December 2019 archive of Parish News Blog

December 2019 archive of Parish News Blog

Christmas Stewards Bring Joy

Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 12/30/19

Our Women of Worship ministry delivered a beautiful Christmas celebration of music, gifts and fellowship to the residents at the Gardens of Pelham retirement community this year.  When WOW member Kathy O’Connor learned that no volunteer groups were planning to  visit the residents at Christmastime, she told her fellow ... Read More »

Meet Our Church Secretary Elizabeth!

Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 12/19/19

Welcome to Elizabeth Underwood who recently joined the parish staff as church secretary.  She succeeds Liset Martinez who is now the Hispanic Ministry Coordinator.  You may recognize Elizabeth’s friendly face if you patronized the Hoover Shipping and Trading Post where she worked for the past four years.  Elizabeth is ... Read More »

Women's Retreat

Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 12/19/19

Do you need a prayerful morning – a spiritual pick-me-up for the new year?  Why not register for the Nourish retreat at POP on February 22.  It will be held in Deasy Hall from 8:30 am to noon.  You can register here  and more details will be added as ... Read More »

Our Children Are Anxious: Understanding Anxiety Among Youth

Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 12/19/19

Dr. Dale Wisely will speak about understanding anxiety among youth on January 31 at 11 am in the youth room.  Anxiety seems to be rising among our youth. Of course, all children go through periods of being fearful. But increasing numbers of young people seem to be experiencing clinical ... Read More »

Habitat for Humanity 2020 Lenten Day of Service

Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 12/12/19

CANCELLED.  Prince of Peace will once again be participating in the Birmingham Habitat for Humanity's Pope Francis Habitat home building on Saturday, March 21 and Friday, April 17. The home will be built in partnership and for the Williams Family at 1008 29th Avenue NE, Center Point, AL 35215.  ... Read More »

Financial Peace U Starts Jan. 6

Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 12/03/19

We all need a plan for our money and Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University offers a successful formula that has helped many people get rid of debt, manage their money, spend and save wisely, and much more! Interested persons should register here.Classes consist of video teaching, participant discussions, and small ... Read More »

#GivingTuesday

Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 12/02/19

Support our Weekender Backpack ministry this #GivingTuesday!  We purchase and pack 500 bags of food for students who are hungry over the weekends when they do not have access to school meals.  You can donate via:

Venmo - @popcatholichoover

Faith Direct text to give - 205-881-5515

Faith Direct online giving

... Read More »

Wreaths Across America Dec. 14

Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 12/01/19

Our Knights of Columbus will be holding a special ceremony this December 14 at our Columbarium to honor deceased veterans. It’s called “Wreaths Across America” and it is celebrated across the country on this date at Arlington National Cemetery as well as at more than 1,400 additional locations in ... Read More »

Christmas Party This Week!

Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 11/30/19

Our parish Christmas party, "Mistletoe and Margaritas," is Friday, Dec. 6 from 7-11pm in Deasy Hall.  Buy your tickets, $30 per person, after the weekend Masses or at the church office Monday through Wednesday, 8:30am-3:30pm.  You can pay by cash, check or Venmo (@popcatholichoover).  There will be dinner, dancing, ... Read More »

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