St. Christopher Church

309 Manson Avenue, Metairie, Louisiana 70001 * Phone: 504-837-8214
Welcome to our web site. It is our wish that this web site be instrumental in keeping you informed of what is happening in and around St. Christopher the Martyr Parish as well as the many ministries that are available.

The power of God's eternal Love is made manifest throughout the world
through the work of our hands.  May the all powerful God
give us the courage to do His will even in the midst of trail temptation.

Fr. Frank

St. Christopher Parish Census Form
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2015 Lenten Schedule

Stations of the Cross - 6 p.m.

February 20, February 27, March 6, March 13, March 20 and March 27

Holy Week
 Holy Thursday Mass - April 2 at 7 p.m.
Good Friday - April 3 at 3 p.m.
Easter Vigil - April 4 at  8 p.m.
Easter Sunday - April 5 - 7:30 a.m., 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m.

Parish Priests
Rev. Frank Candalisa, Pastor
Rev. Terence Hayden, In Residence

Parish Deacons
Deacon Charles Duke
Deacon Gerald "Jerry" Martinez
Deacon Frank Minor

Mrs. Janet Schluter, Secretary
Office Hours: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (Mon-Fri)

Mrs. Ruth Meche, Principal
3900 Derbigny Street
Office - 837-6871
Mrs. Millie Andry, Secretary
Mrs. Mary Hicks, Secretary

Religious Education
Rev. Augustine Appiah - 837-8214

Early Education Center

Mass Schedule
Saturday - (Vigil) 4 p.m.
Sunday - 7:30 a.m., 9:30 a.m. & 11:00 a.m.
Daily - 6:30 a.m. & 9:30 a.m. (Mon., Tues., Wed., & Fri.)
9:30 a.m. (Thurs.)

Saturday - 3:00 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.  Contact the rectory to make an appointment for other times.

Communion For The Sick
Please call the rectory when someone is unable to attend Mass for any length of time.

Tuesday, following the 6:30 a.m. mass.

Call the rectory at 837-8214 to make arrangements from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.  Baptisms are the second Sunday of the month.
Make arrangements six months in advance of wedding date with the priest.

Prayer Request Line
To have your request included, call Theo Gomez at 301-2413.

Funeral Arrangements
Before contacting the funeral home, please notify the priest as soon as possible when someone in the family dies.  The parish church is the proper, preferred place for the clebration of the funeral mass.

Bereavement and Support Group Ministry
Meeting on the 2nd Thursday of the month in the Parish Center. This ministry offers compassion and caring for those who have lost a loved one. For more information call Dianne Vasquez at 835-0540.

Adoration Chapel
Monday through Friday from 7:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.  Call Jerry Cox at 828-4995 if you wish to sign up as an adorer for an hour.