Upcoming Events

Adults

Active Christian Enthusiastic Seniors (ACES)

A group where adults, 50 years and older, can meet, greet, share activities and grow as an energetic and valuable group in the Catholic Church. Meetings are held on the 2nd Thursday of each month beginning in September thru April, unless otherwise stated. To become an enthusiastic member of this group, or for more information, contact Pam Walston at 601-485-8513.

Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament

Eucharistic Adoration is held every Thursday from 12:00 – 8:00 p.m. at St. Aloysius Chapel in the Parish Center. Click here for more information.

Clerical and Office Assistant

Assist office staff with tasks such as bulk mailing, folding newsletters, brochures, and bulletins, as needed. If you would like to assist, please call the Parish Office at 601-693-1321 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Goodwill Committee

adultThe St. Patrick Goodwill Committee ministers to the families of parishioners that pass away by offering a bereavement meal after the funeral. The only requirement is an occasional dish. If you are interested in joining this ministry, call Cindy Slimp at 601-482-8731.

Hospitality Committee

The St. Joseph Hospitality Committee is an organization of Christian hospitality and outreach. The annual October Festival is held on the first Saturday of October. Proceeds provide funding for the memorial repass, St. Joseph Feast Dinner, and graduates' party. If you are interested in joining this ministry, contact Rhonda Carr at 601-482-8494 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Knights of Columbus

Any adult male, 18 years or older, who is a practicing Catholic and interested in joining should contact a member or the Grand Knight. The Knights of Columbus is the largest fraternal organization in the world. Your membership makes a statement about you. If interested, please click here to go to our website.

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Knights of Peter Claver

The Knights of Peter Claver is a Catholic Fraternal organization founded in Mobile, Alabama in 1909. Membership is open to all practicing Catholic men at least 18 years old. The Knights of Peter Claver offer diversified programs, civic improvement, scholarships, charitable giving and youth activities. The local council is Fr. Arthur C. Winters, Council # 208. We would love to have you apply for membership in the local council. For more information or to become a member, contact David T. Stephens at 601-938-5757.

Legion of Mary

Legion of Mary holds a weekly meeting, where prayer is intermingled with reports and discussion. The Legion sees as its priority the spiritual and social welfare of each individual. The members participate in the life of the parish through visitation of families, the sick, both in their homes and in hospitals, prisons and through collaboration in every apostolic and missionary undertaking sponsored by the parish. For inquires or to join, please contact Joyce Woolley at 601-683-2824 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Ministry of Praise (Prayer Chain)

This is a spiritual ministry in which members offer their prayers, joys, sacrifices and sufferings to God for the needs of the parish and of the universal church. If interested in this ministry, please call the Parish Office at 601-693-1321.

Our Lady of Fatima Sodality

Our Lady of Fatima Sodality is a group of women who meet regularly with the purpose of praying for and providing services in our community; e.g. weekly dusting/light cleaning of St. Patrick Church, operating Our Lady's Corner Books and Gifts, coordinating volunteers for Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament, visiting/hosting monthly parties at East Mississippi State Hospital. Anyone who would like to join — or even just help with any of our project — you can call Pat Risch at 601-485-4650, e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , or stop by Our Lady's Corner.adult2

Prison Ministry

St. Patrick Prison Ministry brings the Word of God and the Body of Christ to the prisoners at the Lost Gap Correctional Facility, which houses 1500 inmates. Our dedicated group of volunteers brings them faith, peace, hope and concern from caring and giving hearts. Are you interested in joining this God-graced special group of dedicated to the Lord, Warriors of Christ? If so, call Mike Lundstrom at 601-655-8731 or St. Patrick Parish Office, 601-693-1321, and leave your name and phone number.

Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA)

Travels the spiritual journey and shares our faith with those that are interested in coming into full communion with the Catholic Church; sessions meet each week from September to Pentecost. Please contact Sister Marilyn at 601-484-8954.

Sacristan

Launders and cares for the altar linens used during the celebration of the Eucharist each week.

Servants of Mary

St. Joseph Servants of Mary promote community service, guidance and education through charitable works. Our members are encouraged to read their Bible daily. We participate with other church organizations with projects and fund raising. We do all this following the example of Mary who is “Blessed Among Women.” To join or learn more, contact Deborah Todd at 601-938-1719.

St. Joseph Meditation Garden Committee

Assist with ongoing landscaping and lawn care of the meditation garden, as well as, landscaping around St. Joseph Church. To assist with the beautification of the grounds around our church, please contact Adrian Mosley at 601-482-5438.

Wednesday Night Dinners

Assist with preparing, set up and clean up of the parish Wednesday night dinners. If you are interested in helping, please come to the Family Life Center Wednesdays whenever PSR meets 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.