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April 2021 archive of Parish News Blog

April 2021 archive of Parish News Blog

Weekender Backpack's Book Drive

Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 4/28/21

The weekender backpack ministry is collecting donations of new or gently-used books suitable for Kindergarten through grade eight students for the schools that the ministry serves.  A donation bin for the books is located in the gathering space and donations will be accepted through Sunday, May 16. (If you ... Read More »

“Pennies from Heaven” Delivered to Seminarians

Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 4/23/21

The Prince of Peace Knights of Columbus donated the $27,400 proceeds from their Pennies from Heaven fundraiser to the Diocese of Birmingham’s nine seminarians on April 22, 2021.  Four of these young men were in town for the check presentation at Prince of Peace Catholic Parish. (Five of the ... Read More »

Becoming Catholic Summer Session

Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 4/20/21

Prince of Peace will offer a summer session of Becoming Catholic, our program for those who wish to explore the Catholic faith and perhaps join the Church.  The session will begin on June 6, 2021 and end with a mini retreat on August 22, 2021.  Since we began this ... Read More »

Confirmation 2021

Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 4/19/21

Congratulations to the 80 students who received the Sacrament of Confirmation from Bishop Steven Raica at Prince of Peace on April 14 and 15!  Joining Bishop Raica on the altar for the Mass were:  Fr. John Fallon, Fr. Jose Luis, Fr. Mugagga, Fr. Reju, The Very Rev. Justin Ward ... Read More »

Weekend Update April 10/11

Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 4/09/21

On April 7th Governor Ivey released a proclamation that lifted the mask mandate in the state of Alabama, yet asked us to continue to exercise personal responsibility and good judgment going forward. In light of this, and following Bishop Raica’s exhortation of the faithful to return to in-person worship, Prince ... Read More »

Tiny Disciples Resumes June 6

Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 4/08/21

Our Sunday morning program for children in K3 through grade one will resume on June 6!  Tiny Disciples is a Gospel based-program held during the 8:30 am and 11 am Sunday Masses in the religious education classroom area.  Each lesson offers age-appropriate music and movement connected to a Bible ... Read More »

55+ Better is Back!

Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 4/08/21

Throughout our adult lives, change is our constant companion.  Some of these changes or milestones leave us with a newfound identity or outlook and, as a result, we begin searching for our new niche -- maybe seeking a group to join with others who are 55 plus.  If this ... Read More »

Diaper Drive-April 19-May 7

Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 4/08/21

Prince of Peace will be hosting a diaper drive for the Bundles of Hope Diaper Bank from April 19 - May 7, 2021.  You can bring your donation of newborn through size 6 diapers, as well as Pull-Ups, to the bin in the church gathering space or the Adventure ... Read More »

Dr. Wisely to Address the Suicide Crisis

Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 4/06/21

The Suicide Crisis – What Can I Do? - Webinar   Suicide rates in the United States have been climbing for 20 years, following a 15-yearperiod of decline. Rates are increasing in almost all demographic groups. This was true even before the pandemic.Did you know that suicides are often ... Read More »


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