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St. Andrew Catholic Church

Sparta, Tennessee
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Welcome to St. Andrew Catholic Church 

Welcome to the Catholic parish in Sparta, Tennessee, serving the Catholics of White County and the surrounding area. 

We are located on Valley View Drive just off State Highway 111, behind the Royal Inn Motel (See Site Map).  

Feel free to stop at the church for a visit when you're driving through town. 


Fr. Kevin Dowling, Pastor

(931) 994-9708

829 Valley View Drive, Sparta, TN 38583
Phone and Fax: (931) 738-2140
Fr. Kevin's E-Mail:    Church Secretary's E-Mail:

Office Hours

Monday and Tuesday: 9:00am to noon

Wednesday, when the pastor is here, the church will be open from 5:30pm to 6:30pm

Thursday, 10:00am to noon

Friday: 9:00am to noon

Church Events




Saturday        5:00pm
Sunday          8:30am
Holy Days      7:00pm
(Exceptions will be announced.)
Tuesday         8:30am
Wednesday    6:00pm
Friday            8:30am

Devotions to Our Lady

Saturday, November 4th, is the First Saturday of the month.

We will continue our Saturday devotions to Our Lady.
Confessions are from 4:30pm to 5:00pm.
After the 5:00pm Mass blessing, Fr. Kevin will join the congregation in saying the rosary.
On Sunday, November 5th, there will also be devotions to Our Lady.
Confessions will be from 7:45am to 8:00am.
The rosary will begin at 8:00am - instead of 7:50am.
Mass will proceed as normal.



Saturday 4:30pm to 5:00pm
or by appointment
Wish to become a member of the parish?

Member Registration Form
(Open the form, print it out, fill it out and bring it to church.) 

Classes in Religious Education are held on Sunday mornings from 9:45 to 10:45 during the regular school year.
NOTE: These "editable" forms might be SLOW to load....

Religious Education Registration Form

(Click on the needed link above, fill it out, print it out, bring it to church.)




Arrangements for infant baptism must be made at least two weeks in advance and,

in the case of a first child, parents and godparents must attend one period of instruction.


Engaged couples are required to register for marriage preparation at least six months before the wedding
and will be expected to attend a one-day Marriage Encounter.  See the Diocesan Marriage Policy.


Notify the Parish Office if a family member or friend would like a visit
from the priest or from a Eucharistic Minister.

Food and clothing for the needy of White and Van Buren Counties, Thursday mornings, 10:00am until noon.

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                                    For questions about the site, contact the website manager, saccsec@blomand net.                           030109


 Visitors since March 2002