Stained glass panel above the sacristy door, in Memory of Mary Agnes Burns Frye.
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The Catholic Church has always demonstrated a concern for children. The Diocese of Jackson is committed to ensuring that children served by the church are not at risk of sexual abuse by the Church personnel.
Diocesan policies and procedures currently in place seek to protect, enhance and, in some cases, restore the trust that our faith calls for between agents of the Church and … Continue reading
By Bishop Joseph R. Kopacz, D.D.
Last weekend throughout the Catholic world marked Good Shepherd Sunday at the turning point in the Easter Season. The 23rd psalm is one of the beloved pieces in the psalter in praise of God’s shepherding of his people. Jesus embraced this image as the cornerstone to portray his mission in our world. In fact, the earliest surviving fresco of Jesus was discovered in the catacombs … Continue reading
Spiritual Leader: Fr. Scott Thomas – Group Leader: Erica Unz, DHS
September 27 – October 6, 2021
*Optional Pre Tour to Jordan: September 24 – 28, 2021
Make your way through the Holy Land to experience Him, follow in His footsteps, and see Him in the works He performed - your footsteps will become His. Celebrate votive Masses in the very places where these miraculous gifts became pages in the Gospel. See where He was back then, and feel how He is still there today!
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We take a visual tour of historic Mississippi churches. We find faith in a downtown Jackson coffee shop. There is more to St. Mary’s Basilica in Natchez than just amazing architecture. … View video
Saints biographical sketches, presented by the Liturgy Commission … Read more
Friends, a new survey from Premier Christian News found that 67% of people who call themselves religious have had their faith in God shaken due to the events of the COVID crisis. However, suffering should never negate the existence of God. When times are difficult, we should follow the examples of biblical figures such as Abraham, Noah, Moses, and David. They offered lament to the Lord, they wrestled with him, and yet they listened to the still, small voice of the Lord.
CYCLE B • EASTER • WEEK 6
By Bishop Robert Barron – May 9, 2021
Friends, with these fabulous readings for the sixth Sunday of Easter, we discover an embarrassment of riches through the exploration of God’s care and concern for us. In this sermon, I delve into these marvelous texts and explicate three fundamental truths:
Ronald Rolheiser, a Roman Catholic priest and member of the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate, is President of the Oblate School of Theology in San Antonio, Texas. He is a community-builder, lecturer, and writer. His books are popular throughout the English-speaking world and have now been translated into many languages. His weekly column is carried by more than 80 newspapers worldwide. Prior to this present position, he taught theology and philosophy at Newman Theological College in Edmonton, Alberta, for 16 years, served as Provincial Superior of his Oblate Province for six years, and served on the General Council for the Oblates in Rome for six years. He has been at Oblate School of Theology since 2005. … Father Ron's column
“FATHER, . . . this is eternal life, that they may know you, the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom you have sent.” “God our Savior desires all men to be saved and to come to the knowledge of the truth.” “There is no other name under heaven given among men by which we must be saved” than the name of Jesus.
“In reading the Catechism of the Catholic Church we can
perceive the wonderful unity of the mystery of God.”
Pope John Paul II
“Problems are not the problem; coping is the problem.” Virginia Satir