Parish Mission Statement

Using the Corporal Works of Mercy as our guide, we seek to educate & empower all members of the parish to provide for the needs of the community & follow in the footsteps of Christ.



SOCIAL OUTREACH

Catholic Family Services
1515 12th Ave South
Birmingham, AL 35205
Contact: Tom Cook, (205) 324-6561, fax: (205) 323-0475
It is our mission to strengthen the quality of life of individuals, families, and communities through our services of: Counseling, Unplanned Pregnancy Counseling, Adoption, Adoption Reunification, Infant Care, and Project Rachel.

BEGINNING EXPERIENCE: A peer ministry for separated, divorced & widowed which includes weekend experiences & weekly support groups.Tuesdays, 6:00pm at Our Lady of Sorrows Church. For information call 205-969-8509 or go to their web site www.birminghambeginningexperience.org

RACHEL'S VINEYARD provides retreats for men and women who have experienced abortion or miscarriage. For information on how to volunteer to help with this wonderful ministry or to attend an upcoming Retreat, go to www.rachelsvineyard.org or pick up an information packet in the hallway bins.

PRO-LIFE HAPPENINGS: Websites www.silentnomoreawareness.org; www.abortionbreastcancer.com ; www.stemcellresearch.org Every 1st Saturday, at EWTN in Irondale - 7:00am Mass in the Chapel, 8:05am Rosary, 8:30am breakfast, 9:30-10:30am prayer vigil at abortion mill at 10th Ave & 17th St. South (Bham). 3rd Saturday, Pro-life Mass & Rosary Vigil, 8:00am, at St. Stephen on Southside.

HER CHOICE BIRMINGHAM WOMEN'S CENTER 2120 7th Ave South, Birmingham, AL 35233 (205) 252-0706. Her Choice is a women's clinic which is an alternative to abortion. It offers OB/GYN services. Obstetricians & Gynecologists (OBGYN) specialize in female reproductive health issues as well as gynecological health issues. Free Pregnancy Tests, Free Ultrasound, Free Referrals/Community Assistance, Free Pregancy Options Education, Earn While You Learn Program, Free Post Abortion Counseling, Sexual Integrity Program. 24 Hour Emergency Toll Free 1-800-395-HELP

MEALS ON WHEELS

Holy Infant volunteers provide a hot nutritious meal and personal visit to those individuals living in the surrounding area who are unable to prepare meals for themselves due to illness, disability, or convalescence in order to improve health, reduce isolation and help them maintain independent living. Volunteers commit to two hours one day a month during the lunch hours.