The Men’s Spirituality Group of St. Rita is open to all men regardless of what parish the reside in. The group will meet monthly on the first Thursday in the Community Room of the Msgr. Champagne Complex beginning September 10th at 7:00pm, and the gatherings will consist of socialization and dinner, video presentation, discussion and a closing prayer. Hope to see you there.
If you are you are in good standings with the Catholic Church and would like to become a Minister of Holy Communion or Lector here at St. Rita, please contact Fr. John in the parish office or by e-mail (Jarnone@arch-no.org).
If you have already received your Commissioning through the Archdiocese and serve at St. Rita, we invite you to consider ALSO serving at a local hospital or nursing home. The need is great and ministers are few. The Archdiocese will be holding special training classes designed to address issues specific to those ministering in hospitals and nursing homes. If you would like to begin assisting at a healthcare facility, please contact Deacon Jeff Tully at (504)227-3606
The Legion of Mary hosts a Coffee Social on the first Sunday of each month. All are invited to come to the Community Room following the 9:30am mass. This is a time for new parishioners to learn about the variety of ministries available in the parish, and a time for community and socialization.
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St. Rita Knights of Columbus Council 3854 will sponsor the 7th Annual Open Car Show on Saturday, August 29th 2015. (Rain Date September 12, 2015) Gates open to cars at 5:30pm and admission is free to the public. To register or for more information, contact Gene Majeau @ 504-915-4586 or by email to: email@example.com
Registration Form available in church office or download form below.
All are invited to dine out at selected restaurants monthly to benefit the food pantry. Just mention that you are there to support St. Rita and the food pantry gets a percentage of your order. This month we will go the “Koz’s” at the corner of Wilson and Hickory. The dates are August 18th and 20th. We are doing two days, not to make you go out on two days, but to make it easier for those that find one of the days a bad day. Dine-in or takeout lunch or dinner. Thanks to everyone that has participated in the past for their support of this program. Many of you may not really understand how much you are helping. Please be assured that you are and please keep asking friends and family to join you. We will publish locations as they are determined. Call Gene Hickey at 430-8778 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to make reservations.
The CYO will attend the Steubenville Youth Conference in Atlanta this year July 10 – 12th. This trip is costly and any help with expenses is appreciated . If you would like to sponsor a teen for this wonderful conference, or just make a donation, you can just write a check payable to St. Rita CYO and drop it in the collection or turn it in to the church office. Thank you for your support. For more information, please contact Erin Maffe at 737-2915 ex 1206
Each year, the Serra Clubs of Metropolitan New Orleans sponsors an Award Mass and Dinner to recognize outstanding Altar Servers. This year’s representative from St. Rita Parish in Harahan is Alison Dupre’. Alison received her certificate at a mass celebrated by Archbishop Aymond on April 15th at St. Rita Church in New Orleans. Congratulations Alison.