Fasting and Abstinence
Abstinence from Meat is to be observed by all Catholics
14 years of age and older on Ash Wednesday, all the Fridays of Lent and Good Friday.
Fasting is to be observed on Ash Wednesday and Good Friday by all Catholics
who are between 18 and 59 years old.
Fasting means only one full meal.
Two smaller meals are permitted if necessary to maintain strength,
but no snacking in between.
LITTLE RED CHURCH FOOD & FUN FESTIVAL
MAY 2, 3 & 4
The theme for our 34th annual church parish fair is “Rock n’ Roll Comes to SCB”.
Big Raffle / Family Fun Night - Check your upcoming bulletins for details on a new
T-shirt Art Contest - The deadline for the art contest has been extended to
Hollow Eggshell Contest - Flyers were sent home last Monday
Donations of stuffed animals and trinkets for Grab Bags are needed
Volunteers are needed in all areas.
New Parishioners - don't miss this opportunity to meet your
It's not too late to submit new ideas and/or suggestions for improvements.
NEW EUCHARISTIC MINISTER/READER WORKSHOPS FOR SPRING 2014
Our Parish is still in need of Eucharistic Ministers
and Readers. Attendance at an Archdiocese Workshop and the recommendation
of the pastor is required.
Call Sandi at the Parish Office
at 764-6383 if you are interested
NEW Eucharistic Ministers Workshop Schedule:
March 15, 2014 March 22, 2014 March 22, 2014
51. Angela Merici Our Lady of the Rosary St. Joan Of Arc
Metairie, LA New Orleans, LA Laplace, LA
9:00 am - 1:00 pm 9:00 am - 1:00 pm 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
NEW Readers Workshop Schedule
April 5, 2014
Visitation of Our Lady Church
9:00 am -1:00 pm
St. Charles Borromeo School
Friday, March 21, 2014
12:00 Shotgun Start
Cypress Lakes Country Club
Food, Drinks and Much More
Contact Kent Greene
PILGRIMAGE TO IRELAND
Father Harry will be joining Deacon Jerry Martinez
who is organizing and leading a pilgrimage to Ireland.
We will visit sites and see sights that reveal the beauty of the
Emerald Isle and the roots and growth of Christianity.
The Pilgrimage will be July 18-28, 2014.
The Cost Is:$4,430.00 Per Person Based upon Double Occupancy.
Note That This Cost Includes:
Round trip Airfare from New Orleans, Airline Taxes/
Fuel Surcharges as Currently Levied, Accommodation in First Class Hotels.
All Hotel Taxes and Service Charges, Breakfast and Dinner Daily, Arrival and Departure Transfers, Baggage Handling at Hotels,
Land Travel by Deluxe Motor Coach, Comprehensive
Sightseeing with Professional Local Guide,
All Entrance Fees as Per Itinerary, Daily Mass at
Churches and Sacred Sites Along Our Way Gratuities and
Tips to Local Guide, Driver, and Hotel/ Restaurant Staff,
Comprehensive Travel Insurance.
For more information or if you desire a brochure
with added details, call Fr. Harry at (504) 887-5535.
This trip which Fr. Harry will do just this
one time, will fill up quickly,
so you are urged to register as soon as possible.
COME AND SEE HOW TO GO DEEPER
INTO THE HEART OF MOTHER MARY
33 Days to Morning Glory
by Michael Gaitley, MIC
When: February 18- March 25, 2014- Tuesdays @9:30 AM
Where: St. Charles Borromeo, St. Matthew Room
Please purchase book before session-
or contact Brenda Waguespack @ email@example.com.
This is a 33 day at home retreat in preparation for the
St. Louis de Montfort Marian Consecration.
PRAYER MEETING --- JUST A REMINDER
Everyone is invited to our Monday night
Prayer Meeting at 7:30 p.m. in the Church.
ANNUAL FINANCIAL REPORTS
Your 2013 Annual contribution statements
along with the annual SCB financial
Statement for 2013 actual and the
2014 budget will be in the mail soon.
Please watch your mail for this information
and review carefully. You will be asked to
prayerfully evaluate your level of support for the
year 2014 based on the financial information
presented to you.
Please remember it takes an army!
SCB FISH FRY
The 5CB Fountain of Youth Annual Fish
Friday, March 28,
We will be selling tickets after all
Masses the weekend of March 22 &23.
Tickets are $8 in advance and $10 at the
door. Thanks in advance for your support
of our Mexico Mission Trip.
PRAY THE ROSARY WITH US
REBUILD MY CHURCH
A new venue, program and format will mark the
annual Catholic Charismatic Conference
scheduled for March 28-30, 2014,
at the Best Western Plus Landmark Hotel in
Metairie, Louisiana. Conference theme is
"Rebuild My Church" and all four speakers are known worldwide in the New Evangelization:
Bishop Sam Jacobs, Maria Vadia, Jim Murphy
and Fr. Robert Cruz.
New this year, a youth band will play in
addition to an adult music ministry.
Friday Night Eucharistic
Festival of Praise, Saturday morning healing mass, Saturday afternoon Family Session
and Saturday Late Night Worship.
Healing service Sunday morning.
There is a fee for every session.
Pre-register at www.ccrno.org.
Single Sessions at the door.
For more information on schedule:
CeRNO at 504-828-1368 or visit www.ccrno.org.
Our Adoration Chapel is in need of substitutes from
12 a.m.—6 a.m.
Please consider 1 hour/wk by calling
Mike Hebert @ 764-9459
or the parish office at 764-6383.
The Adoration Chapel will be closed at
4:00 p.m. on Holy Thursday & will reopen after the vigil
Mass at approximately 10:00 p.m. on Holy Saturday.
GOLDEN WEDDING ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION
The Archdiocesan Golden Wedding Anniversary Celebration
Sunday, June 15, 2014 at 3:00 p.m.
St. Philip Neri Church in Metairie
All participants must register through their Parish
by February 25,2014.
The Paschal Candle burns in our place of worship
during all Masses from Easter Sunday to Pentecost
Sunday and for all baptisms, funerals, weddings and
This year, the Paschal Candle is donated by Rusty &
Debby Belsome in memory of deceased members of the Belsome & Trosclair families.
NIFTY-FIFTIES BUS TRIP
SATURDAY MARCH 8, 2014
THE GOODWILL CAJUN COMIC RELIEF SHOW
COST $84.00 PER PERSON
CALL SHIRLEY @985-725-0804 FOR MORE INFO
The Nifty Fifties+
Tuesday, March 11th.
Everyone is asked to meet in the church at 12:00 pm noon
for the Way of the Cross. There will be a guest speaker & bingo
immediately following the Way of the Cross in the Borromeo Room.
SCB Elementary: A Resource For Our Parishioners
Come Surf the NET!!
Monday, March 10, 2014 from 8:50 a.m.—9:40 a.m.
SCB School invites you to come learn how to use the internet.
If you are interested in this basic introduction to using
the internet, please contact Kitty in the
Parish office at 764-6383.
This is limited to the first 20 parishioners who respond.
We will meet at 8:50 a.m. in the parish office,
where you will sign in and complete an acceptable use policy.
RIGHT TO LIFE
Please consider joining our Right to Life group
every first Saturday of the month
clinic in Metairie on Ridgelake Avenue
9:00 a.m.-11 :00 a.m.
We will leave SCB after 8:00 a.m mass.
If you have any questions please contact
Cherie Decker 504.810.2330.
John 13:15 "For I have set you an example, that
you also should do as I have done for you. "
2014 MEXICO MISSION TRIP
St. Charles Borromeo Fountain of Youth
2014 Mexico Mission Trip.
This year celebrates our 10 year anniversary.
Dates for this summer are as follows:
May 20-27, 2014 College/Young Adults
May 28-June 4,2014 11th &12th graders
July 8-15, 2014 Adult week
July 15 - 22, 2014 9th & 10th Graders
July 23 - 30, 2014 Family Week (age 10 and up)
$200 non·refundable deposit is due by 3/1/14
to reserve your spot.
For more info contact Mrs. Janeen at the parish office.
CHILDREN’S ROSARY GROUP
BACKPACKS AND BLANKETS DRIVE
PLEASE CONSIDER DONATING YOUR USED
BACKPACKS AND SMALL TO MEDIUM
BLANKETS FOR THE HOMELESS.
A BOX WILL BE SET UP IN THE BACK OF THE CHURCH
FOR DONATIONS OR YOU CAN CALL US AT 504-491-0739 AND WE WILL ARRANGE FOR PICK UP. WE WILL BE
Filling THESE BACKPACKS WITH A SNACK AND A PRAYER CARD. WHAT A GREAT WAY TO SHOW OTHERS JESUS AND THAT PEOPLE STILL CARE!
THANK YOU AND GOD BLESS YOUR FAMILY,
ED AND PAULA RECHEN
Free Tax Help
For all low and moderate income citizens
with emphasis on seniors.
February 4 to April 15
Tuesdays and Thursdays
9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
For additional information,
call Jim Pierce
MINIMUM CONTRIBUTIONS FOR 2014 CALENDAR YEAR
Please be aware that effective January 1st, 2014,
if you are considering registering your children
at S.C.B. Elementary School
and would like to qualify as a registered
for the 2015-2016 School Year,
you must be contributing to the church
the following amount:
1 Child @ SCB-$400.00
2 Children @ SCB-$600.00 ($400.00 +$200.00)
3 Children @SCB-$700.00 ($400.00 +$200.00 +$100.00)
By qualifying as registered contributing parishioner,
you will avoid building use and non-support fees along with being considered 1st priority when registration takes place for new students.
NOTE: The definition of a "Parishioner" is one who is REGISTERED, CONTRIBUTING and ACTIVE
in the parish. Although it takes dollars to keep a parish functioning, it is more important to attend Mass
with your family and share your God-given talents
with others, Feel free to lend a helping hand anytime.
This also qualifies those families that have students
in our parish Confirmation Program to a discount rate
for registration fees.