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March 2019 archive of Parish News Blog

March 2019 archive of Parish News Blog

Parish Lenten Mission 2019

Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 3/20/19

“Father, they are your gift to me.” – John 17:24

Prince of Peace Parish invites everyone to a Holy Week Mission. This three-evening reflection will be held in the church on April 7, 8 and 9 from 6-7 pm.  (The mission leads us to the Lenten penance service on Wednesday, April 10.) The mission ... Read More »

Faithstories #5 The Sacraments

Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 3/14/19


Our Faithstories program for Wednesday, March 20 will feature all the clergy of Prince of Peace speaking to us and sharing stories about the sacraments. This will also be an opportunity to have your questions about the sacraments heard and answered. Prince of Peace is blessed with clergy ... Read More »

Father-Daughter Dance

Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 3/13/19

The annual father daughter dance was held on Friday, February 8th in Deasy Hall.  There were about 240 girls and their special guests in attendance.  Treats and lemonade were served, pictures done by Laura Skellie Photography, DJ by Mr. DiChiara, and flowers by Flowers on a Shoestring.  The dance, ... Read More »

Girl Scout Sunday + photos

Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 3/13/19

Our Prince of Peace Girl Scouts celebrated "Girl Scout Sunday" on March 9 at the 11 am Mass.  Girl Scout Sunday starts “Girl Scout Week” each March and gives the girls an opportunity to attend their place of worship together and be recognized for their participation in Girl Scouts. ... Read More »

Faith in Action Scholarship Application Now Available

Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 3/13/19

All graduating high school seniors who are members of Prince of Peace Catholic Parish are invited to apply for the 2019 Caitlin Sweeney/McDaniel Faith in Action Award.  This $500 award is given annually to a graduating senior and two $250 awards are given to first and second runners-up.  The ... Read More »

Easter Book Drive

Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 3/11/19

We are holding a book drive for the children participating in our "Education for Rising Stars" program (also known as the Homework Helpers ministry.)  Many of these children do not have adequate reading materials at home and do not have access to a public library.  Therefore, Prince of Peace ... Read More »

3 Toy Bowl Championships!

Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 3/11/19

Three of our school’s basketball teams won their Toy Bowl division championship this year!

On March 3 at John Carroll, our fifth grade boys basketball team defeated Our Lady of Sorrows 25-21 to win the Junior Boys Mackey division of the diocesan Toy Bowl league.  Also that day,  our ... Read More »

Altar server training Sat., March 16

Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 3/06/19

If your child would like to become an altar server, training will be held on Saturday, March 16 from 9am-10:30am in the church.  Children may begin serving in the fourth grade.  Please RSVP to Megan Everett at [email protected] or 205-822-9125 ext. 12.

Mass in Swahili Celebrated at POP

Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 3/05/19

The Birmingham Kenyan Catholic community celebrated Mass in Swahili at Prince of Peace on February 23 and held a social afterward also celebrating Black history month. This group prays the Rosary at noon on the second Sunday of the month at POP. In addition, Father Daniel Owuor, pastor of ... Read More »

School 7th grader to compete at state GeoBee

Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 3/05/19

Prince of Peace Catholic School is pleased to announce that seventh grade student Doug Frederick has been notified by the National Geographic Society that he is one of the semifinalists eligible to compete in the 2019 National Geographic GeoBee Alabama state competition. The contest will be held at Samford ... Read More »


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