Our Lady of the Valley Church planning a 2021 pilgrimage
Our Lady of the Valley parish in Birmingham is planning a pilgrimage to the Holy Land for June of 2021. The church is currently enrolling pilgrims to join them in this faith journey. If interested in enrolling, please email Kathleen Keelin email@example.com for additional details.
St. Patrick Knights to hold memorial dinner, dance, Aug. 24
The 18th Annual Jerome C. Bradley Memorial Dinner Dance will be held on Saturday, Aug. 24, from 6 to 10 p.m. at the Bessemer Civic Center in Bessemer.
Sponsored by St. Patrick Knights of Columbus Council 10567, the Dinner Dance gives its patrons chances to win up to $10,000 in cash door prizes while enjoying a buffet dinner, complete with desserts and beer and wine. A $100 ticket admits two adults and includes music and dancing by a professional DJ. This year’s theme is Life’s a Beach.
The Council is also excited to announce that the WellHouse has been chosen as the spotlight charity for this year’s event.
WellHouse Chief Executive Officer Carolyn Potter said, “We are honored to be chosen as the beneficiary of this year’s event. The WellHouse is a rescue and recovery organization for female victims of human trafficking. This gift will help us achieve our mission of providing a safe residential and supportive environment to the sexually exploited.”
For more information, go to the-wellhouse.org.
Named in honor of the late Jerome C. Bradley, who was instrumental in starting the Dinner Dance in 2002, this event is a popular and fun event that supports the many worthwhile causes selected by Council 10567 during the year.
To purchase a ticket, contact Larry Cannon at 205-497-2500 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information on the Dinner Dance visit www.saintpatrickcc.com/dinnerdance.
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 July 11. 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 7:00 p.m.
For more information, contact Ray Makofsky at 205-999-8947.
Bishop Baker interviewed by Dr. Timothy George of Beeson Divinity School of Samford University.
Podcast published on June 18, 2019
Dear Pastors, Parish Administrators, Deacons, and Lay Faithful:
We hope to have you join us this Saturday, June 1, Feast of St. Justin Martyr, for the priestly ordination of Justin L. Ward. The ordination Mass will begin at 11:00am. Following, Fr. Ward will impart his first blessings in the Cathedral Life Center (CLC) and there will be a reception. Let us support our newest priest and continue to pray for vocations. Please contact us at the Cathedral of St. Paul at (205) 251-1279 with any questions. Attached to this email are infographics for you to consider sharing on social media and in your parish emails. Thank you!
Pastor & Rector
Cathedral of St. Paul
John Carroll High School
Class of 1959 to hold reunion, June 2
The John Carroll High School Class of 1959 will celebrate their 60th Class Reunion with a pot luck dinner to be held at the Hand “Old House” in Gardendale. All classmates are asked to bring one of the following: appetizer, salad, casserole or dessert. In addition, a $10 fee is asked of all attendees to cover the cost of meat, tea/coffee, and paper goods. This BYOB reunion will start at 1 p.m. on Sunday, June 2. Mark your calendar as our reunion promises to be a fun time for all.
The Hand “Old House” is located at 4749 Hand Lane in Gardendale. For more information, call Mary Ann Hand at 205-631-5592, Mary Ann Tudisco at 205-441-8642, or Joe Flemming at 205-985-0603.
Our Lady of the Lake Church to hold yard sale, May 17 & 18
Our Lady of the Lake Church will hold a parish yard sale on Friday, May 17, and Saturday, May 18, inside the parish hall with overflow in the parking lot. Each day the sale will begin at 8 a.m. and continue until 2 p.m.
Items available include purses, shoes, jewelry, furniture, baby items, linens, furniture, electronics, housewares, toys, games, DVDs, holiday decorations, yard equipment, small appliances, large appliances, tools, books, and more.
All proceeds from the sale will go to the Our Lady of the Lake Social Concerns for the Poor Christmas Giving Tree project. Close to 60 families are served annually with proceeds from this sale. Any extra goes to feed the poor.
Donations and volunteers needed. Organizers announce there will be no early bird option and request no adult clothing be donated as well as large tube televisions.
For more information, please contact either Sharon Stice at 205-613-1053 or email@example.com or Brenda Rochford at 423-242-5029 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The church is located at 4609 Martin Street South in Cropwell.
Prince of Peace to hold sensory friendly Mass, May 11
Prince of Peace (POP) will hold a sensory friendly Mass at 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 11, dedicated to those with special needs and their families, caregivers, teachers and friends. This Mass is being coordinated by the POP Knights of Columbus Council #11537 and demonstrates their devotion to our faith and to those with special needs. This Mass will offer sensory adaptations in sound and lighting. All are welcome to attend.
This Mass welcomes individual or families who might not normally feel comfortable participating at Mass due to physical, emotional, mental or cognitive conditions. Celebrating a sensory friendly Mass is our way of welcoming all of God’s children to Mass and letting them know that every person is an integral part of our parish family.