Announcements

  • Important Parish Announcements:
    • There will be no Youth Religious Education Classes on Dec 1st due to the Thanksgiving holiday. Class resumes Dec 8th. 
    • There will be no RCIA class on Nov 27th due to the Thanksgiving holiday.  Class Resumes Dec 4th.
    • The Prison Ministry could use your assistance.  Through Dec 8th, please help us collect items for the indigent inmates.  See list of needs.
    • The Novena for Our Lady of Guadalupe will be daily in the chapel from Dec. 3 to Dec. 11 at 7pm. On Dec. 11, you are welcome to stay and pray overnight. Deacon Dennis Kobs will be presiding the Celebration of Our Lady starting at 5am Dec. 12.
    • We're having a Christmas party on Dec 15th! Social Hour will begin at 5pm and dinner will be served at 6pm.  There will be door prizes.  Adults only please.  Tickets will be sold after Mass through Dec 8th.
    • We have begun our Thanksgiving and Christmas Food Drive.  Help St. Paul Catholic Women collect food and small gifts for parish members who need a little help this year.  We will have a Giving Tree as well as food bags in the vestibule.  Just drop the food bags off at the Hall at Mass time, drop gift certificates in the collection plate, and bring the gifts (unwrapped and in gift bags) either to the Hall or to the vestibule by Dec 15th.  Thank you for helping those in need.
    • We will have an Advent Penance Service on Dec 18th at 6pm.
    • Join the Hispanic Community as they celebrate a Posada on Dec 20th at 6pm.
    • St. Paul’s children’s choir will sing at the 5pm Christmas Eve Bilingual Mass. The last 4 rehearsals will be Dec. 8, 15, 22, and 23 at 2pm in the church. All children Kindergarten through fifth grade are invited to participate. Contact Ann Margaret Chapman for more information at 256-337-6730.
  • Administrative Announcements:
  • Activities at St. Paul:
    • Support LCCI Food Bank with: dry beans, rice, canned tomatoes, Jiffy Corn Mix
    • Divine Mercy Gift Shop open after 5:00pm Mass, between 8:30am and 11:15am Masses.
    • Join Small Group and Faith Enrichment meetings, 9:40am Sun, 6:30pm Tues, 5:30pm Thurs, and others as announced. For more info, email [email protected] or call Deacon Dennis Kobs 256-232-1426. See Flyer.
    • Are you willing to assist at Mass? We need Extraordinary Ministers, Lectors, Ushers, Sacristans, Altar Servers. Contact the office to help.  We will train you, and you can set your schedule.  God will bless you.
    • Would you like to have Mass said in memory of or in honor of a loved one or special intention?  Just call the office.  It's customary to offer a $10 stipend, but not necessary.
  • Event opportunities in the area:
    • Join Father Bryan Jerabek of the Diocese of Birmingham on a pilgrimage through Europe, Aug 3-12, 2020.  For more information or to sign up please contact the tour coordinator, Joseph Long, at 540-466-6070.
    • St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Madison, AL will have a Craft Fair on Mar 7, 2020, focusing on religious art.  If you'd like to purchase a booth check out their website or mail [email protected]