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 the seat of its ordinary, 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's Church in loving memory of his parents, Patrick and Margaret Adele Phelan. Construction of the church began on St. Patrick's Day in 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 church was consecrated. It became the first church in North Carolina to be consecrated immediately upon completion. In 1942, St. Patrick's became a parish. On Jan. 12, 1972, Pope Bl. Paul VI established the Diocese of Charlotte, and St. Patrick's Church was designated as the Cathedral.

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


Mass Schedule

Saturday Vigil 5:30 p.m.
Sunday 7:30 a.m., 9:00 a.m.,
11:00 a.m., 12:30 p.m.
Monday-Friday 12:10 p.m.
Friday (school year) Additional 8:30 a.m. Mass
Saturday morning 8:00 a.m.
Holy Days of Obligation 7:30 a.m., 12:10 p.m., 7:00 p.m.
 

 

 

 

 

Confessions

Saturday 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Sunday 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Weekdays 30 minutes prior to Mass

 

 

 

 

 

Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament

Adoration is held in the Cathedral every Wednesday from 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Come spend some time in prayer with the Lord.


Parish Office

Mon-Fri, 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Located behind the Cathedral, on Buchanan St.
(Closed Fridays during the summer)

The Cathedral of Saint Patrick
1621 Dilworth Road East
Charlotte, NC  28203
Phone: (704) 334-2283
Fax: (704) 377-6403


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CATHEDRAL CONCERT SERIES
The Cathedral will be hosting five sacred music concerts over the next several months. CLICK HERE to view the full schedule and to puchase tickets. The next concert is Sunday, October 7th at 7 PM.

NOVENA FOR OUR NATION
Join Catholics across the United States in praying the 54-day Novena for Our Nation, from Aug 15th to Oct. 7th. CLICK HERE to learn more.

Sep 24

Confession Before 12:10 pm Mass

Monday, 11:30 AM

Confession Before 12:10 pm Mass
Time: Monday, 11:30 AM
  No Description Available
Sep 24

Mass @ 12:10 pm Weekdays

Monday, 12:10 PM

Mass @ 12:10 pm Weekdays
Time: Monday, 12:10 PM
Location: Cathedral Church - 1621 Dilworth Road East Charlotte NC 28203
  No Description Available
Sep 24

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...
Sep 25

Confession Before 12:10 pm Mass

Tuesday, 11:30 AM

Confession Before 12:10 pm Mass
Time: Tuesday, 11:30 AM
  No Description Available
Sep 25

Mass for Homeschool Students with Bishop Jugis

Tuesday, 12:10 PM

Mass for Homeschool Students with Bishop Jugis
Time: Tuesday, 12:10 PM
Location: Cathedral Church - 1621 Dilworth Road East Charlotte NC 28203
  Bishop Peter Jugis will offer the weekday 12:10 PM Mass on September 25th for homeschool students.
Sep 25

Children's Choir Practice

Tuesday, 3:00 PM

Children's Choir Practice
Time: Tuesday, 3:00 PM
Location: Family Life Center - Choir Room - 1621 Dilworth Road East Charlotte NC 28203
  No Description Available
Sep 26

Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament

Wednesday, 8:00 AM

Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament
Time: Wednesday, 8:00 AM
Location: Cathedral Church - 1621 Dilworth Road East Charlotte NC 28203
  Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament every Wednesday from 8 am - 7 pm. Holy Hour of Reparation at 7 pm.
Sep 26

Confession Before 12:10 pm Mass

Wednesday, 11:30 AM

Confession Before 12:10 pm Mass
Time: Wednesday, 11:30 AM
  No Description Available
Sep 26

Mass @ 12:10 pm Weekdays

Wednesday, 12:10 PM

Mass @ 12:10 pm Weekdays
Time: Wednesday, 12:10 PM
Location: Cathedral Church - 1621 Dilworth Road East Charlotte NC 28203
  No Description Available
Sep 26

Children's Choir Practice - A

Wednesday, 3:00 PM

Children's Choir Practice - A
Time: Wednesday, 3:00 PM
Location: Family Life Center - Choir Room - 1621 Dilworth Road East Charlotte NC 28203
  No Description Available
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