Calendar of events

BATESVILLE – St. Mary, Easter Egg Hunt, Sunday, March 31 following 10:30 a.m. Mass. Details: church office (662) 563-2273.

BROOKHAVEN – St. Francis, Easter Egg Hunt and Photos, Sunday, March 31 following 9 a.m. Mass. Details: church office (601) 833-1799.

CLINTON – Holy Savior, Easter Egg Hunt, Sunday, March 24 at 9:30 a.m. Details: church office (601) 924-6344.

CLEVELAND – Our Lady of Victories, Easter Egg Hunt, Sunday, March 24 after 9 a.m. Mass. For ages sixth grade and under. Bring 12 candy-filled eggs. Details: Jenifer at (662) 402-7050.

FLOWOOD – St. Paul, Easter Egg Hunt, Sunday, March 24 after 10:30 a.m. Mass. Details: church office (601) 992-9547.

GLUCKSTADT – St. Joseph, Charity Tea, Saturday, April 20 at 2 p.m. in the parish hall. Cost: adults $25; children 10 and under $15. Tickets available after Mass on April 6 and 7; April 13 and 14. Limited number available. Details: church office (601) 856-2054.

GREENWOOD – Immaculate Heart of Mary, Easter Egg Hunt, Sunday, March 31 after 9 a.m. Mass. Details: church office (662) 453-3980.

HERNANDO – Holy Spirit, Easter Egg Hunt, Sunday, March 24 at 11:45 a.m. Hunts by age group (0-3; 4-6; 7-10). Lunch provided and prizes awarded. Details: church office (662) 429-7851.

JACKSON – St. Richard School, Flight to the Finish 5k and Fun Run, Saturday, April 20 at 9 a.m. Details: Visit website for more info and to register at To sponsor visit

JACKSON – Sister Thea Bowman School, Annual Draw Down, Saturday, April 27 at 6:30 p.m. in the multi-purpose building. Grand prize $5,000; tickets $100 (admits 2), second chance insurance $20. Enjoy great food, entertainment, silent auction, door prizes and more. Casual attire. Details: contact Shae at (601) 351-5197 or

MADISON – St. Francis, Luella and Floyd Q. Doolittle Golf Tournament, Saturday, April 13 at Whisper Lake Country Club. Information and registration form available at Details: Tunney at (601) 622-4145 or

St. Francis, Save the dates: Vacation Bible School – June 17-20; Cajun Fest – Sunday, May 19.
NATCHEZ – St. Mary Basilica, Blood Drive, Tuesday, April 16, from 12:45-5:45 p.m. at the Family Life Center. Details: church office (601) 445-5616.

St. Mary Basilica, Life Line Screening, Friday, April 19 at the Family Life Center. Advanced ultrasound technology looks inside your arteries for signs of plaque buildup. To register for an appointment and receive a special discount, call 1-800-640-6307 or visit

SOUTHAVEN – Sacred Heart School, Trivia Night, Saturday, April 6, from 7-10 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m. Cost: $160 per team, eight person max. Door prizes, silent auction, split the pot raffle and decoration awards. Details: email Allison at to register.

STARKVILLE – St. Joseph, Spring Trivia Night, Thursday, April 11 at 6:30 p.m. Cost: $20/person or $10/student (college undergrad or under) Details: email for reservations. Tables seat up to eight participants.

VICKSBURG – VCS Annual Alumni banquet, Saturday, April 6, 5:30 p.m. Mass at St. Michael, with 6:30 p.m. social and 7 p.m. banquet at the Levee Street Warehouse. Honorary classes include Class of 1974 and 2024. Guest Speaker: George Valadie. Details: register to attend at

GREENWOOD – St. Francis, Revival with Father Anthony Bozeman, SSJ, April 8-9 at 6 p.m. Details: church office (662) 453-0623.

MERIDIAN – St. Patrick, Divine Mercy Chaplet and more. Every weekday (Monday – Friday) at 3 p.m. join the Catholic Community of Meridian and others from around the country in praying the Divine Mercy Chaplet. If you are able to join, they also have evening prayer and the rosary at 4:45 p.m. Call (769) 206-1927 to join in.

NATCHEZ – Ladies Mini-Retreat “Hearing God in the Noise,” Saturday, April 6 at the Family Life Center. Check in begins at 8:30 a.m.; Retreat from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Morning of quiet, reflection and prayer presented by Melinda Laird. Details: to attend email or call (601) 445-5616 to ensure we have enough materials for everyone.

NATCHEZ – 2nd annual Believe Conference, April 19-21, 2024. Featured speakers are Anne Trufant, Catholic speaker and founder of The Mission on the Mountain; Barbara Heil, founder of From His Heart Ministries; and Joanne Moody, minister author, and founder of Agape Freedom Fighters. Cost: $100 for weekend; $50 for students. Lunch included on Saturday. Details: visit

OLIVE BRANCH – Queen of Peace, Divine Mercy Sunday Celebration, Sunday, April 7 at 2:30 p.m. Join Father Ardi for adoration, reflection, Divine Mercy Chaplet and more. All are welcome! Details: church office (662) 895-5007.

SOUTHAVEN – Christ the King, “Jesus and the Jewish Roots of the Eucharist,” Thursdays, April 4, 18, 25; May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30; and June 6 from 6:30-8 p.m. How do these Jewish roots help us, to understand his real presence in the Eucharist? Facilitator is Don Coker. Details: church office (662) 342-1073.

COLLIERVILLE, Tenn. – Women’s Morning of Spirituality, Saturday, April 13 at Catholic Church of the Incarnation (360 Bray Station Road). Continental breakfast in the gym at 7:15 a.m; Program begins in Sanctuary at 8:15 a.m.; Mass at 12:15 p.m. Opportunities for Adoration, Reconciliation, Rosary and Divine Mercy Chaplet. Details: church office (901) 441-6157.

PEARL – In the March 8, Mississippi Catholic, we misprinted that St. Jude Pearl is holding a Reconciliation service in March. They already held their’s in February. We apologize for the error.

VICKSBURG – In the March 8, Mississippi Catholic, we misprinted the parish name for Grace Windham, who received a Bishop Chanche Youth Award. She is a member of St. Michael, Vicksburg. We apologize for the error.

“SPIRIT OF IRELAND AND SCOTLAND” WITH FATHER O’CONNOR – Join Father David O’Connor on a trip to Ireland and Scotland, June 8-17. Itinerary includes: flight to Dublin, two nights in Belfast, ferry to Scotland, two nights in Glasgow, Inverness and Edinburgh and return flight from Edinburg. Travel in a luxury coach from arrival time until departure, a professional driver/guide, 4-star hotels. Tour highlights include City of Belfast, Titanic, historic and architectural sites, wonderful landscapes and lakes of the Scottish highlands, Scottish food and entertainment. Cost: $4,955 (per person sharing) or $5,950 single. Only a few spots left! For more information/reservations contact Cara Group Travel at (617) 639-0273 or email

IRELAND AND SCOTLAND WITH FATHER AUGUSTINE – Join Father Augustine on a trip to Ireland and Scotland, Sept. 6-18. Trip includes stops in Galway, Our Lady of Knock, Cliffs of Moher, Killarney, Dingle Peninsula, Dublin, Edinburgh and St. Andrew’s Cathedral. Cost: $5,499 – all inclusive, including airfare. To register, contact Proximo Travel at (855) 842-8001 or visit