St. Paul Parish Print this post
Founded: 1885
(Eastern Deanery/DeSoto County)


Church/Mailing1208 East Oak Street
Arcadia, FL 34266
Office Hours8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (M-F)
Phone(863) 494-2611
Fax(863) 494-6385
E-Mail –
PastorRev. Vincent L. Clemente
Parish SecretaryMs. Maria Lucila Ruiz
Director of MusicMs. Ellen Heleski
Dir. of Religious Ed.Sr. Yuri Pena
Parish SisterSr. Yuri Pena, M.H.M.L.
MissionBlessed Juan Diego Mission
Mass Schedule
Mon. – Fri.8:00 a.m.
Vigil (Summer)5:30 p.m. (English), 7:00 p.m. (Spanish)
Vigil (Winter)4:00 p.m. (English), 7:00 p.m. (Spanish)
Sun. (Summer)9:00 a.m. (English)
11:15 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. (Spanish)

Sun. (Winter)7:45 a.m., 9:00 a.m. (English)
11:15 a.m., 12:30 p.m. (Spanish)
Holy Day Vigil5:30 p.m. (English), 7:00 p.m. (Spanish)
Holy Days8:00 a.m. (English), 7:00 p.m. (Spanish)
Sacrament of BaptismBy appointment (English).
Last Saturday of month (Spanish).
Reconciliation1/2 hour before Mass on Saturdays (English).
1 hour before Mass (Spanish).

Directions to the Parish from I-75: Exit # 170. Go north onto Kings Highway to CR 72. Turn right onto CR 72. Continue on CR 72 to SR 70. Turn right onto SR 70 (heading East). (Note: Hwy. 70 East & East Oak Street are one in the same). Church will be on the right side next to Burger King.