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October 2018 archive of Parish News Blog

October 2018 archive of Parish News Blog

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 »

Catholic Charities 2019

Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 10/29/18

As Christians living a stewardship way of life, we know that everything we have is a gift from God.  We are blessed with skills and talents, families, homes, cars, educations, jobs, food, health and more - the list is long.  Do we take these blessing for granted or do ... Read More »

Girl Scouts Decorate Ronald McDonald House Guest Doors

Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 10/22/18

The POP Girl Scout troop 30650 (4th grade) created Halloween door decorations for all of the guest rooms at the Ronald McDonald House in Birmingham.  The troop and adult leaders Stephanie Daniel and Katy Holley toured the facility and placed the decorations that they made on the doors to ... Read More »

PraySing! Registration Open for Nov/Dec Session

Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 10/19/18

PraySing! registration is open for the session starting Nov. 6/7. PraySing! is a parent/child music, rhythm, prayer and song session held at POP where parents have fun interacting with their children through songs and music. There are 3 class times to choose from: Tues 9:30am, Wed. 9:30am or Wed. ... Read More »

Boy Scout Builds Flag Retirement Box for POP

Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 10/19/18

Thanks to parishioner and Boy Scout Joseph Carter, church and school families (as well as nearby residents) now have a place to relinquish their worn flags.  Joseph designed, constructed and installed a flag retirement collection box and placed it in the church parking lot near the entrance to the ... Read More »

Kenyan Rosary Honors Our Lady of Fatima

Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 10/16/18

On a beautiful Saturday afternoon, the local Kenyan community came together at Prince of Peace to pray the Rosary in honor of the feast day of Our Lady of Fatima, October 13.  Members of this group are from Prince of Peace, St. Peter the Apostle as well as some ... Read More »

Dr. Wisely to Present Parent "Coffee Talks"

Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 10/10/18

Dr. Dale Wisely, Prince of Peace's director of family life will offer a series of three morning educational sessions over the next three months for school and parish parents and guardians.  These 50-minute "Coffee Talk" sessions will begin at 8:15am in the school's youth room, which is located in ... Read More »

"Fulfilled, Part 1" Sun Faith Study Begins 10/28

Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 10/07/18

A new Sunday adult faith study series begins October 28 in St. Monica Room at 9:45 a.m. - Fulfilled:  Uncovering the Biblical Foundations of Catholicism, Part I.  It will be led by Mike Brown, POP's director of adult education.   Here's a brief summary of the series from Mike:

Have ... Read More »


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