Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church

Welcome to Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church
We invite you to learn about Our Church, Our People, Our Ministries and Stewardship.

We are in Our 58th Year as a Parish.

Jesus Stands Knocking At The Door Image

Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church is located in the Huffman-Roebuck area of Birmingham, Alabama, just off the Center Point Parkway, and serves parishioners in the following areas: Huffman, Roebuck, Pinson, and Grayson Valley.

We warmly welcome new members to our parish!
If you wish to become a member of our parish community, please pick up a Registration Form in the back of the Church, or stop by the Church Office between 8:00 am and 4:00 pm weekdays.

We offer RCIA September through May at Our Lady of Lourdes , however our doors are always open. If you know someone who is interested in the Catholic Church, please call the Church Office (205) 836-2274, Mon - Fri (8:00 am - 4:00 pm) and speak to Robin for more information. Arrangements will be made to accommodate newcomers.

Our Parish History - - Our Lady of Lourdes Litany and Information

Our Lady of Lourdes and Global Catholic Information

New! Online Giving - - Bienvenido a Dar en línea!

Weekly Gospel Keywords and Meditations - - Palabras Clave del Evangelio y Meditaciones del Evangelio


In Loving Memory
of Father Andy Kennedy
who was Our Pastor
from 1993 to 2017

Father Andy Kennedy

+Eternal Rest+
Eternal rest, grant unto him O Lord
and let perpetual light shine upon him.
May he rest in peace. Amen.
May his soul and the souls
of all the faithful departed,
through the mercy of God,
rest in peace. Amen.

+Descanso Eterno+
Concédele Señor, el descanso eterno.
Y brille para él la luz eterna.
Descanse en paz. Amén.
Su alma y las de todos
los fieles difuntos
descansen en paz,
por la misericordia del Señor. Amén.

Funeral Services for Father Andrew J. Kennedy

Monday, March 20, 2017 at
Our Lady of Lourdes Church
from 5 - 7 pm
with a Prayer Service at 7 pm

Visitation and Funeral Mass
Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at
the Cathedral of St. Paul
(Downtown Birmingham)
Visitation 10 - 11 am
Funeral Mass at 11 am
with a reception following the Mass
in the Great Hall.

Visitation and Memorial Mass
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at
Our Lady of Lourdes Church
Visitation 10 - 11 am
Memorial Mass at 11 am
followed by Lunch
in the Family Life Center Gym
(Next to the Church)

"May the road rise to meet you.
May the wind be always at your back.
May the sun shine warm upon your face.
And rains fall soft upon your fields.
And until we meet again,
May God hold you in the hollow of His hand.
Amen." (An Irish Blessing)

Father Andrew J. Kennedy
who was our Pastor at
Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church
from July 1993 to March 16, 2017

Born: January 12, 1936 - Tipperary, Ireland
Ordained a Priest - June 1963
Died: March 16, 2017 - Birmingham, AL

Click here to see:

Photo - Memorial - Twitter - Obituary

Guest Book Memories - Diocese - One Voice


Contact Us
In Case of Emergency, We're Available - 24 Hours a Day thru Our Answering Service - Just Call the Church Office, (205) 836-2274, and if an Emergency, let our Answering Service know what Your Emergency is!

Office Hours
Monday - Friday - 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Mailing Address
980 Huffman Road
Birmingham, AL 35215

Church Office & Youth Building
(205) 836-2274

Family Life Center
(205) 836-1286

(205) 836-1218
Kindergarten Information Page  Facebook Link


Mass Schedule



Map to Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church

Our Lady of Lourdes Location on Google Maps Link

Directions to Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church

From Birmingham -
Take I-59 North towards Gadsden
Take Exit 134 (Center Point)
Take Left off Ramp
Drive In Right-hand Lane for About 1 mile
Watch for our New Sign. We have 2 entrances. (Miss first?, take second)

Other Landmarks (All On the Right) -
Huffman Baptist Church (Slow to 20 M.P.H.)
Christian Parkway Church (Slow to 15 M.P.H.)
Our Lady of Lourdes is next.
Watch for our New Sign. We have 2 entrances. (Miss first?, take second)


Weekly Gospel Keywords & Meditations
Palabras Clave del Evangelio y Meditaciones del Evangelio

Stewardship – "A Way of Life"

Sunday, March 19, 2017
3rd Sunday of Lent
III Domingo de Cuaresma

Gospel Key Words: Samaria, Jacob’s well, “Give me a drink,” Living Water, husbands, “You are a prophet,” Messiah, “I am He,” “fields are ripe for harvest,” Samaritans believed, “Savior of the world.”

Palabras Clave del Evangelio: Samaria, el pozo de Jacob, "Dame de beber," agua viva, maridos, eres profeta, el Mesías. "Soy yo," "dorados para la siega," Muchos samaritanos creyeron en Jesús, el Salvador del mundo."

Gospel Meditations
- Give us this Living Water, Lord, to help us share Your Good News.
- “… whoever drinks the water I shall give will never thirst.”  (John 4:14)

Meditaciones del Evangelio
- Danos este Agua Viva, Señor, para ayudarnos a compartir Tu Buena Noticia.
- “… el que beba del agua que yo le daré, nunca más tendrá sed.”  (San Juan 4:14)

Sunday, March 26, 2017
4th Sunday of Lent
IV Domingo de Cuaresma

Gospel Key Words: Blind from birth, “Who sinned?” “the works of God might be visible in Him,” Jesus smeared clay on his eyes, washed, able to see, “I was blind and now I see,” Son of Man, “I do believe, Lord.”

Palabras Clave del Evangelio: Un ciego de nacimiento, "¿quién pecó?," "para que se manifiesten en él las obras de Dios," Jesús hizo barro con la saliva y lo puso sobre los ojos del ciego, se lavó y, ya veía, "yo era ciego y ahora veo," el Hijo del hombre, "Creo, Señor".

Gospel Meditations
- Lord, open our eyes, our hearts, our minds and our souls, “so that the works of God might be made visible through [us]."
- “… I was blind and now I see.”  (John 9:25)

Meditaciones del Evangelio
- Señor, abre nuestros ojos, nuestros corazones, nuestras mentes y nuestras almas, "para que las obras de Dios sean visibles a través de [nosotros]."
- “ ... yo era ciego y ahora veo.”  (San Juan 9:25)

Sunday, April 02, 2017
5th Sunday of Lent
V Domingo de Cuaresma

Gospel Key Words: Lazarus, illness, “for the glory of God,” death, four days, “I am the Resurrection and the Life; who-ever believes in Me, … will live ... Do you believe this?,” “Untie him and let him go.”

Palabras Clave del Evangelio: Lázaro, enfermedad, "para la gloria de Dios," muerte, cuatro días, "Yo soy la resurrección y la vida. El que cree en mí ... vivirá ... ¿Crees tú esto?", "Desátenlo, para que pueda andar."

Gospel Meditations
- Lord, help us to share all of the gifts that You give to us.
- ”Then you shall know that I am the LORD, when I open your graves and have you rise from them, O my people.”  (Ez 37:13)

Meditaciones del Evangelio
- Señor, ayúdanos a compartir todos los dones que nos das.
- “Y cuando abra sus tumbas y los haga salir de ellas, ustedes, mi pueblo, sabrán que yo soy el Señor.”  Ezequiel 37:13)

Sunday, April 09, 2017
Palm Sunday of the Lord's Passion
Domingo de Ramos "De la Pasión del Señor"

Gospel Key Words: Passover, “This is My body”, Peter, “you will deny”, “let this cup pass from me”, Judas, the man I shall kiss?, deny, weep bitterly, Barabbas, "Let him be crucified!", Simon, Cross, “King of the Jews”, gave up His spirit, tomb.

Palabras Clave del Evangelio: Pascua, “Esto es mi cuerpo”, Pedro, “habrás negado”, “ que pase de mí este cáliz”, Judas, Aquel a quien yo le dé un beso, “habrás negado”, llorar amargamente, Barrabás, “¡Crucifícalo!”, Simón, la cruz, “el rey de los judíos”, expiró, un sepulcro.

Gospel Meditations
- Lord, You gave Your Life so that we may have Eternal Life.
- “Blessed is the King who comes in the name of the Lord.”  (Mt 21:9)

Meditaciones del Evangelio
- Señor, Tú has dado Tu Vida para que tengamos Vida Eterna.
- “¡Bendito el que viene en nombre del Señor!”  (San Mateo 21:9)

Sunday, April 16, 2017
Easter Sunday - The Resurrection of the Lord
Domingo de Pascua - La Resurrección del Señor

Gospel Key Words: Saw and believed. Two words are the heart of St. John’s Gospel – and of this whole Lenten/Easter season: to see and believe. The glory that is given Jesus by the Father is revealed in all its splendor and power. He is risen. Alleluia! In coming to the Messianic table, we already share in the splendor of Christ’s glory. How can we do anything less than see and believe? How can we utter anything less than Alleluia!  Alleluia!  Alleluia!

Gospel Meditations
- Christ is Risen!  Alleluia,  Alleluia!
- “Then the other disciple also went in ... and he saw and believed.”  (Jn 20:8)

Meditaciones del Evangelio
- ¡Cristo ha resucitado!  Aleluya,  Aleluya!
- Luego entró el otro discípulo ... él también vio y creyó.  (San Juan 20:8)


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Last modified: March 20, 2017