BROOKSVILLE Dwelling Place Retreat Center, private or directed retreats, June 8-16 or July 14-21 (schedule 3, 5 or 8 days within this block of time). Donation: $90 per day. Director: Clare Van Lent, founder. A directed retreat is a personally guided prayer experience following the Spiritual Exercises adapted to your needs. Enjoy a time of solitude and prayerful reflection primarily using Scripture. Meet daily with the director for guidance and mutual discernment. Join the community in daily Worship. Details: (662) 738-5348 or email@example.com.
John of the Cross – Hope in Our Darkness, June 22-23. Though John of the Cross lived in the 16th century, he has left us a treasure in understanding the spiritual life and leading others in growth in prayer. As we struggle with the normal dry spells in prayer, John gives us deeper insight into that darkness and dryness, encouraging us in our desire for an ever-deeper relationship with God. He urges us to carve out silence in the midst of all the noise in our culture. Presenter: Father John Bohn, pastor of Jackson St. Richard Parish, a long-time student of Saint John of the Cross. Donation: $100. Details: (662) 738-5348 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
PARISH, SCHOOL AND FAMILY EVENTS
AMORY St. Helen, English as a second language class meets Fridays, 10 a.m., at the parish hall. Details: (662) 256-8392.
CLARKSDALE St. Elizabeth, Dutch luncheon at the Ranch sponsored by the Ladies Auxiliary, Tuesday, May 15, at 11:30 a.m. Details: Joyous Sbravati at (662) 624-6185.
CLEVELAND Our Lady of Victories, Ladies Bible Study will be studying the book “Walking with Purpose.” Resumes Wednesday, June 6, at 6 p.m. Details: Jenifer Jenkins (662) 846-6273.
HERNANDO Holy Spirit, Pentecost celebration, Sunday, May 20 at 4 p.m., Special celebration for all six parishes. Details: church office (662) 429-7851.
Open House for new chapel and hall that is being renovated, Sunday, June 10, 10:30 – 1p.m. Details: church office (662) 429-7851.
JACKSON The president of the National Society of St. Vincent de Paul, Ralph Middlecamp, will be speaking at St. Richard Parish on Thursday, May 24, at 4:30 p.m. in Glynn Hall. His topic is the strategic plan of the National St. Vincent de Paul Society in the United States. All are welcome. Details: George Evans, 601-707-3218.
PEARL St. Jude Parish international Pentecost celebration. Saturday, May 19, 5:30 p.m. Stations representing peoples’ countries of origins will feature food and cultural heritage representations. The party is open to all and celebrates the founding of our church. Please note Mass will be at 4 p.m. this day. Details: (601) 939-3181.
GREENVILLE St. Joseph School, Color Me Cured – 5K Color Run Run/Walk for Aries Cotton, a St. Joe student, Thursday May 31, at 5:30 p.m., Benny Strazi Football Field. Special pricing on early registration by May 16. Details: school office (662) 378-9711.
Mini Cheer Camp, June 4-6, 8 – 11:30 a.m. Ages 3-12 years. Cost: $50 per camp, includes T-shirt if registered by May 21, snacks and drinks. Details: Perlita Dixon (662) 378-9711.
Tennis Camp, June 18-20. Mark Apartments Tennis Courts, 481 Cyress Lane, Greenville. Camps for 4-6 years, 7-9 years, 10-12 years and 13 years and older. Cost: $40 due with application to ensure place at camp. Details: school office (662) 378-9711.
Football Camp, June 4-6, 8-11 a.m. St. Joseph School Field House, coach John Baker.
Basketball Camp, June 4-6 12 noon – 3 p.m., St. Joseph School Gymnasium, Coach James Hunter.
Softball Camp, June 11-13, 8-11 a.m., St. Joseph School Softball Field, Coach Billy Ainsworth.
Soccer Camp, June 25-27, 8-11 a.m., St. Joseph School Practice Field, Coach Craig Mandolini.
Above four camps are for 5-12 years, boys and girls. Cost: $50 per camp. Includes T-shirt if registered by May 21, snacks and drinks. Details: school office (662) 378-9711.
HERNANDO Holy Spirit, Christian Service Initiative – Putting Mercy in Motion. June 3-8 for girls and June 17-22 for boys. For youth currently in high school to spend the week at Sacred Heart Southern Mission’s Volunteer House in Walls, helping clients in need with odd jobs. Deadline is May 20. Details: church office (662) 429-7851.
MADISON St. Francis of Assisi, Class of 2018 Senior appreciation Mass and reception on Sunday, May 20, 5 p.m. Reception to follow. Details: (601) 856-5556.
PEARL St. Jude, Homework mission experience for youth, June 27-30. Instead of traveling out of this community for a trip this summer, our youth will have a mission experience in our own backyard, reaching out to our parish, our community and the diocese. It will include service work, spiritual reflection and a lot of fun. Details: church office (601) 939-3181.
JACKSON Mississippi Catholic seeks Spanish Language content manager/office manager. Reporting to the Director of Communications, this position oversees content for Mississippi Catolico, the Spanish language paper for the diocese, as well as providing translation services as needed. The candidate must be fluently bilingual. Limited travel. Experience with writing and photography beneficial. The office manager for the department of communications is responsible for the day-to-day business operations. This includes managing the subscription database, billing, record-keeping and office maintenance. Candidate will also provide some clerical support for the office of vocations. Application deadline: June 1. Send resumes, writing samples to email@example.com.