Announcements

  • Important Parish Announcements:
    • Join us for a fun Parish Social on Apr 28th at 5:00pm in the Parish Hall.  We will have a Taco Bar, Game Night, and we will plan the next Small Group sessions.  There will be fun for all. 
    • Thanks to everyone who participated in the Lenten Program “Forgiven”, the first of our Small Group sessions.  More than 70 people participated, and this is the beginning, not the end of Small Groups!  At the Parish Social on April 28th we will discuss the next phase.
    • Are you willing to assist at Mass? We need Extraordinary Ministers, Lectors, Ushers, Sacristans, Altar Servers. Contact the office to help.  We will train you, and you can set your schedule.  God will bless you.
    • Please pray for the repose of the souls of June Maplesden, Ruth Kirby, and Adair McCook.
    • Thank You!  The family of June Maplesden would like to sincerely say thank you for the cards, visits, flowers, offerings of Masses, food, and other kindnesses shown our family during our mother's long illness and recent death. We would also like to offer our appreciation to Father Tom for the funeral Mass, Rachel Bloemer and Duane Pickett for the music, and the persons who prepared a wonderful meal for us, people who made the memorial cards and programs for the funeral. And a special thank you to Deacons Chuck Butler and Greg Beam for all their help with coordinating and participating in the funeral Mass and gravesite service. God bless you all - your kindness will always be remembered. 
    • The Memorial Service for Ruth Kirby will be May 11th at Our Lady of the Valley Catholic Church.  Rosary at 9:30am followed by visitation, and funeral at 11:00am.  There will be a lunch in the church hall following the funeral. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (www.pancan.org) or the Alzheimer’s Association (www.alz.org) would be appreciated.
  • Administrative Announcements:
  • Routine Activities at St. Paul:
    • Support LCCI Food Bank with: jelly, peanut butter, crackers, canned soup
    • Divine Mercy Gift Shop open after 5:00pm Mass, between 8:30am and 11:15am Masses.
  • Event opportunities in the area:
    • Bishop Baker encourages us to check out and consider supporting HB314 and SB211, legislation being considered by the State of Alabama.  These bills are pro-life and strengthen the rights of the unborn.  See Bishop Baker's letter on Alabama legislation.
    • St. Elias Catholic Church will host it 21st Annual Lebanese Food and Cultural Festival April 26th and 27th. Call 205-901-4856 for more information.