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August 2020 archive of Parish News Blog

August 2020 archive of Parish News Blog

Lunch for the Homeless Expands!

Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 8/26/20

We are excited to announce that Prince of Peace is doubling its efforts to feed the homeless of Birmingham!  We are adding another Sunday service date each month to our Lunch for the Homeless outreach.  This is an opportunity for parishioners to donate, prepare, or package a hot lunch ... Read More »

Megan Everett Earns Master of Divinity Degree

Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 8/21/20

Congratulations to Megan Everett, POP’s formation director, who was just awarded a Master of Divinity degree from Loyola University Institute of Pastoral Studies. The Master of Divinity is a comprehensive degree designed to meet the educational needs of persons called to professional ministerial leadership.  Megan completed the degree over ... Read More »

Dr. Wisely Book Launch and Reading

Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 8/20/20

Dr. Dale Wisely's new book Seven Stars launches this Friday evening! It's a narrative in poetry and prose and ALL proceeds from book sales go to The Crisis Center of Birmingham! Let's support Dr. Wisely (who is a parishioner and POP's Director of Family Life) AND mental health care ... Read More »

Bishop Raica Visits POP!

Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 8/20/20

We were honored to have the Most Reverend Steven J. Raica, Bishop of the Diocese of Birmingham in Alabama, visit our church and school on August 18, 2020. This was his first visit to Prince of Peace and we hope to see him again soon! He toured the parish ... Read More »

Knights' Labor Day Boston Butts

Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 8/11/20

Just in time for your Labor Day weekend picnics, the POP Knights are offering smoked Boston butt roasts and  Graffeo Italian sausage.  You can order one or both items on their website.  The Boston butts are $35 and the five pound box of Graffeo sausage (which is not cooked) ... Read More »

Blessing of the Backpacks-8/16

Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 8/06/20

Whether they are carrying their first box of crayons to preschool or lugging a locker-full of textbooks, a backpack is the symbol of the student’s call to grow in wisdom.  We want to send all students and school teachers back to school with our prayers and blessings.

ALL STUDENTS ... Read More »

Children's Religious Ed Registration Open

Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 8/04/20

All student Sunday School classes will be meeting virtually to begin this formation year.  After prayerful consideration and consultation, our Director of Formation Megan Everett has decided that this is the best course of action for the safety of all children and volunteers.  We will reevaluate this plan in ... Read More »


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