April 2020 archive of Parish News Blog

April 2020 archive of Parish News Blog

POP Feed Front Line UAB Workers

Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 4/27/20

We were thrilled with the opportunity to donate a delicious lunch from Newk's Eatery to 200 UAB Hospital employees who were providing COVID-19 testing services to the Birmingham community on April 27, 2020. Prince of Peace Associate Pastor Father Jose Luis offered a blessing for the food, for all ... Read More »

An Invitation to the Gospels-Online Study

Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 4/24/20

What IS a Gospel? How did we get them? Why do we have four? How are they related to each other? Why does so much of the New Testament consist of “letters”?  Should Catholics take the scriptures literally?

At the very least, Catholics who attend Mass hear Bible readings ... Read More »

Struggling with Addiction?

Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 4/24/20

If you—or someone in your family—is struggling with addiction and in need of support, POP can help connect them with some support. Email Dr. Dale Wisely and he will connect you or your family member with someone who can help. The Birmingham recovery community is still very active, and ... Read More »

Spiritual Impact of Women in Our Culture Online Study

Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 4/22/20

Women are amazing, and powerful, and smart, and inspirational! So join Megan Everett during the month of May to share in the contributions ecumenical women have made in spiritual growth and development. Women have had a remarkable impact in our evangelization, culture and theological framework, as did Mary the ... Read More »

Fr. Joy to Offer Online Bible Study

Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 4/20/20

UPDATE:  The class will begin on May 8.  We had technical difficulties on May 1, so we will start the study on Friday, May 8 at 9:30 am.

Mark your calendars for Friday, May 1 at 9:30 am as Father Joy will begin a new Bible study about St. ... Read More »

In Full Communion Moves Online

Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 4/20/20

In the last year, we have offered two sessions of "In Full Communion." This program is for baptized Christians who are interested in joining the Catholic Church, have been involved in other Christian denominations, and who are not able to attend our regular RCIA program. It culminates in the ... Read More »

Mental Health/Crisis Resources for Families

Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 4/07/20

Resources from Dr. Dale Wisely

Crisis Center crisis line (suicide and related): (205) 323-7777

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255)

U-Talk for Teenagers: Text or Phone: (205) 328-5465

Senior Talk Line (205) 328-8255 

PIRC (Psychiatric Intake Response Center) Children’s of Alabama.

United Way 2-1-1

Domestic violence, local: https://oneplacebirmingham.com/

... Read More »

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