Announcements

  • Important Parish Announcements:
    • Thursday Aug 15th is a Holy Day of Obligation, for the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary.  We will have Mass at 9am and 7pm.
    • The Youth Group needs adult volunteers to assist, beginning Sep 11th on Wed evenings.  Please consider investing time in our Youth!
    • Religious Education begins on Sep 8th.  Register in August for a discount on the registration fee.
    • Join us on Sept 8th after the 8:30am Mass for Breakfast.
    • Mark your calendar!  The annual Parish Picnic will be Sep 22nd.
    • The annual St. Paul Catholic Women yard sale is scheduled Sat Oct 5th (Fiddler's Convention weekend).  It's time now to begin identifying the wonderful items that need to move on to a new home!  Proceeds go to church projects.  Thank you for your generosity.
    • Join us this fall for RCIA. Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults is the means for adults to learn more about and enter the Catholic church.  It's also a great way to refresh your knowledge of our Catholic faith.  Come join the RCIA team this year as we begin a new format, and invite a friend!  The first meeting will be Wed Aug 28 6:15pm.  Email stpaulathal@gmail.com or call the office to sign up.
  • Administrative Announcements:
  • Activities at St. Paul:
    • Support LCCI Food Bank with: pop tarts, cereal bars, pudding or jello in cups
    • Divine Mercy Gift Shop open after 5:00pm Mass, between 8:30am and 11:15am Masses.
    • Join Small Group and Faith Enrichment meetings, 9:40am Sun, 5:30pm Thurs, 6:30pm Thurs, and others as announced. For more info, email stpaulathal@gmail.com or call Deacon Dennis Kobs 256-232-1426. See Flyer.
    • 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.
  • Event opportunities in the area:
    • Bishop Baker and the Cenacola Community will host a seminar on helping those with addiction on Tues Aug 20th at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church.  See Flyer.
    • Help the poor by joining in a Fun Run in Birmingham on Sept 28th sponsored by The Society of St. Vincent de PaulSee Details.
    • Meals on Wheels needs drivers for their program.  The routes usually take 1-1.5 hours.  Dates and times are Monday through Friday, 9:15am to 10:30am.  One day a week or more would be greatly appreciated!  For more information contact Sam King 256-431-1547.
    • John Paul II High School is currently seeking candidates for the following positions:  Part time Cafeteria Workers; Buildings and Grounds Facilities Manager; Advancement Association (Raiser's Edge experience required).  Any interested candidate should email Headmaster Dr. Lanny Hollis with cover letter, resume, and supporting employment information at dolszewski@JP2Falcons.org.
    • Employment Opportunity: LPC or LICSW needed for Catholic Family Services in Huntsville, Alabama. CFS is a faith based, non-profit, social services agency offering individual, marriage and family counseling, as well as, pro-life services to pregnant moms, adoption/foster care and refugee resettlement. Candidates must have a current Alabama license, experience in clinical counseling, psychology and be willing to work full time. A Catholic in good standing and knowledge of Catholic Social teachings is a bonus. Candidates should contact Cathie McDaniel, MA LPC Director Region I, Catholic Family Services by email at cmcdaniel@bhmdiocese.org.