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|Novena To Our Sorrowful Mother
|Mondays from 8:30 am to 6:30 pm
*in the event of a funeral, times will be adjusted
1st Friday from 8:30 am to Noon
Nocturnal Adoration: 1st Saturday from 9:00 pm
through 7:00 am Sunday
|Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament
Pastor Msgr. Charles Chaffman
We invite you to register to be part of our
parish family. Please come by the office and
fill out a registration form or you may
download the form and drop off at the
church office. Call 733-7152 if you have any
|Parishioner Registration Info
Monday - Friday at 8:00 am
Mass: 5:30 pm
Mass: 8:00 am, 9:30 am (Spanish),
10:30 am (Congolese Choir at House of Mercy),
11:30 am & 5:30 pm
Sacrament of Reconciliation
Saturday 4:15 pm - 5:15 pm
Journey as women, wives and mothers. Sisters in Christ meet on the 3rd Wednesday of the month
at the St. Paul Community Center. For more information contact Ann Perez (210)215-9665.
Classes are held every Sunday at the St. Paul Community Center for children from Pre-Kinder
through 8th grade and for adults at 9:30am followed by 10:30am Mass at the House of Mercy.
Parents are strongly encouraged to attend their own faith formation sessions with “At Home with
the Word” facilitated by Margaret and John Szcyubialka and join their children for Mass at 10:30am.
Contact Rosie Arismendez at the parish office for more information.
Life Teen is a HS youth group centered around the Eucharist to bring teens closer to Christ. We talk about real life issues
that teens face today. All high school teens are encouraged to sign up and get involved. High School teens wanting to
prepare for the sacrament of Confirmation will need to register for Life Teen. Life Teen is limited to High School teens only.
Life Teen meets on Sundays from 3:45PM to 5:15PM from the 2nd Sunday in September through end of May. Cost of
registration is $50. Contact Lisa for more information at (210)844-2041.
Rosary every 4th Saturday at 8:30AM in Our Lady's Chapel.
All are welcome.
REMINDER - Bingo 7 days a week located at 502
Embassy Oaks! Doors open at 5:00 pm followed by a
7:00 pm and 8:30 pm sessions.
St. Paul Catholic Learning Center:
The SPCC accepts infants (6 weeks) to
pre-K4 year round including during summer camp
sessions. Hours are Monday-Friday,
6:30 am - 6:00 pm. Monthly (or weekly) cost includes
total care time and meals. Summer camp session has
begun. It is available on a weekly enrollment rate as
well and includes fun summer events. The St. Paul
Learning Center is the place to call and/or visit. We
just may fit your needs. Call Director Blanca Sanchez
to arrange a tour of our Center: (210) 738-8715.
Please join the Congolese Catholic Choir every
Sunday Mass at the House of Mercy located at 1201
Donaldson Ave. San Antonio, TX 78228 from
If you are interested in becoming Catholic we offer what is called RCIA: The
formation of adults and process by which they are initiated into the Church is
• Unbaptized...persons 18 years or older who follow a process to help them grow in
awareness to God’s call to conversion
as well as ways to respond to that call.
• Baptized in Another Christian Church...those catechized and uncatechized persons from a faith tradition other than
Catholic who are seeking full communion with the Roman Catholic Church (Eucharist and Confirmation/Full reception into the
Church by Profession of Faith).
• Baptized but uncatechized Catholic Adults...persons who were baptized as infants in the Catholic Church yet not given
any religious upbringing within the Catholic Tradition. These adults will be prepared to celebrate the sacraments of penance,
confirmation and Eucharist.
• Lacking Confirmation: These adults have been baptized, received First Communion (Eucharist), but have not been
confirmed. These adults will be prepared to celebrate Confirmation.
|QUESTIONS? CALL ROSIE ARISMENDEZ @ (210) 736-0055
ST. PAUL COMMUNITY CENTER
The place to be on Wednesday
evenings from 6:30-8:30pm!!
FOOD, FELLOWSHIP & FAITH SHARING!
We begin with thirty minutes of catching up
and munching, followed by prayer, theme
for the night and sharing.
We invite you to come and shop at the House of
Mercy Gift Shop where you can find that special
gifts for any occasion.
We have all the
accessories and religious
items for those making
their First Holy Communion.
We carry accessories and
religious items for baptisms!
Looking for a Unity Candle, a
Bible, arras, etc. for your
wedding……or a tiara for your
Store Hours are Monday-Friday 9am-5pm. Call for
extended store hours evenings and weekends.
Proceeds from the store help to meet the parish
debt. Anyone interested in volunteering to help
out at the store is asked to call 736-0055 or
You may want to set up your own
altar to honor those members of
your family who are deceased.
We will also have a special table
for you to place photos of your
deceased loved ones.
Halloween is a contraction of "All Hallows' Evening" which is the eve of All Saints. The All Saints Mass is an
opportunity to celebrate all the "famous" canonized saints and the "non famous" saints who are in heaven.
|MONDAY, OCTOBER 31ST
6:30 P.M. at the House of Mercy
St. Paul Community Center
Mass & Celebration
Those participating in the Mass are asked to choose
costumes of "famous" or "non-famous" saints, e.g.,
saint baseball players, saint teachers, saint waitress,
saint plumber, etc. The non-famous saints include
peoples of all nations, languages professions, etc. The
costume chosen should reflect values that reflect Christ.
Saints & Non-Famous Saints Tables
Any organization, family, group or individual is invited to
honor a saint. You may decorate the table, organize
food or desserts that reflect the life of that particular
saint. After Mass on Monday, October 31st, you will be
able to distribute refreshments to the children. You
may want to remember your family, first responders,
teachers, or deceased members of your organization.