Calendar of events

PEARL St. Jude, MARIAN SERVANTS® of Jesus the Lamb of God, Preparation for Consecration to Jesus through Mary by St. Louis De Montfort. Tuesdays from 1-3 pm in the parish hall. Oct 26 through Dec 7 with consecration on the Feast of the Immaculate Conception. Join us as we strengthen our love for Jesus Christ with the aid of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Details: For information contact Maureen Roberts at 601-278-0423 or

CLARKSDALE Catholic Community of St. Elizabeth, Adult faith formation program “The Bible and the Sacraments, Journey Through Scripture,” Wednesdays at 6:10 p.m. in McKenna Hall. Less than eight videos remain of the 11 video series of this amazing set composed of a 30-minute video and 30-minute group discussion based upon the work of renowned Catholic theologian Dr. Scott Hahn. Details: church office (662) 624-4301.

CORINTH St. James the Less, Fall Hot Dog Roast, Sunday, Oct. 17 after 10:30 a.m. Mass. They will have chili dogs, slaw dogs, chips, drinks and dessert. Donations are appreciated. Details: church office (662) 331-5184.

GREENVILLE St. Joseph, Save the date, Parish Fair update: spaghetti dinner is planned for Tuesday, Nov. 16. They are mailing $1 raffle and spaghetti tickets. They are also selling $100 tickets in the church and school office. Details: church office (662) 335-5251.

JACKSON St. Richard School, CardinalFest 2021, Sunday, Oct. 17 from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. They will feature live music, food, games and fun for all. There will also be activities and games for toddlers and up. Event wristbands are $15 each and include a meal (pulled pork sandwich for adults or hot dog meals for children), unlimited games, prizes, inflatables, arts and crafts, live music and one cake walk ticket. They will be selling grab and go plates of jambalaya in Foley Hall during the event. You can preorder your event wristbands or to-go plates. Details: contact Emily Blain at (601) 497-2558 or or go to their website

Bereavement Support Group: Winnie and Job, Thursday, Oct. 14 at 6:30 p.m. in Foley Hall. Gerry Gray-Lewis, bereaved mother and friend to this group will facilitate sharing from the Old Testament from the Book of Job, date BC; and a “New Testament” story by author E.P. Dutton, date 1926, titled “Winnie the Pooh.” What could they possibly have in common? Come and see, share if you are so led, and let us each offer kindness and love to one another in our time of loss. This group is for those who are hurting from losing a loved one or for those who are trying to comfort and understand the grief of a family member or friend. Please wear a mask and be conscious of Covid safety. Drinks and packaged snacks will be available. Details: Suzie Cranston (601) 573-3347 or Nancy McGhee at (601) 942-2078 or email

OLIVE BRANCH Queen of Peace, Women’s Club Bonfire, Tuesday, Oct. 12 at 6:30 p.m. at the Father John Young Center. Father Ardi will be bringing his guitar to sing. Bring a folding chair and join in for a fall night. Details: church office (662) 895-5007.

SOUTHAVEN Christ the King, Trivia Night, Friday, Oct. 22 at 6:30 p.m. in the parish hall. Cost: $15/person or $25/couple – limit ten to a table. Door prizes and trophies for the winning table and the best decorated table. Decorating and costumes are optional but add some fun to the night. Doors open at 3 p.m. for those wishing to decorate or socialize. Details: For more information or to reserve a spot, call or text Karin Ingram at (901) 289-0311.
Pumpkin Patch, the Knights of Columbus will be selling pumpkins again this year at the entrance of the church through Sunday, Oct. 31 from 12-7 p.m. The funds raised from this event go directly to the Knights of Columbus to support programs in their parishes. Details: church office (662) 342-1073.

STARKVILLE St. Joseph, Grief Support Group meets on the 2nd and 4th Monday of each month at 5:30 pm in the Parish Center lounge. Details: church office (662) 323-2257.

Adult Education discussing the book “Theology for Beginners” meets Sundays at 10:15 a.m. in the parish hall. Details: (662) 323-2257.

MADISON St. Francis of Assisi, Senior Bible Break meets each Wednesday at 6 p.m. at M7 Coffee House (111 North Wheatley Street, Ridgeland). Bring a Bible and a friend! Details: church office (601) 856-5556.

NATCHEZ St. Mary Basilica, “BE STILL,” Wednesday, Oct. 13 from 6-7 p.m. in the Youth Wing. There will be burritos, tacos and waters. Join us for a faith hour that includes dinner and relaxation. They watch an 3-8-minute video (sometimes shorter) and then engage in discussion. Details: church office (601) 445-5616.

Trunk or Treat, Friday, Oct. 29 from 6-8 p.m. for all little ghouls and goblins at Union Street parking lot. Details: (601) 445-5616.

OLIVE BRANCH Queen of Peace, Youth dinners will be on Wednesdays at 6 p.m. Details: church office (662) 895-5007.