Mass of the Longest Night

For people experiencing grief, a lost job, loneliness or other painful circumstances, it can be difficult to join in the holiday cheer. Join us for this special Mass Dec. 21 at St. Peter Catholic Church, offered to provide comfort and encouragement. While a service of this type has been found in Protestant churches, it is […]

Simbang Gabi (Night Mass)

All are welcome to attend the Catholic Filipino community of Charlotte’s upcoming Simbang Gabi Mass, an Advent tradition that dates back centuries. During Simbang Gabi, Catholics look forward to the birth of Jesus Christ and prepare spiritually for Christmas. The Mass will be offered at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church in Charlotte, and afterwards there […]

Concert of Sacred Music for Advent & Christmas

The Cathedral of St. Patrick invites everyone to its annual Concert of Sacred Music for Advent and Christmas. Performing will be the Cathedral Choir, Children’s Choir and High School Choir. They will sing “In Nativitatem Domini Canticum” by Marc-Antoine Charpentier, as well as works by Marenzio, Bach and Saint-Saëns. Free admission; a free will offering […]

St. Joseph College Seminary Open House

Everyone is invited to an open house and tour of St. Joseph College Seminary in Mount Holly. Come see their Christmas decorations and new pieces of sacred art, and learn more about how this unique place enables young men to discern a call to the priesthood while pursuing an undergraduate degree at nearby Belmont Abbey […]

14th annual Catholic Men’s Conference of the Carolinas

The Catholic Men’s Conference of the Carolinas was formed in 2010 with the objective of bringing Catholic men together throughout the Carolinas for a day of fellowship, faith, and sacraments to challenge each participant to grow their Catholic faith, deepen their relationship with Christ, and live up to their callings as Catholic men, husbands and fathers. […]

Worldwide Marriage Encounter Experience

Your marriage belongs to God – so bring Him into your marriage by taking part in a Worldwide Marriage Encounter Experience. Worldwide Marriage Encounter is a weekend for married Christian couples who value their relationship and desire a richer, fuller life together. The emphasis of Worldwide Marriage Encounter is on communication between husband and wife, […]

Igbo Language Mass

Mass is offered in the Igbo language every other month at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Greensboro. Parking is available at the Windsor Center.

New Year’s Day & Feast of Mary, Mother of God

New Year’s Day, Jan. 1, is also the Solemnity of Mary, the Holy Mother of God. This feast honoring Mary closes out the Christmas octave, the eight days following the birth of Christ. It is an occasion to remember Mary as a model of perfect Christian discipleship and ask for her prayers to God on […]


The Diocesan Pastoral Center will be closed Thursday, Dec. 21, through Tuesday, Dec. 26, to celebrate the Nativity of the Lord. We wish you and your loved ones a very blessed Christmas season!

Thanksgiving Day

Diocese of Charlotte offices will be closed Thursday and Friday, Nov. 23-24, in observance of Thanksgiving Day.

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