AMORY St. Helen Parish, book discussion group, “Go Set a Watchman,” Monday, Sept. 14, at noon at the parish hall. All parishioners are invited.
BATESVILLE St. Mary Parish, Knights of Columbus Silver Rose Program, Thursday, Sept. 17, during the 5:30 p.m. Mass. A rosary will be recited for the intention of Respect Life. St. Mary and Sardis St. John Parish will receive one of the six Silver Roses which are traveling across North America – from Canada through the United States to Mexico.
CLEVELAND Our Lady of Victories Parish, ladies seven-week Bible study on the book “At prayer with Mary,” Tuesday, Sept. 8, at 6 p.m. in the parish center. Details: Jamey Gainspoletti, 662-719-6802.
JACKSON St. Peter Cathedral, faith formation five-week class, “Rediscover Catholicism: A spiritual guide to living with passion and purpose,” begins Sunday, Sept. 20, at 9:15 a.m. in the Cathedral Center.
MERIDIAN St. Patrick Parish young adult group, six-session on “Untold blessings” Wednesday, Sept. 9, from 6:15 – 7:30 p.m. Nursery provided.
NATCHEZ St. Mary Basilica, “Come and See,” Thursday, Sept. 17, with a repeat on Thursday, Sept. 24, at 6 p.m. in the basilica. For practicing Catholics, returning Catholics, or those who are curious.
PEARL St. Jude Parish, “A biblical walk through the Mass, begins Sept. 13, from 9:45 – 10:45 a.m. in the parish hall.
PARISH, SCHOOLS & FAMILY EVENTS
BOONEVILLE St. Francis Parish, annual yard sale, Friday and Saturday, Oct. 2-3. Bring donations to the parish house, and let Sheila Przesmicki, lay ecclesial minister, know if you can help prepare or work on either day of the sale.
BROOKHAVEN St. Francis Parish, blood drive, Sunday, Sept. 13, from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. in the parish center.
CLARKSDALE Immaculate Conception Parish, celebration of its 70th anniversary, Sunday, Sept. 13, at the 8:30 a.m. Mass. Bishop Joseph Kopacz will join parishioners for the celebration. Former priests, religious sisters and brothers, alumni of Immaculate Conception School and the general public are invited. Details: Josephine Rhymes, 662-902-1846
CLARKSDALE St. Elizabeth Parish, Sunday School meeting for seniors and parents of seniors, Sunday, Sept. 13, at 6 p.m. to discuss the new youth program.
COLUMBUS Annunciation Parish, baptismal preparation class, Sunday, Sept. 20, at 4 p.m. in the Activities Center. RSVP: Parish office,662-328-2927.
GLUCKSTADT St. Joseph Parish, GermanFest, Sunday, Sept. 27, from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. on the parish grounds. Admission and parking are free. Advance meal tickets are $6 and $7 the day of the festival. Details: 601-856-2054.
GREENVILLE St. Joseph Parish fair, Tuesday, Sept. 15, beginning at 5 p.m. Spaghetti dinners are $10 each.
GREENWOOD Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish, birthday party at Golden Age Nursing Home, Saturday, Sept. 12, at 2 p.m. Volunteers are needed. Details: Joan Nored, 662-455-4155.
–Presentation of Saida and George Rashmawi about the Christian struggle in the Holy Land, Saturday, Sept. 12, during the 6 p.m. Mass and on Sunday, Sept. 13, at the 9 a.m. They are volunteers members from the Roman Catholic Church in Bethlehem.
– At St. Francis Parish, on Sunday, Sept. 13, during the 11 a.m. Mass.
GRENADA St. Peter Parish, rosary walk workdays Mondays Sept 7, 14, and 21 from 6 – 7 p.m. The rosary in stepping stones will be behind the Family Life Center.
HERNANDO Holy Spirit Parish, Fall Bazaar, Saturday, Sept. 12, from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Booth rental, $25. Call Barbara Dean, 901-486-6470. Volunteers needed. Details: Barbara Smith, 662-233-4833 -901-413-8102.
JACKSON St. Richard Parish, monthly Bereavement Support Group, Thursday, Sept. 10, at 6:30 p.m. in the Mercy Room. Judy Bryant, chaplain at Fitness Lady, will be the guest speaker. Details: Suzie Cranston, 601-982-5464, or email, email@example.com.
MADISON St. Anthony School Grandparents’ Day Mass, Friday, Sept. 18, at 9 a.m.
– Silver Rose with the Knights of Columbus, Wednesday, Sept. 23, during Pledge & Prayer.
– Open House – Sunday, Oct. 18, from 2 – 4 p.m.
MERIDIAN St. Patrick Parish, Our Lady of Fatima Sodality meeting, Sunday, Sept. 13, at 6 p.m. Deacon Jason Johnston is the guest speaker. All women of the parish are invited.
PEARL St. Jude Parish, “Date Night” hosted by the Knights of Columbus, Saturday, Sept. 26, following the 5:30 p.m. Mass. Tickets are $35 per couple. Live music, open bar, and a catered dinner. Details: Danny Nelson, 601-549-6783.
SHAW St. Francis Parish, sister’s appreciation day, Sunday, Sept. 20, at noon.
PHILADELPHIA Holy Cross Parish, religious education kickoff celebration, trip to Lake Tiak O’Khata, Sunday, Sept. 23, leaving after the 10:30 a.m. Mass. Lunch will be provided. Cost for parents is $16, free for children registered for religious education classes.
‘MANY SAINTS, ONE CHURCH’
GREENWOOD – Diocese of Jackson Black Catholic Day of Reflection, Friday and Saturday, Nov. 6-7, at St. Francis of Assisi Parish. Sessions with Dr. Timone Davis, retreat minister, youth sessions, prayer, Liturgy, vendors. Cost is $15 for pre-registration and $20 at the door.
‘FRIENDS OF THE POOR’
JACKSON – The Society of St. Vincent De Paul – St. Martin De Porres Conference, is hosting a “Friends of the Poor Walk” on Saturday, Sept. 19, at 7 a.m. The 5K walk begins and ends at Christ the King Church, 2303 JR Lynch Street. No registration fee is required but donations are accepted. Individuals pledging a minimum of $25 will receive a T-shirt. Details: www.fopwalk.org, Carrie Robinson, 601-238-0872.
SQUAT & GOBBLE
JACKSON Catholic Charities annual Squat & Gobble, Thursday, Nov. 13, at Old Capitol Inn (new location). Benefits Catholic Charities Domestic Violence Office. Details: Tommy, 601-955-1677.