. Viewing March 18, during Sunday Masses; March 19, blessing during the 9 a.m. school Mass and viewing until 3 p.m. Meals served from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

HOLY CROSS SCHOOL: 5500 Paris Ave., library on the third floor of administration building). March 19, viewing from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., 10:30 a.m. blessing.

IMMACULATE CONCEPTION CHURCH: 130 Baronne St. March 17, viewing following 8 a.m. Mass until 4 p.m. vigil Mass. March 18, viewing from 12:30 p.m. until adoration (7 p.m.) and 7:30 p.m. Mass. On March 19, following 7:30 a.m. Mass until noon Mass, with blessing after Mass, then viewing from 12:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. Meals begin at 12:40 p.m. in parish hall.

MOUNT CARMEL ACADEMY: 7027 Milne Blvd. March 19 in Café Campbell, blessing at 7:30 a.m., followed by viewing until 6 p.m. Parking available on Milne Boulevard. No meals served to public.

OUR LADY STAR OF THE SEA CHURCH: 1835 St. Roch Ave. March 17, blessing at 9 a.m. with viewing until 6 p.m.; March 18, viewing with 10 a.m. Sunday Mass until 1 p.m.; March 19, viewing 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sponsored by Ladies Guild. 

ST. ALPHONSUS: St. Mary's Assumption Church, 923 Josephine St., corner Constance St. March 18, blessing after the 10:30 a.m. Mass; March 19, open to the public 10 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. with meals served in garden from noon to 2:30 p.m. For more information, call Lillian Moran at (504) 522-6748.

ST. DOMINIC: 775 Harrison Ave. March 16, blessing during 5:30 p.m. Mass. Open for public viewing March 17-19, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. St. Dominic Rosary Altar Society hosting. 

ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI: Altar at home of Joseph and Mary Talamo, 6122½ Patton St. March 18, blessing at 6 p.m., with viewing until 7:30 p.m. March 19, viewing from 1 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Also, altar at AVO Restaurant, 5908 Magazine St., with blessing March 19, 11:30 a.m., public viewing 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

ST. GABRIEL THE ARCHANGEL: 5029 Louisa St. March 17, blessing at 8:45 a.m. with viewing from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; March 18, viewing after 10:30 a.m. Mass; March 19, altar viewing from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The food will be taken to a local homeless shelter on March 20.

ST. JOSEPH: 802 Tulane Ave. March 19, altar will be open for viewing from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in church, with St. Joseph Feast Day Mass and blessing at noon. Spaghetti dinners will be served in the Rebuild Center immediately after Mass. Donations will benefit the Vincentian Scholarship Fund and Free Indeed, a safe haven for people suffering from human trafficking.

ST. MARY’S DOMINICAN HIGH SCHOOL: 7701 Walmsley Ave. March 19, the school’s altar will be open to the public in Alumnae Hall from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Donations will be given to charity.

ST. PAUL THE APOSTLE: 6828 Chef Menteur Highway. Blessing on March 17 at noon, with viewing from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Also, March 18 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. and March 19 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., with dinner at noon.

ST. PATRICK: 724 Camp St., Reynolds Hall. Public viewing following Masses on March 18 until 5:30 p.m. March 19, viewing 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., with blessing at 12:30 p.m.

JOYCELYN CLEMENTINE HOME: 3533 Elysian Fields Ave. March 18-19, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., with hot meal served on March 19. Visitors will receive a bag with a holy card and piece of bread. Rosaries, most handmade, and St. Joseph cords will also be available.

ANDREW J. WILLIAMS HOME: 724 Marengo St. The 25th annual altar. March 17-18, viewing 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and March 19 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Donations go to Father Seelos Center in memory of Dianne Kirsch Williams and to American Heart Association in memory of Eddie Williams Sr. Contact Katie Arnona to donate at arnona720@aol.com.

River Ridge

ST. FRANCIS VILLA ASSISTED LIVING: 10411 Jefferson Highway. The 18th annual altar on March 19 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Blessing and re-enactment of the Holy Family’s search for lodging at 10 a.m. Meals from the altar served to the public from 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. Residents participate in baking and keepsake bags. The altar’s bounty will be given to the needy.

Port Sulphur

ST. PATRICK CHURCH: 28698 La. 23, Family Life Center. March 18, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., with the meal at 11:15 a.m. 

Waggaman

OUR LADY OF THE ANGELS: 6851 River Road. March 19, public viewing and meals from noon to 6 p.m.

Westwego

OUR LADY OF PROMPT SUCCOR: 531 Avenue A. March 19, 8 a.m. Mass followed by altar blessing at 9:30 a.m. Viewing and meals from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., or until food runs out.

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS HALL: 465 Avenue B, Westwego.  Viewing Monday, March 19, 9 a.m. – noon. www.tommyswishfoundation.org. Donations going to St. Judes Children ‘s Research Hospital.