Calendar of events

COLLIERVILLE, Tenn. Men’s Morning of Spirituality, Hundreds will gather for prayer, praise and inspiration from Chris Stefanik, an internationally known Catholic speaker on Saturday, March 26 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Church of the Incarnation in Collierville. The event is free. Details:

GREENWOOD Locus Benedictus, Healing Retreat, Saturday, April 2 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., presented by Maria Vadia; Mental Well-being and Trust workshop, Sunday, April 10 from 2-4 p.m., presented by Michael Whelan, Ph.D.; God’s Love Retreat, Saturday, May 21 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. presented by the Locus Benedictus ministry team. Details: email or call (662) 299-1232.

NATCHEZ St. Mary Basilica, You are Enough and Beloved Women’s One Day Retreat, Saturday, March 26 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mass. Cost is $10 and includes continental breakfast, snacks and lunch. Retreat will address many of the struggles experienced over the past two years. Come for a day to rediscover or discover that you are enough and very beloved. Retreat facilitated by Carrie Lambert and overseen by Ruth Powers. Please RSVP. Details: (601) 455-5616 or

BROOKHAVEN St. Francis, White Elephant Sale on April 2 by the Knights of Columbus. No clothing donations. Details: church office (601) 833-1799.

St. Francis, Knights of Columbus Blood Drive, March 20 from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Details: Register online at or by calling the church office at (601) 833-1799.

COLUMBUS Annunciation Catholic School, Draw Down/Art Auction on Friday, April 22 from 6:30-11 p.m. at the Trotter Convention Center. Adults only with dinner and open bar. Draw down ticket $100. Art auction ticket $35 at the door. Details: school office (662) 328-4479.

CLEVELAND Our Lady Of Victories, Egg Hunt for birth to sixth grade, April 3, 10-11 a.m., please bring 12 candy filled eggs. Details:

GRENADA St. Peter, Lenten program on the Eucharist on Sunday, March 13 at 5:30 p.m. in the Family Life Center. Meet for five consecutive Sundays during Lent. Books are $15. Details: There is a sign-up sheet in the foyer of the church or you can contact Annette Tipton (985) 518-5674.

JACKSON St. Richard, Blood Drive, Sunday, March 27 from 12:30-4:30 p.m. Mississippi Blood Services coach will be in the parking lot. Donors will receive a t-shirt and tumbler. Details: church office (601) 366-2335.

MERIDIAN St. Patrick School, Annual Countdown fundraiser on Friday, April 22. Tickets will go on sale soon and are $100 for a full ticket but partial tickets can be bought for as little as $25. Grand prize is $5,000. Details: school office (601) 482-6044.

NATCHEZ St. Mary Basilica, Wednesday Night Dinner in honor of St. Patrick at the Family Life Center from 5:30 p.m. unil. Menu is shepherd’s pie, Irish soda bread, green salad and dessert. Cost: adults $5, seniors $4, students $3, under three free. Family maximum is $20. Details: church office (601) 445-5616.

St. Mary Basilica, St. Mary’s Vanguard Young Adult Ministry, Trivia Night at the Family Life Center on Tuesday, March 15 at 7 p.m. $5 to play; $1 soft drinks, $5 potato bar. Prizes are awarded. Event is BYOB and masks are encouraged. This month they are doing a drive for The Natchez-Adams County Humane Society. Everyone is asked to bring a monetary donation, dry dog and/or cat food, cleaning supplies, paper towels, etc. Details: church office (601) 445-5616.

SOUTHAVEN Sacred Heart School is seeking a PK-3 and first grade teacher; as well as, a social studies teacher for 6-8 grades. Must have basic understanding and acceptance of the Catholic School philosophy, goals and objectives. Details:

SEARCH retreat for juniors and seniors, April 1-3, at Camp Wesley Pines in Gallman. Retreat is “for teens, led by teens” and is an experience like none other; with a strong focus on vocations. SEARCH engages youth in a special way and calls them to live out their Catholic faith in a bold real, active and healthy way. Cost $125. Details:

SPRING FORWARD Daytime savings time begins on March 13 at 2 a.m. Be sure to set your clock one hour AHEAD before you go to bed Saturday night.

COLLECTION Rice bowl collection is set for Holy Thursday April 14. Collect your bowl from your parish.

REFLECTION Bishop Barron also offers free online reflections:

JACKSON St. Richard, VBS 2022, June 6-9. Online registration dates will be announced soon. Details: church office (601) 366-2335.

MADISON St. Francis, VBS 2022, June 20-24 for all children going into Pre-K4 through 4th grades. Help is needed to plan, teach, assist, decorate, lead music and prepare snacks. Details: Mary Catherine at