December 23, 2009

Please note the Holy Day Mass schedule for January 1st, MARY, THE MOTHER OF GOD: Vigil Mass on Thursday at 6pm and Holy Day Masses at 8am and 10am. This is a HOLY DAY OF OBLIGATION.

Please note that the church office will be closed on Monday, December 28 and again on Friday, January 1st.

REMINDER: Beginning Saturday, January 2nd our Vigil Mass will no longer be at 5:00pm but will be celebrated at 4:00pm with Confessions from 3:00pm to 3:30pm. This change is in response to numerous requests and will assist those who do not drive at night.



December 18, 2009

The Knights of Columbus are selling frozen ravioli and gravy in the KC Hall after 5pm and 10am Masses.

If you have not seen Fr. Ben’s gingerbread creation—come to the Parish Hall after mass. His beautiful recreation of the Old Church is something you don’t want to miss.

Please note that the church office will be closed on December 24, 25 and 28th.

Christmas Eve Mass schedule: 5:00pm Mass with prelude music by the Children and Contemporary Choir beginning at 4:30. 11:00pm Mass with prelude music by the Formal Choir at 10:30pm. Christmas Day Masses are at 8 and 10am.


December 11, 2009

The Knights of Columbus are selling frozen ravioli and gravy in the KC Hall after 5pm and 10am Masses.

There will be a PENANCE SERVICE at the Cathedral this Tuesday at 7pm. Many priests will be available to hear confessions.

The Parish Club will have their Christmas Party Tuesday beginning at 11:30am.

St. Paul School play: A Storybook Christmas will be presented Tuesday at 9:30am and Thursday at 7pm. Both performances are in the Bishop Byrne Theatre.

Please turn in your Christmas Flower Envelopes by Wednesday.

Please check the sign-up form to see where Eucharistic Ministers, Lectors and Altar Servers are needed for Christmas Eve and Christmas Morning.


December 5, 2009

Please join us in thanking our Military Service Personnel serving overseas and in honoring our many Veterans of War at a holy Advent Mass in their honor. The following items will be gratefully accepted and will be sent to our military personnel serving in Afghanistan. Please come and help us to honor and pray for our servicemen and women and their families this Christmas season.

• Date: Thursday, December 10, 2009
• Place: St.Paul Catholic Church —
1425 E. Shelby Drive Memphis, TN
• Time: 6:00pm
• Celebrant: Fr.Benjamin Bradshaw

Items suggested to the Chaplains by men and women serving in Afghanistan.
•Items of Need
2010 calendars
Laundry Bags (small and large) Home Made Holiday Cookies/Cake
Air Freshener (stick ups)

Splenda (packages)
Face Cleanser (ex: Sea breeze or Clearasil or Ponds) Green Tea Drink Mix (Individual Packages)
Sports Bras (NOT WHITE)
Trail Mix
Underwear (NOT WHITE) men and women’s Large Tubs of Hot Chocolate
Nail/toeClippers AppleCider (maybe Cinnamon sticks)
Shoe inserts/padded cushions (men and women’s) Christmas Candy
Kleenex Chocolate Candy (Snicker/M & M’s)
Leave in Conditioner Candy Canes
Body Spray (men and women’s)
Lotion (for dry skin¦)
Phone Cards
Flavored Coffee Creamer Christmas Music

If you cannot attend but would like to send items, mail to:
Nicole Nixon 455 AEW/HC APO AE, 09354