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The Catholic Diocese of Jackson has 23 Schools and 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

Bishop Kopacz reflects on the Catholic Service Appeal

Bishop Joseph Kopacz reflects on the annual Catholic Service Appeal for the Diocese of Jackson.

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Bishop Kopacz grants dispensation from abstinence from meat for Friday, Feb. 19 


Metro area Catholic schools remain closed on Friday, Feb. 19

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Youth

Snow day fun GREENWOOD – St. Joseph student, Jerrian King tries his hand at sledding on a Mississippi snow day. (Photo courtesy of Nikki Thompson)…

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Black Catholic education in diocese “Cradle Days” – part II


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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. Erika Rojas, Victim Assistance Coordinator at 601-326-3760.

To report an allegation of abuse or mishandling of allegations of sexual abuse by a bishop, please visit Report Bishop Abuse