We at Saint Elizabeth of the Hill Country Catholic Church give glory to God by living the message of Christ, practicing unconditional love and building community. We commit ourselves to nurture the spiritual, educational, and social development of God’s people. Under the guidance of the Holy Spirit we strive to respond to the needs of our community, remain a close and vibrant parish family, and grow in Faith.
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This Week at Catholic Campus Ministtry
College Students, Heads Up!!! Catholic Campus Ministry has things going on and you're invited to join us. Nothing special is required. Just be here and introduce yourself to anyone you haven't yet met. The CCM House is located on Faculty Street behind IHOP and just down the street from the Holmes Convocation Center.
CCM Men's and Women's Small Groups meet at the CCM House on Tuesdays at 7:00 PM. Come on by and join us.
CCM members and interested students are invited to join us for Dinner, Reflection, Fellowship, and Fun at the CCM House on Faculty Street at 7:00 PM every Wednesday. This week, dinner is provided by the St. E Knights of Columbus.
Saturday's Vigil Mass at St. E is at 4:30 PM. If you have a problem getting a ride, call or text 828-263-2726 for carpooling assistance.
Sunday Mass at St.. E will be at 11:00 AM. The Spanish Language Mass follows at 1:00 PM for those more comfortable with or interested in the Spanish Language Mass. Go to the CCM Facebook Group to sign up for Sunday 11:00 AM Mass rides to and from the Appstate campus area.
Join the Appstate Catholic Campus Ministry Facebook Group to keep up with the latest on what's happening with our group.
Worship Assistant Schedules
Worship Assistant Schedules for Lectors and Extraordinary Ministers of the Holy Eucharist for October are available in the Gathering Space. They may also be seen for each date in October on the Events Calendar of this website. If you cannot be available on a scheduled date, please contact Ed Herring so that appropriate changes can be made.
The November schedules are being prepared. If you would like to be added to the schedules for November, contact Ed Herring at email@example.com or 828-263-2726. If you haven't served before or haven't trained for either ministry, training and assistance will be provided for you.
Wednesday Mass 12:15 PM
Thursday Mass 9:30 AM
Friday Mass 9:30 AM
Saturday Vigil Mass 4:30 PM
Sunday Mass 11:00 AM
Sunday Hispanic Language Mass 1:00 PM
CHURCH OF THE EPIPHANY in Blowing Rock
Sunday Mass 9:00 AM (Seasonal May 28 Through October 8 Only)
Faith Formation K-12 -- 9:15 AM Sundays beginning September 9
Catholic Cafe for Adults
All Things Catholic Study, Question, and Answer Session for Adults meets Sundays at 9:30 AM in the downstairs Library. Meetings begin on Sunday, September 23 at 9:30 AM.
Wednesdays -- 11:30 AM and 5:00 PM
Thursdays and Fridays -- 9:00 AM
Saturdays -- 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Tuesday and Thursday -- 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday -- 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Monday - Thursday -- 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Friday -- 9:00 AM - 12:00 Noon
News and Events
If inclement weather cancellations or delays of scheduled activities and events occur, you will see them here as we receive them. You will also see the latest updates on the High Country Catholics Facebook Group as they happen.
The Knights of Columbus are hosting dinner for CCM students at the CCM House on Faculty Street at 7:00 PM on Wednesday, September 19.
RCIA meets Thursday evenings at 7:00 PM in the Youth Room . This week's topic will be "The Blessed Trinity". All are welcome.
Join the High Country Catholics Facebook Group to keep up with the latest Parish, Diocese, and Churchwide happenings as they happen.
You can handle your weekly giving or make donations to special funds online. Click GIVE HERE to set up your own secure account for your donations.
Online Bulletin Announcement Request Form
Those wishing to place announcements in our weekly bulletin can fill out a form available at the Parish Office or you can just click HERE to access the online form, fill it out, and electronically submit it. Forms must be received by noon on the Monday prior to the requested bulletin date.
Monday-Thursday 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 12:00 Noon