Welcome to the Saint Elizabeth of the Hill Country Catholic Church website. At St. Elizabeth, we give glory to God by living the message of Christ, practicing unconditional love and building community. We continually work 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 and numbers.
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You are reminded that Beverly Wood, our long time Parish Administrator, is retiring. Her last day will be Friday, May 24. If you get a chance, stop by this week to say good-bye and tell her how much we appreciate her many years of service. She will be missed!
On Sunday, May 26, Church of the Epiphany in Blowing Rock will open for the summer. Masses at Epiphany will be each Sunday at 9:00 AM. There will be no Early Mass at 8:00 AM at St. Elizabeth while Epiphany is open. Welcome back, Epiphaneers!.
On Tuesday, April 30, Father Matthew Codd began offering a Traditional Latin Mass (Low Mass) at St. Elizabeth of the Hill Country Catholic Church in Boone. This Mass will continue to be offered each Tuesday at 6:00 PM. If you are not familiar with the Latin Mass, and you want to learn, you are welcome to come and observe. Materials are available to assist you in following along and learning about the Mass.
ANOTHER NEW FACE! St. Elizabeth is excited to announce that Paul Kankiewicz has accepted the newly created position of Director of Religious Education with our Parish. Paul was educated at St. Charles Borromeo Seminary and Kings College in Pennsylvania. He has previous experience in Youth Ministry and Catholic Religious Education. Paul's first day with us was May 7 but he and his wife, Valerie, have both previously participated as active members in various ministries at St. Elizabeth. Valerie, an AppState and CCM alumnus who is now employed with AppState, found Paul, married him, and brought him to us from Pennsylvania. Be sure to thank her if you get a chance. Valerie and Paul are expecting their first child soon. We're very excited to have this young family become a part of our Parish family and staff!
Registration forms and an information table for Totus Tuus, Summer 2019 are in the Gathering Space and Parish Office! Totus Tuus, for those who may not know, is similar to Vacation Bible School.. Totus Tuus will be the week of June 23-28th. Rising 1st - 6th graders will meet June 24th through 28th from 9: AM until 2:30 PM. Rising 7th graders through 12th graders will meet June 23rd through 27th from 7:00 PM until 9:00 PM. Children from other parishes are welcome, including Catholic friends or cousins that want to join your children for the week. Grandkids are welcome, too! Cost is minimal with discounts for multiple children. Scholarships are available. You can view a promotional video on the program at HERE. For more information, or to register, contact Batrice Adcock by email email@example.com or call the church office.
Click HERE for Worship Assistant Schedules or just pick one up in the Stairwell Hallway just off of the Gathering Space. Register online HERE to volunteer or train to become an Altar Server, Usher, Lector, or Extraordinary Minister of the Holy Eucharist. Anyone interested in training to volunteer may contact the Parish Office for more information. Contact information is firstname.lastname@example.org for email, 828-264-8338 Ext. 17 for office, or 828-266-8553 for direct call or text.
Faith Formation K-12 -- 9:15 AM Sundays (No Classes May through August).
Call Parish Office and sign up for Fall 2019 Classes!
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
A Respect Life Ministry has organized at St. Elizabeth's. Our first well attended meeting was on May 7. We are joining the ranks of the ever growing effort to protect life from conception to natural death. Our meetings are on the second Tuesday of each month at 7:00 PM in the Youth Room or Choir Room (depending on availability). All are welcome and encouraged to attend. Contact Kathy Camilleri for questions or information at the Parish Office or 828-238-5292.