FORT SMITH, Ark, St. Scholastica Monastery, July 19 – 22, Standing in the Presence: The Benedictine Way for Everyone. Presenter: Sister Macrina Wiederkehr, OSB. The focus will be Benedictine Spirituality as a pathway for spiritual growth. Cost: $300 Lodging and meals are included. Deadline for registration is July 5. Details: email@example.com or www.stscho.org/retreats or (479) 783-1135.
GREENWOOD Locus Benedictus Spirituality Center, Empowered by Love Growth in the Spirit Retreat, Friday, June 15, 6 p.m. to Saturday, June 16. Ending with Mass at 4 p.m. Cost: $50. Details: (662) 299-1232 or www.locusbenedictus.org.
KENNER, La, The Catholic Charismatic Renewal of New Orleans (CCRNO) will sponsor its annual Day of Refreshment for Women on Saturday, June 23, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Kenner, in the school gym. The theme is “We Walk by Faith, Not by Sight.” Cost is $30 and includes lunch. Details: (504) 828-1368 or register online at www.ccrno.org by Wednesday, June 20, noon to order lunch.
PARISH, SCHOOL AND FAMILY EVENTS
CLEVELAND Our Lady of Victories, Gospel of Mark four-week Bible study, beginning Monday, June 25, at 5:30 p.m. Presenter: Jim Tomek. Details: Jim Tomek at (662) 846-7136 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
JACKSON St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, Save the Date, Level II Training for Catechesis of the Good Shepherd. Classes are: August 11, September 8, October 6, November 2-3, December 1, January 4-5, February 1-2, March 2, April 6 and May 4. Cost: $675, which includes course materials, lunch, snacks and certification by the National Association of the Catechesis of the Good Shepherd, USA. A non-refundable deposit of $100 is due by August 1. Details: Rachel Misenar, email@example.com or 601-573-3689
St. Peter Cathedral, Bethlehem Nativity Olive Wood carvings and religious item sale, June 30-July 1. Purchases will help the Catholic Community in Palestine. Details: (601) 969-3125.
St. Richard Bereavement Support Group, Tursday, June 14, at 6:30 p.m. Sister Pat Clemen speaks on the difference between mourning and grief and the “Tear Soup” recipe for healing grief. Details: Nancy McGhee 601-942-2078 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
LELAND St. James is interested in starting CCD classes. Volunteers are needed to teach, starting in September. Details: Call the rectory at (662) 686-7352.
NATCHEZ Compassion Care Hospice, Suite A, 113 Jefferson Davis Blvd, Grief and Loss Support Group, Monday, June 11 (2nd Monday of the month). Details: (609) 518-6814 or St. Mary Basilica (601) 445-5616.
Grace United Methodist Church, 2 Fatherland Road, Miss Lou Support Group for those grieving loss due to suicide. Meets on Thursdays, June 7 and June 21 at 6:30 p.m. Details: Jana and Pete Mills, (601) 431-4818.
CLEVELAND Our Lady of Victories, Takeout smoked chicken dinner, Friday, June 29. The Knights of Columbus are pre-selling tickets to raise money for the annual Relay for Life. Details: Michael Lott, Grand Knight (662) 588-6163.
VICKSBURG St. Paul, KAIROS Men’s Weekend at Central Mississippi Correctional Facility in Pearl, September 27-30. Team members meet once a week for seven weeks in preparation for the weekend. The first team meeting is Thursday, August 9. Details: Any man interested in participating, contact Frank Vollor at (601) 638-8686.
COLUMBUS Annunciation, CYO activities, Saturday, June 23, Movie Night at Malco Theaters, Disney’s Incredibles 2, time TBD. Cost: $10. Also, Saturday, July 14, Bowling at GT Lanes. time TBD. Cost: $8 per person and Laser Tag $8 per person per game. For updates on these events, follow on Instagram@annuciationcyoteens. Details: email@example.com or church office (662) 328-2927.
MADISON, St. Francis of Assisi, Castaway Creative Arts Camp for fifth and sixth graders, June 18-22, 9 a.m. – noon. An assistant camp director is needed. Details: (601) 856-5556.
Jr. Bruin Baseball Camp on June 19-21 for boys in Pre-K through rising seventh grades at D.M. Howie Field from 9 a.m. to noon. Cost is $100.00 per camper. The Bruin coaching staff and players will be on hand to teach the fundamentals of baseball. This camp is for beginners, as well as the most experienced players. Walk-ups will be welcome. Details: Coach Gerard McCall at firstname.lastname@example.org.
NATCHEZ St. Mary Basilica, Summer Choir Camp, July 16-20, 9-11:30 a.m. Let your child learn the joy of song in the context of children’s choir. Students also will complete a visual arts project and serve as music ministers for the 5 p.m. Vigil Mass on Saturday, July 21. Cost: $25 per child. Details: Register online at www.stmarybasilica.org or email Musicdirector@cableone.net. church office (601) 939-3181