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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.

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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 »

Drive Through Communion

Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 7/27/20

POP is now offering drive through communion on Sundays from 10-10:30am. We recognize that many of you are not comfortable returning to Mass inside the church, but that you truly miss receiving communion. We encourage you to view the 8:30am livestream Mass prior to receiving communion or prepare in ... Read More »

In Full Communion Begins 9/13

Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 7/27/20

Becoming Catholic in a Welcoming Environment - At Prince of Peace, our motto is “All Are Welcome.” It is our prayer that everyone who comes to our faith community, for any reason, will truly feel welcome.  For those desiring to become Catholic (or simply learn more about the faith), ... Read More »

Help the School Supplies Outreach

Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 7/14/20

Parishioner Isabelle Silko is collecting school supplies for 100 Jefferson County teens who are in foster care.   A local company has already purchased  the 100 backpacks needed for the project.  Our MOMs ministry has filled 45 of the 100 backpacks with school supplies– can you help fill the remaining ... Read More »

POP Knights Bless River Highlands Residents

Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 7/02/20

The POP Knights recently delivered a variety of snacks, beverages, books, puzzle books, note cards and toiletries to the 100 residents of River Highlands assisted living facility.  Parishioners Coleen and Frank Johnson brought this outreach idea to the Knights because the residents have been isolated at the facility since ... Read More »

Blood Drive Success!

Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 7/01/20

POP held a second successful blood drive for UAB Medicine  in response to the great need for blood and platelets in our community due to COVID-19.  The week-long event was executed by LifeSouth Blood Centers from June 22-26 at the church and yielded 426 units, averaging out to be ... Read More »

Sunday Men's Bible Study Resumes

Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 6/30/20

The men’s Bible study group will resume its meetings in the St. Monica Room at 6:15 pm on the following dates, July 12, August 2, August 16, August 30 and September 13.  All men 16 years of age and older are welcome to attend to pray and share the ... Read More »

POP Helps "Food for our Journey" Feed Homeless

Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 6/29/20

We packed 200 fried chicken lunches for the homeless on June 28 and can't wait to do it again in July!  As you may have heard, POP is partnering with Food for Our Journey food truck to provide a hot lunch for the homeless of Birmingham. In the past, ... Read More »

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