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John Carroll Class of ‘62 to meet for lunch, Oct. 23.

Wednesday, October 23, 2019


John Carroll Class of '62 
to meet for lunch, Oct. 23
The John Carroll Catholic High School Class of 1962 invites all classmates to meet for lunch on Wednesday, Oct. 23, at 12:30 p.m. at Seasons 52. Come meet with old friends!  
For more information, please contact Mary Liz Mackinaw Garzarek at 205-902-2764 or margarz@charter.net.
Seasons 52 is located at the Summit in Birmingham at 245 Summit Blvd.
 

St. Stanislaus to host Spaghetti Dinner, Oct. 20.

Sunday, October 20, 2019


St. Stanislaus to host 
Spaghetti Dinner, Oct. 20
St. Stanislaus Catholic Church, located at 904 Indiana St. in Wylam, will hold its annual Spaghetti Dinner fund-raiser on Sunday, Oct. 20, from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. Come after Mass and have your Sunday meal with us! Dine-in or take-out is available. 
The dinner will include: Spaghetti with meat sauce, slaw, garlic bread, dessert, and a beverage (with dine-in). The cost of the meal is $10 for adults and children ten and under are free for dine-in. 
For more information, please call John Duchock at 205-780-2491. 
 

St. Mark the Evangelist to hold annual Flea Market.

Saturday, October 19, 2019


St. Mark the Evangelist to hold annual Flea Market, Oct. 19
St. Mark the Evangelist Annual Flea Market, sponsored by the Knights of Columbus, will be held Oct. 18 from 5:30 - 8:30 p.m. and Oct. 19 from 7 a.m. until noon at the Parish Life Center and adjacent parking lot. 
Thirty-plus families have donated furniture, clothes, tools, toys, depression glass and household items with the proceeds helping fund the Knights of Columbus’ charitable efforts. There are also an additional twelve individuals selling their own items. Spaces for additional sales are still available. Contact Fred Kapp at fkapp@bellsouth.net for more information. 
The church is located at 7340 Cahaba Valley Rd. off of Hwy. 119 in the Brook Highland subdivision. 
 

Prince of Peace to hold Hispanic Heritage Festival.

Saturday, October 12, 2019


Prince of Peace to hold Hispanic Heritage Festival, Oct. 12
 The Prince of Peace high school youth group students are hosting a free festival showcasing Hispanic culture to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month. Mark calendars for Oct. 12, 4-6 p.m., and stop by the church's Deasy Hall for this fun afternoon. 
The students will represent Puerto Rico, El Salvador, Honduras, Mexico and Argentina in dress, with cultural items, and offer food samples. Quinceanera traditions in those countries will also be explained.
Prince of Peace is located at 4600 Preserve Pkwy. in Hoover.
 

Cursillo Grand Ultreya to meet Oct. 12.

Saturday, October 12, 2019


Cursillo Grand Ultreya 
to meet Oct. 12
Please join us at the Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament in Hanceville on Saturday, Oct. 12,  for a day of fellowship and spirituality.
Family and friends are welcome to join us! 
At 8:45 a.m. Cursillistas will attend a brief meeting for nominations for secretary and treasurer.
All are invited to St. Michaels Hall, in the Castle, at 9:30 a.m. for a spiritual talk by a member of the Franciscan Missionaries of the Eternal Word. Following the talk, individual confession will be available in the main church. At 12 noon, Mass will be celebrated in the lower church. 
Two guided tours for the John Paul II Eucharistic Center will be available at 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m.
 Please note the Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament has a dress code policy: No sleeveless shirts, no shorts, no skirts/dresses above the knee are to be worn inside the Church. Also, no photography allowed in the Church.
The Shrine is located at 3222 County Rd. 548 in Hanceville
 

Catholic Charismatic Mass to be celebrated monthly at Our Lady of Sorrows.

Thursday, October 10, 2019


Catholic Charismatic Mass to be celebrated
monthly at Our Lady of Sorrows
The Catholic Charismatic Renewal of the Diocese of Birmingham in Alabama announces the celebration of monthly Mass at Our Lady of Sorrows Family Life Center on Oct. 10. Come worship and praise and enjoy coming together to give glory to God.  Confessions before Mass and individual prayer after Mass are available. Everyone is invited to attend the Mass on the second Thursday of each month at 7 p.m.
For more information, contact Ray Makofsky at 205-999-8947.
 

Annual White Mass for Health Care Providers at St. Stephens.

Thursday, October 10, 2019


Annual White Mass for Health Care Providers at St. Stephens, Oct. 10
The annual White Mass for Health Care Providers will be celebrated by Bishop Robert Baker on Thursday, Oct. 10, at 6:30 p.m. at St. Stephen the Martyr Chapel on the UAB Campus.  This Mass is for anyone who works, ministers or assists in the delivery of health care to others. All members of the public are also invited to attend. Following Mass, a light reception for those attending will be held.
Please invite your family, friends, parishioners and parish staff to this annual event. Contact Deacon Chris Rosko (cjrbham@aol.com, cell 205-306-0522) for any comments or questions.  
The chapel is located at 1515 12th Ave., S. in Birmingham.
 

Holy Rosary Church to celebrate 130 year milestone.

Monday, October 07, 2019


Holy Rosary Church to celebrate 130 year milestone
On the Memorial of Our Lady of the Rosary, Monday, Oct. 7, at 5:30 p.m., Holy Rosary Church in Gate City will inaugurate the 130th anniversary celebration with a pilgrimage praying the Rosary through the campus celebrating the apostolates of the parish followed by Benediction with Bishop Baker in the church.
All are invited! Please come and join the celebration.
A reception with fellowship and light refreshments will follow in the Youth Center.
The church is located at 7414 Georgia Rd. in the Gate City neighborhood of Birmingham. 
 

St. Patrick’s to hold fall sale Oct. 4 & 5.

Friday, October 04, 2019


St. Patrick's to hold fall sale Oct. 4 & 5
St. Patrick Catholic Church, located at 301 Shamrock Trail in Adamsville, invites everyone in the diocese to come to the 2019 “Clean Out for Christ Fall Sale.” 
Held in conjunction with the Adamsville community-wide yard sale, St. Patrick's will hold their sale on Friday, Oct. 4, from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. and Saturday, Oct. 5, from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. The sale will be held in the Family Life Center. 
The entire gym is filled with an abundance of merchandise organized by departments and priced to sell. Shop in cool comfort and enjoy refreshments from our concession stand which will be open both days serving breakfast and lunch items. All major debit and credit cards will be accepted along with cash (no checks, please).
More information and photos can be viewed at www.SaintPatrickCC.com. Proceeds from the sale will benefit the mission of the St. Vincent DePaul Society and St. Patrick Catholic Church.
 

Holy Rosary Church to celebrate 130 year milestone.

Monday, October 07, 2019


Holy Rosary Church to celebrate 130 year milestone
On the Memorial of Our Lady of the Rosary, Monday, Oct, 7, at 5:30 p.m., Holy Rosary Church in Gate City will inaugurate the 130th anniversary celebration with a pilgrimage praying the Rosary through the campus celebrating the apostolates of the parish followed by Benediction with Bishop Baker in the church.
All are invited! Please come and join the celebration.
A reception with fellowship and light refreshments will follow in the Youth Center.
The church is located at 7414 Georgia Rd. in the Gate City neighborhood of Birmingham. 
 

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  • Oct
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    John Carroll Class of ‘62 to meet for lunch, Oct. 23.
    October 23, 2019 - 10:46 am
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  • Oct
    20
    St. Stanislaus to host Spaghetti Dinner, Oct. 20.
    October 20, 2019 - 10:45 am
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  • Oct
    19
    St. Mark the Evangelist to hold annual Flea Market.
    October 19, 2019 - 1:45 pm
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  • Oct
    12
    Prince of Peace to hold Hispanic Heritage Festival.
    October 12, 2019 - 1:22 pm
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    12
    Cursillo Grand Ultreya to meet Oct. 12.
    October 12, 2019 - 1:22 pm
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