Youth Briefs

AMORY – The Glenmary Home Missioners are sponsoring a Catholic Camp for children in northeast Mississippi June 15-21 for boys and girls ages eight -11 and on June 22-29 for boys and girls ages 12-14. The cost is $100 per week.  Scholarships and reduced fees are available.  Application deadline is June 10. Details: Father Tim Murphy, 332-304-0087, campglenmary@

COLUMBUS – Annunciation Parish will host a Cinco de Mayo party and May birthdays for juniors and seniors on Sunday, May 4, from 5 – 7 p.m. in the Activities Center.

JACKSON – Search for Christian Maturity Retreat, sponsored by the Diocese of Jackson for high school juniors and seniors, is June 6-8 at Camp Wesley Pines in Gallman. Cost is $120. Registration deadline is May 4. Details:

PEARL – St. Jude Parish will recognize all its graduates from high school, college, through graduate school on Sunday, May 11, at the 11 a.m. Mass. Those graduating are asked to contact the office.
– On Sunday, May 18, beginning at 12:30 p.m. with potluck lunch, CGS classes will participate in a Pentecost celebration and other year-ending activities. Junior and senior high will meet for an afternoon of sharing and reflecting on the Eucharist, “Do This to Remember Me.” All will gather at 3 p.m. for adoration and Benediction.

SOUTHAVEN – Youth retreats will be held for boys (June 22-27) and girls (July 13-18), who will be in grades 10, 11, or 12, to serve in the Sacred Heart Southern Mission area with maintenance and repair projects. Participants will also spend time reflecting on their gifts and talents and have the opportunity to get to know other Catholic teens from the area churches. Deadline to register is Wednesday, May 14. Details: Donna Williamson, 662 342-1073,