Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, located in Rivertown in Kenner, Louisiana since 1869, is dedicated to proclaiming and living the Gospel of Jesus Christ and the truths of the Roman Catholic Church.  The parish offers numerous opportunities for prayer and faith development.  Sunday and daily Masses are offered, along with special Masses and devotions to Our Lord, Our Lady and the saints.  There is a Perpetual Eucharistic Adoration Chapel which fosters the parish’s strong devotion to the Blessed Sacrament.  Various service groups and prayer groups afford the faithful opportunities to grow in their knowledge and service of God and neighbor.


St. Joseph Altar Baking Days

Friday, February 16, Tuesday February 20,
Friday, February 23, Tuesday, February 27,
Friday, March 1, Tuesday, March 5
& Friday, March 8

9:00am - 3:00 pm
In the LaRose Center

Lunch will be provided.

Come & enjoy making cookies
for our St. Joseph Altar

For more information, please call:

Mary Mcalister (504) 669-0120
Patty Zito (504) 491-0361
or Norma Veade (504) 600-7254

Mass Times

SATURDAY Vigil 4:00 pm

SUNDAY 7:30 am, 9:00 am,10:30 am,
12:30 pm, 5:00 pm(Latin Mass)
TUESDAY Perpetual Help Novena after Mass

1st Thursday St Philomena Mass 6:00 pm
1st Friday Mass 6:00 pm
1st Saturday Mass 9:00 am

Saturday 3:00 - 3:45 pm
30 minutes before all Masses
Other times by appointment.

Closed until further notice

Priest Mass Schedule

Weekend of 
February 24 & 25, 2024

Saturday, February 24th

4:00 PM           Fr. Deogratias Ekisa

Sunday, February 25th

7:30 AM         Fr. Deogratias Ekisa
9:00 AM         Fr. Deogratias Ekisa
10:30 AM      Arch. Alfred Hughes
12:30 PM        Arch. Alfred Hughes
5:00PM          Fr. Paul Clark        



Saturday of the Second Week of Lent

Reading 1 Mi 7:14-15, 18-20

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Friday of the Second Week of Lent

Reading 1 Gn 37:3-4, 12-13a, 17b-28a

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Thursday of the Second Week of Lent

Reading 1 Jer 17:5-10

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Office Hours

9:00 am - 5:00 pm; Monday - Friday

Closed on weekends and Holy Days


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Every Wednesday
5:00 am - 5:00pm
in the church

We are in need of adorers
5am, 9am, 11am & 2pm

If you are interested,
please fill out a sign up sheet in the back of church

or contact 
Pat Fisher at (504) 874-3177
Jackie DiStefano at (504) 273-8561.

Click on link below to view video

From Ascension Presents

What's The Purpose of Lent?
Fr. Mike Schmitz
(6 minutes & 39 seconds)

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Fr. Mike compares the 40 days of Lent
to the 40 years the Israelites
spent in the desert.
He shows that Lent can be a time
to learn to trust God completely.



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  • Sun, Feb 25th



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