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

Office Hours

Monday: 10:00am to noon

Tuesday: 10:00am to noon

Wednesday: 10:00am to noon
Thursday: 10:00am to noon

Friday: 10:00am to noon

829 Valley View Drive, Sparta, TN 38583

Phone and Fax: (931) 738-2140

Fr. John Patrick Day, CP, Pastor

(618) 541-9936


Fr. John Patrick's E-Mail: frjohnpd@aol.com

Church Secretary's E-Mail: saccsec@blomand.net


Our Mission Statement


“We, the people of St. Andrew Parish Community in Sparta, Tennessee,

are called to reflect the teachings of Jesus Christ through our lives and through our actions.” As Catholics, we are rooted in the richness of our Catholic Tradition centered in Scripture and the Sacraments and, at the same time, are conscious of our place in the modern world. Our mission is to make Jesus Christ known through our love for each other and for those outside of our Parish Community, especially the poor and lonely. It is our aim to exemplify the values of Christian service contained in the Gospel.”

Mass Schedule


Saturday afternoon at 4:00 PM

Sunday Rosary at 7:50 AM

Sunday morning at 8:30 AM

Tuesday morning at 8:30 AM
Wednesday night at 6:00 PM

Thursday morning at 8:30 AM

Friday morning at 8:30 AM




3:00pm - 3:45pm or by appointment.

Bishop Spalding extended dispensation for an indefinite period.

Guidelines for Attending Mass


Bishop Spalding extended the dispensation from the obligation to attend Mass on Sundays and Holy Days through August 3rd.


If you wish to attend Mass at St. Andrew, enter through the west (ramp) door or the south (rear) door.


Stay 6 feet away from other people.


Enter the sanctuary through the center doors.


Wear a mask. Clean ones are available in the Gathering Area.


Pews are cordoned off to allow for seating in every other pew.


Communion will be distributed in the hands only.

See "Mass Schedule" above right for the Mass times.

Autumn colors out the front doors of our church.

Visitors since March 2002.

© Site created March 2002, transferred December 2017 to Wix.com

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