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Scripture in Action Study Resumes

Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 6/28/20

Scripture in Action, our Sunday morning Bible study of the day's readings and Gospel, has resumed at 9:45 am each Sunday.  Leaders Tom and Elsbeth Germanson facilitate this discussion in the St. Jude room.  If you prefer to attend remotely, a Zoom meeting connection is available.  Contact Tom Germanson ... Read More »

Parishioner Named Teacher of the Year!

Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 6/23/20

Congratulations to POP parishioner Juan Vasquez who was named Pelham High School Teacher of the Year!  According to the Shelby County Reporter, Vasquez teaches language acquisition and sheltered English 9 and 10 at Pelham.  He has also taught sheltered biology and sheltered health. In addition to this class load, ... Read More »

Couple Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 6/23/20

Congrats to parishioners Wade and Bib Northington on their 50th wedding anniversary! The couple was married at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Mayfield, KY on June 13, 1970. Wade is a retired veterinarian with 25 years in private mixed animal practice and 20 years at the Murray State University ... Read More »

A Note From Fr. Joy

Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 6/17/20

My dear parish family,

Very Rev. Fr. Bryan Jerabek, the Chancellor of our diocese, has informed me that I will be reassigned on October 8, 2020 to St. Mary of the Visitation, Huntsville, AL. Reflecting upon my life here at Prince of Peace, I am overwhelmed with gratitude. Thank ... Read More »

Lunch for the Homeless Resumes!

Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 6/16/20

We are excited to announce that beginning June 28 we will partner with Food for Our Journey food truck to provide a hot lunch for the homeless. In the past, we donated and served meals at Church of the Reconciler, but they are not serving meals right now. So, ... Read More »

Sock Collection for Homeless

Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 6/12/20

Please help us provide socks to the homeless. We learned from Kelly Harden Greene and Christine Pappas Golab of Food For Our Journey food truck (which feeds the homeless 7 days a week) that there is a HUGE need for men's and women's socks among the homeless in Birmingham. So let's do it - ... Read More »

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 »


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