Youth Briefs & Gallery

BROOKHAVEN St. Francis of Assisi Parish, youth Mass followed by Advent party, Sunday, Dec. 20, at 5:30 p.m. Details: Ange’le Bartholomew, 601-757-3084.
– Children’s Mass, Thursday, Dec. 24, at 5 p.m.

CLEVELAND Our Lady of Victories Parish, CYO grades seventh-12th will take donated can goods to Helping Hands on Monday, Dec. 21, beginning at 4 p.m. Activities will continue with a bowling Christmas party.

GRENADA St. Peter Parish youth are invited to go Christmas caroling Monday, Dec. 21. Meet at the Family Life Center at 5 p.m.
– Seventh-12th graders are invited to attend DNow: “Meant to live for more” with Paul J. Kim Jan. 15-17 at Tupelo St. James Parish. Cost is $50 per student and includes all meals Bring air mattress. Registration forms are in the vestibule and also on the parish’s Facebook group. Details: Tara Trost, 662.515.9126.

JACKSON Group registrations for the diocesan High School Confirmation retreat are due by Friday, Jan. 8. The retreat is set for Jan. 16-17, 2016 at Camp Bratton Green at the Duncan Gray Center in Canton.  The cost is $40/person.
Registration includes meals, housing and a T-shirt. The theme, “Proclaiming His Marvelous Deeds” will help retreatants look at their lives as disciples of Jesus. Father Rusty Vincent, associate pastor of Greenville St. Joseph Parish,  is the spiritual director for the weekend and will be presenting the talks to the youth.
For additional details contact Fran Lavelle, Director of Faith Formation, 601-960-8473 or