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Virtual VBS Success!

Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 6/12/20

The theme of this year’s vacation Bible school at Prince of Peace was “Rocky Railway-Jesus’ Power Pulls Us Through” – an appropriate title for the times!  We weren’t able to host the children at POP due to COVID-19, so we offered a virtual experience instead.  Each morning at 9:30am,  ... Read More »

Knights' New Member Meeting

Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 6/11/20

POP parishioners - Interested in joining the POP Knights of Columbus and learning about their insurance benefits? Contact Chris Rickling , 267-5228 and he will email you the ZOOM meeting online details. OR you can attend the meeting in Deasy Hall - please be prepared to social distance and wear ... Read More »

POP is "Best Place to Worship" (again)!

Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 6/08/20

Prince of Peace Catholic Parish was named “Best Place to Worship” by Hoover’s Magazine in its June/July issue!  This is the second consecutive year that the church has received this honor.  In addition, Prince of Peace Catholic School was named runner-up as “Best Private/Public School” in the same contest.  ... Read More »

Interfaith Prayer Service

Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 6/08/20

Prince of Peace Catholic Parish will livestream an interfaith prayer service for those lost to COVID-19 on Tuesday, June 16, at 7 pm on our Facebook page (@princeofpeacehoover) and website (www.popcatholic.org).  Twelve local religious leaders representing many different faiths will offer brief (one to four minute) reflections/prayers for all ... Read More »

Three Confirmed at POP on Pentecost!

Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 6/07/20

Welcome Anita Borton Hjelmeland, Lindsay Baggette and Nikotye Marie Gross to the Catholic Church and the Prince of Peace Catholic Parish family ! These three ladies were confirmed on Pentecost, May 24, 2020, by Fr. Fallon.   Thank you to their sponsors Mark Hjelmeland, Debbie Maple, Nancy Carr, respectively, as well ... Read More »

Bradley Murai Wins Faith in Action Award

Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 6/04/20

Prince of Peace Catholic Church recently presented Hoover High School graduate Bradley Murai with the 2020 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 a well-rounded student. ... Read More »

Katherine Smith Wins Patrick Francis Werszner Scholarship

Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 5/29/20

Prince of Peace Catholic School Student Wins $1K Scholarship

The Prince of Peace Knights of Columbus Council 11537 recently awarded the Patrick Francis Werszner Memorial Scholarship to Katherine Smith.   This $1,000 scholarship to John Carroll Catholic High School is awarded based upon scholarship, service and extra-curricular activities. It is ... Read More »

4th of July Knights' Smoked Meat Sale

Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 5/27/20

Starting June 3, you can order your smoked Boston butt roast or Graffeo sausage from the POP Knights of Columbus for your Fourth of July feasting!  The roasts are $40 and the sausage costs $29.  This is a fundraiser for the Knights of Columbus.  This amazing group of men ... Read More »

Help Honor Veterans May 23

Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 5/22/20

Everyone is invited to help the POP Knights place flags at Jefferson Memorial for the veterans this Saturday (May 23) before Memorial Day.  

We’ll meet at the Veterans Area entrance at 8am.  ( Main entrance and bear right when going up the hill , just past crest on right )

The small wooden poles are not very strong, so please bring a large screwdriver or similar to make a hole in ground for the wooden ... Read More »

Bulletin as a worship aid

Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 5/20/20

New in this weekend's bulletin - the weekend Mass prayers, responses, readings and Gospel for parishioners to use during Mass, whether online or in person at the church.  Look for copies of the May 24 bulletin in the gathering space before or after Mass.


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