Dine Out at Ye Olde Colleg Inn!


Dine Out at Ye Olde Colleg Inn!

A MIR Group Fundraiser

 Tuesday, May 31, 2016

4:00pm – 11:00pm

 Bring the entire family to dine at Ye Olde College Inn!

(3000 Carrollton Ave. NOLA 70118)

Ye Olde College Inn will graciously donate a percentage

of their revenue for the evening to benefit

2016 Marian Pilgrimages with The MIR Group!

Fundraising Events Starting Now!

Several fundraising events are kicking off now and will continue into the coming months to help youth, young adults, and others who would not otherwise be able to afford the cost of their Marian Pilgrimage in 2016.

Check The MIR Group’s e-newsletter, Facebook page, and website for fundraising dates and locations!

If you would like to sponsor a pilgrimage or make a donation to help offset the cost of a pilgrimage, send an email to themirgroup@themirgroup.org or call Carol at (504) 256-3322 to make arrangements.

Letters to Pope Francis

Dear Friends of MIR,
As many of you may know, Pope Francis will be in Sarajevo on June 6th. I have no doubt that there will be a large contingent of people from Medjugorje who will go there to be at Mass with the Holy Father.  I know he won’t be in Medjugorje, but he’ll be close.

In anticipation of his visit, we are joining with other Medjugorje organizations from around the world and locals from Medjugorje in a letter writing campaign to the Holy Father about what Medjugorje has meant in your life. We are asking your help with this effort.  Many of you have traveled to Medjugorje and many have felt the effects of Medjugorje without ever leaving home.

What has Medjugorje meant to you?  Has your Catholic Faith been enriched by the experience of Medjugorje, whether you’ve traveled there or not?  If you had a moment with Pope Francis, what would you tell him about how Medjugorje has impacted your life the lives of others that you know?

 Fatima and Lourdes were only approved by the Church after the laity bombarded the Vatican with a serious drive for these apparitions sites to be approved.

 The apparitions of Medjugorje, we know, cannot be approved until the apparitions are over, but Medjugorje has proven to be a holy place and a place that renders good fruit – by their fruit you can judge them. 

Letters can be addressed to:
His Holiness, Pope Francis 
Apostolic Palace 
00120 Vatican City  

From what I could find online, it looks like postage on a standard sized envelope with a letter to Vatican City should be about $1.15.

Thank you in advance for your assistance with this letter writing campaign.

In the love of Jesus and Mary,
The MIR Group Board of Directors

P.S. The MIR Group would also love to hear your Medjugorje story.  If you would, e-mail or snail mail us a copy of your letter for our archives. Thank you!

35th Anniversary of the beginning of reported events in Medjugorje

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The MIR Group Presents: Rosary, Mass, & Lunch 
A Celebration of the 35th Anniversary of the Reported Events in Medjugorje!!!

Saturday, June 25, 2016
at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church
(444 Metairie Road., Metairie, LA)

~ 10:00am Rosary
~ 10:30am Holy Mass with celebrant Fr. John Restrepo, O.P. who just returned from Pilgrimage with The MIR Group in April
~ Lunch to follow Mass in the cafeteria *Ticket required to eat, visiting is FREE :o)

~Lunch Tickets $10    

Tickets available for purchase below (names will be at door) or by mailing a check to The MIR Group, One Galleria Blvd, Ste 744, Metairie, LA 70001.  

We ask your help in planning for the correct amount of food by pre-purchasing your lunch tickets.  We will have a limited amount available at the door.  

Questions: call Carol (504) 256-3322 

Peace Mass


7100 Jefferson Hwy, Harahan, LA 70123

2nd  THURSDAY of Every Month

6:30PM CONFESSIONS; 7:00PM Rosary
7:30PM Holy Mass

The MIR Group Presents

A Medjugorje Holy Hour / Contemporaty Adoration

Under the direction of Jamie Diliberto

Meditations adapted from Fr. Slavko’s book, “Adore My Son With Your Heart” Read by Carol Cancienne

Where: St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church
444 Metairie Rd, Metairie, LA

When: the 2nd Friday of every month, 7:00pm

Medjugorje Music led by Jamie Diliberto, Elisa Diliberto, and Lorraine Hess.

Peace In Our Hearts Always

Peace In Our Hearts Always, a new prayer group for cancer patients and anyone with a serious illness. They will meet every week in Metairie, Kenner and the Westbank.

Metairie Chapter
St. Clement of Rome (Richland & W. Esplanade in Metairie, LA) in the Parish Center
Every Thursday from 7 pm to 8 pm

St. Mary Magdalen, 6425 W. Metairie Ave., Metairie
Every Friday from 1PM to 2PM in the Chapel (accessible from Cardinal St.)

Kenner Chapter

Thursdays at 10 am at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church – 1912 Short Street – The New Rectory

This group is also open to caregivers or family and friends of the sick. Please join us as we pray, share, and open our hearts to God’s divine mercy and embrace the love that Our Mother, Mary, wishes to impart on each of us. For more information, Carol 504-832-0057; or contact Mimi at themirgroup@aol.com or 504-849-2570 or Gayle at maryshelpersi97@bellsouth.net or 504-348-7729.

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