St. Christopher the Martyr Catholic Church
309  Manson Avenue, Metairie, Louisiana 70001
Phone:  504-837-8214



    Saturday Vigil:  4 p.m.
    Sunday:  7:30, 9:30, and 11 a.m.
        (6 p.m. on 2nd Sunday, CYO)
    Mon., Tues., Thurs., & Fri.:  6:30 and 9:30 a.m.
    Wednesday:  9:30 a.m.
    Feast:  6:30 a.m, 9:30 a.m., and 6 p.m.
    Confession:  Saturday, 3:00-3:45 p.m.
       Contact the rectory to make an  
       appointment for other times.
    Adoration Chapel:  Mon.-Fri., 7:00-2:00
    Novena:  Tues., following the 6:30 a.m. Mass
MASS SCHEDULE


Rev. Frank Candalisa, Pastor
e-mail:  pastor@stchristopherano.com
Rev. Raymond Igbogidi, Parochial Vicar
e-mail:  raygidi@yahoo.com
Deacon Charles Duke
e-mail:  ewduke@msn.com
Deacon Gerald "Jerry" Martinez
e-mail:  deaconjerry@stchristopherano.com
Deacon Phil McManamon
e-mail:  pmcmanam@yahoo.com
Ms. Janet Schluter, Secretary
e-mail:  scmrectory@birch.net
CLERGY AND STAFF
RECTORY OFFICE HOURS:
Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
May the souls of all the faithful departed, through the mercy of God,
rest in peace.  Our condolences go out to family and loved ones.
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Precious in His Sight
You Can Make A Difference
We welcome into the faith community of St. Christopher our newest members,
who received the Sacrament of Baptism on Saturday, August 13, 2016, with
Fr. Frank officiating:  
Zoe Christine Ratulowski, born 3/19/08, Jackson James
Tuller
, born 3/12/13, and Cameron James Tuller, born 3/23/16, all children of
Alex Tuller and Rebecca Ratulowski; and
Luke Shoemaker, born, 10/5/15, son
of Jesse and Nicole Shoemaker.  Those who received the Sacrament of Baptism
on Sunday, August 14, with Deacon Phil officating, are
Ryan William Aucoin,
born 8/16/09, and
Daniel James Aucoin, born 8/30/10, sons of Ryan and Jill
Aucoin;
Graham Daniel Dunn, born 6/24/16, son of Christopher and Mendy
Dunn;
John Everett Krieger, born 3/20/16, son of Bryan and Alicia Krieger;
Madelyn Rose Majoue, born 6/22/16, daughter of Billy and Kimberly Majoue;
and
Hunter Kai Rodriguez, born 4/13/16, son of Andres and Amanda
Rodriguez.  May God's grace and blessings received through this Sacrament
guide them throughout their life!
This Saturday, August 20, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., there will be an 18-wheeler at
St. Edward the Confessor collecting donations for the recent flood victims.  
Requested items include nonperishable food, clean clothes, and toiletries.
September 1, 7 p.m., Knights of Columbus meeting
September 6, 6 p.m., Outreach meeting

September 8, 6:15, Bereavement Support Group, Parish Center
September 10, 4 p.m., Sacrament of the Sick after Mass
September 11, 6 p.m., CYO Mass and meeting
Our Adoration Chapel is open Monday through Friday from 7:00 a.m. to noon.
Please consider becoming an committed adorer or substitute who would be
able to fill in when someone is unable to be there.  If you would like to help,
please call Jerry Cox at 828-4995.
St. Christopher Parish Census Form
Mark Your Calendars!
Church Flowers and Sanctuary Lights
. . . that you can say “Congratulations,” “Happy Birthday,” or “Happy
Anniversary” by sponsoring the flowers on the  altar?  You wishes may remain
private, or a special message can be printed in the bulletin!  Although both the
flowers adorning the altar and the sanctuary lights for 2016 have all been sold,
the books for 2017 will open August 2.  
Mr. Daniel A. Fogarty, III, passed away on August 15 at the age of 47.  
Visitation, Sunday, August 21, 4 p.m., at Leitz-Eagan Funeral Home; memorial
service,  6 p.m.;
Obituary.
Willwoods Retreat for Married Couples
Would you like to break away with your spouse and spend quality time
enriching your marriage?  Then join us on our upcoming
September 17-18
Married-Couples Retreat at the Archdiocese of New Orleans Retreat Center in
Metairie!  The retreat begins Saturday at 9 a.m. and ends Sunday at 1 p.m.  The
theme is “Mercy & Love.”  Call 830-3716 to register.  The suggested donation is
$275, but is not required.
Second Collection for Flood Victims
There will be a second collection  for the victims of the recent floods in Baton
Rouge, Lafayette, and Lake Charles this weekend,
August 27-28.   All
donations will be sent to the Archdiocese to assist those whose homes were
damaged.   Thank you for your generosity.
Ms. Cecilia Christine Dow Guidry , passed away on August 17 at the age of
68.  Visitation, Thursday, August 25, 10:30 a.m., at St. Christopher Church;
Funeral Mass, 11:30.
Request by Archbishop Aymond
Please read this letter from Archbishop Aymond requesting our prayers and
assistance in aiding those suffering loss from the recent flooding.
September 5, Feast day of Blessed Teresa of Calcutta