Parish calendar of events


BROOKSVILLE The Dwelling Place, Feel the need to get away for one or several days of solitude and self-care? The Dwelling Place is a place of hospitality and prayer open to people of all Christian traditions. Treat yourself to an overnight, a weekend or longer to let God in. Details: (662) 738-5348 or email for more information.
CULLMAN, Ala., Benedictine Sisters Retreat Center, Weekend Intensive Centering Prayer, November 16-18. Develop further the discipline of Centering Prayer and deepen your relationship with God. Director: Diana Tschache. The weekend will be spent in silence. Prerequisite: Introduction to Centering Prayer. Cost: Private Room $245. Details: (256) 734-8302, or
GREENWOOD Locus Benedictus Retreat Center, Ephphatha “Inner Healing Through the Healing Miracle of Jesus,” Friday, November 2 at 6 p.m. and Saturday, November 3 at 8:30 a.m., ending with Mass at 4 p.m. Cost: $50. Finance assistance is available. Details: (662) 299-1232.


BROOKHAVEN St. Francis, Trunk or Treat, Wednesday, October 31, at 6 p.m. Parishioners are invited to pass out candy on the playground of the Parish Center in vehicles. Includes a meal, Saints Bio and a hayride. Details: church office (662) 833-1799.
CLARKSDALE St. Elizabeth, Bible Study “Who Am I to Judge: Responding to Relativism with Logic and Love,” noon on Wednesdays in the rectory. Join scholar Edward Sri in discussing cultural questions about morality for all people. Details: church office (662) 624-4301.
HERNANDO Holy Spirit, Weight Loss Support Group, Tuesday mornings at 8:30 a.m. for a weigh in and sharing. Details: Liz Brown (901) 331-3419.
JACKSON St. Peter Cathedral, Fall Gala, Saturday, November 10, 6:30-10 p.m. at the Railroad District, 824 South State Street Cost: $60 per person or $100 per couple. Details: Traci Avalon (601) 969-3125 or or
St. Richard, Team Bass Challenge, Saturday, November 10 at Ross Barnett Reservoir. You do not have to be a parishioner to participate. Cost: $100 per two man team with optional third member plus $50. This is a fundraiser for retired priests. Details: Tommy Lamas at (601) 366-2335 or email
MOUND BAYOU St. Gabriel Mercy Center, Harvest Festival, Saturday November 3, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Family fun, including Christmas store, country store, Delta Boutique, live music and more. Raffle tickets being sold for $1,000, $250 and $100 prizes. Details: Trena Robinson at (662) 741-3255 ext. 103 or
NATCHEZ St. Mary Basilica, Haunted House, Tuesday, October 30, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. and Wednesday, October 31, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Cost: $5 admission. Details: church office (601) 445-5616.
PEARL St. Jude, Tom Logue Memorial Chili Cook-off, Sunday, November 11, at 5:30 p.m. in the Parish Hall sponsored by the Knights of Columbus. Cost: $5 for all you can eat; $3 for children 12 and younger and $20 entry fee for each team. Details: Nat Zummo, (601) 573-3184 or
WEST POINT The Knights of Columbus at Immaculate Conception Parish will offer “Senate Bean Soup” on Tuesday, Nov. 6, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., as a fundraiser for the Mission, an alcohol recovery and transtional housing program for men. Bowls are $5. Quarts are $15. Details: Chuck Bailey (662) 312-4588


PEARL St. Jude, Faith and Fun Sunday, November 4, from 3-5 p.m. Join us as we learn more about the saints through fun activities. Includes snacks and a short movie about St. Francis of Assisi. Details: church office (601) 939-3181.
JACKSON Carmelite Monastery Gift Shop will have Open House weekends and holiday hours with bake sale, November 17 – December 23. Emanuele Fontanini will make a special visit on Saturday, December 1, from 1-5 p.m. Details: 601-373-3412
MADISON St. Anthony School Starry Night Gala, Saturday, December 8. Guests can bid on live and silent auction items, plus have an opportunity to win a $5,000 raffle. The Tip Tops of Mobile will provide entertainment. Details: Jennifer Schmidt (601) 214-9656 or
St. Joseph School, Open House, Sunday, November 11 at 2 p.m. St. Joe is known for its incredible art, academics, theater, music, and athletics – not to mention that one-of-a-kind spirit. Details: Tricia Harris, at (601) 898.4803 or
MERIDIAN St. Patrick School, Candy Cane 5K Dash and Kid’s 1-mile Fun Run, Saturday, December 1, 8:30 a.m. Registration Fees: 5K -$20 – Fun Run $15. To guarantee a t-shirt, register by November 13. Details: school office (601) 482-6044,, sign up at


A caption misidentified the winning team from the Bishop’s Cup Golf Tournament sponsored by the Catholic Foundation. The winning team from Flowood St. Paul Parish had a score of 53. The team was sponsored by Tico’s Steakhouse and players included Father Gerry Hurley, Tico Hoffman, Joe Beal and Paul Aron.
The Bishop’s Cup Committee would like to thank all players and sponsors. Proceeds from the tournament went into the Rev. Patrick Noonan Memorial Trust which will help to fund grant projects around the diocese.