Catholic parishes & events in the area

Saturday, May 20 Event…Ralph McCloud, Catholic Campaign for Human Development Director, and Joseph Purello, Catholic Charities Social Concerns and Advocacy Director, will speak on “The Intersection of Poverty, Race, and Wealth, and Health Outcomes in America – A Review of Current Data and Research” on Saturday, May 20, from 9:30 to 1:00 PM at St. Gabriel Catholic Church, 3016 Providence Road, Charlotte (in Ministry Center A and B).  Please go to for event details.  Please indicate your plan to attend this event by May 15 by emailing  Sponsored by Catholic Charities and the Diocesan African American Affairs Ministry.

Do your kids need some fun and excitement this summer? MACS Summer Camp is the answer!      June 12th – August 11th   7:30 am – 6:00 pm A huge variety of activities and experiences for ALL kids* in a safe & stimulating environment! Fieldtrips, Enrichment Programs/Weekly themes, plus so much more to choose from! 3 locations – St. Mark in Huntersville; St. Matthew and St. Patrick in Charlotte *Ages: rising Kindergartners (must be 5 years old to attend) through rising 6th grade Cost: $185/week   3rd child and up $150 per week Register Early… Camps fill up!!! Complete details/Registration form:    Ellen Buening 704-370-3268   email

Join MiraVia at its 17th Annual Fundraising Golf Tournament “Links FORE! Life” on Monday, May 22, 2017 at The Golf Club at Ballantyne in Charlotte, N.C. Beverages, lunch and dinner included. Register by May 12. Cost per player is $130. MiraVia, Inc. is a Catholic non-profit maternity and after-care program serving the greater Charlotte region. MiraVia has provided material, emotional and spiritual support to more than 6,928 mothers and their precious children since they admitted their first mother in 1994. MiraVia’s services include housing at its college-based residential program, professional counseling, food, clothing, and mother and baby supplies, which are all offered to their clients free of charge: To register or learn more about the event, visit or contact Megan Whiteside at

Crusader Tennis Camps at Belmont Abbey College Players of all levels, ages 6-18 are invited to are invited to take part in fun, affordable and virtue-building tennis camps this summer at Belmont Abbey College. Please visit for more information and to register for the camps or contact Head Coach Mike Salomon at or call 202-460-0031.  For details about other sport camps taking place this summer at Belmont Abbey, visit

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Food Pantry Volunteers Needed Catholic Charities Diocese of Charlotte
Food Pantry volunteers are needed at Catholic Charities office 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  Additional information at

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.