Greater New Orleans Rosary Congress
October 7th - 13th, 2017


St. Rita of Cascia Catholic Church
7100 Jefferson Hwy Harahan LA 70123


DIRECTIONS

Schedule of Events

Saturday, Oct. 7


8:30am: The Holy Sacrifice of the Mass
United Nations Pilgrim Statue of World Apostolate of Fatima arrives

2:30pm
: Rosary Procession with Blessings/Spiritual Reflections

from St. Rita Church - 7100 Jefferson Hwy Harahan LA 70123

4:00pm: Opening Liturgy with Banner Procession
St. Rita Parish Pastor, Fr. Steven Bruno

Music:
St. Rita Adult Choir - Brigid Higgins, Director

5:00pm: Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament begins


Sunday, Oct. 8

7:30, 9:30 & 11:30am Parish Masses

7:30pm Youth Mass
Celebrant:
Fr. Matthew Johnston
Music: St. Rita Youth Choir - Brigid Higgins, Director

Monday, Oct. 9

12:00 Noon The Holy Sacrifice of the Mass
Celebrant:
Fr. Joseph Krafft - Notre Dame Seminary
Music: St. Pius Children's Choir - Stephanie Dureau, Director

7:30pm The Holy Sacrifice of the Mass
Celebrant: Fr. John Restrepo, O.P. - St. Dominic Parish
Music: Lorraine Hess and Jaime Diliberto

Tuesday, Oct. 10

12:00 Noon The Holy Sacrifice of the Mass
Celebrant:
Fr. Sidney Speaks - St. Matthew the Apostle
Music: Our Lady of Perpetual Help Children's Choir - Sr. Christella, Director

*** After Mass, the children will pray the rosary and sing the meditiations

7:30pm The Holy Sacrifice of the Mass - Mass to Honor the Family
Celebrant: Bishop Shelton Fabre - Bishop of Houma-Thibodaux Diocese
Music: St. Dominic Contemporay Choir - Beverly McSweeney, Director

Wednesday, Oct. 11

12:00 Noon The Holy Sacrifice of the Mass
Celebrant:
Fr. Ken Smith - St. Rita Church
Music: St. Louis King of France Children's Choir - Melissa Brocato, Director

1:00pm St. Michael's Special School Bell Choir - Jill Hitchens, Director

7:30pm The Holy Sacrifice of the Mass - Bi-Lingual Mass
Celebrant: Fr. Jose Lavastida - Blessed Francis Seelos
Music: Blessed Francis Seelos Parish Choir - Alex Castillo, Director

Thursday, Oct. 12

12:00 Noon The Holy Sacrifice of the Mass
Celebrant:
Fr. Joseph Palermo - Notre Dame Seminary
Music: St.Rita School Choir - Bryan Fleischer, Director

7:30pm The Holy Sacrifice of the Mass
Celebrant: Fr. Steven Bruno  - St. Rita Church
Music: St. Philip Neri Adult Choir - Patricia Neal, Director
Candlelight Outdoor Eucharistic Procession - Charlie Monnot, Trumpeter

Friday, Oct. 13

12:00 Noon The Holy Sacrifice of the Mass
Celebrant:
Fr. Minh Phan - Notre Dame Seminary
Music: St. Dominic Children's Choir - Peter Elliot, Director

7:30pm The Holy Sacrifice of the Mass
Celebrant: Fr. Anthony Odiong. - St. Anthony Parish, Luling LA
Music: Mater Dolorosa Parish Choir - Linden Uter, Director

  • St. Rita Parish Weekday Masses: Mon. - Fri. 7:00am and 8:30am.
  • Sacrament of Reconciliation: One hour before each Rosary Congress Special Mass
  • Holy Rosary & Divine Mercy Chaplet: Hourly  (except Mass times and special events)
  • Eucharistic Adoration: Continuous 24 hours each day with exceptions
  • Flower Arrangements & Donations welcomed:  Call  (504) 508-7100
  • This Rosary Congress is sponsored by: NEW ORLEANS ROSARY CONGRESS 
Many thanks to Fr. Steven Bruno and St. Rita Parish for hosting this year's Rosary Congress and to the many various individuals and prayer groups who devoted many hours of their time and talents to make the 2017 Greater New Orleans Rosary Congress a great success!  Most of all, we give praise and thanks to God!

For more information call: (504) 508-7100