ACTS:
We are an organization whose mission is to evangelize and spread the Gospel
by promoting, consulting in, facilitating and sponsoring ACTS  retreats for the
parish.  
Contact: Adrian Cepeda, Core Facilitator atacepeda9@hotmail.com
Website:  
St. Paul ACTS

AMIGOS DE CRISTO:
El ministerio de San Pablo de hombres y mujeres se juntan cada lunes a las 7pm.
Para conbivir, cantar y horar.  
Contacto: Francisco Salazar (210) 260-5880 or Aracely Garcia (210) 364-8682

ALTAR SOCIETY:  
Its purpose is "to supply and maintain all things necessary for the altar, vestments
and linens, candles and everything pertaining to the altar or necessary for holding
divine services."  We maintain the votive candle area in Our Lady's Chapel.
Contact: Trixie Rivera (210)684-9213

Sewing Circle meets weekly on Wednesdays and works on a variety of needlework
projects, quilting and jewelry making.  Additionally, the Society provides a monthly
stipend also for worship needs.  There are many more committees that complete
the work of the Society and all women in the parish are invited and encouraged to
join.  
Contact: Alice Banasau (210)736-5005

BIBLE/THEOLOGY STUDY GROUPS:
At St. Paul we have a variety of  studies offered to come together to pray and reflect
on the word of God and the study of our faith:

Adult Bible Study:  Wonderful opportunity to join together as members of our faith
community to pray and reflect on the Word of God.  Bible Study meets on
Tuesdays.  
Contact: Bob Cantu  (210) 735-1978

Bible Study with Bishop John Yanta:
Come join the Most Reverend Bishop John W. Yanta for Bible Classes every  2nd
Tuesday of the Month @ 10am at the Community Center. Bring your Bible! Come
get a deeper understanding of the Bible.Coffee and Pan Dulce will be provided.
Contact: St. Paul Community Center (210) 736-0055

CHARISMATIC PRAYER GROUP:
Do you have a passion to praise and worship the Lord or are you in need of
prayer?  Join us every Monday from 7pm-9pm in Our Lady's Chapel.  
Contact: Gloria Medina (210) 732-2252

COVENANT OF LOVE (Married Couples Group):
Covenant of Love is a parish based marriage ministry that offers a great program
to help couples live out God's plan for marriage while offering practical tools to
strengthen and renew your relationship.  Date Night for all engaged and married
couples meet every 3rd Saturday of the month at 7 pm. Babysitting is provided for
ages 4 and up.
Contact: Xavier & Erika  Mendiola (210) 693-2974  xaviermendiola247@gmail.com

CYO - ST. PAUL ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION:  
(SPAA) Ministers to young people through a well organized sports program. We are
always in need of volunteers and coaches for our CYO youth. Check out website
for  current registration season.
website:
www.saintpaulsa.org/cyo

GUADALUPANA SOCIETY:
Promotes devotion to Our Lady of Guadalupe among parishioners and in the
community.
Contact: Blanca Perez (210) 733-8647
KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS:
Is an organization that contributes to the well-being of the church, its ministries,
and to state and nationwide charities.
Contact: Humberto Reyes, Grand Knight (210) 867-9226
Membership Information, contact Tony Hernandez (210) 268-3928
Website:
www.kofc7265.org
Facebook:  Knights of Columbus Facebook

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS LADIES’ AUXILIARY:
Actively help the Knights of Columbus in all their activities and hold activities of
their own throughout the year.
Contact: Addie Rodriguez (210) 434-2687

Life Teen:
Life Teen is a youth group centered around the Eucharist to bring teens closer to
Christ.  We talk about real life issues that teens face today. Life Teen meets on
Sundays in the cafeteria from 4pm-5:15 pm.  All 8th-12th grade teens are
encouraged to sign up and get involved.  See Faith Formation page for more
information.
Contact: Lisa Delgado (210) 844-2041 or stpaulyouthsa@gmail.com

NOCTURNAL ADORATION SOCIETY:
Members pledge to worship before the Lord Jesus Christ exposed in the Blessed
Sacrament as an act of reparation for the sins of mankind.  This adoration is
usually held the first Saturday and Sunday of the month from 9 pm until 7 am.  The
adorers are organized in groups with a captain and are scheduled to a one-hour
turn each month.
Contact: Antonio Banueles (210) 432-4151

PRO-LIFE COMMITTEE:
The Pro-Life Committee at St. Paul works to promote respect for human life in all
its stages and to bring about an attitude of heart and mind in everyone to be open
to God's special gift of life.  The Committee seeks to influence public policy where
necessary and works to make abortion unthinkable.
Contact: Phil Watkins (210) 735-5394 or
philnelena@gmail.com

SCOUTS:
We welcome new scouts to join! Scouting offers fun and challenging activities that
promote courage, confidence & character development. Parents, please consider
becoming involved in the life of the youth of our community by becoming a Scout
leader!  
Contact: Cub Scouts - Lorraine Valera (210) 274-9828
  Girl Scouts - Gloria Mayorga (210) 842-9073

SISTERS-IN-CHRIST:
Together we gather in scripture and prayer as we share our faith and encourage
one another in our journey as Women, Wives and Mothers. Join us on the 1st
Saturday of the month in the Paula House after an 8:30am Rosary.
Contact: Ann Perez (210) 215-9665

SOCIETY OF ST. VINCENT DE PAUL:  
Ministry that assists the poor and needy of our parish with assistance for utilities,
clothing and various other needs.  Currently we are in need of volunteers to help at
the SVdP office.
 
Contact: SVdP office at (210) 736-0022

YOUTH BIBLE STUDY (TONGUES OF FIRE):
We are a group of youth from various schools,  parishes and background who
gather to experience the Holy Spirit through praise and worship, scripture, and
faith sharing. All are welcome and encouraged to attend. We meet on Sunday
from 2-4pm.  
Contact: Matt Arismendz (210) 831-5088 or Catherine Arismendez (210) 734-2633

YOUNG ADULT GROUP (TONGUES OF FIRE):  
We are a group of young adults ranging mostly from the college age to twenty
somethings" that seek God through scripture and the teachings of the Church. We
encourage all to come experience Christ in a new, powerful way, and to join us as
we respond to the radical call of Jesus through prayer, action, and love. Join us on
Thursdays at 7pm in the Pastoral Center.
 
Contact: Matt Arismendz (210) 831-5088 or Catherine Arismendez (210) 734-2633
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Sunday 8:00am ADULT CHOIR:
Traditional musical settings for the Mass with piano or organ accompaniment.
Rehearsals at 7:00am Sundays before Mass. Music and hymns mainly from the
Breaking Bread hymnals. For more information contact: Mark Banasau (Director)
at 733-7152 (leave message) or email mbanasau@me.com

Sunday 9:30am SPANISH CHOIR:
Mariachi style musical accompaniment for the Spanish Mass but also some
contemporary settings. Music and hymns mainly from the Flor y Canto hymnals
but also from other sources, if you like to sing or can play a musical instrument;
come join the Spanish choir, rehearsals on Tuesday evenings. For more
information Contact: Rose Torres (Director) at 733-7152 (leave message) or
email rtorres009@satx.rr.com

Sunday 11:30am CHILDREN'S CHOIR:
The children’s choir accompanies the Mass the 1st, 3rd, and 5th Sundays of
every month. Children in 2nd thru 6th grade are welcomed to join; rehearsals are
every Thursday from 6:00pm to 7:15pm in the main church.
For more information contact: Megan Yelk (Director) at 733-7152 (leave
message) or email meganeyelk@gmail.com


Sunday 5:30pm YOUTH CHOIR:
Come and be a part of St. Paul’s youth choir who sing together in praise and
worship! For those interested in joining, stop by our 4:00pm rehearsals on
Sunday inside the main church. For more information contact
Jesus Ramirez (Director) at 733-7152 (leave message) or email
jramirez@thestorytellingplace.com
For the following ministries, contact the church office for training and
more information (210)733-7152.

ALTAR SERVERS:  
Servers assist the members of the clergy during the Mass. Youth in the 4th grade
and higher are invited and encouraged to participate in this ministry.  It’s a great
way to serve your parish and learn more about your faith.  
 

EXTROARDINARY MINISTERS OF HOLY COMMUNION:
Serve the people of God by distributing Holy Communion at Mass.

HOMEBOUND EUCHARISTIC MINISTRY:
Serves the sick, homebound, and hospitalized members of the Parish who are
unable to attend Mass and receive Holy Communion.  We are in need of at least 3
volunteers at least once a month after the 7:30am Mass on Sunday.

LECTORS:
Serves the parish by proclaiming  the first or second reading at Mass. The lector
must believe that Sacred Scripture is the Word of God and have deep respect for
God's presence in that Word.  

USHERS:
Ministers of hospitality who assist parishioners at Mass and help with the
collection/offerings.  
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