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Upcoming events around the diocese - May 2024

Saturday, May 4


Get ready for a day of fun, food, and fellowship at Springfest, hosted by St. Patrick Catholic Church in Adamsville from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Several highlights will be the Springfest Market, featuring high-quality handmade items and merchandise, a raffle with a chance to win the grand prize of $1,500, and Bingo. Kids will have the opportunity to enjoy inflatables, games, and snow cones. Authentic Hispanic dishes and familiar American fare will be available for purchase. At 1 p.m., the Springfest auction will begin. The online catalog can be viewed and bids can be placed in advance. The church is located at 301 Shamrock Trail. For more information, visit

Saturday-Sunday, May 4-5

2nd annual Mercy Parish Bless Fest

Most Merciful Jesus Catholic Parish in Madison will be hosting their 2nd annual Bless Fest from 9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. both days. For a family admission of $5, attendees can shop at various craft tents, enjoy live entertainment, let the kids play a few games, participate in an auction, eat a yummy treat, sit and relax with a fresh burger or brat, donate toward sweepstakes tickets to win a $3,000, $1,000 or $500 cash prize, or donate towards 50/50 raffle tickets for another cash prize giveaway. For any questions or to learn how to be a craft vendor, please e-mail

Thursday, May 16

Diocesan homeschool graduation

Birmingham Catholic Homeschool graduation, open to all graduating homeschoolers in the Diocese of Birmingham, will begin with vespers led by Father Bryan Jerabek at 5 p.m. A procession, blessing, and tossing of the caps will follow. Seniors will be able to display pictures, awards, and accomplishments on their own display table. Light refreshments and a reception will conclude the evening. The cathedral is located at 2120 3rd Avenue, North. For more information on how to participate, please e-mail before March 31.