Welcome to The Cathedral of Saint Patrick

Serving the Charlotte Catholic Community for Over 75 Years

The Cathedral of Saint Patrick is the seat of the Roman Catholic Church in Charlotte, North Carolina. It is the mother church of the Diocese of Charlotte and is the seat of its prelate bishop, Bishop Peter J. Jugis.

St. Patrick Church was built adjacent to the O'Donoghue School, in the Dilworth neighborhood.  John Henry Phelan of Beaumont, Texas donated the funds to build St. Patrick Church, in loving memory of his parents, Patrick and Margaret Adele Phelan. Construction of the church began on St. Patrick's Day, 1938.  On Sept. 1, 1939, Bishop Eugene J. McGuinness of Raleigh dedicated the church under the patronage of St. Patrick, and then on Sept. 4, 1939, the bishop consecrated the church. It became the first church in North Carolina to be consecrated immediately upon completion, and in 1942 it became a parish. On Jan. 12, 1972, Pope Paul VI established the Diocese of Charlotte, and St. Patrick Church was designated its cathedral church.

The Cathedral of Saint Patrick has been a beacon of faith in the Charlotte community for 75 years. As a parish, the community strives to provide spiritual nourishment, hospitality, and community outreach through a commitment to authentic Catholic tradition, values, and teaching. The Cathedral welcomes all to join the parish community for worship, fellowship and prayer.


Mass Schedule

Saturday Vigil-5:30 pm
Sunday-7:30 am, 9:00, 11:00 & 12:30 pm
Monday-Friday-12:10 pm
Friday-8:30 am (during school year)
Saturday-8:00 am

Reconciliation

Saturday, 4:00 pm
Sunday, 10-11:00 am
Thirty minutes prior to daily Mass

Adoration

Eucharistic Adoration is held every Wednesday from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.


Parish Office

Mon-Fri, 9:00 am-5:00 pm
(Closed Fri. during summer)
1621 Dilworth Road East
Charlotte, NC  28203
Phone: (704) 334-2283
Fax: (704) 377-6403
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Mass Schedule


Saturday: 8:00 AM
Saturday Vigil: 5:30 PM
Sunday: 7:30, 9:00, 11:00 AM and 12:30 PM
Monday-Friday: 12:10 PM
Friday During School: 8:30 AM



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Upcoming Events


Aug 18

Parish Office Closed - Summer Office Hours

Friday, 9:00 AM

Parish Office Closed - Summer Office Hours
Time: Friday, 9:00 AM
  The parish office is closed on Fridays during the summer.
Aug 19

Baptism

Saturday, 11:00 AM

Baptism
Time: Saturday, 11:00 AM
Location: Cathedral Church - 1621 Dilworth Road East Charlotte NC 28203
  No Description Available
Aug 20

RCIA Inquiry Session

Sunday, 10:00 AM

RCIA Inquiry Session
Time: Sunday, 10:00 AM
Location: Family Life Center - Meeting Room - 1621 Dilworth Road East Charlotte NC 28203
  The Cathedral will hold a Q&A session for people interested in learning more about the Cathedral Church and the Rite of Christian Initiation...
Aug 20

Baptism Preparation Class

Sunday, 1:30 PM

Baptism Preparation Class
Time: Sunday, 1:30 PM
Location: Family Life Center - Meeting Room - 1621 Dilworth Road East Charlotte NC 28203
  The Cathedral of Saint Patrick provides an instructional class for parents and/or Godparents on the sacrament of baptism so all involved in the...
Aug 20

Parish Picnic

Sunday, 2:00 PM

Parish Picnic
Time: Sunday, 2:00 PM
  No Description Available
Aug 21

Pietra Fitness Class

Monday, 5:30 PM

Pietra Fitness Class
Time: Monday, 5:30 PM
Location: Family Life Center - Great Hall - 1621 Dilworth Road East Charlotte NC 28203
  An alternative to yoga, Pietra Fitness believes that some beneficial stretching and strengthening exercises can be separated from yoga (in some...
Aug 22

MACS Education Luncheon

Tuesday, 11:30 AM

MACS Education Luncheon
Time: Tuesday, 11:30 AM
Location: Family Life Center - Great Hall - 1621 Dilworth Road East Charlotte NC 28203
  No Description Available

 

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