Welcome to St. Aloysius!

Stained Glass WindowsWe would like to welcome you to our parish family at St. Aloysius Catholic Church in Hickory, North Carolina. Please come and join us in our parish community. Our parishioners and staff are willing to help with any questions you may have. We believe you will find us to be a warm and hospitable community that is truly interested in you and your concerns.

We also invite you to become involved in our parish life. There is no better way to know us than to join us in our activities and ministries. You will find that there is something for all – no matter how young in body or young in heart you are. In all things, you are invited to come into a loving relationship with our Lord as each of us walks our journey of faith together.

The work of the Lord is our most important work. Come join us!

-Fr. Larry LoMonaco

WEEKEND MASS SCHEDULE

Saturday 5:15 PM
Saturday 7:00 PM (Mass celebrated in Spanish)
Sunday 8:00 and 11:00 AM
Sunday 1:00 PM (Mass celebrated in Spanish)
Sunday 5:15 PM (Life Teen Mass)

DAILY MASS SCHEDULE

Monday 9 AM Mass in Sebastian Chapel
Tuesday 9 AM Mass in Sebastian Chapel
Wednesday 5:15 PM Mass in the Church
Thursday 9 AM Mass in Sebastian Chapel
Friday 12:10 PM Mass in the Church
Holy Day Vigil Mass 7:00 PM
Holy Day Masses 12:10 PM & 7:00 PM

Address

921 Second Street, NE
Hickory, NC 28601

Parish Office

Phone (828) 327-2341
Emergency Pager: (828) 314-0145
Please restrict use of the emergency pager to life or death situations only. Thank You.
Fax (828) 327-3376

Office Hours

Mon – Fri 9:00 -12:00 and 1:00 -5:00 PM

ADULT MISSION TRIP

There is still room for two or three more adults to go on the November 13-19th trip to the St. Francis Inn in Philadelphia.  Besides working in the soup kitchen, there are opportunities to pick up food donations, work in the thrift store, work in the women’s day center, and even possibly work in the free clinic if you’re an RN.  There’s also daily Masses or prayer services, as well as a few hours each day to pray, meditate, or just be by yourself.  By the end of the week you’ll be tired but elated as if you’ve finished a retreat.  Interested or want to find out more?  Email Dave Gerhardt at gerhardt@charter.net.

IS THIS YOUR YEAR?

25th and 50th Wedding Anniversary Celebration – If you were married during 1966 or 1991, you and your family are invited to the annual Diocesan Anniversary Mass at St. John Neumann Catholic Church in Charlotte on Sunday, November 6th. Mass begins at 2:00 PM and will be followed by a reception. To receive an invitation, please call our parish office at 327-2341 to register before September 14th.

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We would love to have you join us at our events! To view the Parish Calendar click on “CALENDAR” on the main menu bar, then click on “CALENDAR-Full“.

Parish Mission

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Parish Mission

“St. Aloysius Roman Catholic Church is a Christian Community of Faith dedicated to fostering an evangelizing spirit which meets the needs of its parishioners and reaches out to others.”

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Welcome! You may register as a member of our parish family after the 8:00 AM or 11:00 AM Sunday Masses in Holy Family Hall, at the church office during regular office hours, or online here by going to “Forms“.

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