• GLUCKSTADT St. Joseph, parish rosary, Sundays during May, 30 minutes before Mass, led by the Knights of Columbus.
  • OXFORD St. John, workshop for those grieving the loss of a baby, Saturday, May 17, 10 a.m. – noon, facilitated by Robin Ridge, from Batesville St. Mary Parish.
  • PEARL St. Jude Parish, “Living the Eucharist” retreat, Sunday, May 18, 12:30 p.m., meal followed by reflection and prayer session. Activities will be offered for ages three years – adult.
  • YAZOO CITY St. Mary Parish, breakfast in the courtyard followed by the rosary Sunday, May 18, 9 a.m.


  • BOONEVILLE St. Mary, installations of Sheila Przesmicki as lay ecclesial minister of St. Francis and Iuka St. Mary parishes and Father David Szatkowski, SCJ, as sacramental minister of St. Francis, Iuka St. Mary and Corinth St. James parishes by Bishop Joseph Kopacz, Sunday, June 1, during the 11 a.m. Mass.
  • CLARKSDALE Immaculate Conception Ladies Auxiliary rummage sale, Sunday, June 1. Details: Lydia Williams, 662-313-4801.
  • COLUMBUS Annunciation Parish free financial workshop every Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. at the Lowndes Public Library, 314 7th Street North.
  • CORINTH St. James, installation of Linda Gunther as lay ecclesial minister of St. James Parish during Masses on Saturday and Sunday, May 31-June 1.
  • GLUCKSTADT St. Joseph Parish special graduates’ Mass and reception, Sunday, May 18, at 5 p.m.
  • JACKSON – Pro-Life Mississippi’s Annual Walk 4 Life, Saturday, May 31, beginning at 7 a.m. with registration at St. Richard Parish. Prizes awarded to top three fund-raisers. Brunch provided in Foley Hall for all walkers and workers compliments of the Knights of Columbus.
  • – Summer Mother’s Morning Out program on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:30 – 11:30 a.m. beginning June 3. Details: Rebekah Johnson, 601-506-0862,
  • PEARL St. Jude Parish, free estate planning seminar, Saturday, May 17, 10 – 11:30 a.m in the parish hall. This attorney-led, seminar will provide information needed to prepare a will, including low and “no cost” alternatives, medical directives, family trusts, and other probate issues. Details: Michael Wolf, 601-420-0333.
  • SHAW St. Francis of Assisi Parish summer socials: cookout Sunday, June 29, at 6 p.m. Potlucks on Sundays, July 27, and Aug. 24, at noon.
  • YAZOO CITY St. Mary, Mass and a cookout at the home of Jimmy and Mary Sue Shipp on Sunday, June 1. Hamburgers and hot dogs will be provided. Participants are asked to bring a dessert, salad or a side dish.


  • AMORY St. Helen Parish, Sunday, May 18, followed by a potluck lunch. Bring a dish to share.
  • GLUCKSTADT St. Joseph, Sunday, May 18, at 9:30 a.m. All religious education students and parishioners are asked to bring fresh flowers.
  • PEARL St. Jude Parish, outdoor Mass on the grounds, Wednesday, May 21, at 6 p.m. followed by supper.


  • CHATAWA St. Mary of the Pines,  Summer Splash, Saturday, June 14, beginning at 9:15 a.m. for sixth – eighth grade girls and their mothers. Registration deadline is June 4.
  • The day will include spiritual activities, learning about the School Sisters of Notre Dame, crafts, and swimming. Cost is $6 per person. To register email Sister Clared Coyne, or mail to 3167 Old Hwy 51 S, Osyka, MS 39657.
  • GLUCKSTADT St. Joseph Parish, Spring Fling Dance and Social, Saturday, June 7, 8 p.m. – midnight. Tickets are $15. Proceeds will benefit local charities.
  • Child care provided for infant through nine-years-old by parish youth. Cost is $10 per hour per child, $15 per hour for 2 children per family, $20 per hour for 3 children per family.
  • MADISON St. Francis Parish, annual Cajun Fest, Sunday, May 18, noon – 4 p.m.
  • – Msgr. Michael Flannery’s 50th anniversary of ordination to the priesthood Mass of Thanksgiving Tuesday, June 3, at 6:30 p.m. followed by a reception in the Family Life Center.
  • McCOMB St. Alphonsus Parish, Pentecost picnic,  Sunday, May 25, at Nobles Farm.
  • MERIDIAN St. Patrick Active Christian Enthusiastic Seniors annual Spring Fling, Sunday, May 18, 5 – 7 p.m. in the parish center. Details: Beth Ohnemus 601-880-3319.


  • CLARKSDALE St. Elizabeth School, Life Line Screenings for strokes, diabetes, heart disease and more, Wednesday, May 28. Pre-registration is required by calling 800-324-9458 or visiting For each person who registers, $10 will be donated to the school.
  • GREENVILLE Sacred Heart Parish, six weeks Chronic Disease Self Management Program Seminar (CDSMP), Tuesday, May 20 – June 24, 6 – 8:30 p.m. Designed for adults with chronic diseases, their amily members, friends and caregivers.
  • GREENWOOD Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish blood drive, Thursday, Monday, June 23, from 3 – 7 p.m.
  • MADISON St. Francis of Assisi Parish, annual blood drive, Sunday, June 1, 7:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. sponsored by the Knights of Columbus Council 9543. Details: Andy Love, 417-597-0220, AmyLoveAndrew@gmailcom.


  • HERNANDO Holy Spirit Parish indoor yard sale, Friday, May 30, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Saturday, May 31, from 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. Donations accepted starting on Monday, May 19, at 9 a.m. Details: Barbara Wilder, 901-832-0672.
  • COLUMBUS Annunciation Parish, “Change for Life, a baby bottle project” to raise funds for Life Choices Pregnancy Care Center in Columbus. Pick up a bottle and fill it up with spare change.


  • JACKSON – Mark your calendar for Catholic Charities events this year:
  • – Bishop’s Ball, June 27.
  • – Journey of Hope Luncheon – Jackson,  Sept. 30.
  • – Journey of Hope Luncheon – Tupelo, Oct. 21.
  • – Purple Dress Run, Oct. 23.