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 – May 1, 2021. 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!
Year of St. Joseph 2020 Diocesan Events
|January 1, 2020||Solemnity 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, 2020||Solemnity of the Epiphany|
Sacred art featuring St. Joseph displayed via digital projection mapping onto the Diocesan Pastoral Center.
View on the lawn or sidewalk at 1123 South Church Street between the hours of 6:00pm – 10:30pm
|March 19, 2020||Solemnity of St. Joseph, Spouse of the Blessed Virgin Mary|
All parishes are encouraged to have a feast day Mass in honor of St. Joseph.
Coronavirus update: To see which parishes are offering Mass and which parishes are live-streaming Mass, click here.
|May 1, 2020||Feast of St. Joseph the Worker|
Outdoor Mass with Bishop Jugis at the new St. Joseph College Seminary.
22 Arctus Ave., Mt Holly, NC 28120
New time, 5:30pm: (Private) outdoor Mass on the new seminary campus.
Coronavirus update: Due to social restrictions the faithful are not permitted to attend. The Holy Sacrifice of the Mass will be live-streamed on YouTube via the Catholic News Herald.
|Stay tuned! TBA 2020||Inaugural Seminary Open House Celebration |
Open house / tours at the newly-built St. Joseph College Seminary.
22 Arctus Ave., Mt Holly, NC 28120
Coronavirus update: To be rescheduled when restrictions are lifted.
Watch the seminary official opening and blessing ceremony with Bishop Jugis here.
|June 13, 2020||Catholic speaker event on St. Joseph|
Mariology professor Dr. Mark Miravalle will give a morning & evening talk on St. Joseph at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church followed by the annual parish Fatima procession. This event will be live-streamed.
11:00am: “St. Joseph: Meet Your Spiritual Father”
7:00pm: “Our Lady of Fatima and St. Joseph, Patron of the Triumph of the Immaculate Heart”
To watch Dr. Miravalle’s recorded talks, click here.
|Sept. 11 – 12, 2020||Catholic speaker event on St. Joseph |
Fr. Donald Calloway, MIC, author of Consecration to St. Joseph: The Wonders of our Spiritual Father, is scheduled to speak on St. Joseph at the 2020 Eucharistic Congress for the Diocese of Charlotte.
Coronavirus Update: The 2020 Eucharistic Congress event at the Charlotte Convention Center has gone virtual. Watch Fr. Donald Calloway’s talk here.
|Oct. – Nov. 2020||Diocesan Mission on St. Joseph|
Preached by the Fathers of Mercy at three parish locations:
November 2 – 5, 2020 with Fr. Joseph Aytona, CPM:
St. Mark Catholic Church, Huntersville, NC
(14740 Stumptown Road, Huntersville, NC 28078)
November 9 – 12, 2020 with Fr. Ricardo Pineda, CPM:
Holy Cross Catholic Church, Kernersville, NC
(616 South Cherry St., Kernersville, NC 27284)
November 16 – 19, 2020 with Fr. Ricardo Pineda, CPM:
St. Barnabas Catholic Church, Arden, NC
(109 Crescent Hill Dr., Arden, NC 28704)
Find complete event information here.
|December 19, 2020||Journey to Bethlehem Advent Family Pilgrimage – due to continued social restrictions, this event is now changed to Year of St. Joseph Advent Challenge: Walk to Bethlehem with the Holy Family|
|December 27, 2020||Feast of the Holy Family|
11:00am Mass at the Cathedral of St. Patrick with Bishop Peter Jugis. Watch live here.