First Friday Adoration

February 9, 2016

First Friday Adoration will be on Friday, March 3, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Two adorers are needed for each hour. A sign-up board is by the southwest doors.

Lent at St. Paul

January 2, 2016

Lent palmsAsh Wednesday Mass Schedule

6:00 a.m.
8:15 a.m. (School Mass)
7:00 p.m. Bilingual

Ashes will only be distributed after the homily, not at the end of Mass, or at the office.

stationsStations of the Cross will be every Friday during Lent, except Good Friday, April 14, 2017. English will be at 6:00 p.m. followed by a soup supper. Stations in Spanish will be at 7:00 p.m.

Fast and Abstinence
Ash Wednesday and Good Friday are obligatory days of fasting and abstinence for Catholics. In addition, Fridays during Lent are obligatory days of abstinence.

fast and abstinenceFasting is obligatory from age 18 until age 59. When fasting, a person is permitted to eat one full meal. Two smaller meals may also be taken, but not to equal a full meal. The abstinence from meat is binding from age 14 onwards.

Those that are excused from fast and abstinence include the physically or mentally ill including individuals suffering from chronic illnesses such as diabetes. Also excluded are pregnant or nursing women. In all cases, common sense should prevail, and ill persons should not further jeopardize their health by fasting.

The Sacraments
Beginning Sunday, March 5th, Father Johnnie will offer a 5-week series on The Catholic Faith Explained. Credit for catechists is available. If you are interested in attending, please call the office, (901) 346-2380.

CRS Rice Bowl…

CRS 2016 Rice Bowl

…is Catholic Relief Services’ Lenten faith-in-action program for parishes, schools & families. Participants fast, pray, & give during Lent, following Jesus’ call to live in solidarity w/the poorest & most vulnerable.
A cardboard Rice Bowl (available in the back of the church) is the traditional tool used to collect your Lenten alms. A Calendar is provided with each cardboard Rice Bowl to provide inspiration for your Lenten journey. Daily reflections, weekly prayers, meatless recipes and stories of hope from around the world will inspire you through the 40 days of Lent.

First Saturday Holy Hour

September 26, 2015

There will be a Holy Hour from 7:00 to 8:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 4, 2017. The Blessed Sacrament will be exposed. The Rosary and the Divine Chaplet of Mercy will be prayed.

Vocations / Vocaciones

January 8, 2017

“God chose us before the world began to be holy.”  God has chosen each person in Christ for a particular vocation.  If He may be calling you to be holy through a vocation to the priesthood or consecrated life, call Father Patrick Gallagher at (901) 323-3817 or write:

 “Dios nos eligió antes de que el mundo comenzó para ser santos”. Dios ha escogido a cada persona en Cristo para una vocación particular. Si él puede estarte llamando para ser Santo a través de una vocación al sacerdocio o vida consagrada, llamar al Padre Patrick Gallagher al (901) 323-3817 o escribir:

Knights of Columbus Spaghetti Dinner

January 8, 2017

The monthly Knights of Columbus Spaghetti Dinner will be held Saturday,March 18 , from 4:30 to 7:00 pm at the KC Hall. The cost is $7.00 for adults and $3.00 for children. Tea, lemonade, and coffee are free. Soft drinks $.50 all you can drink. Take home a quart of sauce for $6.00, and 2 dozen frozen ravioli for $9.00.

spaghetti border

Virgin of Guadalupe Dance Group

June 5, 2016

The Virgin of Guadalupe Dance Group has practice on Saturdays in the Parish Hall (or outside if the Hall is in use) from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. We are inviting those who would like to join to call the office before noon or show up on Saturday.

40 Days for Life

February 9, 2016

Ash Wednesday, March 1, 2017, will begin the 17th campaign for  40 Days For Life. Come join us & help save lives! We stand in peaceful, prayerful vigil in front of Planned Parenthood offering HELP, HOPE & LOVE to all who enter. There is so much help for any woman who may be despairing over her pregnancy. We need people to bring Jesus to the street corner to combat the lies told to these women. Won’t you help? Abortion is the #1 cause of death in the US. 1.4 million deaths a year followed by 611,105 deaths due to cardiac problems. Can you not act on this knowledge to change our culture back into a Culture of Life? We pray every day from March 1, 2017 through Sunday, April 9, 2017 from 6:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Help us please! or Libby Parks 901-355-8546.

40 days logo

Mother Cabrini

September 26, 2015

COME SHOP at Mother Cabrini Saturday, March 4, 2017 from 9 a.m. to Noon.

All clothes, shoes & purses are half price.

Mother Cabrini is in need of Volunteers to help in their Thrift Store and with food donations. Join them any Tuesday or Thursday between 9 a.m. and Noon to help them help others.

Crackers, and jelly are needed this week. Please drop your donations in wooden box by the Parish Hall entrance.