Mass, Prayer, Reconciliation

Sunday Masses
Saturday: 5:00pm in the Church
Sunday: 8:30am, 10:30am in the Church
1st Saturday: 6:10pm in the Church (Spanish)

Daily Masses
Tuesday: 5:30pm in the Chapel
Wednesday: 5:30pm in the Chapel (Spanish)
Thursday: 8:30am in the Chapel
Friday: 8:30am in the Chapel

Saturday 4pm to 4:30pm in the Chapel Sacristy

Saturday: 4:30pm in the Church
Sunday: 8:00am in the Church
Tuesday: 5:00pm in the Chapel
Thursday: 8:00am in the Chapel
Friday: 8:00am in the Chapel


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!

Contact St. Paul Catholic Church

1900 US Highway 72 West, Athens AL, 35611

Office Phone: 256-232-4191

Email: [email protected]

Emergency: 256-278-5234, 256-420-2296

Office Hours

The office is now open Monday through Friday from 9am to 3pm.


Mission Statement

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.

Worship Aids

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.


June Server Schedule

Help Wanted! Position vacancies for ushers, lectors, and eucharistic ministers. Call the church office at 256-232-4191 or email [email protected]   

Change to First Communion Schedule:  First Communion Mass will now be held during the 10:30 am mass on June 13th, June 20th, and June 27th.  Parents need to specify if they will attend the 20th or 27th. The June 13th mass is filled and no longer available.

BBQ pork is back! The Knights of Columbus are offering pulled pork for $8 per pound. To order, please sign up in the back of the church and pre-pay by June 16th. Pick up is at hall from 9am to 11am on June 26th.

Parish Spotlight

RCIA Class of 2021

Congratulations and welcome to the following adults who entered into full communion with the Church this year through RCIA!

Reyna Bustos

Melissa Gonzalez

Robert Hunter

Jessica Schneider

From the Diocese

Bishop Raica has ended the general dispensation from the Sunday and Holy Day Mass obligation as of May 24, 2021.  St. Paul welcomes everyone back to in-person worship.

Cessation of Dispensation for Sunday and Holy Day Mass Obligation - May, 24, 2021

Link to Diocese Website

Conference for the Year of the Parish and the Eucharist
Bishop Raica has announced that the upcoming Conference for the Year of the Parish and the Eucharist will be Friday night, August 13th, beginning at 7:00 PM with Eucharistic adoration in the church at the Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament in Hanceville with a Eucharistic procession to follow (see the schedule below).
On Saturday, Bishop Raica will celebrate Mass at 9:00 AM in the piazza outside of the church at the Shrine, followed by speakers in both English and Spanish.  On the English side, the speakers will be Dr. Scott Hahn, Dr. John Bergsma, and Msgr. Eugene Morris.  On the Spanish side will be Mother Adela and Fr. Pedro Núñez.
There will be food trucks for lunch on Saturday and plenty of opportunity for Confession and to explore the beautiful grounds of the Shrine.  Make your plans now to join us there.  Bishop Raica hopes to see as many of you as possible!
Friday, August 13
Eucharistic Adoration - 7:00 PM
Eucharistic Meditation by Msgr. Eugene Morris - 7:30 PM
Eucharistic Procession with Bishop Raica - 8:00 PM.
Saturday, August 14
Mass, w/Bishop Raica - 9:00 AM
1st speaker - 10:45 - 11:30 AM
Lunch - 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM (lunch trucks)
2nd speaker - 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
3rd speaker - 2:15 PM - 3:15 PM
Closing remarks - 3:15 PM
Speakers include: Dr. Scott Hahn, Dr. John Bergsma, Msgr. Eugene Morris (English)
Mother Adela and  Fr. Pedro Núñez (Spanish)


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