Pastors

Reverend George Ajuruchi SSJ

Pastor

Reverend Xavier Amirtham OPraem

Holy Family, Jackson
601-362-1888 | Fax: 601-362-1134
Location: Jackson – Holy Family,

Reverend Alphonse Arulanandu

St. James, Leland; Our Mother of Mercy, Anguilla and Immaculate Conception, Hollandale

Reverend Alfred Ayem SVD

Jackson, Holy Ghost (Pastor)
601-353-1339 | Fax: 601-353-9607 | 1151cloister@earthlink.net
Location: Jackson – Holy Ghost,

Reverend Channappareddy Basani

Immaculate Conception, West Point (Pastor), Immaculate Heart of Mary Mission, Houston (Sacramental Minister)

Reverend John Bohn

St. Richard, Jackson
601-366-2335 | Fax: 601-366-0438 | staff@saintrichard.com
Location: Jackson – St. Richard,

Reverend Kent Bowlds

Our Lady of Victories, Cleveland (Pastor) and Sacred Heart, Rosedale (Sacramental Minister)
662-846-6273 | Fax: 662-846-6270 | olvcc@att.net
Location: Cleveland – Our Lady of Victories,

Reverend Antony Chakkalakkal

St. Francis of Assisi, Aberdeen (Pastor) ; St. Helen, Amory (Sacramental Minister)

Reverend Lincoln Dall

St. James, Tupelo
662-842-4881 | Fax: 662-844-0327 | st_james_parish@comcast.net
Location: Pearl – St. Jude,

Reverend Chien Xuan Dinh SVD

Immaculate Conception and St. Benedict the Moor, Indianola
662-887-4659 | Fax: 662-887-4659 (Notify before faxing) | icindianola2@att.net
Location: Indianola – Immaculate Conception, Indianola – St. Benedict the Moor,

Reverend Robert Dore

St. Michael, Vicksburg
601-636-3445 | Fax: 662-636-3534 | office@stmichaelvicksburg.org
Location: Vicksburg – St. Michael,

Reverend Scott Dugas

Holy Family Mission, Gloster and St. Joseph, Woodville

Reverend Joseph Dyer

St. Michael, Forest; St. Michael, Paulding and St. Anne Mission, Newton
601-469-1916 | Fax: 601-469-1815
Location: Forest – St. Michael, Newton – St. Anne, Paulding – St. Michael,

Reverend Daniel Gallagher

Chaplain, St. Dominic Health Services, Jackson
601-200-6098

Reverend Robert Goodyear ST

Holy Rosary, Philadelphia; St. Catherine, Conehatta and St. Therese, Choctaw

Reverend William Henry

St. Joseph, Greenville
662-335-5251 | Fax: 662-332-1178 | parish@stjosephgreenville.org
Location: Greenville – St. Joseph,

Reverend Gerard Hurley

St. Paul, Flowood
601-992-9547 | Fax: 601-992-9972 | office@saintpaulcatholicchurch.com
Location: Flowood – St. Paul,

Reverend Brian Kaskie

St. Alphonsus, McComb
601-684-5648 | Fax: 601-684-1924 | stalphonsusmccomb@gmail.com
Location: McComb – St. Alphonsus,

Reverend Thomas Lalor

St. Paul, Vicksburg
601-636-0140 | Fax: 601-638-5021 | stpaulvick@att.net
Location: Vicksburg – St. Paul,

Reverend Thomas McGing

Holy Savior, Clinton
601-924-6344 | Fax: 601-924-6344 | holysavior@att.net
Location: Clinton – Holy Savior,

Reverend Odel Medina ST

St. Anne, Carthage and St. Therese, Kosciusko (Pastor); Sacred Heart, Camden and Holy Child Jesus, Canton (Associate Pastor)

Reverend Samuel Messina

Retired
662-563-2273 | Fax: 662-563-9788 | saintmarycc@bellsouth.net

Reverend Faustin Misakabo OPraem

St Joseph, Port Gibson
601-437-5790 | Fax: 601-437-8414
Location: Port Gibson – St. Joseph,

Reverend Thomas Mullally SVD

Sacred Heart, Greenville and St. Francis of Assisi, Shaw (Pastor); Sacred Heart, Rosedale (Sacramental Minister)

Reverend Timothy Murphy

St. James, Tupelo (Pastor) and St. Christopher Mission, Pontotoc (Priest in Charge)

Reverend Michael O’Brien

Canton, Sacred Heart (Pastor) and Vicar for Clergy
601-859-3749 | Fax: 601-859-8011 | office@sacredheart1.comcastbiz.net
Location: Canton – Sacred Heart,

Reverend David O’Connor

Assumption of Blessed Virgin Mary and St. Mary Basilica, Natchez

Reverend Malcolm O’Leary SVD

St. Mary, Vicksburg
601-636-0115 | Fax: 601-661-0677
Location: Vicksburg – St. Mary,

Reverend Augustine Palimattam Poulose

Holy Cross, Philadelphia and Sacred Heart, Louisville (Sacramental Minister)

Very Reverend Anthony Quyet

Cathedral of St. Peter the Apostle, Jackson

Reverend Arokia Stanislaus Savio

St. Peter, Grenada

Reverend Henry Shelton

Brookhaven, St. Francis of Assisi (Pastor)

Reverend Matthew Simmons

St. Patrick and St. Joseph, Meridian (Pastor)
601-693-1321 | Fax: 601-484-8953 | matthewpsimmons@aol.com
Location: Meridian – St. Joseph, Meridian – St. Patrick,

Reverend Mario Solórzano

Corinth, St. James the Less (Pastor); Booneville, St. Francis of Assisi and Iuka, St. Mary Mission (Sacramental Minister)

Reverend Joachim Studwell OFM

Immaculate Heart of Mary, Greenwood, St. Francis of Assisi, Greenwood, Sacred Heart Mission, Winona (Sacramental Minister) and St. Thomas, Lexington (Administrator)

Reverend Monsignor Elvin Sunds

Jackson, St. Therese
601-372-4481 | Fax: 601-376-0094 | elvin.sunds@att.net
Location: Jackson – St. Therese,

Reverend Suresh Reddy Thirumalareddy

St. Teresa of Avila, Chatawa

Reverend Scott Thomas

St. Elizabeth & Immaculate Conception, Clarksdale (Pastor) & St. Mary, Shelby (Sacramental Minister)

Reverend Joseph Tonos

St. John, Oxford and St. Luke, Bruce (Canonical Pastor)
662-234-6073 | Fax: 662-234-6079
Location: Bruce – St. Luke the Evangelist, Oxford – St. John,

Reverend Lenin Vargas

St. Joseph, Starkville
662-323-2257 | Fax: 662-323-2258
Location: Macon – Corpus Christi, Starkville – St. Joseph,

Reverend Albeenreddy Vatti

St. Francis of Assisi, Madison
601-856-5556 | Fax: 601-856-2849 | albeenreddy@gmail.com
Location: Madison – St. Francis of Assisi,

Reverend Raul Ventura ST

Sacred Heart, Camden and Holy Child Jesus, Canton (Pastor); St. Anne, Carthage and St. Therese, Kosciusko (Associate Pastor)

Very Reverend Jeffrey Waldrep

Columbus, Annunciation
662-328-2927 | Fax: 662-329-8270
Location: Columbus – Annunciation,

Associate Pastor

Reverend Camillus Janas OFM

Immaculate Heart of Mary, Greenwood, and St. Francis of Assisi, Greenwood (Associate Pastor)

Reverend Odel Medina ST

St. Anne, Carthage and St. Therese, Kosciusko (Pastor); Sacred Heart, Camden and Holy Child Jesus, Canton (Associate Pastor)

Reverend Binh Nguyen

St. Joseph, Greenville
662-335-5251 | Fax: 662-332-1178 | parish@stjosephgreenville.org
Location: Greenville – St. Joseph,

Reverend Peter Phong Nguyen SVD

Sacred Heart, Greenville (Associate Pastor)
662-332-0891 | Fax: 662-332-0891 (Notify before faxing)
Location: Greenville – Sacred Heart,

Reverend José de Jesús Sánchez

St. Patrick and St. Joseph, Meridian
601-693-1321 | Fax: 601-484-8953
Location: Meridian – St. Joseph, Meridian – St. Patrick,

Reverend Paul Stewart Jr

Chaplain, Columbus Air Force Base
662-434-2500 | aelredpaul@gmail.com

Reverend Raul Ventura ST

Sacred Heart, Camden and Holy Child Jesus, Canton (Pastor); St. Anne, Carthage and St. Therese, Kosciusko (Associate Pastor)

Reverend Rusty Vincent

Associate Pastor and Coordinator for the Office of Campus Ministry
662-323-2257 | Fax: 662-323-2258
Location: Starkville – St. Joseph,

Lay Ecclesial Minister

Lorenzo Aju

Lay Ecclesial Minister, Immaculate Heart of Mary Mission, Houston

Marvin Edwards

Lay Ecclesial Minister, Sacred Heart Mission, Winona

Paula Fulton

Lay Ecclesial Minister, Sacred Heart, Louisville

Brother Senan Gallagher ST

Lay Ecclesial Minister, St. John, Charleston

Linda Gunther

Lay Ecclesial Minister, St. James the Less, Corinth
662-287-1051 Tel/Fax | Fax: 662-287-1051 Tel/Fax | stjamesc@comcast.net

Pamela Minninger

Lay Ecclesial Minister, St. Joseph, Gluckstadt
601-856-2054 | Fax: 601-856-2029 | pam@stjosephgluckstadt.com
Location: Gluckstadt – St. Joseph,

Sister Lael Niblick CSA

Lay Ecclesial Minister, St. Helen, Amory
662-256-8392 | Fax: 662-256-8392 (Notify before faxing) | sthelenchurch@gmail.com
Location: Amory – St. Helen,

Joel Schultz

Lay Ecclesial Minister, St. Matthew Mission, Ripley
662-993-8862
Location: Ripley – St. Matthew,

Janice Stansell

Lay Ecclesial Minister, St. John, Crystal Springs
601-892-1717 | Fax: 601-892-0746 | stjohncatholic@msn.com
Location: Crystal Springs – St. John,

James Tomek PhD

Lay Ecclesial Minister, Sacred Heart, Rosedale
662-846-7136
Location: Rosedale – Sacred Heart,

Patrick Vincent

Lay Ecclesial Minister Associate, St. Stephen, Magee
601-849-3237 | Fax: 601-849-3398 | pvincent415@gmail.com

Kelleigh E. Wilson

Lay Ecclesial Minister, St. Stephen, Magee
601-849-3237 | Fax: 601-849-3398 | stephenstchurch@aol.com
Location: Magee – St. Stephen,