Parish News Blog
HSYG Senior Retreat
Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 8/12/22
All parish high school seniors are invited to attend Camp Worldsong in Cook Springs, AL, September 16-18, 2022. The cost of $150 includes lodging, food, swimming, hiking, archery, and transportation. The camp theme will focus on how to discern your purpose in life and the legacy you wish to ... Read More »
New Prayer Group
Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 8/09/22
We are excited to announce a new Sunday prayer group at Prince of Peace starting August 28 and meeting at noon. Parishioners are invited to come to the St. Elizabeth room to pray for their personal intentions, the Rosary, or the Divine Mercy Chaplet. The meeting will conclude with ... Read More »
Church & School Win Beautification Award
Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 8/06/22
Prince of Peace Church AND School BOTH won Hoover beautification awards in their categories- churches and educational facilities! The winners in all 12 categories were announced at the August 1, 2022 Hoover City Council meeting. Judging was done by an independent panel of three landscape and design experts. Parishioners ... Read More »
Help Students Attend Catholic Schools
Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 8/01/22
For many families, choosing Catholic education can seem far out of reach. You may be able to help them by redirecting up to 100% your Alabama income tax liability to a scholarship granting organization (SGO) at no cost to you through the Alabama Accountability Act. We have students at ... Read More »
In Memoriam-Fr. Henry McDaid
Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 7/28/22
Father Henry Anthony McDaid, age 84, died of natural causes on Wednesday, July 27, 2022, in Bessemer, AL. A native of Derry, Northern Ireland, Father McDaid graduated from St. Columb’s College, Derry (1957) and St. Kieran’s College, Kilkenny (1963). He was ordained by Bishop Peter Birch at St. Mary’s ... Read More »
Welcome to our Pastor Fr. Jon Chalmers
Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 7/06/22
Bishop Steven Raica of the Diocese of Birmingham, appointed Fr. Jon Chalmers as the next Pastor of Prince of Peace Catholic Church effective July 5, 2022. Fr. Chalmers appointment follows the retirement of our second Pastor, Fr. John Fallon who has served faithfully for the past 23 years.
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Fr. Fallon, Pastor Emeritus
Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 7/01/22
Father Fallon received the title of Pastor Emeritus from Bishop Steven Raica! This retirement honor acknowledges his 53 years of priestly service to the people of the Diocese of Birmingham. We were truly blessed to have him at Prince of Peace for 24 years.
Retirement Receptions for Fr. Fallon
Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 6/07/22
Please join us in Deasy Hall for one of the retirement receptions in honor of Father John Fallon. Receptions will be held on Saturday, June 18 after the 4pm Mass and on Sunday, June 19 after the 7am, 8:30am, and 11am Masses.
We Are #1 in Hoover!!
Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 6/01/22
We are thrilled to announce that Price of Peace CHURCH, SCHOOL, AND ADVENTURE ARK PLAYSCHOOLhave been been voted THE BEST OF HOOVER in Hoover's Magazine "Best of 2022" poll! We are thankful and grateful for the support of our church, school, and local community as we share the ... Read More »
POP Knights Support Diocesan Seminarians
Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 5/31/22
The Prince of Peace Knights of Columbus donated the $20,350 in proceeds from their 2022 Pennies from Heaven fundraiser to the Diocese of Birmingham’s eleven seminarians on May 29, 2022. Four of these young men, Max Gallegos, Hunter Limbaugh, Francisco Rodriguez, Adam Sellers, were present at Prince of Peace ... Read More »