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GRENADA St. Peter Parish LifeNight youth group are meeting on Saturdays at 6:30 p.m. to examine spiritual warfare.

JACKSON  CardinalFest is set for Saturday, Oct. 25 at St. Richard School. Carnival games, Chili cookoff,  and fun for the family. All proceeds benefit St. Richard School.

MEMPHIS  Father/Son Program  for 12-15 year old boys and their dads to learn about God’s gifts of human sexuality, fertility, chastity and His plan for growing up and becoming a man of integrity, Sunday, Oct. 25, from 4 – 7 p.m. at St. Francis Hospital Auditorium, 5959 Park Ave. in Memphis. Pizza and refreshments. Cost is $25 per family if received by Oct. 21. Pre-registration required.  Register online at or call the Diocese of Memphis NFP Center, 901-373-1285 for more information.

PEARL St. Jude Parish, Sunday hangout, Oct. 11, after the 11a.m. Mass.
– Service project, feeding the hungry at Smith Park,  Sunday, Oct. 18, after Parish School of Religion Class.
– Saturday, Oct. 24, Trunk or Treat from 6:30  – 8:30 p.m.

VICKSBURG  Spooky Sprint and Halloween Carnival, Saturday, Oct. 31 at 8 a.m. at the Southern Cultural Heritage Center. The sprint includes a 5K and 1 mile fun run. Registration is $35. Carnival admission $5. All proceeds go to Vicksburg Catholic School. Register online at

Diocesan high school confirmation retreat, Jan. 16-17, 2016, at Camp Bratton Green @ Duncan Gray Center, Canton. Cost is $40 per student and includes: meals, housing and a really cool tee! Registration will be available in November.

¡SEARCH! Search for Christian Maturity Retreat, Friday-Sunday, Nov. 20-22, at Camp Wesley Pines, Gallman. All high school juniors and seniors are invited. Cost is $120.
For information and to register visit Details: Jeff & Ann Cook, 601-853-2409,