Calendar of events

GREENWOOD Locus Benedictus Retreat Center is hosting a Healing Retreat, “Learning How to Thrive,” on Saturday, Nov. 13 from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. The presenter is Maria Vadia. Details: for more information, call (662) 299-1232.

JACKSON St. Richard, Volunteers are needed for Stewpot lunch and Stewpot pantry. St. Richard Meals-On-Wheels delivers meals from an assigned menu to the Jackson area the second Tuesday of every month. They also send volunteers to Stewpot lunch to serve and Stewpot pantry to help one week per quarter. Details: call Tommy Lamas at the church office (601) 366-2335 or email

MAGEE St. Stephen, Parish Health Ministry members will be selling raffle tickets for a beautiful handmade bench with lap blanket and a lovely handmade quilt. You get two chances for one ticket. These items would make wonderful Christmas gifts. Cost: Tickets are $2 each or 3 for $5. Drawing will be Nov. 21 during their parish Thanksgiving dinner. Details: church office (601) 849 3237.

NATCHEZ Assumption of BVM, Bible Study on Fridays at 8:30 a.m. in Tuite Hall with Roseminette. Everyone is welcome. Details: (601) 442-7250.

YAZOO CITY St. Mary, Garage Sale, Saturday, Nov. 6 at the Parish Hall from 7-11 a.m. Money collected will be used to purchase a refrigerator for the office. Details: (662) 746-1680.

JACKSON St. Richard School, Open House, Tuesday, Nov. 9 from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Details: RSVP to

MERIDIAN St. Patrick School, Save the Date, St. Patrick School Candy Cane 5K Dash, Saturday, Dec. 4 beginning at 8:30 a.m. To guarantee a t-shirt you need to register by Nov. 5. Details: Registration is now open at

BROOKHAVEN St. Francis of Assisi, Trunk or Treat, Wednesday, Oct. 27. Dinner will be from 5:30-7 p.m. Trunk or Treating starts at 5:45 p.m., with prize for best decorated trunk at 6:45 p.m. Details: church office (601) 833-1799.

CLARKSDALE St. Elizabeth, Trunk or Treat and Canned Food Drive, Sunday, Oct. 24, 5-6:30 p.m. Come dressed in your coolest costumes and enjoy a Toy and Cake Walk for the whole family. Details: church office (662) 624-4301.

CLEVELAND Our Lady of Victories, CYO Halloween Carnival, Sunday, Oct. 31 after 5 p.m. Mass. Come enjoy games, food and fellowship, and support our youth. If you would like to donate a bag of candy, please drop it off at the office or when you come to Mass by Thursday, Oct. 28. Details: church office (662) 846-6273.

CLINTON Holy Savior, Trunk or Treat and Halloween Carnival, Wednesday, Oct. 27 from 6-7:30 p.m. open to all parish youth. Details: church office (601) 924-6344.

FLOWOOD St. Paul, Trunk or Treat hosted by St. Paul Knights of Columbus. All are invited to participate. Details: or the church office (601) 992- 9547.

FOREST St. Michael, All Saints Party, Sunday, Oct. 31 at 5:30 p.m. Dress as your favorite saint and prepare for a trivia quiz. Prizes, food and fun for all. Sign-up sheets for the contests are in the Chapel and the Hall. Details: church office (601) 469-1916.

JACKSON St. Richard, Halloween Carnival, Sunday, Oct. 31 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the gym sponsored by Faith Life, St. Richard’s Senior High Youth Group. Come and enjoy a morning of carnival games, such as zombie bowling, ghost darts, pin the skull on the skeleton, monster bean bag toss and more. There will also be a haunted house. All St. Richard children ages 1 year old to fourth grade are welcome. Details: church office (601) 366-2335.

MADISON St. Anthony School, Fall Fest and Open House, Sunday, Oct. 31 from 1-4 p.m. with tours at 2 p.m. Children are welcome to wear their Halloween costumes. There will be children’s games, hayrides and lots of fun to be had! Details: To RSVP or for more information, please call Michele Warnock at (601) 607-7054 or email

MADISON St. Joseph Trunk or Treat, St. Joseph School campus, Tuesday, Oct. 26 from 5-6:30 p.m. for kids under 12. Details: school office (601) 898-4800.

NATCHEZ St. Mary Basilica, Trunk or Treat, Thursday, Oct. 28 from 6-8 p.m. at the parking lot across South Union from the church. Open to families and children through 4th grade. Come out and experience a screamingly good time. Details: church office (601) 445-5616.

Faith Fest Fall, Save the Date, Saturday, Nov. 13, from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Verucchi’s. It is for 7-12 grades followed by Mass at the Cathedral gym. Cost: $20 includes a t-shirt, lunch, snacks and drinks. There will be a large tent outside as well as four tailgate tents around the property. There will also be games and a fire pit. Details: email Carrie Lambert at or the church office (601) 445-5616.

PEARL St. Jude, Halloween Fest hosted by the Young Apostles on Saturday, Oct. 30 from 3-5:30 p.m. Details: contact Laura at if you would like to donate candy, prizes, or a game, or if you would like to run a table.

SOUTHAVEN Christ the King, Pumpkin Patch through Sunday, Oct. 31, open from 12-7 p.m. Details: (662) 342-1073

TUPELO St. James, Trunk or Treat, Sunday, Oct. 31 at Shelton Hall on the lower level parking lot. Hot dogs and hamburgers will be served 5-6:30 p.m. Trunk or Treat is 6:30-7:30 p.m. Candy donations are needed. Wear your favorite costume and enjoy a night of fun and fellowship. Details: to host a spot, text Erin Bristow at (662) 610-1151 by Oct. 27.

VICKSBURG Spooky Sprint, Saturday, Oct. 30 downtown. 5k run/walk, 1 mile fun run and carnival. Details: register

YAZOO CITY St. Mary, Harvest Carnival Sunday, Oct. 31 immediately following 10:30 a.m. Mass at the Parish Hall. There will be a sign-up sheet in the back of the church for volunteers to assist with games and trunk-or-treat. Candy donations are greatly appreciated. Details: If you would like to help in any way, please contact Babs McMaster at (662) 571-3119.