Upcoming Events

  • Wednesday Night Dinner - May 3, 2016

    This week’s menu includes Chicken Cordon Bleu, Noodles Alfredo, Lima Bean, Corn-on-the-Cob, Salad...

  • Baptism Class

    The next Baptism Class will be Sunday, May 15th,  at 1:00 p.m. in the Parish Center for parents...

  • Knit, Crochet, Pray

    In celebration of the Year of Mercy, we are launching a new ministry that will provide soft, warm...

Protection of Children

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 the children and adolescents entrusted to our care. In accordance with the Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People passed by the U.S. bishops in Dallas, the Diocese of Jackson wishes to encourage any victim of sexual abuse by a member of the Catholic Clergy to come forward and begin the healing process. When an allegation is found to be credible, counseling will be offered, so that the healing process can begin in accord with our present diocesan policy. We encourage any victim to contact Ms. Valerie McClellan, Victims Assistance Coordinator at 601-326-3728.

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The Catholic Community of Meridian, comprised of St. Joseph and St. Patrick parishes, united by faith in Jesus Christ and nourished by the Sacraments, is called to proclaim the reign of God through the Gospels, the teachings of the Church, and service to one another and the wider community.

News & Announcements

  • Catholic Heart Work Camp

    A mandatory meeting for youth currently in grades 8-12 on May 1 at 9:30 a.m. interested in attending CHWC. This is a WORKING missionary trip focused on "teenage" activities nightly. A wonderful experience of practicing our Catholic faith, serving...

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  • Steubenville Youth Conference/Rafting Trip

    Youth currently in grades 8-12 will attend Steubenville Youth Rally in Atlanta, Georgia, July 8-10. Afterwards, we will travel to Tennessee to raft on the Ocoee River on Monday, July 11. We will return to Meridian later that evening. $75.00...

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  • Spaghetti Dinner

    Saturday, May 14, after 5:00 Mass. Originally it was set for May 7, but due to a conflict we had to change the date to the 14th. Please be at the Family Life Center at 5:00 p.m. to help set up, and serve the Spaghetti dinners. The cost is...

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  • Gifts

    First Communion is next Saturday. If you would like to encourage a young person who is about to receive the Body of Christ for the first time, we have dozens of different cards to choose from. We also have many nice, affordable gifts that will...

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  • Wednesday Night Dinner - May 3, 2016

    This week’s menu includes Chicken Cordon Bleu, Noodles Alfredo, Lima Bean, Corn-on-the-Cob, Salad Bar, Dessert and Beverages. The cost is $5/person, $3/child, with a maximum of $20/person. Dinner begins at 5:30 p.m. in the Family Life Center. ...

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  • Baptism Class

    The next Baptism Class will be Sunday, May 15th,  at 1:00 p.m. in the Parish Center for parents planning to have their child baptized soon. Childcare will be available. Please call David or Morgan Bailey at 601-678-2476 if you plan to attend or...

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  • Knit, Crochet, Pray

    In celebration of the Year of Mercy, we are launching a new ministry that will provide soft, warm scarves (otherwise known as mufflers) for the homeless in our area. Bring your knitting needles and crochet hooks and join us for prayer, coffee, and...

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