Entries for February 2019
Thank you to Everyone for the Annual St. Francis Mardi Gras Ball!
Last evening, we celebrated the 18th annual St. Francis Mardi Gras Ball to benefit St. Francis Grade School. A LOT of time and effort went into making this event happen by many people. Thank you to everyone who contributed your time and energy, beginning with the Committee members: Mrs. Dianne Jones, Chair; Mr. Robert Tanner, Vice-Chair; Mr. Robert Jones, Mrs. Jackie Ratliff, Mrs. Glara Martin and Mrs. Jackie Lewis.
A lot of background time and energy also contributed to our Mardi Gras 2019 ...
Greeters: Peardie Lindsey, Mary Johnson
Ushers: Andrew McQueen, David Gee, Brandon Lewis, Braxton Lewis
Lectors: 1st - Chima Ikenga 2nd - Robert Tanner
Commentator: Br. Patrick
Extraordinary Ministers: Hosts - Mary Johnson; Cup - Julius Ikenga, Jessie Henderson, Karen Albright, Yvonne Tanner
Servers: Crossbearer: DeAndre Johnson; Peter Johnson, Tatianna McGhee
1 Lectura y Salmo: Evelia
2 Lectura y Aleluya: Esmeralda
Thank you, on behalf of the Diocese of Jackson, for your support to this valuable annual Appeal to help promote the Gospel of Jesus in Mississippi. The diocesan assessed goal for our parish is $6,439.89 and, so far,we have pledged or donated about $870 of this amount. Each and every person’s gift is important to support the programs and goals of the diocese. For more information or to donate online, please look online at www.jacksondiocese.org. God bless you!
March 17 - 20, 2019
Bishop Ferd Cheri, OFM, Auxilary Bishop of the Archdiocese of New Orleans
Catholic Day at the Capitol on February 27, 2019 in Jackson, MS
Each year, the Catholic Diocese of Jackson, in collaboration with the Catholic Diocese of Biloxi, invites and encourages Catholics to participate in the Catholic Day at the Capitol. This year’s focus will be Criminal Justice Reform. You can register online at the following link: Catholic Day at the Capital
The Secular Franciscans will have their regular meeting after 11 AM Mass on February 10, 2019. If anyone is interested in learning about our Order, please contact a member
All senior adults – parishioners and their friends – are invited to the Fr. Nathaniel Room at St. Francis Church to join for a bag lunch this Wednesday, February 13th, from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.