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Catholic News Herald

Serving Christ and Connecting Catholics in Western North Carolina

bshpbanner3Bishop Peter J. Jugis will participate in the following events over the coming weeks:


DEC. 6 – 11 a.m.
Diocesan RCIA Commission Meeting
Diocesan Pastoral Center

DEC. 9 – 11 a.m.
Sacrament of Confirmation
St. James Church, Concord

DEC. 12 – 5 p.m.
Advent Reception for Employees
Bishop’s Residence

DEC. 14 – 6 p.m.
Advent Reception for Deacons and Wives
Bishop’s Residence

DEC. 18 – 12:30 p.m.
Advent Lunch for Seminarians
Bishop’s Residence

DEC. 25 – Midnight
Holy Mass for the Nativity of the Lord
St. Patrick Cathedral

DEC. 31 – 11 A.M.
Holy Mass for the Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph
St. Patrick Cathedral

JAN. 7-13, 2018
Bishops’ Annual Retreat



030617 latin massHUNTERSVILLE — St. Mark Church offered its first Lenten Friday Latin Mass March 3.

Close to 150 faithful attended the Extraordinary Form Mass, which was offered by Father Cory Catron, parochial vicar. It was his first public Latin Mass at the parish.

The Huntersville parish will continue to offer a Latin Mass each Friday during Lent at 12:30 p.m., preceded by Stations of the Cross at 12:10 p.m.

— Mike FitzGerald, correspondent; Photo provided by Amy Burger



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