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October 2019 archive of Parish News Blog

October 2019 archive of Parish News Blog

Diaper Drive Yields 5K Diapers

Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 10/22/19

Over 5,000 diapers were donated by the generous Prince of Peace Catholic Parish family during a two weekend diaper drive held in partnership with the Junior League of Birmingham. This collection of diapers  going to help a lot of families!   Parishioner Caroline Romano brought this wonderful stewardship service outreach to the ... Read More »

Knight News

Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 10/21/19

Congratulations to George Shunnarah and Eric McKendall who became First Degree Knights at the POP Council’s October 14 meeting; Eric Soto who was named Knight of the month for his involvement in the Tootsie Roll fundraiser; and Bruce and Gwen Grasso who were named family of the month in ... Read More »

Sibshops Workshop Nov. 17

Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 10/21/19

Sibshops is a youth support group for siblings (aged 8-13) of children who have medical or developmental needs and challenges.  It is filled with dynamic activities that will be delivered in a lively, recreational atmosphere right here at Prince of Peace!  This is a "don't miss" opportunity for siblings to ... Read More »

POP Hosts Mental Health Workshop

Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 10/18/19

Today, Prince of Peace Catholic Parish hosted about 110 mental health workers at a workshop conducted by Dr. Cory Newman, a psychologist at Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. All Christians are called to do what we can to help people who are ill, troubled in spirit, ... Read More »

Sunday RCIA-New Session in Jan.

Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 10/10/19

POP will offer the second session of our popular new Sunday RCIA program beginning January 12, 2020.  These classes are for baptized Christians who are interested in joining the Catholic Church, have been involved in other Christian denominations, and who are not able to attend our regular RCIA program.  ... Read More »

Fair Trade Sale

Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 10/10/19

Our annual Fair Trade sale will be held outside Deasy Hall before and after all the Masses on November 16 and 17, closing at 6:30pm on Sunday. Your purchase of Fair Trade items creates change not only through fair wages but also through empowering artisans, supporting families, sending more ... Read More »

3 Crises-Youth, Mental Health, Substance Abuse

Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 10/05/19

You're invited to "Three Crises:  What Every Caring Adult Needs to Know About Youth, Mental Health and Substance Abuse" - November 13, 6:30 pm, Deasy Hall which will be presented by Dr. Dale Wisely, POP director of family life, and Rachel Lawley, community representative for Central Alabama with Bradford Health Services.  Rachel Lawley ... Read More »

New - Baby Cafe

Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 10/05/19

Starting on November 4, we will be partnering with St. Vincent's to offer a free weekly opportunity for pregnant and breastfeeding mothers to meet, socialize and receive support from board certified lactation consultants and nurses from St. Vincent’s Health System.  NO RSVP is needed to join this Monday morning ... Read More »

School Chapel Nears Completion

Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 10/04/19

We are in the process of transforming a former school conference room into a chapel on the first floor of our middle school building.  The chapel will seat 25-30 students and be open during school hours, including briefly before and after school for quiet reflection by students, faculty and ... Read More »

End of Life Planning Workshop

Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 10/03/19

POP is holding a free workshop to offer parishioners information about end of life planning for themselves or a loved one. People who are in caregiver roles will also find this “caregiver’s path” information valuable. Come to Deasy Hall on Thursday, November 21 at 6:30 pm and hear from ... Read More »


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