With grateful hearts we announce that after 28 years of faithful service to the people of Sts. Peter and Paul, Bishop Stika has appointed Msgr. George Schmidt, Jr. as “Pastor Emeritus” of the Basilica effective Nov. 26, 2013. Read more here
Our Parish Christmas Dinner will be held on Sunday December 8th at 5:30 P.M. in Varallo Parish Hall. Reservations were required so if you made a reservation and you plans have changed, please inform the parish office. The parish provides the dinner and asks that those who attend provide the desserts.
The 14th annual Chattanooga Candlelight Service of Lessons and Carols will be held at the Basilica of St’s Peter & Paul on December 12th and 13th, 2013, at 7:00 p.m. The program is FREE to the public. Music for the program will be presented by The Roueché Chorale & Symphony Orchestra. The congregation will play an active part in the singing of traditional carols and will hear sacred favorites such as “Ave Maria,” “Joy to the World” and “Silent Night.” For more information, visit the Roueche Chorale's website.
Saints Peter and Paul Basilica, located in Chattanooga, TN, is one of the oldest continuing Roman Catholic parishes in the diocese of Knoxville. Having already been placed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Holy Father has now bestowed upon our parish the great honor of becoming a minor basilica.
We are a thriving parish comprised of people from all walks of life. At Saints Peter and Paul, you will come to know and love people of all ages, races, and backgrounds.