Calendar of events

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.

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

GREENVILLE St. Joseph, Pancake Breakfast, April 9 from 7-10 a.m. hosted by Knights of Columbus. Proceeds from event benefit family of Maria Guillen, who was diagnosed a few weeks ago with Leukemia and is currently at Children’s Hospital in Little Rock, Arkansas. Cost is $10. Details: Cathy Finley (662) 378-9711.

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.

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:

YAZOO CITY St. Mary, Egg Hunt on Sunday, April 17, immediately following Mass. Details: church office at

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:

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

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 fourth grades. Help is needed to plan, teach, assist, decorate, lead music and prepare snacks. Details: Mary Catherine at

PONTOTOC St. Christopher Catholic Friendship Camp, ages 7-11, June 12-18; and ages 12-14, June 19-25. Details: Heidi Stephens or

BROOKHAVEN St. Francis, Stations every Friday during Lent. A light meal will be served in Serio Hall following Stations.

CANTON Sacred Heart, Stations on Wednesday evenings at 5 p.m. followed by a soup supper (no charge).

COLUMBUS Annunciation, Fish Fry in the Activity Center after Stations every Friday during Lent at 5:30 p.m. in the main church.

FLOWOOD St. Paul, Fish dinner every Friday after Stations at 6 p.m. Donations accepted. All are welcome.

HERNANDO Holy Spirit, Fish Fry after Stations on Friday, April 8 at 6:30 p.m.

JACKSON St. Richard, Fish Fry after Stations at 6 p.m., Foley Hall, dine in or to-go. Cost: Adults $12, kids 12 and under $6.

MADISON St. Francis, Rosary 6 p.m., Stations 6:30 p.m. and Lenten meal 7 p.m. every Friday during Lent. Lenten meal offering changes each week.

MERIDIAN St. Patrick, Fish Fry after Stations each Friday during Lent at 6 p.m. All are welcome.

NATCHEZ St. Mary Basilica, Knights of Columbus Fish Fry each Friday during Lent from 5-7 p.m. Drive through only at the Family Life Center parking lot side door. Cost: Catfish $12, Shrimp $12, Combo $14. Dinners include fries, hush puppies and coleslaw. No children’s plate offered.

OXFORD St. John, Stations every Friday during Lent at 5 p.m., followed by Knights of Columbus Fish Fry from 5:30-6:30 p.m. in the parish center. Take-outs are available. Plates cost $9.

PEARL St. Jude, Stations every Friday during Lent following 10 a.m. Mass and at 6 p.m. Fish Fry after 6 p.m. Stations. Reservations required. Details: church office (601) 939-3181.

RIPLEY St. Matthew, Fried Catfish Dinner, Fridays through April 8, 4-7 p.m. Dinner inclides two fillets, coleslaw, sweet corn nuggets and choice of beverage. Cost is $10. Dine-in or take-out. Proceeds benefit St. Matthew’s youth ministry program.

TUPELO St. James, Lenten Meatless Spaghetti Dinner to benefit Diocesan Priest Education Fund on Friday, April 1 at 5:30 p.m. in Shelton Hall. Dine-in and to-go available. Served with choice of red or white sauce, salad, garlic bread and dessert. Cost: $9 for adults and $6 for kids.

BROOKHAVEN St. Francis, Parish-wide Reconciliation, Wednesday, March 30 at 5:30 p.m.

FLOWOOD St. Paul, Reconciliation service, Monday, April 11 at 6 p.m.

GREENVILLE St. Joseph March 31 at 5:30 p.m.

GLUCKSTADT St. Joseph, Reconciliation, Wednesday, April 6 from 4-6 p.m.

HERNANDO Holy Spirit, Penance Service, Wednesday, March 30 at 7 p.m.

JACKSON St. Richard Thursday, April 7 at 6 p.m.

LOUISVILLE Sacred Heart, Reconciliation every Wednesday during Lent at 12:15 p.m.