Calendar of events

CLEVELAND – Our Lady of Victories, Sunday, May 19, Parish Picnic, including cookout and games for the whole family. Details: church office (662) 846-6273.

COLUMBUS – Annunciation School, Production of “Peter Pan” by middle school students, April 25 at 6:30 p.m. and April 26 at 9:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Cost: $5 adults; $3 students (3-18 years); under three years old – free. The 9:30 a.m. showing on April 26 is free and open to the public. Details: school office (662) 328-3379.

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 13 and 14. Limited number available. Details: church office (601) 856-2054.

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

JACKSON – Capitol building, Working Together Mississippi Rally for Full Medicaid Expansion, Tuesday, April 16 from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. To see the full schedule and register to attend visit:

MADISON – St. Francis, Save the dates: Vacation Bible School – June 17-20; Cajun Fest – Sunday, May 19.
MADISON – St. Joseph School, “Bruin Burn” 5k Run/Walk and fun run, May 11 at 8 a.m. Early bird registration $25 for 5k or $10 for fun run through April 25. Register at Details: email

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

NATCHEZ – Cathedral School, Cajun Countdown, Friday, May 3. Details: or

PEARL – St. Jude, Spring Fair, Saturday, May 4 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the parish hall. This free event will feature a variety of handmade items, homemade food, raffle and more. All proceeds will benefit the St. Jude’s Artisan Guild ministry. Details: church office (601) 939-3181.

SENATOBIA – St. Gregory, Youth United for Christ Spring Fun Event, Sunday, April 21, begins with Mass at 3 p.m. Join youth from the six parishes of Northwest Mississippi for a fun day of sports, games and prizes. Snacks and dinner provided. Details: (662) 562-5318.

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

NEW ORLEANS – Directed Retreat with the Archdiocesan Spirituality Center at the Cenacle on Lake Pontchartrain, June 28-July 3. Cost $500 –includes lodging, meals and personal spiritual director. To register call (504) 861-3254. Details: for more information call Melinda at (601) 597-7178.

SOUTHAVEN – Christ the King, “Jesus and the Jewish Roots of the Eucharist,” Thursdays, April 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.

FLOWOOD – St. Paul Early Learning Center is now hiring a director. Ages for the Center cover infants through Pre-K5. Qualifications include bachelors degree in education or similar; experience in early childhood development; spiritual and instructional leadership skills; experience with school finance/budgeting requirements. Must maintain a personal philosophy, values and lifestyle consistent with the tenents of the Catholic faith. Email letter of interest and resume to