Special Events

To celebrate the Year of St. Joseph

Celebrate the Year of St. Joseph

The Year of St. Joseph will take place in the Diocese of Charlotte from January 1, 2020 – December 31, 2020. Below is a list of events taking place to celebrate the Guardian and Protector of the Holy Catholic Church. Mark your calendars and get involved!


Check back regularly for updates!

Upcoming Diocesan Events

January 1, 2020Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God
Kick-off Mass at Cathedral of St. Patrick with Bishop Peter Jugis
Bishop Jugis will offer the 9:00am Mass & announce 2020 as the Year of St. Joseph
January 5-12, 2020Solemnity of the Epiphany
Images of St. Joseph displayed via laser projection onto the Diocesan Pastoral Center
View at 1123 South Church Street between the hours of 6:00pm – 10:30pm
March 19, 2020Solemnity of St. Joseph, Spouse of the Blessed Virgin Mary
All parishes are encouraged to have a feast day Mass in honor of St. Joseph
Check local parish bulletins and websites for details on St. Joseph celebrations
May 1, 2020Feast of St. Joseph the Worker
Outdoor Mass at the new St. Joseph College Seminary campus
7:00pm Mass at 1212 Perfection Avenue, Belmont
May 2, 2020Inaugural Open House
Open house at the new St. Joseph College Seminary campus in Belmont
9:00am: Procession of the Blessed Sacrament into the seminary chapel
12:00pm: Group recitation of the Holy Rosary
4:00pm: Solemn Vespers with the seminarians
December 19, 2020Journey to Bethlehem Advent Family Pilgrimage – stay tuned for more details!
December 27, 2020Feast of the Holy Family
Closing Mass at the Cathedral of St. Patrick with Bishop Peter Jugis
Mass time TBA

Upcoming Parish Events

2020 Events at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Charlotte:

  • January 1, 2020 at 10:00am – Holy Mass Beginning the Holy Year
  • Every First Wednesday of the Month at 6:00pm – Votive Mass of Saint Joseph
  • Every Third Saturday Evening at 8:00pm – Devotion to Saint Joseph (Praying at Saint Joseph Shrine Located in front of the Church)
  • March 19, 2020 at 6:00pm – Holy Mass Celebrating Saint Joseph the Chaste Spouse of Mary
  • May 3rd, 2020 at 10:00am – Holy Mass Celebrating the Feast of Saint Joseph the Worker – Patron Saint of Our Parish
  • December 27, 2020 – Holy Mass Closing the Holy Year

Consecration to St. Joseph Study Group

Adult study group using Consecration to St. Joseph: The Wonders of our Spiritual Father by Fr. Donald Calloway, MIC. Classes are Sunday mornings 10:15am – 11:30am from February 16 – March 22, 2020 at the Cathedral of St. Patrick Family Life Center. Find information here.

Campus Ministry

Catholic Campus Ministry at UNC- Asheville during the Spring 2020 semester will offer devotional prayers to St Joseph following every Sunday Mass and at every Wednesday night meeting, promote the devotion of the Cincture of St Joseph—especially as an aide to living lives of purity and chastity—make a pilgrimage journey to the Parish of St. Joseph in Byrson City in March, and start a Men’s Small Group on campus under the patronage of St Joseph. For more information about these and other Campus Ministry events and activities at UNCA please visit our website at