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New Director: Catholic Schools Offices welcomes Margaret Dubose

New Director: Catholic Schools Offices welcomes Margaret Dubose

By Bishop Robert J. Baker, Bishop of Birmingham in Alabama

I am pleased to announce that Margaret Dubose will be joining the diocese as the new Director of the Catholic Schools Office. She succeeds outgoing Director pro tempore Julie Emory-Johnson.

Mrs. Dubose is a product of Catholic Schools herself and has spent a large part of her professional career in Catholic education. Originally from Louisiana, she has been both a teacher and an administrator in both Catholic and public schools in…

A lifetime of service: Mary Alice “Sally” Crockett retires

By Msgr. Michael Sexton, Contributions by Ann Lanzi and Mary Dillard

It is hard to imagine the One Voice without Sally Crockett. For nineteen years she has served as managing editor at the newspaper. Before that she served for twenty-nine years as manager/editorial assistant.

For Sally it was a labor of love. She has served us all with uncommon dedication and a deep sense of loyalty to her Church.

She was trained in the art of journalism under the legendary Msgr.…

Sacrament of Reconciliation in the Diocese of Birmingham

Annunciation of the Lord (Decatur)

(English & en español) Monday, 6:10 - 6:45 p.m.; Tuesday, 11-11:45 a.m.; Wednesday, 6:10 - 6:45 p.m.; Thursday, 11-11:45 a.m.; Friday, 11-11:45 a.m.; Saturday, 4-4:45 p.m. & 6-6:45 p.m.; Sunday, 10:30-11:15 a.m. &12:30-1:15 p.m.

 

Blessed Sacrament (Birmingham)

Thirty minutes before Weekend Masses and by appointment

 

Cathedral of St. Paul (Birmingham)

Monday-Friday, 11:30 a.m.-12:00 noon; Saturday, 3-4 p.m. or by appointment

 

Chapel of the Holy Cross (Albertville)

Saturday, 4:30-5:30 p.m. or by appointment

Incorrupt heart of St. John Vianney to visit the Cathedral of St. Paul

The incorrupt heart of St. John Vianney, patron saint of priests and co-patron of the Diocese of Birmingham in Alabama, will be venerated at the Cathedral of St. Paul on Thursday, Dec. 6. The Cathedral will receive the relic at 8:30 a.m. the morning of the Dec. 6. At 11:15 a.m., Confessions will be heard, and at 12:10 p.m., Father Hedderman will celebrate Mass. Bishop Baker, accompanied by priests of the diocese, will hold Solemn Vespers from 5:15-5:45 p.m. The…

Office of the Bishop releases statement

November 9, 2018 

 

The Archdiocese of Mobile will publish the names of clergy and religious who were removed from ministry due to an accusation of abuse of a minor.  

Each of the four Catholic dioceses in Alabama and Mississippi (Archdiocese of Mobile, Diocese of Biloxi, Diocese of Birmingham, and the Diocese of Jackson) will issue its own list. 

The Diocese of Birmingham will soon publish the names of clergy and religious who were  credibly accused of abuse of…

Sister Servants of the Eternal Word elect new superior

Bishop Baker releases statement

Founder of Diocesan Office of Black Catholic Ministry dies at age 75

Founder of Diocesan Office of Black Catholic Ministry dies at age 75

Sister Rita Washington, SFCC July 1, 1943 – August 13, 2018

Sister Rita Washington, a native of Mobile, Alabama, and a resident of Montgomery, Alabama, died at a local hospital in Montgomery on Monday, Aug. 13. Sister Rita served in the Diocese of Birmingham at St. Martin de Porres Church and School in Gadsden for three years and in Birmingham as the founder and Diocesan Director of the Office of Black Catholic Ministry for eight years. 

While in Birmingham she served…

St. Stephen the Martyr University Chapel announces new Mass times

The new Mass times for 2018-1019 school year will be  Sundays at 10 a.m., 8 p.m. (previously 5 p.m.). Tuesdays at 5:30 p.m. (previously Wednesdays). New schedule is effective Sunday, Aug. 26.

All new and returning students of UAB, Samford, and BSC, please visit stsbhm.org/hello before school begins. 

If you have already finished college and would like a chance to connect with fellow alumni and to support Catholic formation for students, consider joining the Alumni Association online at www.stsbhm.org/alumni.

St.…

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