Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church

Welcome to Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Hopkinsville, Kentucky

We are a Roman Catholic Community of Christians called to be a priestly people, a household of faith, a temple of the Holy Spirit, a beacon of the One, Holy, Catholic and Apostolic Church shining for Jesus Christ in the heart of Christian County.

Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church
902 E. 9th St.
Hopkinsville, Kentucky 42240

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Return to Mass Wednesday May 20, 2020:

We appreciate the patience and charity that everyone has shown in this difficult time.  We encourage everyone to stay as safe as possible and evaluate their own family situation in their decision to return to Mass.

Returning to Mass Schedule

    • Bishop Medley has extended the dispensation from obligation to attend Sunday and Holy Day Masses
    • The bishop has recommended attending a weekday Mass as it is likely to be less crowded
    • If you are vulnerable or if you think there is a possibility that your family could present a risk to others who may be vulnerable, please stay home and continue to tune in on Facebook and/or WSPP 93.5 Catholic Radio Station.
    • Doors will open 30 minutes prior to Mass

Weekend Schedule: Saturday – 5:00 p.m. – English

                                    Sunday – 8:00 a.m. – English

                                    Sunday – 10:30 a.m. – English and livestreamed on Facebook and 93.5

                                    Sunday – 2:00 p.m. – Spanish and livestreamed on Facebook and 93.5

                                    Sunday – 10:30 p.m. – Spanish         


Weekday Schedule:    Monday – Tuesday – Thursday – Friday and Saturday –

8:00 a.m. – English; livestreamed on Facebook and 93.5

Wednesday – 5:30 p.m. – English; livestreamed on Facebook and 93.5

Thursday – 5:30 p.m. – Spanish – livestreamed on Facebooks and 93.5


Confession Schedule:

    • Fr. Richard will be available for Reconciliation on the hour as long as people are present
      • Thursday, May 21- At the hours of 2:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m., 4:00 p.m., & 5:00 p.m
      • Friday, May 22- At the hours of 10:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m., 2:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m., & 4:00 p.m.
      • Saturday, May 23- From 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
    • Face to face only, in the Narthex entryway

            As directed by the Diocese of Owensboro, we have made the following changes:

    • Mask or facial coverings are to be worn by everyone.  A few masks are available, however, our supplies are limited, please bring your own.  If people are uncomfortable or children are not mature enough to wear a mask for the entire Mass, please consider staying home in order to protect others. 
    • Baptismal/Holy Water font will remain empty; however, our Holy Water tank will be available with individual bottles, to take home.
    • Ushers will be present to lead families/guests to their pews and ensure 6 feet distancing.  Bishop’s room/cry room is not available at this time.
    • Hymnals, Missalettes and prayer cards have been removed.
    • Collection baskets will be placed on the table in front of the round window, in the Narthex and on the table by the great window near the 9th street exit.  
    • Holy Communion (Body of Christ only) will be distributed through three aisles.  Ushers will be available as usual for assistance.  Masks are to remain on and only taken down to receive the Blessed Sacrament
    • 200 people will be allowed into the church for the celebration of the Eucharist as designated by our Bishop’s direction of 33% of occupancy. 
    • Please do not congregate in Narthex, parking lot or near the Church entrance
    • Bulletins will continue to be emailed weekly and available online.  A limited number of printed copies will be available.
    • To continue social distancing, ushers will dismiss pews.

Before coming to Mass:

    • Take your temperature and that of everyone in your household.  Temperatures of 100°+ should stay home.
    • For children and adults alike, we ask everyone to use the restroom before coming to Mass. Due to restrictions; we’ve closed the main restrooms.  The restroom in the Bishop’s room will be available for emergencies.  Children 7 and under must be accompanied by an adult to the restroom.

Further direction will become available soon regarding Perpetual Eucharistic Adoration, home bound visits, parish held meetings and bible studies. 

These guidelines will be adjusted from time to time.

Let us continue to hold each other in prayer.