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Bishop Peter J. Jugis' monthly calendar

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

MAY 27 – 6 P.M.
Sacrament of Confirmation
St. John Baptist de la Salle Church, North Wilkesboro

MAY 29 – 10 A.M.
Sacrament of Confirmation
St. Francis of Assisi Church, Lenoir

MAY 30 – 11 A.M.
Mass for the Military
St. Patrick Cathedral, Charlotte

MAY 31 – 7 P.M.
Sacrament of Confirmation
Our Lady of the Rosary Church, Lexington

JUNE 1 – 5 P.M.
Baccalaureate Mass, Charlotte Catholic High School
St. Matthew Church, Charlotte

 

JUNE 4 – 10 A.M.
Diaconate Ordination Mass
St. Mark Church, Huntersville

JUNE 6 – 7 P.M.
Sacrament of Confirmation
St. John the Baptist Church, Tryon

JUNE 8 – 6 P.M.
Sacrament of Confirmation
St. Joseph Church, Newton

JUNE 10 – 4 P.M.
Sacrament of Confirmation
St. William Church, Murphy

JUNE 12 – 1 P.M.
Sacrament of Confirmation
St. Mary Church, Shelby

JUNE 15 – 9:15 A.M.
Holy Mass at Quo Vadis Days
Basilica of Mary Help of Christians, Belmont

JUNE 16 – 5 P.M.
Holy Hour of Prayer for Priesthood Candidates
St. Patrick Cathedral, Charlotte

JUNE 18 – 10 A.M.
Ordination to the Sacred Priesthood
St. Mark Church, Huntersville

JUNE 20 – 5 P.M.
Holy Mass
Basilica of Mary Help of Christians, Belmont

JUNE 21 – 7 P.M.
Sacrament of Confirmation
St. Aloysius Church, Hickory

JUNE 23 – 7 P.M.
Sacrament of Confirmation
St. John the Evangelist Church, Waynesville

JUNE 25 – 11 A.M.
Sacrament of Confirmation in Extraordinary Form
St. Ann Church, Charlotte

JUNE 27-29
Province Meeting of Bishops
Savannah, Georgia

JUNE 30 – 6 P.M.
Holy Mass for Chartering Legatus Chapter
St. Patrick Cathedral, Charlotte

JULY 1- 9:30 A.M.
Holy Mass for Duc In Altum
Basilica of Mary Help of Christian, Belmont

JULY 5 – 12:10 P.M.
Rite of Admission to Candidacy for Jacob Mlakar
St. Patrick Cathedral, Charlotte

JULY 6 – 7 P.M.
Sacrament of Confirmation
St. Joseph Church, Asheboro

JULY 8 – 5:30 P.M.
Sacrament of Confirmation
St. Mary Church, Greensboro

 

 

 

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FROM THE PASTORS

Read and listen to homilies posted regularly by pastors at  parishes within the Diocese of Charlotte: