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Parish News Blog

New Ministry-Homework Helpers/Tutors

Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 11/13/18

We are forming a new ministry to offer homework help to parish children and to tutor Prince of Peace School students.  This is a great opportunity for you to share your knowledge and talents with children who need assistance in a variety of subjects.  You can select the subject ... Read More »

Christmas Flowers

Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 11/12/18

If you would like to donate toward our Christmas flower decorations this year at Prince of Peace, you can go online to Faith Direct, use our new Text-to-Give at 205-881-5515 with Faith Direct, drop a check in the Sunday offertory or bring/mail it to the church office.   Suggested donation ... Read More »

Christmas Mass Schedule

Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 11/12/18

Christmas Eve Masses

4 pm - Church, Deasy Hall, school gym

6 pm - Church, Spanish in school gym

8 pm - Church

Christmas Day Mass

9 am - Church

Year-End Giving

Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 11/12/18

If you are 70½ or older, you can use all or part of your individual retirement account (IRA) required minimum distribution to support Prince of Peace and most likely lower your taxes. All you need to do is notify your IRA plan administrator to make a qualified charitable distribution ... Read More »

Weekend Backpack Ministry Appeal

Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 11/08/18

Our weekend backpack ministry began in 2015 serving 16 hungry middle school-age students at a local middle school. Over the past few years, that number has increased and we also added St. Barnabas and Holy Family Catholic Academy to our program. This fall, over 40 more students were identified ... Read More »

Pastoral Council Openings

Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 11/08/18

We have a few openings on our church’s pastoral council and invite those interested to contact the church office or 205-822-9125.

The pastoral council's primary purpose is to represent the parishioners and advise the pastor on matters related to the church. It is made up of ten parish members, ... Read More »

New Text-to-Give

Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 11/05/18

Now you can securely make a gift to Prince of Peace via text!  Just text 205-881-5515 and you will receive a reply text from our online giving partner Faith Direct.  Click on the link in the text and you will be asked by FaithDirect to complete a short, one-time ... Read More »

MOMs Ministry Outreach to AL Prison Birth Project

Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 10/31/18

Our MOMS ministry recently donated 25 diaper bags filled with baby items donated by ministry members to Alabama Prison Birth Project whose mission is to improve the health of newborns birthed by women in custody while strengthening maternal bonds and maternal self-efficacy. Maureen McDermott Williams, co-president of the MOMs ministry (below right) and ... Read More »

Annual Fair Trade Sale-Dec.1&2

Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 10/31/18

POP's Just Faith ministry will hold its annual fair trade sale in Deasy Hall before and after all the Masses December 1st and 2nd.Your purchase of fair trade items creates change not only through fair wages but also through empowering women, supporting families, sending more children to school and ... Read More »

A Listening Session on the Sex Abuse Crisis

Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 10/30/18

On Monday, November 12, 6:30-8:00pm, in Deasy Hall, Prince of Peace will hold an open forum on the sex abuse crisis in the Church. We will provide brief presentations on some of the safeguards now in place at both the parish and Diocesan levels. But our main purpose is ... Read More »


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