BATESVILLE St. Mary Parish, altar server class, Sunday, Dec. 6, at  at 9:45 a.m. (during Sunday School time) for new altar servers and current acolytes and those who would like to serve.

BROOKHAVEN St. Francis Parish, pajama Christmas party, Sunday, Dec. 6, at the home of Patrick and Kellie Barrett beginning at 6:30. Bring an appetizer and wear your favorite pajamas. Prizes will be awarded to the best pajamas.

COLUMBUS Annunciation School Christimas performance, Thursday, Dec. 3, at 6:30 p.m. at Rent Auditorim.

MERIDIAN – St. Patrick Parish, basketball and dodgeball competition, Sunday, Dec. 6, at 3 p.m. All youth in fifth-12th graders are invited to participate. Youth from Philadelphia Holy Cross Parish will join. Details: Father José de Jesús Sánchez, 601-693-1321.
– Council 802 of the Knights of Columbus is inviting all Catholic students in eighth-12th grades to participate in the Catholic Citizenship Essay Contest. Students are to write a 500 – 700 words essay on the theme “President Kennedy’s words are still important today.” Deadline is Dec. 11. Details: Dave Klutz, 601-479-8703.

PEARL St. Jude Parish, Charlie Brown Youth Christmas Party. Friday, Dec. 18, from 8:30 – 11 p.m. Wear your tackiest sweater or vest. Bring a gift to exchange. It’s potluck. Text us what you’ll bring to share.