The Nourishing Place in Gulfport gives to the community through programs in the schools, volunteer work and assistance for the needy, but the Rev. Jane Stanley said God gives back to the Gulfport ministry in an even bigger way.
Colten Symmes will take his vows as a priest with the Catholic Diocese of Biloxi on Saturday. But what prompted the Gulfport man to join the seminary and become a priest? His journey, he said, led him to joy.
Home to more than 30 telescopes, the Rainwater Observatory and Planetarium in rural Choctaw County is a support ministry for French Camp Academy and an education and research center for students, stargazers and the public.