Youth Briefs

Search Retreat
JACKSON – Youth in 11th and 12th grades are encouraged to register for the fall SEARCH Retreat to be held Nov. 11-13 at Camp Wesley Pines in Gallman. Spaces are limited.
SEARCH Retreat is a unique retreat experience designed for youth who have a strong desire to deepen their faith and relationship with Christ. It’s a retreat “for teens, led by teens” with a strong focus on vocations.
SEARCH engages youth in a special way and calls them to live out their Catholic faith in a bold, real, active and healthy way. This retreat is intended for youth who are looking to “go deeper” in their faith.
Register by visiting The registration deadline is Oct. 11. The cost is $120. In addition to registering online, youth need to present a copy of Diocesan Forms A, B, and E.

BROOKHAVEN St. Francis Parish, LifeTeen gathering, “Prepare”: Unleash: Personal Prayer, Wednesday, Sept. 7, from 5:45 – 6:30 p.m.
– 6:30 – 7:15 p.m. Immaculate Mary’s role in salvation history.
– Saturday, Sept. 10, beginning at 8:30 a.m., youth room work day.
– Sunday, Sept. 11, 10:45 a.m. – noon, “Lip Sinc.”
– Wednesday, Sept. 14, 5:45 p.m. personal prayer. 6:30 – 7:15 p.m. “Sin and Salvation.”

JACKSON – The Office of Youth Ministry invites all ninth through 12th graders to the high school fall retreat, “Fully Alive, experiencing true happiness.” The two-day event is set for Oct. 15-16 at Lake Forest Ranch in Macon. The cost is $60 per person.
The weekend starts at 10:30 a.m. Saturday and ends at 2 p.m. Sunday. It will include games, small group activity, skits, community building, witness talks, music, sacraments and time for reflection.
National Evangelization Team (NET) will lead the retreat. Registration is due by Friday, Sept. 23. Call or email Abbey Schuhmann at 601-949-6934.

MADISON – St. Joseph School will host its annual sixth grade deck party Friday, Sept. 16, at 6 p.m. Participants will receive a ticket to the St. Joseph vs. St Joe Greenville game. Details: Kristi Garrard, 601-898-4812.