• Outdoor Worship & Meditation Area at St. Elizabeth Church
  • Winter at St. Elizabeth Church
  • Fr. Matthew Codd, Pastor
  • Holy Week
  • Catholic Campus Ministry House on Faculty Street in Boone
  • Catholic Campus Ministry Group
  • Cross over Main Entrance at St. Elizabeth Church
  • The First St. Elizabeth Church on Faculty Street, Destroyed by Fire ...
  • St. Elizabeth Chancel Choir
  • Church of the Epiphany, St. Elizabeth's Mission Church in Blowing Rock
  • St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in Early Fall

 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.

Spend a little time exploring our website.  We update daily to give our followers a real time perspective of who we are, what we're doing, and where we're going.  Thank you for visiting our website.  If you haven't done so, visit our Parish and join us on our journey!

Weather Delays and Cancellations

The Chapel is now open for Adoration.  Roads, driveways, and walkways are fine at this time.  If conditions change, announcements will be made as we get them.

Friendsgiving

The First Annual Friendsgiving Luncheon is in the Pat Jones Hall on Friday, November 23 at 12:00 Noon. If you’re spending Thanksgiving Day with family, or not, it doesn’t matter. Come join your St.  Elizabeth Parish Family and Friends on the day after Thanksgiving as we come together with you to share fellowship, food, and thank God for all our blessings. You are requested to bring one side dish or dessert per family to go with the turkey. For information, contact Libby Herring at mrsreded@gmail.com or 828-263-2725.

This Week at Catholic Campus Ministtry

 College Students, Heads Up!!!  Your AppState Catholic Campus Ministry has a lot going on and you're invited.  Nothing special is required.  Just come and join us.  The CCM House is located on Faculty Street behind IHOP and just down the street from the Holmes Convocation Center.  All area college students are welcome.

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. 

Saturday's Vigil Mass at St. E is at 4:30 PM.  If you have a problem getting a ride, call or text 828-266-8553 for carpooling or ride assistance.

Sunday Masses at St.. E will be at 8:00 AM and 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 rides to Mass 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.

Hope Pregnancy Diaper Drive

App State Students for Life are hosting their 3rd annual Diaper Drive to benefit Hope Pregnancy Center! They are accepting new and unused baby items and diapers from now through December 9th. There will be a drop off box at the back of the Church.  There will be a list of items that are needed most at the box. Please help App State Students for Life support the Pro Life work of Hope Pregnancy Center here in Boone! Thank you for your donations!

Volunteers Needed

Volunteer Opportunity --  We have jobs!.  If you or your group have a little extra time that would allow you to be of great assistance to our Parish, check our most immediate volunteer needs HERE or go to our Online Registration Page to view or sign up for available jobs.

Volunteer Opportunity -- The Hospitality House Winter Shelter is now open.  St. Elizabeth Catholic Church volunteers assist with evening check-ins every Friday throughout the winter.  Two volunteers are needed for each Friday evening from 5:20 PM until 6:45 PM.  If you can help with this, please contact Herlinda Poe at 828-262-9907.

Worship Assistant Schedules

December Worship Assistant Schedules are being finalized this week.  Worship Assistants are requested to let us know of dates when you cannot serve in December.

The Lector, Usher, and Eucharistic Minister Schedules for November are "live" on our website. Just go to http://www.stehc.org/lector-schedule, http://www.stehc.org/usher-schedule, and http://www.stehc.org/eucharistic-minister-schedule to see the entire month's schedules at a glance.  

You can go online to register to be a Worship Assistant or update your information if you are a current Worship Assistant at http://www.stehc.org/worship-assistant-online-registration.

For questions or assistance, email stelizboone@gmail.com or call 828-266-8553.

Mass Times

ST. ELIZABETH OF THE HILL COUNTRY in Boone

Wednesday Mass 12:15 PM

Thursday Mass 9:30 AM

Friday Mass 9:30 AM

Saturday Vigil Mass 4:30 PM

Sunday Early Mass 8:00 AM

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 26 Through October 13 Only)

Faith Formation

Faith Formation K-12 -- 9:15 AM Sundays

Confession Times

Wednesdays -- 11:30 AM and 5:00 PM

Thursdays and Fridays -- 9:00 AM

Saturdays -- 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Adoration Times

Tuesday and  Thursday -- 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM

Wednesday -- 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Chapel Hours

Monday - Thursday -- 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Friday -- 9:00 AM - 12:00 Noon

Staff

Office Hours

Offices for both St. Elizabeth of the Hill Country and Church of the Epiphany are located at St. Elizabeth of the Hill Country Church, 259 Pilgrims Way, in Boone, NC. Office Hours are as follows:

Monday-Thursday 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 12:00 Noon

News and Events

The Kingdom of Happiness 8-week Study Series meets on Wednesday evenings at 6:30 PM.  Our next meeting is on Wednesday, November 28 at 6:30 PM.  The lesson we'll study then is entitled "Those Who Hunger and Thirst for Righteousness".  Join us then for a great video and discussion series

 

RCIA meets on Thursday evenings at 7:00 PM  in the Youth Room.  The topic on Thursday, November 15 will be "Original Sin, Advent, and the Liturgical Year".  All are welcome to attend and learn about our Faith.

 

Join the High Country Catholics Facebook Group to keep up with the latest Parish, Diocese, and Churchwide happenings as they happen.

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Online Giving

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.