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Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church

Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church is the recipient of a notable award from the American Red Cross. Read more

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Photos courtesy of Frances Smith.

Perpetual Eucharistic Adoration endures at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church in Homewood as the parish celebrates the 27th anniversary of the devotion. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Frances Smith.

Parishioners of Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church were blessed to greet, meet and hear a former Pontifical Swiss Guard on Aug. 18 at the kickoff of Adult Education. Read more

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Photo by Jon Anderson

The ceremony was held Saturday at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church.

Our Lady of Sorrows Church (OLS) parishioners are gearing up for their 70th Annual Independence Day Festival. Read more

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The Fourth Degree men's group of the Knights of Columbus at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church in Homewood is helping raise money to purchase care kits for area veterans. Read more

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The celebration of All Saints Day in November took on a very special meaning for the fourth-grade students at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic School (OLS). Read more

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Several hundred people gathered on Aug. 18 to mark the milestone. Read more

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Photo submitted by Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church.

Thousands of people seeking food and fun to celebrate July 4 attended Birmingham’s oldest Independence Day celebration at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church in Homewood. Read more

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Photo by Lexi Coon.

Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church will host its annual Fourth of July Festival — a tradition since 1949 — on Wednesday, July 4, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church.

Members of the Msgr. Frank J. Wade Fourth Degree Knights of Columbus Assembly joined Boy Scout Troop 237 and American Heritage Girls Troop AL-1478 to conduct a retirement ceremony for worn U.S. flags at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church. Read more

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Our Lady of Sorrows (OLS) Cub Scout Pack 237 had the honors of retiring the flag at a recent John Carroll Catholic High School home football game. Read more

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Submitted by Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church.

Volunteers and their families were treated to a catered dinner in thanks of their efforts for a successful 68th Annual Independence Day Festival at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church in Homewood. Read more

Celebrations

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Photos by Lexi Coon.

The festival had many entertainment options with old-style festival activities for the kids, including ring toss, horse racing, a bounce house, darts, a dunking booth, hot wheel races and a putting green, as well as a doll booth and cake booth. Read more

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It’s time to clean out your closets and garages once again to prepare for the annual Our Lady of Sorrows Trash and Treasures rummage sale. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Bill Lang.

The Fourth Degree men’s group of The Knights of Columbus at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church in Homewood is helping to raise money to purchase care kits for area veterans. Read more

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Stuffed animal donation

Sydney Cromwell

The toys can be used by officers to comfort children they meet on duty. Read more

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In advance of Flag Day on June 14, a ceremony was conducted for worn United States flags. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Frances Smith.

Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church in Homewood will host its 67th annual Independence Day Festival — one of the largest holiday events in the Birmingham area — on July 4. Read more

Celebrations

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Photo courtesy of Mary Stephens Pugh.

Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic School eighth-graders took part in a project that combined math, career goals and creativity. Read more

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    Scouts from Troop 97 out of Trinity Methodist Church and Troop 237 out of Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church participate in a Knights of Columbus 4th Degree Assembly ceremony to retire worn U.S. flags on the top level of Our Lady of Sorrows' parking deck in Homewood, Alabama, on Saturday, June 8, 2019.

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    Photo by Jon Anderson

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    Rick Lange, the "faithful navigator" (or head) of the Knights of Columbus 4th Degree Assembly in Homewood, Alabama, welcomes people to a ceremony to retire worn U.S. flags on the top level of Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church's parking deck on Saturday, June 8, 2019.

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    Photo by Jon Anderson

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    Scouts from Troop 97 out of Trinity Methodist Church and Troop 237 out of Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church lead in the Pledge of Allegiance during a Knights of Columbus 4th Degree Assembly ceremony to retire worn U.S. flags on the top level of Our Lady of Sorrows' parking deck in Homewood, Alabama, on Saturday, June 8, 2019.

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    Photo by Jon Anderson

    flag retirement 6-8-19 (11)

    Scouts from Troop 97 out of Trinity Methodist Church and Troop 237 out of Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church participate in a Knights of Columbus 4th Degree Assembly ceremony to retire worn U.S. flags on the top level of Our Lady of Sorrows' parking deck in Homewood, Alabama, on Saturday, June 8, 2019.

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    Photo by Jon Anderson

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    About 30 people attended a Knights of Columbus 4th Degree Assembly ceremony to retire worn U.S. flags on the top level of Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church's parking deck in Homewood, Alabama, on Saturday, June 8, 2019.

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    Photo by Jon Anderson

    flag retirement 6-8-19 (16)

    Scouts from Troop 97 out of Trinity Methodist Church and Troop 237 out of Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church participate in a Knights of Columbus 4th Degree Assembly ceremony to retire worn U.S. flags on the top level of Our Lady of Sorrows' parking deck in Homewood, Alabama, on Saturday, June 8, 2019.

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