Feast of the Chair of St. Peter

Laudetur Jesus Christus!  We have a few updates to share with over the next week.

Saturday February 22nd, is the Feast of the Chair of St. Peter, and for those who are part of the Confraternity of St. Peter (the lay apostolate which prayers for priests & seminarians of the Fraternity of St. Peter/FSSP), you can privately renew your membership this day, and can also receive a plenary indulgence under the usual conditions on this day. For more information on the Confraternity, please visit: www.fssp.com/confraternity-of-saint-peter/

Below are the Latin Masses for this day:

Respect Life Latin Mass this Saturday February 22nd (Feast of the Chair of St. Peter): St. Ann will offer its 4th Saturday Respect Life Mass (Latin) at 8:00am, followed a Rosary Vigil at Planned Parenthood (700 S. Torrence Road, Charlotte). You can also stay in the church and pray a Holy Hour of Reparation after Mass.

Traditional Men’s Reflection in Raleigh, Saturday February 22nd: All men are invited to a pre-Lenten Men’s Recollection hosted at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Raleigh (2817 Poole Road, Raleigh, NC) on Saturday February 22nd from 9am to 12:30pm. The Recollection will be led by Canons Matthew Talarico and Matthew Weaver from the Institute of Christ the King Sovereign Priest (a religious order which offers the Latin Mass exclusively). The event is free and will take place in the church, include confessions, and concluding with a Traditional Latin Mass at 11am. Traditional Latin Mass is open to all, followed by reception.  For more information please contact Jeremy Kryn at jkryn@nc.rr.com. To learn more about the Institute visit:


Other Latin Mass news

40 Masses/40 Days of Penance for family and friends: The Hermits of Our Lady of Mount Carmel, who offer the traditional Carmelite Rite Mass in Pennsylvania, are offering 40 Masses, 40 days of praying the Divine Office (and other daily prayers), and 40 days of penance all for the intention of your family or other enrolled loved ones.  This is an amazing spiritual gift you don’t want to pass up. Here is the link to the enrollment form: https://www.eremitaednmc.org/lenten-enrollment/   Please make an offering of alms along with this enrollment.  Your generous financial sacrifice will bear all the more fruit for your intentions. Please complete before Ash Wednesday.

Ash Wednesday (February 26) Latin Mass schedule: Lent begins next Wednesday February 26. The only Latin Mass currently scheduled in Charlotte is 7am (Low) at St. Ann parish. Unfortunately, there will not be a 6pm Latin Mass at St. Ann, nor a 7pm Latin Mass at St. Thomas Aquinas parish.

Outside Charlotte, St. John the Baptist in Tryon will offer a Latin Mass (Low) at 8:30 AM.  Prince of Peace parish in Taylors, SC will offer a 12 noon Latin Mass (low).  St. Elizabeth of the Hill Country in Boone will offer a 6pm Latin Mass (Low).