Martes, 8 AM (Español)
Wednesday, noon (English)
Thursday and Friday, 8 AM (English)
Viernes, después de hora santa (Español)
Saturday, 5 PM (English)
Sábado, 7 PM (Español)
Sunday, 8 AM and 10 AM (English)
Domingo, 12 PM y 3 PM (Español)
Holy day Mass times vary; see specific listing.
Los horarios de las misas de los días santos varían; ver listado específico.
- First and third Wednesdays from 5 PM to 6:30 PM in English.
- Second and fourth Wednesdays from 5 PM to 6:30 PM in Spanish.
- Fridays from 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM in Spanish.
- Saturdays from 3:30 PM to 4:45 PM in English.
- By appointment with a priest. Please email the priest to arrange your appointment.
We will never send an email or text requesting money or gift cards. If you receive an email request for money from the parish office or a member of the clergy, please verify the request with the parish office before sending funds.
Nunca enviaremos un correo electrónico o mensaje de texto solicitando dinero o tarjetas de regalo. Si recibe una solicitud de dinero por correo electrónico de la oficina parroquial o de un miembro del clero, verifique la solicitud con la oficina parroquial antes de enviar los fondos.
Las oficinas parroquiales están abiertas de lunes a jueves de 9 a. m. a 4:30 p. m. y los domingos de 1:30 a 4:30 p. m. Nuestra recepcionista bilingüe está aquí los domingos de 1:30 p. m. a 4:30 p. m.
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Message from the Pastor
Dear St. Mary, Mother of the Church Family,
These words of the hymn, Regina Caeli, pour forth from joyful hearts at the hour of Compline on Easter evening and all during Paschaltide:
Rejoice, Queen of Heaven! Alleluia!
For He Whom thou didst merit to bear, Alleluia!
Hath risen as He said, Alleluia!
The past forty days, and especially these last days of Holy Week, we have followed in Our Lord’s footsteps as He labored to overturn the kingdom of Satan, definitively conquering sin and death. At His side and in our company, has been His Blessed Mother – and our Mother. Her heart, so perfectly joined to her Son’s, tasted all bitterness and sorrow and was broken at the foot of the Cross.
But what must have been her joy on Easter morning! How perfectly must she have partaken in the supreme joy of His victory, she who so perfectly partook in His suffering. During Lent, we prayed in another Marian hymn, the Stabat Mater, “Let me share with thee His pain / Who for all my sins was slain / Who for me in torments died.” Now may she, who is our model in suffering with Christ, also give us a share in her celestial joy – the joy of Easter.
The light of the Resurrection is eternal! No darkness may reverse or conceal it. Christ, our Victim and our Savior, reigns, “despite His enemies”. May this serene and holy light penetrate the souls of all the redeemed and renew the Church of our Risen King. I pray it may soothe the sorrows that burden your lives and rekindle in your hearts the hope of His glorious victory, a defeat only in appearance. Suffering and death belong to this transitory world. On this day, Our Lord transformed them into the gateway to life everlasting.
A very blessed Easter Season to all of you,
Bishop's Annual Appeal
The Bishop’s Annual Appeal is a yearly effort that enables our diocese to fund a variety of vital programs and ministries throughout eastern North Carolina. We are stronger together with the BAA!
Our parish's goal is $69,214 toward the over $7.3 million diocesan goal. It's never too late to participate in the BAA! You can donate online at givetobaa.org anytime.