Welcome!

From the Pastor

Our pastor, Fr. Johnnie Smith On behalf of the clergy, staff, and our entire family of parishioners, I welcome you to St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church!

For more than sixty years, St. Paul has served the families and residents of Whitehaven, southern Shelby County, and northern Mississippi. Our parish continues to grow, building upon our strong Catholic traditions and unique cultural diversity. The family of St. Paul has a fervent Catholic identity that is based upon our communion and unity with our Savior, Jesus Christ and with each other.

Under the patronage and intercession of St. Paul, we celebrate the apostolic tradition handed down through the history of the Church under the guidance of the Holy Spirit. Following the example of our patron we strive to answer that universal call to holiness by doing the will of our Father and being apostles to all nations. St. Paul parish lives out this mission through our ministries of religious education, community service, and fellowship in the worship of God and offers many opportunities for participation in the mission of our Church.

We especially welcome all visitors and tourists who would like to share in the celebration of Holy Mass and the Sacraments with our parish family. If you or your family have recently relocated into the area, please visit our parish office so we can get to know you. Join with us in the joy and fulfillment of our stewardship before God.

Yours sincerely in Christ Jesus,
Father Johnnie

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