• Spirit of Ireland

    Join Fr. Ed Sheridan August 21st – September 1st and experience the Spirit of Ireland. Ten nights accommodations are included along with a daily Irish Breakfast and five (5) dinners. Enjoy Kilkenny, Kinsale, Dingle, Galway, and Westport, Aran Islands. The cost for air and land travel is $3,622; insurance optional. A single room supplement is $654. For a full itinerary and registration information, email Diane Brennan at dianepbrennan4@gmail.com or call her at 704-364-5131, or B.J. Dengler at bjdengler@gmail.com or call her at 704-904-4655. You can email Fr. Ed at sheridanedward@gmail.com or call 828-345-6465.

  • Golf Tournament

    Saturday, June 16th

    It’s time for our 2nd Annual St. Aloysius Golf Tournament to benefit the youth ministry program at St. Aloysius. We hope to have your support again this year through your sponsorship, fielding a team, or perhaps both. Your participation in this year’s golf tournament will provide us with the funding we need to serve our Hickory-area community and to further develop the youth at St. Aloysius into responsible citizens and future leaders. To participate, please contact Sarah E Rose for more information at srose@staloysiushickory.org 

  • Military Mass

    His Excellency, Bishop Peter J. Jugis, will celebrate a Mass for United States military personnel on Monday, May 28, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at the Cathedral of Saint Patrick in Charlotte. The Mass and rosary (to be recited at 10:30 a.m.) will be offered for all military personnel who have died, retired and for those who are now serving. All military personnel are invited and encouraged to come in uniform.

    Photos of those who have died, who are now serving in the military and retired military personnel will be displayed in the Cathedral. To include your service member, preferably in uniform, please mail a photocopy of them with their name and military rank on the back of the photocopy to Nancy Weber, Office of the Bishop, 1123 South Church Street, Charlotte, NC 28203 to be received no later than May 24, 2018. (Please do not send original photographs as they will not be returned.)

  • Baccalaureate Mass and Reception

    Sunday, June 3rd at 5:15pm

    Inviting ALL graduating parishioners… please contact Sarah E. Rose and provide your name, school, and what your plans are after high school (college, apprenticeships, etc).  We want to honor you at this Mass! srose@staloysiushickory.org 

  • Catholic Carowinds Day

    Sunday, July 29th

    Join Catholics from across the Diocese of Charlotte for Mass, an all you can eat lunch, and a day of Fun in the Park – all for only $55 (included FREE parking – a $20 savings).  ALL parishioners and their families are invited to attend.  Contact Sarah E. Rose for tickets at srose@staloysiushickory.org

  • Worldwide Marriage Encounter

    Happy Mother’s Day!  Allow Jesus to be Lord of your marriage relationship. The next Worldwide Marriage Encounter weekends are: Aug 3-5, 2018 in Chapel Hill, NC and Nov 9-11, 2018 in ATLANTIC BEACH, NC. Early sign up is recommended.

    For more information visit our website at: 

    https://NCMarriageDiscovery.org or contact us at applications@NCMarriageDiscovery.org or 704-315-2144.

  • Join Family Honor on Our Pilgrimage to France!

    If you have a special devotion to the Blessed Mother, or need spiritual renewal, consider joining Family Honor’s Pilgrimage to France, Nov. 5-13, 2018. Our pilgrimage will take us to Lourdes, Lyons, Ars, Lisieux, and Paris.  You’ll visit and pray at holy sites significant in the life of some of our great saints: St. Bernadette, St. Therese of Lisieux, St. John Vianney, St. Margaret Mary Alacoque, St. Catherine Laboure, and St. Vincent de Paul. Spiritual Director for the pilgrimage is Family Honor’s Chaplain, Rev. Philip Gillespie.   For details contact Canterbury Pilgrimages at 1.800.653.0017 or the Family Honor office at info@familyhonor.org  Deadline for deposit is June 30. Flight leaves from Charlotte. Family Honor provides a family-centered approach to chastity education via a Charlotte-area team who delivers programs for parents at local parishes.

  • Stress in Your Marriage?

    Retrouvaille has helped tens of thousands of couples at all stages of disillusionment or misery in their marriage. This program can help you too. For confidential information or to apply to attend the program beginning with a weekend on October 12, 2018 call 800-470-2230 or email: retrouvaillenc@msn.com or visit the web site at www.retrouvaille.org.