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March 15, 2024

Gaza, Haiti, Ukraine, Nigeria - Hotspots around the world intensify

Gaza, Haiti, Ukraine, Nigeria - Hotspots around the world intensify
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‘Cabrini’ Highlights the Saint Whose Trust in Christ Changed New York

FILM REVIEW: New film in theatres now.

National Catholic Register

Portraits of Saints

Lent 2024



Prints, plaques & holy cards available for purchase.

Pray Every Day this Lent on Hallow,
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Journey through the spiritual classic He Leadeth Me 
with Mark Wahlberg, Jonathan Roumie, and others alongside millions around the world praying every day this Lent.


Pope, still recovering from illness, urges the prideful not to judge
— Justin McLellan, Catholic News Service

Pope Francis: ‘Of all vices, pride is the great queen’
Catholic News Agency

This is Pope Francis’ Prayer Intention for the Month of March
National Catholic Register

Church Leaders Decry Biggest Kidnapping Of Pupils In Nigeria Since Chibok Girls’ Abduction

OSV News

Christians in Gaza face ‘worst period’ since start of war, report says

Cattholic News Agency

Cardinal Burke announces nine-month novena to seek Our Lady’s ‘intercession’

Ultra-conservative challenger Michele Morrow defeated incumbent Catherine Truitt in the Republican primary for state superintendent of public instruction. With 99% of precincts reporting, Morrow has 52% of the vote to 48% for Truitt, who is the only incumbent Council of State member who lost to a primary challenger. Truitt had entered the Republican primary with a major fundraising lead and the endorsement of many prominent GOP elected officials. Morrow will face off against former Guilford County Superintendent Mo Green, who has nearly two-thirds of the vote in the Democratic primary. The superintendent is the head of the state Department of Public Instruction. That puts the superintendent in the role of overseeing public school systems in the state.

‘MAKE ACADEMICS GREAT AGAIN’ Morrow, 52, is a home-school parent and former missionary who is an activist working with groups such as Liberty First Grassroots and the Pavement Education Project. Morrow was among the supporters of then President Donald Trump who protested in Washington on Jan. 6, 2021, but says she did not storm the Capitol Building. During her unsuccessful run for the Wake County school board in 2022, Morrow apologized for past social media posts that included “ban Islam” and “ban Muslims from elected offices.” She says her plan is to “Make Academics Great Again” in North Carolina by prioritizing scholastics and safety over Critical Race Theory and DEI (Diversity, Equity and Inclusion). Morrow has accused public schools of indoctrinating students, “teaching children to hate our country” and training students in “transgender theory.” If elected, Morrow says she will “make sound basic moral instruction priority number one.” Morrow also promises that “you better believe that our teachers will be well versed in the true history of our great nation.”
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Raleigh News-Observer

Young Catholic Professionals launches new Charlotte chapter
Catholic News Herald


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in our daily work & propels your professional journey forward.

Diocese of Charlotte

St. Patrick School’s new Pre-K program fills immediately, waitlist added

Catholic News Herald

Diocese of Raleigh

For more info on these events and many more, visit the event calendar on our website:

Diocese of Raleigh

Diocese of Raleigh

Roman Catholic Diocese of Charleston

Bishop Jacques Fabre-Jeune, CS, paid a special visit to St. Joseph School in Anderson last week and the students were thrilled! Check out these sweet pictures capturing the occasion.

Eucharistic Congress: Time and Eternity

Mar 1, 2024
 By Dr. Mike Martocchio


We are on the verge of our very first diocesan Eucharistic Congress on April 6. It has me thinking about the Eucharist, about time and eternity. We have discussed the notion of presence many times here and have frequently discussed the physicality of the presence of our Lord in the Eucharist. It meets our bodily need to experience his love tangibly. 

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Parish/School/Ministry highlights across the Carolinas! 

St Luke Catholic Church Mint Hill

For high school students! The Diocesan Youth Conference will be held April 26 through 28 this year at the Ridgecrest Conference Center in Black Mountain, NC. The conference brings together high schoolers from across the Diocese for workshops, keynote speakers, entertainment, Mass, and more! Register at the link below. ⬇️⬇️⬇️

Please note that parents are responsible for paying the registration fee.
If your child needs transportation to and from the conference, please email


SJCS Facebook Page



Join St. Matthew Catholic Church On Divine Mercy Sunday

Join us for the Hour of Great Mercy on Sunday, April 7, at 3 pm in the church.

St. Faustina shares in her diary that Jesus said, “...In this hour, I will refuse nothing to the soul that makes a request of me in virtue of my passion...” (Diary 1320).

The hour on April 7 includes veneration of the Divine Mercy image, praying the Divine Mercy Chaplet, and blessing with a first-class relic of St. Faustina. Afterwards, all are invited to the New Life Center Banquet Room for a reception. 

Visit St. Matthew Mercy for more information including how to pray the Novena and to receive the graces of Divine Mercy Sunday.


Eucharistic Congress

Attention, middle and high school students!
Registration is now open for the 2024 Bishop’s Youth Pilgrimage.
Learn more and register:

Office of Family Life - Diocese of Charlotte

Mothers, this course will assist you to prepare your daughters for the start of your daughter's first period, together! Give your daughter all the tools she needs to navigate puberty positively, while building a foundation that will help YOU continue these conversations with her as she grows!

Retreat into the Passion of Jesus

One night, March 22-23.

St. Francis Springs Prayer Center in Stoneville, NC is a
non-profit, interfaith retreat center. All people, all denominations
are welcome to use our Center for their spiritual formation. 

Find out more about the many events held throughout the year! 

 Prayer for Healing the Family Tree

Heavenly Father, I come before You as Your child, in great need of Your help. I have physical health needs, emotional needs, spiritual needs, and interpersonal needs. Many of my problems have been caused by my own failures, neglect and sinfulness, for which I humbly beg Your forgiveness, Lord. But I also ask You to forgive the sins of my ancestors whose failures have left their effects on me in the form of unwanted tendencies, behavior patterns and defects in body, mind and spirit. Heal me, Lord, of all these disorders.

With Your help I sincerely forgive everyone, especially living or dead members of my family tree, who have directly offended me, or my loved ones in any way, or those whose sins have resulted in our present sufferings and disorders. In the name of Your divine Son Jesus, and in the power of His Holy Spirit, I ask You, Father, to deliver me and my entire family tree from the influence of the evil one. Free all living and dead members of my family tree, including those in adoptive relationships, and those in extended family relationships, from every contaminating form of bondage; By Your loving concern for us, heavenly Father, and by the shed blood of your Precious Son Jesus, I beg You to extend Your blessing to me and all my living and deceased relatives. Heal every negative effect transmitted through all past generations, and prevent such negative effects in future generations of my family tree.

I symbolically place the Cross of Jesus over the head of each person in my family tree, and between each generation; I ask You to let the cleansing blood of Jesus purify the blood lines in my family lineage. Set Your protective angels to encamp around us, and permit Archangel Raphael, the patron of healing, to administer Your divine healing power to all of us, even in areas of genetic disability. Give special power to our family members' guardian angels to heal, protect, guide and encourage each of us in all our needs. Let Your healing power be released at this very moment and let it continue as long as Your sovereignty permits.
In our family tree, Lord, replace all bondage with a holy bonding in family love. And let there be an even deeper bonding with You, Lord, by the Holy Spirit, to Your Son Jesus. Let the family of the Holy Trinity pervade our family with its tender, warm, loving presence, so that our family may recognize and manifest that love in all our relationships. All of our unknown needs we include with this petition that we pray in Jesus precious Name. Amen. ~ (Fr. John Hampsch).
Catholic Action for Faith and Family is an association of Catholics that strives to uphold and defend Christian values inspired by the teachings of the Roman Catholic Church. The organization works in a legal and peaceful manner in the realm of ideas to promote these values. It aims to provide a network of resources and activities for clergy and laity to inspire them to reach out to others in an active way to defend these values. Catholic Action for Faith and Family's current initiatives include Operation Storm Heaven. 
Some of you asked for Communication Tips for a Successful Relationship.
DM me if you want the full Resource Sheet on this.😄👏
Here's one powerful phrase, especially at times of disagreement
❗️~~~"You're right" ~~~❗️
Getting to yes: Agree with any parts of their point
You’re right that... (refer to part of their statement).
I agree with this part of what you said...
I might be wrong here.
I never thought of things that way.
I see what you’re saying.
That makes sense.
#communicationtips #affirmations #relationships #relationships101 #agreement #aboundingjoy
Carolyn Klika

Catholic Divorce Support Group:
Help & Healing Through Separation & Divorce


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Kara Griffin

Charlotte Diocese CCDOC Human Trafficking Awareness Committee

CCDOC Human Trafficking Awareness Webpage 

CCDOC Ethical & Fair Trade Webpage

For upcoming events and social media posts go to the CCDOC Human Trafficking Awareness Facebook Group

Breaking the Link:  Between Human Trafficking and Forced Migration

         How Immigration Courts Can Protect Vulnerable Children from Trafficking 

 To learn more about the project, visit Human Trafficking & Forced Migration - Alliance to End Human Trafficking 

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