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Welcome Fr. Raymond A. Dunmyer!

Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 7/30/21

We are happy to welcome Father Ray Dunmyer to Prince of Peace as a retired priest in residence in the parish effective August 1, 2021.  He comes to us from St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church in Montevallo, where he was the Pastor for the last thirteen years.

His ... Read More »

School Supplies for Kids in Foster Care

Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 7/13/21

The POP MOMS Group is collecting school supplies for 100 children in Jefferson County foster care. The backpacks have been donated by Pediatric Smiles, but they need help filling them. If you'd like to help, you can either visit the "Prince of Peace MOMs Charity Registry" at Target.com and ... Read More »

Sunday Nursery Caregivers Needed

Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 7/13/21

The church is seeking caregivers to work in the nursery on Sunday mornings.  We need loving adults to staff the nursery from 8:00 am to 12:30 pm to ensure that there are caregivers available before and after the 8:30 am and 11:00 am Masses  to take care of our ... Read More »

Baby Cafe Reopens

Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 7/06/21

We are excited to announce that the Baby Cafe reopens on July 12!  This partnership with Ascension/St. Vincent's offers a free weekly opportunity fo pregnant and breast-feeding women to meet, socialize and receive support from board-certififed lactation consultants and nurses.  Please register here.

Baby Cafe Hoover meets every Monday ... Read More »

Bette Graffeo Retires

Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 6/01/21

Bette Graffeo, who was one of our church’s very first employees, has retired from Prince of Peace effective May 30.  She, along with husband Vic and their children Elizabeth, Jake, and Kevin were part of the small group of Catholics in Hoover who took up the challenge of forming ... Read More »

POP School Named Best in Hoover!

Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 6/01/21

We are so excited to say that once again, Prince of Peace Catholic School has been voted by Hoover’s Magazine as the Best School in Hoover!  Principal Connie Angstadt was thrilled and thankful to the Hoover community for this award.  She said, “Doing what is best for children will ... Read More »

2021 Patrick Francis Werszner Memorial Scholarship

Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 5/21/21

Congratulations to Emerson Schneider (center) who received the 2021 Patrick Francis Werszner memorial scholarship at our school's 8th grade graduation ceremony on May 21, 2021. This partial scholarship to John Carroll Catholic High School is awarded to a parish 8th grade student and it's renewable for three years. Pictured ... Read More »

Faith in Action Award Presented

Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 5/21/21

Congratulations to Erin Lutomski who received the 2021 Caitlin Sweeney-McDaniel Faith in Action Award. Erin is a 2021 graduate of Hoover High School where she was a member of the National Honor Society, Mu Alpha Theta, French Honor Society, National Honor Society for Dance Arts and maintained a 4.0+ ... Read More »

Worship Update

Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 5/19/21

As Bishop Raica's dispensation from attending Mass expires on May 24, 2021, there are afew changes that are happening at Prince of Peace with regard to worship. We want to letour parish family know that we are:

restoring the holy water in the sanctuary fonts;opening up the center aisle ... Read More »

Service Opportunities!

Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 5/19/21

Service opportunities! LINEN MINISTRY needs volunteers to pick up, launder, iron and return to the church the sacred linens used at Mass. Volunteers are scheduled twice per month. Contact Janet Simon 205-527-8121. CANDLE MINISTRY seeks volunteers to refill the oil in the church and day chapel candles. Contact Cheri ... Read More »


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