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May 2019 archive of Parish News Blog

May 2019 archive of Parish News Blog

Knights Award 2019 Patrick Francis Werszner Memorial Scholarship

Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 5/30/19

The Prince of Peace Knights of Columbus Council 11537 recently awarded the Patrick Francis Werszner Memorial Scholarship to Stanley Stoutamire, Jr.  Stanley is a 2019 graduate of Prince of Peace Catholic School and will be a freshman at John Carroll Catholic High School this fall.   Veronica and John Werszner, ... Read More »

Callie Ahearn Receives 2019 Faith in Action Award

Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 5/29/19

Prince of Peace Catholic Church recently presented parishioner and 2019 Hoover High School graduate Callie Ahearn with the 2019 Caitlin Sweeney-McDaniel Award for Faith in Action.  This award honors a graduating high school senior within the parish who exemplifies their Catholic faith in action, serves their community, and is ... Read More »

Eucharistic Congress - Get Commissioned/Participate in Procession

Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 5/21/19

New:  Procession Help Needed

One June 28, twenty volunteers are needed to help guide people along the procession route from the BJCC to St. Paul’s Cathedral.  This four hour service opportunity begins at 6pm at the main entrance of the BJCC north exhibit hall. Each volunteer will have a ... Read More »

Come Celebrate Fr. Fallon's 50th Anniversary of Ordination!

Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 5/21/19

We are celebrating Fr. John Fallon's 50th anniversary of ordination on June 9 with Mass at 3:15pm followed by fun, fellowship and food on the school campus from 4:30 to 7pm.  We hope that everyone will come for Mass and stay for the festivities! 

The big event is just ... Read More »

Book Drive Delivers Mini Libraries to Kids

Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 5/20/19

Our Homework Helpers ministry recently gave away over 750 new and like new books to 25 parish children in their tutoring ministry.  These students attended the ministry’s free Wednesday evening or Sunday afternoon one-hour sessions that were held at Prince of Peace from January through May.  The books were ... Read More »

Summer Sports Camp at POP

Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 5/16/19

POP Summer Sports Camp will be held June 10-13 at POP School for any parish student entering grades 1-8. Soccer camp is from 9am-noon and basketball camp runs from 1-4pm. Pack a lunch if you register for both. Check in 30 minutes before camp time begins. Cost is $80 ... Read More »

POP School alumna named National Merit Scholar

Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 5/16/19

Congratulations to Lucy Spero, a 2015 graduate of Prince of Peace Catholic School. Lucy is a 2019 National Merit Scholar—one of only 33 high school seniors in Alabama and 2,500 across the United States to be awarded a $2,500 scholarship by the National Merit Scholar Corporation. Those scholars represent ... Read More »

Knights Win State Award

Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 5/14/19

Our amazing Knights of Columbus Council won the Alabama Intellectual Disabilities Award for 2019 at the state convention of the Knights of Columbus! They had the greatest percentage increase per capita among large councils at 49%. One of the Knights' fundraisers is the annual Tootsie Roll drive held every ... Read More »

POP Student to Study at Wake Forest This Summer!

Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 5/13/19

This July, Prince of Peace Catholic School student Doug Frederick will be studying at Wake Forest University!  As a result of his excellent SAT test scores, he is participating in the Duke University Talent Identification Program’s Summer Studies Program that offers high-achieving students in grades seven through ten (Doug ... Read More »

Roberta Atkinson Honored by National Organization

Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 5/12/19

Congratulations to parishioner Roberta Atkinson who was honored by the General Federation of Women’s Clubs (GFWC) with the Jennie Award.  This award is given to eight women across the country for lifetime personal excellence based upon their commitment to the club, community and family.  It highlights extraordinary clubwomen who ... Read More »


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