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March 19th (Solemnity of St. Joseph) Updates

Posted by Bethany Fischer on 3/19/20

There are are a couple prayers being prayed by the universal church either today or starting tomorrow.

- Today at 4pm EDT, Pope Francis has invited the faithful to pray a rosary with him. You can read the invitation here. 

- A novena is beginning tomorrow (March 20th) for ... Read More »

March 18th Updates

Posted by Bethany Fischer on 3/18/20

There will be Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament until 5:00 PM today.  We’re asked to practice “social distancing” and to use hand sanitizer on our way in and out of the church.  The church was disinfected last night and will continue to be every evening.

Letter from Fr. Cook

Posted by Bethany Fischer on 3/17/20

Dear Friends,   In response to the Coronavirus, the Curial Cabinet and the Chancery collaborated to develop a plan for the diocesan Central Administration and to offer guidance for parishes and diocesan entities. Based on those recommendations, Governor Roy Cooper's executive order and CDC/White House Task Force guidelines, very difficult ... Read More »

March 17th Updates

Posted by Bethany Fischer on 3/17/20

As of this morning, here are the newest updates, as directed by the bishop: All daily and weekend Masses are canceled. Saturday Confessions are canceled. All activities scheduled in the parish center are canceled.  The parish office is closed to the public. The church will remain open during the day ... Read More »

March 16th Update

Posted by Bethany Fischer on 3/16/20

In order to help limit the spread of the Coronavirus and in cooperation with the Governor's executive order, everything has been canceled for the remainder of the week (through Sunday, March 22nd), except for the following.  Weekday Masses Tuesday's Rosary Group Wednesday Adoration and Scriptural Rosary Thursday's Saint Monica's ... Read More »

March 15th Update on the Coronavirus

Posted by Bethany Fischer on 3/15/20

As of right now, the Church office will be open this week. We are asking that you call us first to see if we can help you over the phone and only come in if necessary.

Daily Masses are still on (again, as of now)Mondays & Wednesdays at 6:45amTuesdays ... Read More »

March 14th Update on the Coronavirus

Posted by Bethany Fischer on 3/14/20

"In compliance with an executive order issued by North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper on March 14, the bishop of the Diocese of Charlotte is directing that most public Masses be immediately cancelled and that all diocesan schools suspend classes."

You can read the full article here. One other important ... Read More »

Updated Coronavirus Guidelines from Bishop Jugis

Posted by Bethany Fischer on 3/13/20

Here are the most recent guidelines from Bishop Jugis with information from the CDC about the virus. In addition to the previous guidelines (refraining from the Sign of Peace, the availability of hand sanitizer, and not distributing Holy Communion from the chalice), Bishop Jugis has waived the obligation to ... Read More »

Letter from Bishop Jugis re: Coronavirus

Posted by Bethany Fischer on 3/03/20

Please read this letter from Bishop Jugis in regards to the Coronavirus and precautions we can take at Mass. 

As he states, you are legitimately excused from Mass if you are sick, experiencing flu-like symptoms, or you have reason to believe you might have been exposed to the Coronavirus. 

Knights of Columbus Fish Fry-CANCELED

Posted by Bethany Fischer on 3/03/20

The Knights of Columbus fish fry has been canceled.