St. Peter the Apostle – A Brief History

From its humble beginnings high on a hill in rural Boerne, Texas to today, St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church is a welcoming place for all.

In 1866 a young deacon was saddled with the task of building a Catholic Church in Boerne.  This first church served its parishioners well for over 50 years.  Due to growth of the town and congregation, a new larger structure was built in 1923.  The “1923 Church” was used for more than 60 years and was eventually outgrown.  After much turmoil and compromise a new sanctuary was dedicated in 1999.

St. Peter’s serves both the English and Spanish communities with Mass and ministries.  Weekend Mass times are Saturday evenings at 5:30 PM, Sunday mornings at 9:00 AM and 11:00 AM.  Spanish Mass is at 12:30 PM and Sunday Masses conclude with the Life Teen Mass at 6:00 PM.

Tours for individuals or groups are available upon request.

Tours of the church provide:

  • A spiritual pilgrimage for all who attend.
  • Vivid descriptions of the architectural significance and beauty.
  • Information about the 1997 Supreme Court decision regarding religious liberties evolving from the attempt to expand.


For more information, please call Christy at 830-816-2233.