Saint Paul Church is the house of our Heavenly Father, a place of solace and grace, so please feel at home here. Whether you are a registered parishioner, new to our community, or a visitor--WELCOME!
1900 US Highway 72 West, Athens AL, 35611
Office Phone: 256-232-4191
Email: [email protected]
Emergency: 256-278-5234, 256-420-2296
We, the Christian community of St. Paul, are committed to serving the Lord and His people through witnessing and stewardship of time, talent and treasure, and, rooted in the Word and Tradition, are focused on encountering Him in the Breaking of the Bread.
Our parish has purchased a subscription to FORMED.org, an incredible online gateway to Catholic material all in one place. Enjoy a Bible study, MP3s, books, and movies. Click here for the St. Paul link to register for FORMED. Alternatively, you may register at the website formed.org using the St. Paul access code NKBQBB.
We are called to Evangelize and to perform Works of Mercy....
We are forming a new group called the Angels of Mercy. This is an outreach group that will help with various activites, such as ministering to the homebound and supporting local discipleship groups. Please sign up in the vestibule if you can help.
Help Wanted! Position vacancies for ushers, lectors, and eucharistic ministers. Call the church office at 256-232-4191 or email [email protected]
Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion: If you have been an Extraordinary Minister or would be willing to be, please help us update our records by marking the list in the vestibule.
Daily Mass and Sacrament of the Sick: On Friday, July 23, 2021, the 8:30am daily Mass will be held in the Church. During Mass we will have the Sacrament of the Sick for those who are ill, those who have a serious condition, or those of advance age, with a brunch served afterward in the Hall.
Pope Francis has designated July 25, 2021, as the 1st World Day of Prayer for Grandparents and the Elderly. We will present a prayer for grandparents written by Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI.
Religious Education Registration: Religious Education classes will begin in September! Registration will be held August 7th after the Hispanic Mass, and August 8th and 15th at noon in the Church Hall. The cost is $25 for one student or $50 per family. Registration fees increase September 1st. Please bring a copy of your child's baptism certificate with you at registration if one is not already on file with the church.
Pancake Breakfast, July 25th: We will have an all you can eat pancake breakfast on Sunday, July 25th. The cost is $5. Please sign up in the vestibule if you plan to attend.
Spanish Small Group: Beginning Wed, Aug. 4 and every Wednesday in August, there will be a small group class on the “Presence”, Jesus in the Eucharist, in Spanish. It will start after the 5:30 Spanish Mass on Wed. It will last from 6:00-7:30PM and be in the Parish Hall. Food will be provided. Sign up in the Church entrance.
St John Craft Fair is looking for Vendors: St John will host a craft fair on Nov 20th. Sign up now if you are interested in being a vendor at this big event.