Parish calendar of events


BROOKSVILLE, Dwelling Place Retreat Center, “Praying Scripture through Lectio Divina” November 10-11, begins with 6:30 p.m. supper. an ancient practice of reading and praying Scripture. There will be group time and periods of silence. Presenters: Mary Louise Jones, retired teacher at Milsaps College and Claudia Addison, who has lead retreats and was associated with Spirit Lifting Ministries. Donation: $180. Details: (662) 738-5348 or


BATESVILLE, St. Mary, Rummage Sale, Saturday, November 4, 7 a.m. Details: Daniel Brennflect (662) 801-3760 if you need help transporting items too large or the church office (662) 563-2273 for other information.
GREENVILLE, Sacred Heart, Harvest Festival fish fry, Saturday, November 4, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Take out or eat in. Donations are $10. Details: church office (662) 332-0891.
HERNANDO, Holy Spirit, Weight Loss Support Group, Tuesday mornings 8:30 – 9:30 a.m. for weigh-in and sharing. Details: Liz Brown, (901) 331-3419.
Holy Spirit, blessing of veterans at all Masses on the weekend of November 11-12. We encourage all veterans to wear something to indicate their branch of military service. Details: church office (662) 429-7851.
JACKSON, St. Peter Cathedral, Fall Gala, Saturday, November 11, 6:30 – 10 p.m. Details: church office (601) 969-3125.
St. Richard, Father Edward “Monk” Malloy, C.S.C., will speak December 8-9 in Glynn Hall on “Christian Perspectives on War and Peace.” Father Malloy served as the 16th president of the University of Notre Dame from 1987 to 2005. He now serves as President Emeritus and is a professor in the Department of Theology. Details: church office (601) 366-2335.
Habitat for Humanity, work continues on Catholic Build #32 at 2839 Greenview Drive. Volunteers are needed on all shifts. Details: Tyna McNealy (601) 353-6060 or
MERIDIAN, St. Patrick, 20th annual Musical and Variety Show, Fashion Show and dinner, Saturday, November 18, 6 p.m. Tickets: Reserved seating $20; open seating: adults $10 and children thru high school $5. Proceeds benefit St. Patrick School. Tickets available in the parish office or school office. Details: Dan Santiago (601) 917-7364 and Mary Yarger (601) 482-6044


JACKSON, Sister Thea Bowman School, Otis Spunkmeyer Cookie Dough fundraiser is underway. Proceeds to benefit instructional and operational activities. Last day to sell is November 3. Details: Shae Robinson or school office (601) 352-5441.
JACKSON, St. Richard, Young Adults meet every Tuesday 7-9 p.m. in the Mercy Room. If you are between the ages of 21-35 and would like to join or learn more, email
MADISON, St. Anthony School, 9th annual Starry Night Gala, Saturday, December 9, 7-11 p.m., with a VIP cocktail hour and auction preview from 6-7 p.m. Live music, live and silent auctions, raffles, food by the Knights of Columbus and area restaurants. The attire will be cocktail, festive Christmas with a holiday atmosphere. Details: Jennifer Schmidt, (601) 214-9656 or
St. Francis of Assisi, High School seniors are invited to take a Bible Break every Wednesday at 6 p.m. at M7 Coffee House in Ridgeland. Seniors are also invited to choose WOW! on Wednesdays 6:30 – 8 p.m. Details: church office (601) 856-5556.
St. Joseph School Open House: Sunday, November 5 at 2:00p.m. Details:: Tricia Harris, (601) 898.4803 or

St. Joseph School, Save the Date, Jeans Jazz and Bruin Blues annual fundraiser, Saturday, February 3, 2018. The Draw Down team is needs both family and business sponsors. Details: Marcie Ralston, (601) 214-9809, Bobbie Simpson, (601) 953-6365 or Tricia Harris, (601) 898-4803 or
PEARL, St. Jude, Catholic citizenship essay contest, sponsored by St. Jude Knights of Columbus, open to students in 8-12 grades. Theme: Going to the Peripheries, 500-750 word essay. Prizes: first place from each grade wins $50. Registration forms can be picked up from Stacy Wolf in the church office. Deadline: November 1. Details:
JACKSON Catholic Charities, Solomon Counseling Center is in need of volunteer receptionists. Details: Kim Thomason (601) 326-3760.


JACKSON, Pro-Life Mississippi is sponsoring a four day, three night trip to Washington, DC., for the 45th annual 2018 March for Life event scheduled for January 19, 2018. The cost of the bus and hotel is $350 per person. Registration, including a deposit, is due Dec 8. Details: Please call or text Mary (914) 466-4627 or text Dana (601) 260-0746.