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Wooden Boat Festival's Carol Bell (left) and festival volunteer (Times Photo) It's all happening at Rosaryville Dear Bryan, October has arrived, hopefully bringing us some cooler weather! We had an eventful September. Sr. Mary Noel and friends began meeting to study the book "Jes before Christianity." Two groups, one an afternoon group and the other an evening group will meet periodically from now to December. Sr. Rose Bowen also brought together a group of her faithful fol- lowers for her presentation on "John of the Cross and the Loving Kindness of God". The Day of Prayer included Mass and a deli- cious lunch as well as Sr. Rose's fascinating presentation on St. John of the Cross. Sister's next Day of Prayer will be on November 29, 2011 and is entitled "Advent, waiting with Mary." Our Kateri Hall Dormitory hosted several high school and col- lege retreats last month and we hosted a iool party. We love hav- ing young people here at Rosaryville. Below are flyers with details on upcoming sponsored programs here at Rosaryville which are open to everyone. Please join us! Remember, we love hearing from you. Feel free to email us or call whenever you have a suggestion for a program or a question for us. You can also click on the links to our website or our Face- book page. Peace, Susan Satter Director Contemplative Prayer in the style of Taizd Thursdays Nov 10, Jan 12, Feb 9, Mar 8 at 7 p.m. Simple and meditative, Taiz6 worship promotes serenity in all who take part. The prayer consists of music, Scripture readings and reflec- tion. The candlelight service, beginning and ending in silence, fos- ters the participation of all present by focusing and deepening faith through the power of prayer. All are welcome. Silence prepares us for a new meeting with God. Living a Vibrant Life as a Widow or Widower The death of a spouse need not mean the end of a meaningful life for the one left behind. The importance of emotional reinvest- ing and hope and joy in continued living is emphasized. Anyone whose marriage has ended may find this weekend helpful. October 21-23, 2011, 7 p.m. Friday to 1 p.m. Sunday Location: Rosaryville Spirit Life Center (Ponchatoula) Presenters: Mary Noel, OP and LaVerne Parfait Register or call for more information in one of the following ways: Call: (225) 294-5039 Email: marynoel@charter.net Visit: www.rosaryvillela.com Praying With the Scriptures A Day of Prayer at Rosaryville Spirit Life Center in Ponchatoula Nov 13, 2011 10:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. An opportunity to deepen prayer using the scriptures as a mod- el. Presenter: Sister Mary Noel, OP Cost: $35 (Lunch is included) Register or call for more information in one of the following ways: Call: (225) 294-5039, Email: marynoel@charter.net, Visit: www. rosaryvillela.com You're invited! The Manchac Boat Association will be holding its Annual Hal- loween Party on October 29, 2011. This event will be held at the Manchac Volunteer Fire Department in Manchac, LA on Hwy 51 starting at 6 p.m. There will be a spacewalk, spook trail, cake walks, games and a costume contest for children and adults. We will also have food and drinks for all. This event is open to the ublic. Thanks, Manchac Boat Assoc. I Ponchatoula Jaycees helping the elderly The Ponchatoula Jaycees will be selling jambalaya lunches on Friday, Oct 21. Proceeds will benefit the pur- chase of Christmas gifts and needed items for the elderly at local area nursing homes and rehabilitation centers. Pick-up and delivery will be available. Lunches are $7, and include jambalaya, bread, and a dessert. The Jaycees are taking busiiie'ss*dars* now. Additionally, if you have an elderly family member or friend whose name you would like to provide to us, we will make sure to include them and do our part to make their Christmas a little more special. You can contact the Jaycees at 985-634-6400 if you would like to purchase pre-order tick- ets. Fall Carnival to include trick or treat on Greek Street SLU Report Area children are invited to participate in Southeastern Louisiana University's 7th an- nual Fall Carnival Monday, Oct. 31, from 5-7 p.m. Monday also official- ly kicks off Homecoming Week for the university. The university's Office of Multi- cultural and International Stu- dent Affairs and the Black Stu- dent Union are sponsoring the event in conjunction with Trick or Treat on Greek Street, which is coordinated by the Office of Greek Life. - Both events are scheduled at Southeastern's Greek Village, located at 1500 North General Pershing on Southeastern's north campus. "This is our annual service effort," said Eric Summers, as- sistant to the Vice President for Student Affairs. "Our goal is to provide all of the typical traditions of Hallow- een in a carnival atmosphere." Summers said both events THE PONCHATOULA TIMES, OCTOBER 20, 2011, PAGE B-1 provide safe alternatives to traditional neighborhood door- to-door trick-or-treating and are free for the general public. Although children of all ages are invited to the festivities tar- e Parents and guardians are asked to accompany their chil- dren throughout the evening. Parking will be available in the University Center lot south of the entrance to Greek Village. gets children in kindergarten through fourth grade and will include games with prizes, can- dy, spacewalks, face painting, pizza, drinks and much more. For more information, call 985- 549-3850 or email lionculture@ selu.edu. Here's an example of recent fixed rates on a $200,000 mortgage: Term 10 year 15 year 20 year 30 year Rate 3.25% 3.25% 3.75% 3.875% APR 3.428%* 3.373%* 3.847%* 3.945%* Monthly Payment $1,954.38 $1,405.34 $1,185.78 $940.47 *Rates subject to change, and depend upon underwriting, credit history, and other factors. 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