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Lunch for the Homeless Expands!

Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 8/26/20

We are excited to announce that Prince of Peace is doubling its efforts to feed the homeless of Birmingham!  We are adding another Sunday service date each month to our Lunch for the Homeless outreach.  This is an opportunity for parishioners to donate, prepare, or package a hot lunch ... Read More »

Megan Everett Earns Master of Divinity Degree

Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 8/21/20

Congratulations to Megan Everett, POP’s formation director, who was just awarded a Master of Divinity degree from Loyola University Institute of Pastoral Studies. The Master of Divinity is a comprehensive degree designed to meet the educational needs of persons called to professional ministerial leadership.  Megan completed the degree over ... Read More »

Dr. Wisely Book Launch and Reading

Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 8/20/20

Dr. Dale Wisely's new book Seven Stars launches this Friday evening! It's a narrative in poetry and prose and ALL proceeds from book sales go to The Crisis Center of Birmingham! Let's support Dr. Wisely (who is a parishioner and POP's Director of Family Life) AND mental health care ... Read More »

Bishop Raica Visits POP!

Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 8/20/20

We were honored to have the Most Reverend Steven J. Raica, Bishop of the Diocese of Birmingham in Alabama, visit our church and school on August 18, 2020. This was his first visit to Prince of Peace and we hope to see him again soon! He toured the parish ... Read More »

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.

ALL STUDENTS ... Read More »

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 »

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