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. It can be a life-changing experience. They have everything you need–a beautiful quiet setting, a lovely chapel, library and good food! No stress! Just rest in the Lord. Details: (662) 738-5348 or email for more information.
CHATAWA St. Mary of the Pines Retreat Center, Theology of the Body, a Retreat Focusing on Women, Thursday, Sept. 26, supper until Sunday, Sept. 29, lunch. It was written by St. Pope John Paul II and is an in-depth study of the human person. Focuses on the meaning of being women, ways of relating to men. Presenters: Becky Clements and Paula Hunter are from Southwest Louisiana. They are both experienced, certified retreat directors and leaders of groups in their Catholic Church communities. Suggested donation: $250 (private room) or $200 (shared room) Details: Sister Sue Von Bank (601) 783-0801 or
CULLMAN, Ala. Benedictine Sisters Retreat Center, Celebrating Women: Women’s Ways of Healing, Sept. 27-29. During this weekend for women, we will explore ways to calm the mind, relax the body and enliven the spirit. If you are longing to be restored and rejuvenated, looking for peace and calm, join us for this weekend. Retreat Directors: Sister Mary McGehee, O.S.B. and Celebrating Women Team. Cost: Private room $255; Shared room $225 each. Details: (256) 734-8302, or
SCHRIEVER, La. Catholic Charismatic Renewal of New Orleans (CCRNO), Healing Retreat for Men and Women, “Holiness and Wholeness”, Sept. 20-22 at Lumen Christi Retreat Center in Schriever, Louisiana. Retreat leaders: Jim Murphy, founder and president of Vera Cruz Communications. In 1992, Jim undertook a 4200-mile journey on foot across America, carrying a six-foot cross, praying and evangelizing. It took eighteen months and fourteen pairs of shoes! Jim is a prophetic leader and teacher. The other retreat leader is Father Bill Henry, pastor of St. Joseph Church, Greenville and a sought-after spiritual director with a special gift of prayer for healing. Both bring their extensive pastoral experience and charismatic healing ministry. Details:; or (504) 828-1368.
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BROOKHAVEN St. Francis, Genesis to Jesus Bible Study Fridays at 8 a.m. or Saturdays at 5 p.m. in the library. Details: Becky Corkern at (601) 757-5526 or Emily Phillips at (601) 757-0579.
CLARKSDALE Catholic Community of St. Elizabeth, Parish Fair, Tuesday, Sept. 17. Details: church office (662) 624-4301.
CLEVELAND Our Lady of Victories, Italian Language and Culture Class beginner class, Tuesdays beginning Sept. 3 for eight weeks at 6 p.m. Cost: $40. Teacher: Dr. Franco Zangaro. Details: David Malatesta at (954) 608-8913.
FLOWOOD St. Paul Early Learning Center’s, Annual Golf Tournament, Friday, Sept. 6 at Bay Pointe Golf Club, 800 Bay Pointe Dr, Brandon. Details: Early Learning Center (601) 992-2876.
GLUCKSTADT St. Joseph, Germanfest 2019, Sunday, Sept. 29, 11a.m. – 5 p.m. The family-oriented German food and authentic German Folk music provided by the band, Polkameisters from Tulsa, Oklahoma. Advance meal tickets are $6 and meals the day of the festival will be $7. Details: church office (601) 856-2054.
JACKSON St. Richard, Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University, 9-week course rooted in biblical wisdom beginning Tuesday, Sept. 3 from 6:30 – 8 p.m. in Foley Hall. It is designed to help you tackle budgeting, pay off debt and make your money work for you! Cost: $109 per person/couple. Cost includes one workbook, exclusive online benefits and a full year of Financial Peace Membership. Details: Debbie Tubertini at (601) 366-2335 ext. 107, or
MADISON Lake Caroline Golf Course, 37th Bishop Cup Annual Golf Scramble, Tuesday, Sept. 10. Lunch at noon; Tee Time at 1 p.m. and Social/Dinner/Auction at 5:30 p.m. Each golfer receives cart and green fees, hat and golf towel, catered lunch, snacks and beverages on the course, dinner and social. Details: Rebecca Harris at (601) 960-8477 or
NATCHEZ St. Mary Basilica, ChristLife Catholic Ministry for Evangelization, Sundays from 5:30 – 7:40 p.m. (starting with dinner) on Oct. 6, 13, 20, 27 and Nov. 3, 17, 24. A retreat day will be held after the fifth session on Saturday, Nov. 9. Sessions will be held at the O’Connor Family Life Center in the main hall. Babysitting provided. Details: church office (601) 445-5616.