Due to the Pandemic, the Mass times at the foot of the homepage are incorrect. Please read the message below for the "COVID-19" scheduling:
WELCOME VISITORS AND GUESTS (please go to the bottom of the page for COVID-19 Guidelines)
Mass times on Sundays are 8:30am, 11:00am, 5:00pm and 7:00pm during the pandemic. On the First Sunday, there is no 7:00pm Mass in lieu of a 1:00pm Mass in Spanish.
USHERS ARE NEEDED! If you are willing to help usher for Sunday Masses, please sign up here. This is a VALUABLE ministry that helps keep our Church safe and sound.
Due to the COVID-19 guidelines, it was not possible to begin the RCIA "course" however, for those interested in becoming Catholic, there will be a meeting on January 24 at 6:00pm in the Community Room II (next to Parish Center). This is for those who are unbaptized and desire to be fully initiated into the Faith; those who are baptized Christians but desire to be initiated into the Catholic Faith through Confirmation and Holy Eucharist; and for those who are Catholics but are not confirmed (19 years old and older).
Please save the date and let your friends who may be interested know about this opportunity. You can also email Fr. Joe if you have more concerns.
The Diocese of Jackson has made public a "for-public-viewing" report of their financial report for 2019 and 2020. This does not include an accounting for Catholic Charities of Jackson. You may view what is available by clicking here.
The Diocese has set up a fraud hotline for anyone who has concerns about the solicitation or use of money advertised to go to the Church or Diocese. This goes directly to the Diocesan Financial Office and clergy to report any concerns with Diocesan Finances and clergy solicitations or misuse of funds.
You are also welcome to contact the State Auditor if you want an objective investigation.
Public Celebration of Mass (The Diocese of Jackson is still dispensed from the Obligation to attend Mass on Sundays and Holy Days):
Masses are celebrated publicly on Sundays at 8:30am, 11:00am, 5:00pm and 7:00pm (except first Sundays where Mass in Spanish is at 1:00). Daily Masses are MWF 12:10pm and T Th 8:30am.
Capacity is 150 people per Mass.
Please arrive early to insure a seat. We do not reserve seating nor register for attendance. First come, first serve!
Confessions on Wednesday and Friday at 11:00am until noon, Saturdays at 11:00am until noon and on Sundays at 7:30am, 10:30am and 4:00pm.
Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament on Sundays from 4:00pm until 5:00pm.
No one will be admitted into the Church without a mask (2 years old and older).
There is no nursery or cry-room at the present time.
If you are COVID-19 positive or feel ill, please do not attend.
The Sunday 8:30am Mass is livestreamed via Facebook (St John the Evangelist OXFORD MS) each week. Daily Masses are also livestreamed.
Please consider using your device if you wish to follow along with the Liturgy. There are several apps available for your use. Click here for a sample.