9 Days for Life is a “digital pilgrimage” of prayer and action promoted by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) that focuses on cherishing the gift of every person’s life. A multi-faceted novena highlighting a different intention each day provides reflections and suggested actions. Please find attached a flyer about 9 Days for Life, taking place January 18 – January 26, 2018. Go to http://www.usccb.org/about/pro-life-activities/january-roe-events/9-days-for-life-resources-for-leaders.cfm for information and resources in English and Spanish.
St. Matthew Catholic Church will offer a St. Peregrine Healing Prayer Service on Thursday, Jan. 25, at 7:30 pm in the main church. St. Peregrine is the patron saint of cancer and grave diseases. The healing prayer service will be offered for all those suffering with cancer or other diseases. For more information, call the church office at 704-543-7677.
The Mecklenburg Area Catholic Schools (MACS) welcomes interested parents and students to apply for all grades during Early Admissions: 2018-2019 APPLICATIONS ARE AVAILABLE NOW AT www.discovermacs.org
January 1st – January 31st (PK-8th)
December 1 – January 15th (High School)
**9th Grade Placement Test is January 20th – registration instructions in application. Please call your MACS school of interest to schedule a tour.
- Saint Matthew Catholic School (TK – 5th) 11525 Elm Lane 704-544-2070
- Our Lady of the Assumption Catholic School (PK – 8th) 4225 Shamrock Drive 704-531-0067
- Saint Ann Catholic School (PK, TK – 5th) 600 Hillside Avenue 704-525-4938
- Saint Gabriel Catholic School (K – 5th) 3028 Providence Road 704-366-2409
- Saint Patrick Catholic School (K – 5th) 1125 Buchanan Street 704-333-3174
- Saint Mark Catholic School (K – 8th) 14750 Stumptown Road, Huntersville 704-766-5000
- Holy Trinity Catholic Middle School (6th – 8th) 3100 Park Road 704-527-7822
- Charlotte Catholic High School (9th – 12th) 7702 Pineville-Matthews Road 704-543-1127
- Christ the King Catholic High School (9th – 12th) 2011 Crusader Way, Huntersville 704-799-4400
- For additional information please visit our website www.discovermacs.org.
12th Annual MARCH FOR LIFE Charlotte! Jan. 12, 2018
The day will begin with a Mass for the Unborn at 9:00am at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church at 6828 Old Reid Rd. Charlotte, NC 28210. At 11:00am we will start to gather at the parking lot across the street from the Catholic Diocese at 1123 S. Church St. Charlotte, NC . There may be some parking available at the parking lot but please expect to find parking on your own uptown if necessary. At 12:00pm we will march to Trade and Tryon where Fr. Joshua Voitus , Pastor of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church will preach. Then march to the court house at 401 W. Trade St. where we will pray a Rosary and Chaplet of Divine Mercy. Please join others to march and pray for an end to abortion and save babies lives! See schedule details at www.marchforlifecharlotte.org
Food Pantry Volunteers Needed Catholic Charities Diocese of Charlotte to help serve clients on Tuesday and Thursday mornings and to sort donations and re-stock shelves on Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings. If you are interested in sharing your time and talents, please contact Tammy Greyshock, Volunteer Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Additional information at www.ccdoc.org.
Catholic Charities provides professional mental health counseling for older children, adolescents, adults, and couples. Services provided on a sliding fee scale and some insurance carriers are accepted. To schedule an appointment, call 704-370-3217.