Youth Briefs & Gallery

AMORY St. Helen Parish CYO supper will be on Sunday, April 19, at the home of Tim and Shannon Trautman.
GREENVILLE – St. Joseph Parish EDGE program for youth in sixth-eighth grades will meet Saturdays, April 11 and 18, from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Themes to be discussed are divine mercy and facing final judgement. Dinner will be provided.
– Life Teen youth (ninth -12th grades) will meet on Sundays, April 12 and 19 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Dinner will be provided. Themes to be discussed are Will you go to Prom with me? and News feed: Media and the eighth commandment.
Details: Therese Seghers,
JACKSON – Dates and registration for the next SEARCH retreat have been changed. The retreat will be held May 8-10 instead of the original date of May 29-31. The retreat will be at Camp Wesley Pines in Gallman. Registration deadline has been moved to Wednesday, April 8.
SEARCH is a Catholic retreat for juniors and seniors throughout the Diocese of Jackson. Cost is $120. Details:
MADISON –  Boys in kindergarten through sixth grade can participate in the Junior Bruin Baseball Camp set for Sunday, April 12, from 1 – 4 p.m. at D.M. Howie Field on the school campus. Cost is $25 per camper. The camp is open to beginner and experienced ball players. Participants should bring a glove, hat, bat and water bottle.
TUPELO – St. James Parish youth are invited to “Spirit Night” Wednesday, April 8, from 4 – 8 p.m.

DEANERY V – The Glenmary Home Missioners are sponsoring a Catholic Camp for children in northeast Mississippi. The camp for boys and girls ages 8-11 is June 14-20 and for boys and girls ages 12-14 is June 21-27.
This is a residential, over-night camp that includes daily Mass, sports art and opportunities to meet other Catholic children in north Mississippi. The cost is $100 per week. Scholarships and reduced fees are available. Application deadline is June 7. Details: Father Tim Murphy, 662-304-0087,

MADISON St. Joseph School senior Sophia Cosmich has been named a STAR student, and longtime English teacher Linda King has been named a STAR teacher.
Cosmich will be honored during the annual Education Celebration on Thursday, April 30, at the Jackson Convention Center in downtown Jackson.
Star students are selected on the basis of academic excellence. Both ACT scores and scholastic averages are compared to determine the school’s STAR Student.
“The STAR program encourages and promotes academic achievement among Mississippi’s high school seniors,” said Vickie Powell, senior vice president of foundations. Each STAR student is asked to designate a STAR Teacher, the teacher who has made the greatest contribution to the student’s scholastic achievement.