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The Catholic Diocese of Jackson has 23 Schools, as well as 101 Parishes and Missions, in the Mississippi area. Please use the form below to search for a School or Parish/Mass Time in your area.

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Our Faith

our-faith2Through our baptism in Christ, all Catholics are called to share the Gospel with all we encounter. We celebrate a tradition and history steeped in prayer, worship, mysticism and action based on centuries of living the life of faith in Christ.

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In Action

in-actionThe mission of the Catholic Church and the Diocese of Jackson is to be the hands, feet and face of Christ to all. The Church brings its message of the mercy, compassion and forgiveness of God the Father through Jesus Christ to all people.

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Diocesan News

Decrees on Suppression of St. Mary Parish, relegation of church

Bishop Joseph Kopacz announced the impending suppression of St. Mary Parish and merger with St. Therese Parish on Friday, February 20, at 5:30 p.m., during a meeting…Read More

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Invitation to participate in Family Synod Survey


St. Mary Parish supressed, merged with St. Therese

Mississippi Catholic Headlines

Prayer, fasting, almsgiving

By Bishop Joseph Kopacz There is a season for everything under heaven, says the inspired text of Ecclesiastes, and once again the time of renewal…

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Grief healing workshops on tour in diocese


Knights ready fryers, kitchens for Lent

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.