In memory of Edward Von Hagel, Jr. the sanctuary lamp will burn for the repose of his soul from February 15th to February 21st. The sanctuary lamp will burn for the repose of the soul of Louise Butler from February 22nd until February 28th.
February 18th is Ash Wednesday. We will have an English Mass at 8:30 a.m., a Latin Mass at 5:00 p.m., and an English Mass at 7:00 p.m.
The Parish Council will meet on Thursday, February 19th at 7:00 p.m. in the Rectory.
There will be a second collection next weekend for the Black and Indian Missions.
We will have Stations of the Cross at 6:30 p.m. during the Fridays of Lent (2:30 p.m. on Good Friday) followed by a Lenten potluck meal. We will also have confessions following Stations. All are invited and encouraged to join us for stations, a Lenten meal, and confessions.
This year we will again collect various non-perishable items for the men in the Cenacolo addiction recovery center in Hanceville. For the first Sunday of Lent, we will collect breakfast cereals such as grits, oatmeal, breakfast bars, etc.
OLV is hosting a free Family Vocation Conference on Saturday, March 7th from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. This year we are celebrating the Year of Consecrated Life while focusing on “The Joy of the Gospel.” The whole family is invited. Conference talks will be given by various religious orders serving our diocese as well as diocesan priests. The day includes Mass, Eucharistic Adoration, lunch, the Rosary, Confessions, and a question & answer session. Please contact the Office of Vocations with any questions at 838-2184. Registration information is available at www.birminghamvocations.com
- Sunday, March 1st
- Sunday, April 5th (Easter Sunday)
- Sunday, April 19th (First Communion)
- Sunday, May 24th (Confirmation)
- Sunday, June 14th
- Saturday, August 15th (The Assumption, time TBD)
- Sunday, September 6th
- Sunday, October 25th (Christ the King)
- Monday, November 2nd (All Souls, 6:00 p.m.)
- Tuesday, December 8th (Immaculate Conception, 6:00 p.m.)
- Friday, December 24th (Christmas Eve, 8:00 p.m.).