AMORY St. Helen, group discussion of the book “In the Sanctuary of Outcasts” by Neil White, Monday, April 13, at noon.
BROOKSVILLE The Dwelling Place, “Spiritual Doors,” Saturday, April 25, from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Cost is $45 and includes lunch. Led by Karen Dodges and Lee Oswald from Tupelo. Details: 662-738-5348.
CHATAWA St. Mary of the Pines, discernment retreat for women ages 18-49, “Listening to God While Making Life Decisions,” Saturday, April 11, from 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Registration required by April 3. Details: Sister Mary Clared Coyne, 601-730-0433, firstname.lastname@example.org.
COLUMBUS Annunciation Parish, prayer of Divine Mercy Novena, Sunday, April 12, at 3 p.m.
CORINTH St. James Parish, prayer of Divine Mercy Novena, Friday, April 3, at 3 p.m., Saturday, April 4, at noon, Sunday, April 5, at 3:30 p.m. Monday, April 6, at 6 p.m., other days during Easter Week after the Word and Communion Service and on Saturday at 6:30 p.m. On Mercy Sunday, prayer of the chaplet and a short prayer service at 3:30 p.m.
HERNANDO Holy Spirit Parish, study of “Joy of the Gospel,” Thursdays at 9 a.m. with Sarah Rauch; Sundays at 9 a.m. with Chris Greer and Sundays at 11:30 a.m. with Bill Marking and at 4 p.m. with Barbara Smith.
INDIANOLA Immaculate Conception Parish vocation awareness day, (single, married or religious) Saturday, April 18, from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Details: Presentation Sisters, 662-754-2154.
JACKSON Holy Ghost Parish, Divine Mercy Sunday Mass, April 12, at 3 p.m. Adoration at 2 p.m.
JACKSON St. Richard Parish Timely Topics, Divine Mercy Sunday, April 12, at 9:15 a.m. in the Chichester Room. Led by Susan Cox.
MERIDIAN St. Patrick Parish, four-week study of Pope Francis’ “The Joy of the Gospel,” Sundays beginning on April 12, at noon in the parish center. Lunch will be provided. Led by Mary Billups. Details: 601-693-132, email@example.com.
NATCHEZ Ignatian retreat, “Fully Alive in Christ, Friday-Sunday, April 17-19, at the Natchez Grand Hotel, 111 S. Broadway St. Led by Father John Auther, Mindy Malik and Deacon Jim Long. All Masses will be held at St. Mary Basilica. Cost is $130 per person. Details: Hedy Boelte, 228-363-1700, firstname.lastname@example.org.
PEARL St. Jude Parish, “Living the Eucharist,” retreat Sunday, April 19, from 12:30 – 3:30 p.m. Activities will be offered for ages three-year-old and older.
SHAW St. Francis of Assisi Parish mission, Sunday-Tuesday, April 19-21, beginning at 6 p.m. Led by the Redemptorist priest.
TUPELO St. James Parish, Ladies’ prayer breakfast at Traceway, Wednesday, April 8, at 7:30 am.
VICKSBURG St. Paul Catholic Parish, Divine Mercy Sunday, April 12, from 3 – 4 p.m. Eucharistic Adoration and Benediction in honor of the Divine Mercy of God.
PARISH & FAMILY EVENTS
BROOKHAVEN St. Francis of Assisi Parish, white elephant sale, Saturday, May 2, and sale of roasted chicken plates, $10 each.
CLEVELAND Our Lady of Victories, Women’s Resource Center Banquet, Tuesday, April 7, at 6 p.m. in the parish center. Details: 662-843-8877.
COLUMBUS Annunciation Parish, baptismal preparation class, Sunday, April 12, at 3 p.m. in the Activities Center. Details: Maria Dunser, 662-328-2927 ext. 12.
– Annunciation Middle School musical, “The Most Epic Birthday,” Thursday, April 9, at 6:30 p.m. Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for children. Details: Heather Skaggs, 662-328-4479.
GREENWOOD Immaculate Heart of Mary Parishvintage/lagniappe sale, Saturday, April 18, from 2-4 p.m. Set up will begin on Monday, April 13. Details: Mary Jane, 662-453-3980, email@example.com.
GREENVILLE Sacred Heart Parish clean-up day for the city of Greenville is April 11, from 8 – 10 a.m.
GRENADA St. Peter Parish, Easter family fun, Saturday, April 4, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
HERNANDO Holy Spirit Theater Troupe, family dinner theater, “Dead Air,” Sunday, April 26, at 5 p.m. Tickets are $10 or $30 per family of four. Free child care will be available. Details: Dana Bradley-Hoover, 901-692-0859.
JACKSON St. Richard School tour, Wednesday, April 8, at 9 a.m. Details: Development Office, 601-366-1157.
– Registration going on now for Mother’s Morning Out program. Details: Daphne Logan, 601-955-6099.
JACKSON St. Richard Parish Bereavement Support Group “Walking the Mourner’s Path” Thursday, April 9, at 6:30 p.m. Speaker: Rev. Ann McLemore of St. James Episcopal Church. Details: Nancy McGhee 601-942-2078, email firstname.lastname@example.org
JACKSON Knights of Peter Claver, Father Lawrence B. Watts, Council 199, fourth annual L. W. Sampson Awards Banquet, Saturday, April 11, at 6:30 p.m. in the Multipurpose building. Tickets are $15 per person.
JACKSON Sister Thea Bowman School annual drawdown, Saturday, April 25. Tickets are $100 for two people.
MADISON “Thea’s Turn,” a stage production celebrating the 25th anniversary death of Sister Thea Bowman staged by New Stage Theater at St. Joseph School’s Performing Arts Center, Friday and Saturday, April 10-11, at 7 p.m. and Sunday, April 12, at 2 p.m. Details: 601-960-8470, email@example.com.
MADISON St. Francis of Assisi Parish, Cajun Fest’s General Store is collecting items for the fest. Take donations to the Social Concerns office.
MERIDIAN St. Patrick Parish, Countdown 2015, Friday, April 17, in the Family Life Center. Tickets are $100 each. Details: Mary Yarger, 601-482-6044.
– Servants of Mary annual tea, Sunday, April 12, at 2 p.m. at St. Joseph Kehrer Hall. Guest speaker will be Mary Billups.
MOUND BAYOU St. Gabriel Mercy Center presents “A Night to Remember,” honoring people in their community, Saturday, April 11, at 5 p.m. at the Fred B. Clark Family Life Center.
TUPELO Knights of Columbus Tootsie Roll Drive will be Friday and Saturday, April 24-25, benefiting the McDougal Center, serving patients in Northeast Mississippi. Volunteers are needed.
– St. James Parish bunco tournament, Friday, April 24, at 7 p.m. in the Life Center. Cost is $20 per person. Proceeds benefit the Jamaica mission trip. Details: Dawn, 662-871-5651.
EASTER EGG HUNTS
Batesville St. Mary, Easter Sunday, April 5, at 11:30 a.m.
Clarksdale St. Elizabeth, Easter Sunday, April 5, at 3 p.m. in the field next to the St Elizabeth rectory.
Corinth St. James, Easter Sunday, April 5, at 10 a.m.
Gluckstadt St. Joseph, Easter Sunday, April 5, at 9:15 a.m. for children toddlers to age 9.
Pearl St. Jude, Easter Sunday, April 5, at 10 a.m. for toddlers-sixth graders.
Greenwood Sacred Heart, Sunday, April 5, after the 9 a.m. Mass.
Yazoo City St. Mary, Saturday, April 11 at 10:30 a.m. Parents are asked to bring a dozen plastic eggs filled with candy and a basket.
Grenada St. Peter, Easter Sunday, April 5, after the 9 a.m. Mass.