Youth briefs & Gallery




COLUMBUS – Annunciation Parish children’s church will begin Sunday, Feb. 22, during the 10:30 a.m. Mass for children five and younger. Details: Lisa Kerby, 662-386-6343,
– Friday, Feb. 27, CYO service hours available from 5 – 7 p.m. in the Activities Center. Bring a dessert and serve at the fish fry. Details: Maria Dunser, 662-328-2927.

CULLMAN, Ala. – St. Bernand Preparatory School open house, Sunday, March 8, from 2 – 4 p.m. St. Bernand is a co-ed boarding-and-day school for grades seventh-12th. Details:, 256-255-5890,

JACKSON St. Therese Parish Knights of Columbus Council 8285 basketball free throw championship for boys and girls ages nine – 14, Saturday, Feb. 28. from 10 a.m. – noon in the gym. Details: Julian Valencia, 601-906-1967.

MADISON St. Francis of Assisi Parish annual winter retreat, “Anchored in Hope,” Friday and Saturday, Feb. 27-28. All seventh-12th graders are invited. Led by the National Evangelization Team.

MERIDIAN – St. Patrick Parish, Junior CYM will go skating at Skate Odyseey, Sunday, Feb. 22, from 1 – 4 p.m. in North Hill. Bring $9 for admission, skates and snacks. Details: Carlissa, 601-880-1817.