Memorial Day Barbecue Sale
at Our Lady of the Lake
Knights of Columbus Council 12270 will be selling barbeque for the Memorial Day holiday. Boston butts will be sold for $35; $25 for pork ribs; $10 for a whole chicken. All meat will be freshly smoked with KOC “special dry rub.” Sales begin Friday, May 25, at 8 a.m. and continue through Saturday, May 26. All proceeds will be used to fund the numerous charitable activities KOC Council 12270 supports. Our Lady of the Lake is located at 4609 Martin St. (Hwy 231 South) in Pell City.
Padre Pio Prayer Group to meet
May 26 at Our Lady of Sorrows
The Padre Pio prayer group of Birmingham will meet on Saturday, May 26 at Our Lady of Sorrows Church in Homewood. Prayers and adoration begin
at 10 a.m. and the meeting will conclude with Mass by 11:15. Father Wilfred Emeh will lead the prayers. All are welcome. For more information, call Angela Kolar at 991-9554.
Athens Parish to host three-session
forum on the Seven Sacraments
St. Paul’s Parish in Athens will host a three-session forum (no charge) on the Seven Sacraments. The first session began on May 16, featuring guest speaker Alex Kubik, followed by Dr. David Anders on May 23, and concluding with John Martignoni on May 30 at 6:30 p.m.
If you ever wondered why the Church has Seven Sacraments and how we got them, come listen to these dynamic speakers and discover the history of the Sacraments and what the Sacraments do for us. Each session will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the Holy Family Parish Hall, at the church located at 1900 Highway 72W. For further information contact Greg Beam at 256-777-4002 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 March 8. 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 Mass every second Thursday at 7 p.m.
For more information, contact Ray Makofsky at 205-999-8947.
Confraternity of Christian Mothers
to meet at Cathedral of St. Paul
The Confraternity of Christian Mothers will hold its next meeting on Thursday, March 8, at the Cathedral of St. Paul. Adoration and Confession begin at 6 p.m., followed by Holy Mass at 7 with a social following in the Cathedral Life Center. The meeting is open to all Catholic women who are striving to grow in holiness and help lead their families to Heaven! For more information, contact Lori Donellan at email@example.com.
Annual Taste of St. Thomas will be held on March 3
The 18th annual Taste of St. Thomas will be held on March 3 from 6-p.m. Experience foods from around the world. In addition to great food there will be a penny sale and several door prizes. The penny sale begins at 6 p.m. and food service at 6:30. The women’s auxiliary hosts this event and the proceeds are distributed to various charities in the Greater Birmingham area to help those in need. Please join us at St. Thomas the Apostle Church, 80 St. Thomas Way, Montevallo, AL 35115.
Diocese to celebrate World Day of Marriage, Feb. 11
Bishop Robert Baker will celebrate the World Day of Marriage on Sunday, Feb. 11, during the 11 a.m. Mass, at the Cathedral of St. Paul. We are looking for couples who have been married for 25, 30, 35, 40, 45, 50, or more than 50 years, who would like to participate in a short ceremony during that Mass and receive recognition from Bishop Baker and a certificate honoring their anniversary.
If you would like to be a part of this ceremony, please call John Martignoni at the Office of the New Evangelization (205-776-7163) to register.
Only the first 10 couples who call will be able to receive recognition at the Mass.