• CAMDEN/CANTON Sacred Heart, liturgy with the Bowman-Seabrook Diocesan Youth Gospel Choir from Tallahassee, Fla., Sunday, March 23, at 9 a.m. and at Sacred Heart Parish at 11:15 a.m.
  • CLEVELAND Our Lady of Victories Parish, March 23-26, “Encountering the Living God.” Regis Flaherty, director of the Gilmary Retreat Center in Coraopolis, Pa.
  • GREENVILLE Sacred Heart Parish, mission led by Father Chester Smith, SVD, March 31-April 2 at 7 p.m. Confession on April 1.
  • IUKA St. Mary Parish, retreat, “Stillness Blooms,”   at the home of Carolyn Bailey in Tishomingo  Tuesday, April 8, from 8 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
  • JACKSON Holy Ghost Parish, Lenten revival, Monday-Wednesday, April 7-9, at 6 p.m. Father Chester Smith, SVD, from the Diocese of Chicago, will lead the mission.
  • JACKSON Christ the King Parish, Lenten mission/revival, “Forgiven, But Not Forgotten,” Sunday-Tuesday, March 30-April 1. Father Roderick Coates, SSJ, of New Orleans, La.
  • NATCHEZ St. Mary Basilica Parish, lecture and performance on the holy angels along with celestial choral music, “The Power of the Angels,” Sunday, March 23, at 1:30 p.m. Free Admission.
  • OXFORD St. John Parish, Healing after the loss of a child to miscarriage or stillbirth, Saturday, March 29, at 10 a.m. in the Community Room. Robin Ridge of Batesville St. Mary Parish – presenter.
  • SHAW St. Francis, Lenten sessions on prayer, Tuesdays at 10 a.m. at Grace Venuti’s. Details: 662-754-2154.
  • TUPELO St. James Parish, women’s retreat, Monday, April 14, from 8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.


  • HERNANDO Holy Spirit Parish, adult Lenten class, Sundays at 9 a.m. in the Family Life Center.
  • – Lenten talk and potluck, Monday, March 31, at 6:30 p.m.
  • JACKSON St. Therese Parish, sculptor Dr. Sam Gore will sculpt the head of Christ in a 30-minute demonstration while presenting his testimony Saturday, March 22, at 6:30 p.m. Refreshments will be served from 5 – 6:30 p.m.
  • JACKSON St. Richard Parish, retreat, “Preparing for the Scrutiny Liturgies During Lent,” Monday, March 24, 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
  • SOUTHAVEN Christ the King Parish, Forgiveness Walk, Thursday, March 27, from 9:30 a.m. – 8 p.m. A silent meditative/prayer journey stopping at nine different altars to meditate, pray, and ask forgiveness. Each altar will have a theme for  meditation.
  • – Lenten talk and potluck, Monday, March 24, at 6:30 p.m.


  • JACKSON Christ the King, free health fair Saturday, March 29, from 9 .m. – 1 p.m. at the Multipurpose Building. Details or to volunteer: Linda Gamble, 601-454-9478.
  • NATCHEZ Assumption Parish, line dancing Mondays from 10 – 11 a.m. in Tuite Hall. Free.


  • JACKSON Sister Thea Bowman School drawdown, Saturday, April 26, at 6:30 p.m. in the Multipurpose Building. Grand prize – $10,000; Tickets –$100.
  • NATCHEZ Holy Family School, benefit concert, Danny O’Flaherty, Irish folk singer, March 23, from 5 – 7  p.m. in the cafeteria. Admission – $10. All proceeds will benefit the Holy Family Early Learning Center, pre-K – K students.


  • JACKSON St. Richard, celebration for Father Richard Somers, Saturday, April 5, from 2 – 4 p.m. in Foley Hall.
  • COLUMBUS Annunciation, 25th anniversary celebration of Father Robert Dore, pastor, June 10.