• GLUCKSTADT St. Joseph Bible study, “Mary: A Biblical Walk with the Blessed Mother,” Tuesdays, at 10 a.m. in Heritage Hall (old church). Details: Parish office, 601-856-2054.
  • JACKSON St. Richard Parish, book study on Pope Francis’s encyclical, Evangelii Gaudium, “The Joy of the Gospel,” Wednesdays, from 6:30 – 8 p.m. until July 16. Details: George Evans, facilitator, 601-366-2335.
  • MADISON St. Francis of Assisi Parish, Sunday adult education summer session, “How to explain the Mass,”  June 29, July 27, and Aug. 31, 9:15 – 10:15 a.m. in the Family Life Center.
  • OXFORD St. John Parish, women’s retreat on Friday and Saturday, Aug. 22-23, in the parish center. Register by email to Mary Kate Whelan,


  • BOONEVILLE St. Francis Parish, VBS, Tuesday, July 1, from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. for children ages four to fourth grade. Older students are asked to volunteer.
  • CAMDEN Sacred Heart Parish, swimming classes on Saturdays, 8 – 10 a.m. Details: Bernard Cheeks, 601-942-6176.
  •  – Summer program, Session II, July 7-25. Will focus on building skills that will help children to be confident and emotionally stable adults.
  • CANTON Holy Child Jesus, picnic on Sunday, June 29, following the 11:15 a.m. Mass. Bring a dish, beverage, friend or inactive member.
  • CLEVELAND Our Lady of Victories Parish Mother’s Morning Out program begins in mid-August on Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 8 a.m. – noon. To register contact Leah Ferretti, 662-207-8500. Donations of good used toys, rockers, child table, playground equipment etc., are welcome.
  • CORINTH St. James Parish online prayer ministry through has changed the email address to Those who were accidently dropped off the list or would to like to participate in this ministry should email the above address.
  • GLUCKSTADT St. Joseph Parish blood drive, Sunday, June 29, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. in the parish hall.
  • – Youth bake sale, Sunday, July 13, after all Masses. Rosary Fish vehicle decals will also be available for purchase for $6 each. All proceeds benefit the summer youth trip.
  • GREENVILLE St. Joseph vacation Bible school,   July 14-17, from 5:30 – 8 p.m. in the parish hall. Details: Mary Ann, 662-335-5251.
  • – St. Monica Ministry of Hope (prison ministry) is seeking donations to purchase Bibles for their ministry. Details: Sandra Cirilli, 662-820-0757.
  • JACKSON St. Richard Parish Independence Day celebration, Sunday, June 29, beginning at 6 p.m. on the football field. The Knights of Columbus will sell food, soft drinks, and snow cones. Patrick Harkins will provide entertainment and Bobby Moorehead and the pyrotechnic crew will be in charge of the fireworks.
  • – Meet ‘n’ Greet for Biking for Babies, hosted by the Knights of Columbus and Pro-Life Mississippi, Sunday, July 13, at 6 p.m. at the parish.
  • –  Mother’s Morning Out summer program, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:30 – 11:30 a.m. Details: Rebekah Johnson, 601-506-0862,
  • JACKSON Called to Protect for Youth workshops on Friday, Aug. 8, from 9 a.m. – noon at MadisonSt. Joseph High School, Fine Arts Building and on Saturday, Aug. 9, from 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at Tupelo St. James Parish, Shelton Hall. It will be presented by Audrey Oliver, J.D., Safety Analyst with Praesidium. The workshop is for individuals responsible for the training and implementation of the Called to Protect Youth Program.
  • Details: Vickie Carollo, 601-960-8471,
  • MADISON St. Joseph School Parent Association used-uniform sale, Saturday, July 19, from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. in the library. Details: Paula Morgan, 601-573-1244,
  • PEARL St. Jude Parish, kitchen clean up day and training, June 28,  beginning at 1 p.m.
  • SHAW St. Francis of Assisi Parish cookout, Sunday, June 29, at 6 p.m.
  • – Save the dates: potlucks on Sunday, July 27, and Aug. 24, at noon.
  • YAZOO CITY St. Mary Parish, Bishop Joseph Kopacz visit on Saturday and Sunday, July 19-20.