1000 Goodyear Boulevard
Picayune, Mississippi  39466
601.798.4779

Organizations & Ministries

ministriesThe following is just a partial list of some of the organizations and ministries affiliated with St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church in Picayune, Mississippi. Here, you will find some details about the organization, meeting times, meeting locations and phone numbers.

Adoration

Ministry Head: Karen Naquin
Phone: (601) 798-4779
Perpetual Adoration is available at St. Charles Borromeo. Each parishioner is invited to spend one hour of prayer before The Blessed Sacrament each week. Those wishing to participate are asked to call the office to sign up for the hour they prefer. Adoration is a beautiful, quiet time to spend with Jesus in prayer or meditation.
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Adult Choir

Choir Director: Debi Joubert
Meeting date/time: Tuesday 5:30pm
Phone: (601) 798-4779

Adult Sunday School

Ministry Head: Ron Young
Phone: (601) 798-4779
Adults who meet on Sunday morning at 10:30 to 11:30 am to learn more about their faith.

Altar Servers

Ministry Head: Deacon Doug McNair
Phone: (601) 798-4779

Altar Society / Decorating Committee

Ministry Head: Pam Lambert
Phone: (601) 798-4779
The Altar Society is a ministry of women of the parish, who pray for each other and all of the parish family, maintain the Altar linens, candles, flowers and decorations used for the praise and glory of God our Father at the celebration of the Mass. It is a multi-task ministry also maintaining the Holy Water fonts, candles and bringing timely messages in the display window in the vestibule of the church. Anyone interested in joining may contact the rectory.

Blood Drive

Ministry Head: Karen Naquin
Phone: (601) 798-4779
A blood drive is held here at St. Charles twice a year to help assure that blood is available for patients in need. In July of this year, we were advised that the current usage was more than 125-150 units per day. Our participation in the drive is essential for successful drives. Everyone at St. Charles Borromeo Church who is able to donate blood is encouraged to do so.

Eucharistic Ministers

Ministry Heads: Call Church Office
Phone: (601) 798-4779
Extraordinary Eucharistic Ministers administer the Precious Blood and Body of Jesus to the parishioners at Mass. At each of our Masses, we have a coordinator to make sure all of the scheduled Ministers are there; if not, their job is to ask someone to fill in.

Homebound Communion Calls

Ministry Head: Karen Naquin
Phone: (601) 798-4779
Communion Calls are available for parishioners who are homebound, ill, in convalescent homes or personal care homes. Please notify the rectory if you wish Communion brought to someone in need.

Intercessory Prayer Group

Meeting date/time: Tuesdays 9:00am
Location: Church Vestibule
Phone: (601) 798-4779

Knights of Columbus

Contact: Ted Barze' (3rd Degree), Frank West (4th Degree), Cindy Failla (Ladies Auxiliary)
Meeting date/time: 1st Thurs 7:00pm (3rd Degree) & 1st Thurs 8:00 pm (4th Degree)
Phone: (601) 798-9857
The mission of the KofC is to help Catholic men remain steadfast in their faith through mutual encouragement, to promote closer ties of fraternity among them, and to set up an elementary system of insurance so that the widows and children of members in the group who might die would not find themselves in dire financial straits. Membership is open to practical Catholic men in union with the Holy See, who shall not be less than 18 years of age on their last birthday.
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Lay Apostles of The Lord Jesus Christ Returning King

Ministry Head: Fran Huck
Phone: (601) 798-4779
Group that meets the third Thursday of each month to pray the Luminous Mystery of the Rosary.

Lector/Commentators

Ministry Head: Call Church Office
Phone: (601) 798-4779

Little Angels Books & Gifts

Store Manager: Nickie Smith
Phone: (601) 798-4779
eMail: scbbs@att.net

Mens' Rosary Group

Phone: (601) 798-4779
The Men's Rosary Group meet each Tuesday evening at 7:00 pm in the Religious Education Building to pray the Rosary.

Organist

Ministry Head: Trice D'Antoni
Phone: (601) 798-4779
I started volunteering my services as organist for St. Charles Catholic Church in 1951. I am still actively involved at present. (There were a few years in the past that I was not actively involved.) I play for the Adult Choir and various soloists, and upon any request, such as Feast Days, etc. Prior to moving into the new church there were more Masses and probably averaged 3 Masses for the weekend and now there is 2 every weekend that I play for. When requested, I play for weddings and funerals as well.

Parish Council

Meeting date/time: 1st Tuesday
Phone: (601) 798-4779

Religious Education - Children's Ministry (Pre-K - 6th Grade)

Ministry Head: Jill Bordelon
Phone: (601) 798-4779
 Religious Education Family Registration form
 CCD, Edge and Confirmation registration letter
 Safe Environment Program form

Religious Education - Jr. High Ministry (7th & 8th Grade)
Youth Ministry

Ministry Head: Jill Bordelon
Phone: (601) 798-4779
 Religious Education Family Registration form
 CCD, Edge and Confirmation registration letter
 Safe Environment Program form

Religious Education - 9th to 11th Grade
Confirmation

Ministry Head: Gabriela Lemoine
Phone: (601) 798-4779
 Religious Education Family Registration form
 CCD, Edge and Confirmation registration letter
 Safe Environment Program form

Religious Education - R.C.I.A.

Ministry Head: Jim Seghers
Phone: (601) 798-4779

St. Charles Borromeo Catholic School

Ministry Head/Principal: Angela Ingram
Phone: (601) 799-0860
 website

St. Joseph Altar Committee

Ministry Head: Pat Albright
Phone: (601) 798-4779
The St. Joseph Altar Committee erects an altar in honor of St. Joseph for St. Joseph Feast, March 19th, each year.
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St. Vincent De Paul Society

Ministry Head: Mary Ficken & Joan Berthhold
Meeting date/time: 1st & 3rd Monday 10:00am
Food Pantry: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday 10:00am-11:30am
Phone: (601) 798-1328
St. Vincent de Paul dedicated his life to the service of the poor. He organized groups of lay people for charitable work, and a society of priests who would train the clergy as well as do missionary work in rural areas. Today his name is synonymous with Catholic charity throughout the world.
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Usher Society

Ministry Heads: Norwood Hingle (4 PM Vigil Mass)
Ted Barze (9 AM Mass)
Fran Huck (5:30 PM Mass)
Phone: (601) 798-4779
The Usher Society is the group of men who welcome everyone to the 4:00 p.m Saturday and 9:00 a.m. Sunday Masses, as well as the Holy Days of Obligation Masses here at St. Charles Borromeo Church.
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Website

Ministry Head: John Meyer
e-Mail: webmaster@scborromeo.org

Young Adult

Ministry Head: Call Church Office
Phone: (601) 798-4779
We are in the beginning stages of building a new youth ministry. If you're a young adult that has been confirmed in the Church and would be interested in becoming a group leader, please call the church office and speak to Nickie at (601) 798-4779.

Youth Band

Ministry Head: Gary Benton
Phone: (601) 798-4779

Youth Group

Ministry Head: Call Church Office
Meeting date/time: Youth Mass Sunday 5:30pm
Phone: (601) 798-4779