Founded June 10, 1977

Upcoming Events


Our Library is under construction. If you have a Library Book and would like to return it,  please do so in the marked box in the Gallery!


Sunday Nursery Closed 

Sunday Nursery Closed until the completion of the construction.


Rosary Guild

Contact: Ana Otero-Sipula

(210) 968-8209



Looking at Jesus

The Montgomery Area Adoration Chapel is a wonderful opportunity to bond to Christ in a unique

way. The Adoration Chapel is located behind Our Lady Queen of Mercy Church, 4421 Narrow Lane Rd.


Open Hours:

Sunday 1-2am, 3-4am;

Monday 2-3am;

Tuesday 6-7am, 12 noon-1pm, 6-7pm, 7-8pm;

Wednesday 1-2am;

Thursday 9-10pm, 10-11pm;

Saturday 10-11pm


Prayer Partner Needed:

Monday 3-4pm, 6-7pm;

Tuesday 12 noon-1pm


For more information,

call Priscilla Berry 288-3292.


Are You Moving?

Please call the church office  and let us know. Give us your forwarding information if it is available.


If you have any clothing or household items you wish to donate, please donate to Catholic Social Services (288-8890) or St. Jude Social Services (269-1983).


The Daughters of Mary:

of Mary every Wednesday night in the Gallery at 5:30p.m. You are also invited to stay for 6:30p.m. Mass. We are a group of lay Catholic women who are

dedicated to creating a culture of faith for our families by praying and reflecting on the Sunday gospel. For more information, contact Terri Mendez or 334-657-6575.


The Men of St. Joseph:

“Put your family in the hands of the Father”. The Men of St. Joseph …. a group of lay Catholic men; dedicated to becoming spiritual leaders of our families. Every Wednesday at 5:30pm,

meet in the school library and stay for 6:30pm Mass. For more information, contact Col. John Schmidt, (334) 268-1549 or


Seton Haven Outreach:

New or gently used items are needed for birthday gifts and bingo prizes for the monthly birthday party’s at Seton Haven Apartments. Please bring items to the donation box in the Gallery of

the church. Please contact Elaine Beyerle at 281-4588 for more information.


How To Discern Any Decision

One-Day Program Friday, September 1

10:00am-3:00pm (Eastern Time)

We will explore Ignation discernment so whatever decision we face can become a time of finding deeper love and life.  Fee: $50 includes noon meal and $15 non-refundable deposit.


Becoming Fully Alive: Finding Our Music Inside Us Weekend Retreat Friday, September 1 - Sunday, September 3 Registration 7:00pm (Eastern Time)

Each of us comes into the world with a unique song, a special way of making a better world by giving and receiving love and life as only we can do. We will focus on finding our unique purpose or mission that is to make us and our world fully alive. Fee: $180 includes $40 non-refundable deposit. Presenter: Fr. Matt Lin S. J. Blessed Trinity Shrine Retreat Fort Mitchell, AL (334)855-4474



Come and See

Come and See Day Benedictine Sisters November 11, 2017 Sacred Heart Monastery, Cullman, AL  If you are a single, Catholic woman who is curious about the Benedictine way of seeking God, we invite you to come spend some time with the Sisters to learn about our life together and to ask questions of the Sisters.   For information or reservations please contact  Sister Magdalena Craig, OSB at (256) 615-6114



Current Events

The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

August 15, 2017

Vigil Mass, Monday, 6:30pm

Mass Tuesday, 8:15am & 6:30pm

A Holy Day of Obligation


Are You Registered In Our Parish?

New to the area? Changing to Holy Spirit parish from another area parish? Please fill out a Parish Census form, located in the Vestibule & Gallery of the church or come by the church office.

Active Membership is determined by:

Registration in the parish

Faithful attendance at Sunday Mass and on Holy Days

Support of the parish through time, talent and treasure


Summer Youth Group

Wednesday, August 16th

5-8pm School Gym

9th graders through graduates.

Last night of Summer Youth Group.

Come join us!!! Fall Youth Group begins August 30th!!


Confirmation Meeting

August 13th 6:30pm in the School Gym

Questions: Charity Firestone at 509-389-0399


Respect Life

“By opening our hearts to his love and mercy, we let Christ dwell in us and we see more deeply the intricate and unique beauty of each person.” ~ Cardinal Sean O’Malley, O.F.M. Cap. Chairman USCCB Committee Pro-Life Activities, 2013 Respect Life Month Statement We pray for members of the Church that God may open our eyes to his gift of life and move our hearts with compassion to protect and care for it.



Expectant Moms & Moms of all ages! Children are welcome! Wednesdays 9:15am in the Parish Hall Three Primary Sessions: August 30-October 25 November 15 thru Advent and Feb 7 thru Lent. Contact Laura Chighizola (717) 339-0168 or  Alisabeth “Beth” Miller  (828) 506-7595. Welcome/Kick off Party for Moms. Wednesday, August 2 @ 10am 9154 Thetford Way


Catholic Young Adults of Montgomery

invite all Young Adults (21-39) to attend Brewing the Faith on the second Monday

of each month. Each meeting will include fellowship and a brief talk on our faith.

Monday, August 14th at 6:30pm Cuco’s Mexican Café on Chantilly Parkway (outdoor patio) Archbishop Rodi will be speaking to us about “The Transgender Issue.” To learn more about the group, go to


High School Youth Group (grades 9-12)

We will be holding TEN Summer Youth Group Sessions starting on June 7th and ending on August 16th. (Taking July 5th off.) These will be from 5pm-8pm on Wednesday nights. These nights will include a short class called “YOU: Life, Love, and The Theology of the Body” for 9th graders through graduates. Followed by dinner and some super fun, incredibly wet and never disappointing summer games!! We hope to see you there! (Mr. Castanza is already stocking up on his water balloons.)

June 7th  5-8pm  School Gym


Middle School Youth (grades 7-8)

August 16th at 5:00 pm.


Children Faith Formation

Registration begins Sunday, August 13th at all the Masses.

Classes begin September 10th, 9:15am - 10:45am.

Registration Begins!It’s that time of year to register for the Religious Education Faith Formation classes! Children ages 3 through the 8th grade are invited to register. All children need to register even if they have attended in the past. Registration begins Sunday, August 13th at all the Masses. Classes begin September 10th, 9:15am - 10:45am. There will be a parent meeting on August 27th from 9:30-10:30am in the school. Please contact Charity Firestone at with any questions.


Sunday Morning Adult Faith Formation

Begins August 20th

9:15am - 10:30am - Join us between Masses on Sunday mornings. School Gym

“Part 1 of the Catechism of the Catholic Church”

Join us between Masses on Sunday mornings.

Presented by Fr. Driscoll and Tom Riello.





Wednesday Evening Adult Bible Study

Wednesday the 23rd at 7:00 pm in the School Library

Come and join us as we study the Gospel of John in the Holy Spirit. The Gospel of John provides us with the most explicit language about the true identity of Jesus Christ. Jesus is the Word of God who became man for our salvation. Jesus offers us His Body and Blood as true food and true drink. Jesus is the only way to the

Father. Jesus gives His mother Mary to the Church. These and so much more are presented to us in the Gospel of John. Come and learn about the Bible and the greatness of our Catholic faith. Study notes will be provided. Bring your Bible, invite a friend, and contact Tom Riello.


Watercooler Catechism

Show Schedule: Sun. 8:00am

Fr. Patrick Driscoll, Pastor of Holy Spirit Church in Montgomery and Tom Riello, Theology teacher at Montgomery Catholic, talk about the things that are happening today in the world relative to the church. To learn more about an individual show or download, just click on the show title.


WMGY Radio has moved to 99.3 FM and also remains on 800 AM.


Archdiocese Event!

One Faith One Family Conference

Tickets are now on sale for the One Faith One Family conference.  This is a conference for everyone in the archdiocese.  You can find more information about this exciting conference offered by the Archdiocese of Mobile by visiting The Conference is August 18-19 at the Daphne Civic Center and tickets are only $75 for a family or $45 for individual tickets, which includes supper on Friday evening.  There is a $5 discount for early bird registrations.  Friday night will feature a cooking demonstration by Fr. Leo Patalinghug, who defeated Bobby Flay in a cook off, and the evening will conclude with adoration. Saturday will include a full day of conference activities, including a parallel program for elementary and middle school children.  The day will conclude with a Vigil Mass celebrated by Archbishop Rodi. Like us on Facebook “Archdiocese of Mobile Conference Series”.


AYSO Soccer Registration

Registration for AYSO Soccer for Boys and Girls ages 5-18 is now taking place. Register online at The cost is $95 and covers the Fall and Spring season. This fee also includes a complete uniform, AYSO membership, and a team picture. Volunteer coaches are needed. To volunteer as a coach for a Holy Spirit team, please contact Eileen Aaron at or 916-742-8343.



Beginning September 5 at St. Peter Catholic Church.

Join us every Tuesday at 7 PM for a Holy Hour in which we will pray for our country. (Please note, this is not intended to be a substitute for those who are committed to a holy hour at the Adoration Chapel). In the Holy Hour, we will pray a Litany of Saints from America, invoke the intercession of the Guardian Angel of America, and other prayers.


With Thanksgiving to Almighty God,

The Right Reverend Abbot Cletus D. Meagher, O.S.B.and the monks of Saint Bernard Abbey joyfully announce the Solemn Profession of Monastic Vows of Br. Christopher Kevin McBride, O.S.B. Saturday, the nineteenth of August two thousand seventeen at ten thirty Saint Bernard Abbey Cullman, AL. Br. Christopher has been a long time member of our Montgomery Catholic community.


RCIA: Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults

Interested in Becoming Catholic Adults who wish to join the Catholic Church as fully initiated Christians are invited to participate in a formation program. This program begins September 6th and the Sacraments of Initiation - Baptism, Confirmation and Eucharist are celebrated at the Easter vigil. For more information, contact Liz Gregorius at 324-1320 or


Montgomery Area Catholic Moms (new as of December 2016)

Our group connects Catholic moms in the River Region. Expectant moms & moms of all ages, this is for you! (Grandmas & Great Grandmas Etc. Included) Activities may include: Prayer Requests/Novena, Community Service Project Ideas, Networking & Sharing of Local Catholic Events, Mentorship Aspect, Family-friendly Playdates (Thursdays year round) Contacts: Hilary Cesare (502)457-8288 or Laura Chighizola (719)339-0168. Follow us on Facebook:Montgomery Area Catholic Moms.


Holy Spirit Parish

A Parish of the Catholic Archdiocese of Mobile, Alabama




Holy Spirit Catholic Church

8570 Vaughn Road

Montgomery, Alabama 36117




Monday through Friday 8:45am-4:45pm







Office Tel: (334) 277-5631

Fax: (334) 272-1008


Business Manager: (334) 277-2434

Faith Formation for Youth: (334) 782-3639

Faith Formation for Children: (334) 277-1989

Parish Hall Kitchen: (334) 277-9156

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