Celebrating Catholic Schools Week around our schools

JACKSON – Bishop Kopacz speaks to Sister Thea Bowman School students at a special Catholic Schools Week Mass. (Photo by Christopher Payne)
GREENVILLE – Greg Fore receives communion from Bishop Kopacz at Mass at St. Joseph School. (Photo by Nikki Thompson)
NATCHEZ – Father Aaron Williams blesses the throat of sixth grader John Zachary Wingfield on St. Blaise’s feast day on Friday, Feb. 3.
VICKSBURG – Pictured after Mass at Vicksburg Catholic School are Jon Graham, Katie Emfinger, Fathers P.J. Curley, Rusty Vincent, Joseph Nguyen, Robert Dore, Bishop Joseph R. Kopacz, Vicar General Father Lincoln Dall, Karla Luke and Mary Arledge. (Photo by Lindsey Bradley)
MADISON – St. Anthony welcomed Bishop Kopacz to Mass during Catholic Schools Week celebration of vocations day. Pictured left to right are James Dukes, Bishop Kopacz and Ben Schenk. (Photo by Kati Loyacono)
HOLLY SPRINGS – Father Jack Kurps, SCJ, led Monday’s prayer service at Holy Family. Students and staff members received a special blessing and were presented with a certificate of appreciation. (Photo courtesy of school)
CLARKSDALE – Students, Waverly Roach and Ella Bronwyn Graves bring forth the gifts during Mass at St. Elizabeth during Cathoilic School Week. (Photo by Sarah Cauthen)
VICKSBURG – St. Mary parish celebrated Catholic School Week with their Vicksburg Catholic School students; Miracle Flowers (commentator), De’Marques Flowers (altar server), Me’Kayla Flowers (altar server) and Eva Evans (altar server). (Photo by Leonette Thomas)
GREENVILLE – St. Joseph fifth graders, Caryn Jackson, Matthew Lipscomb and Elizabeth Baldwin, enjoy a reading break between activities during Catholic Schools Week. (Photo by Nikki Thompson)
TUPELO – Santiago Lopez and Nathan Eschete wash vans used daily by the Boys and Girls Club of Tupelo. (Photo by Mary Frances Strange
MADISON – St. Joseph student, Ted Klopman prepares himself a complementary cup of hot chocolate on Student Appreciation Day during Catholic Schools Week. (Photo by AK Stephen)

JACKSON – Sister Thea Bowman School sixth grader, Bailey Thiac presents her science fair project to the judges. (On right) Sixth grader, Ashleigh Mason explains her science fair project to the panel of judges. (Photos by Christopher Payne)