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Steubenville 2014

steubenville 2014


Our CYO just returned from a trip to the Steubenville Youth Conference at Franciscan University in Steubenville, Ohio. They would like to thank everyone for their prayers and support which make this amazing weekend possible.


Enjoy an Evening of Supper and Substance on Saturday, August 16th at 6:30pm in the Community Room of the Msgr. Champagne Complex.  The dinner for married couples will feature an inspiring presentation by Aly & Willie Leonard.   Supper and Substance allows you to enrich your marriage while enjoying fine dining and lively fellowship with other married couples.  Cost is $30.00 per couple and childcare will be provided.  Please contact the parish office at 504-737-2915 for more details.


St. Rita school has an opportunity to earn 6% of all of your purchases on  Use our custom St. Rita School link before you shop.   Go to   Enter your first item in the search box and press “GO”.  It’s that simple.  Please share the link with friends and family to help increase St. Rita school earnings.

CCD Registration 2014-2015

Does your child attend a public or private school in Kindergarten through 12th grade?  We assist in preparing your child for the vital sacraments of First Reconciliation, First Communion and Confirmation.

CCD classes will begin on September 6th will go thru May.  Classes are on Saturday mornings in the school from 9:00am – 11:00am.  Please contact Erin Maffe at the church office at 737-2915 (ext. 1206) for more information.

Parents of CCD children - The CCD Registration Form for 2014-15 can be downloaded from below.  Fill it out, and mail or bring to the church office.

CCD Registration Form

Confirmation Registration 2015

Our High School Confirmation program is open to all 11th graders attending Catholic High Schools or CCD programs.  Registration will take place on Monday August 25th, 2015 at 7:00pm in the Community Room (in the Monsignor Champagne Complex).  Please bring a copy of your Baptismal and First Communion certificates.  If you have any questions, feel free to call Erin Maffe at 737-2915 (ex 1206)

A calendar with Confirmation Preparation dates will be given out at registration.  The Sacrament of Confirmation will be celebrated on Wednesday, March 4th at 7:00pm.

Registration form (Confirmation)

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6th Annual KC Car Show

Car ShowThe 6th Annual St. Rita Knights of Columbus Open Car Show will be held on August 30th, 2014 in the St. Rita School Yard located at 7100 Jefferson Hwy., Harahan, LA. 5:30pm – 10:00pm.   Come out and enjoy good food and music while you stroll through the school yard checking out and voting for your favorite cars.  Applications are available by contacting the parish office (504-737-2915) or a member of the Knights of Columbus.



Link to Lenten Mission Talks

Mario SacasaWe were very grateful a few weeks ago to have Mr. Mario Sacasa come to our parish to proclaim the word of God at our Lenten mission. As is often the case, many couldn’t attend for one reason or another. Fear not. Mario recorded them and has been gracious enough to share them.

You can download them HERE


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.  The restaurant for July is The Ridge Bistro & Deli located on Hickory Ave. in Harahan on Tuesday July 15th and Thursday July 17th.  We are doing two days this month, not to make you go out on two days, but to make it easier for those that find Tuesday or Thursday 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 to make reservations.