Auxilliary News

The St. Patrick K.C. Ladies Auxiliary is an organization which assists the Knights of Columbus Council 8601 and promotes good fellowship through religious and social activities. The Auxiliary meets monthly on the first Thursday of the month (the same date as the KC Council) in the St. Patrick Parish Family Center beginning with a potluck supper followed by the general meeting. Membership is open to all females, Catholic or non-Catholic, age 18 or older, with a willingness to support the endeavors of Council 8601. It is not necessary that a Ladies Auxiliary member be married to a Knights of Columbus member. For more information or to join the Auxiliary, contact Amy Lawler at 225-288-30558 mamylawler@aol.com or Lorraine Lauret at 225-223-6742.

Auxiliary Monthly News

Hey Ladies!

I am looking forward to seeing everyone at the next KC & Ladies joint meeting on Thur Oct 6th! Thank you to everyone who has been praying for me, sending cards, texts and Masses. Thanks to each of you for your love and support. 

We have so many exciting things to talk about! Congratulations to the Ladies who cooked and served the Diocesan Supper for the Knights Weds Sep 28th! It was a fantastic success! The participants recognized the cooks & servers with applause and the end of the conference!

Points Before the Meeting for October 2022:

  • KC Ladies Auxiliary meeting: Thu Oct 6th at 6:30 PM in the Family Center will begin with a potluck supper (so bring something yummy to eat!) After the joint meeting with the Knights, the Ladies will stay in the Family Center to conduct our separate meeting.  If you want to play the 50/50 game also bring your dollar bills! $$$ The winner is drawn & announced at the end of the meeting…

  • Providence Road: You may recognize this non-profit organization.  We have talked about this group who helps to guide boys ages 10-16 out of the streets and into a productive life. We will have speakers at the Oct 6th Joint meeting from this group.
  • DUES ARE DUE! Please bring to the meeting or mail-in your $10 dues to Treasurer Eretta Perrien at the church address.

MEETING Opportunities:

  1. Community Donation: Discussion & Vote
  2. Meeting Minutes: Vote to send out meeting minutes to all Ladies or continue sending to just Officers as the Knights also do.
  3. LSU Students lunch: Oct 20th. Check out Marty’s info in this newsletter issue.
  4. White Oak Residents: Thu Oct 27that 10:00 AM a service will be held for the Residents of White Oak Post Critical Care facility.  Please plan to arrive at 9:30 AM to help with setup and getting the residents to the Mass. Contact Mary Lynn Segalla with questions.
  5. Food Support:If you are willing to help with the monthly cooking for Metanoia House please contact Marty Mumphrey at marty.mumphrey1954@gmail.com
  6. Memorial Mass: TBD
  7. BAKE SALE Planning Committee begins:  Our annual Bake Sale that benefits the St Vincent de Paul ministry at St Pat’s will take place the weekend before Thanksgiving after all Masses again!  Sat Nov 19th-Sun Nov 20th. We have a planning committee who will develop easy ways to prepare us for this bake sale.  Sign-up sheets for positions, times each day, and baked goods to bring will be available at the Nov 3rd meeting. The Knights will again be helping us set up outside with our booth, providing banners and whatever else we need.
  8. Ideas for something fun we can do together! When can we visit a beautiful place of prayer during this cooler, breezy month?
  9. More good things to discuss at our meeting! Hope to see you there!

Feel free to email, text or call me with any ideas, questions or concerns!

Love in Christ, Amy

President of the KC Auxiliary

GOD WANTS TO TEACH YOU TO DANCE:

 Living in the presence of God causes us to dance for joy. It is easy to lose sight of his presence. It is easy to wander from his ways. It is easy to become blind to his presence as a result of the crippling selfishness that we all fall victim to if we are left to our own devices. Fortunately, God is not content leaving us to our own devices.

The more we close the gap between the person we are today and the person God created us to be, the more we will experience that joy. The more we close the gap between the life we are living today and the life Jesus invites us to live through the Gospels, the more we will experience that joy.

So what stops us from closing the gap and dancing for joy?

Who or what is robbing you of joy?

Howard Thurman

White Oak Critical Care Center Mass

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White Oak Critical Care Center mass will be held on Thursday, October 27nd from 9:30 AM to 10:45 AM at 2828 Westfork Drive off of South Sherwood Forest Boulevard.  You are always welcome to join us as we visit with the residents at White Oak.

Happy Birthday to

Ladies October  Birthdays

10/2   Verlyne LeBlanc

10/9   Geri Blazek

10/11  Diane Legendre

10/18  Lynn Hitchcock

Anniversaries

10/7   Lynn and Lester Hitchcock

10/15  Verlyne and Cleve Leblanc

Auxiliary Officers 2022-2023  

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• President – Amy Lawler
• Vice President – Lorraine Laurent
• Treasurer – Eretta Perrien
• Recording Secretary – Lynn Hitchcock
• Corresponding Secretary -Laura Roshto
• Board Member – Renee Lindsey                                                                                                                                            • Parliamentarian- Mary Godeaucx

Ladies Auxiliary Group

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Don’t forget to check out the KC website at www.kc8601.wordpress.com. The Ladies Auxiliary has its own site for pictures and other information.

“The things you do for yourself are gone when you are gone,

but the things you do for others remain your legacy”