Our Lady of the Lakes Parish is celebrating Spirit and Joy Week now through Saturday at St. Catherine Church, 1254 Grandview Road in Lake Milton, and St. James Church, 50 Rosemont Road in North Jackson.
All events are free and open to the public.
Events at St. Catherine's include "Curious About Catholics," featuring an open forum, on Wednesday at the church, after the 6:30 p.m. Mass; a St. Francis Pet Blessing on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the picnic pavilion and yard, with a talent show, costume, blessing and hot dogs; and a free coffee house from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Friday.
At St. James Church, a coffee house with free coffee, juice, goodies and conversation will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday.
Parking and food are free. For more information call 330-538-9580 or visit Ourladyofthelakesparish.com.