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Special Alert: Hurricane Florence

Read the latest parish event updates and changes due to Hurricane Florence.

Due to the extreme weather conditions forecast for the next few days, certain parish events and activities have been rescheduled or cancelled.  As a parishioner, always consider circumstances which may affect your personal safety with respect to your attendance at Mass.

Thursday, September 13

Morning Mass will be celebrated as scheduled

All other activities have been cancelled. Recurring activities will resume at their normally scheduled dates and times.

Friday September 14

Morning Mass has been cancelled.

Saturday September 15

The 5:30pm Vigil Mass will be celebrated as scheduled (see note below).

Confessions will be heard as scheduled (see note below).

All other activities have been cancelled or postponed. Recurring activities will resume at their normally scheduled dates and times. The Called and Gifted Workshop has been postponed and will be rescheduled. The HIGA golf event will also be rescheduled.

Sunday September 16

The 8:30 and 11:00am Masses will be celebrated as scheduled (see note below).

All other events have been cancelled or postponed. Recurring activities, including classes, will resume at their normally scheduled dates and times. The following activities have been rescheduled:  

  • Baptism Preparation Workshop will meet Saturday, November 17th
  • Confirmation I/II will meet Sunday, September 23rd from 6:30 PM to 8 PM
  • First Reconciliation Parent Preparation Session will meet Sunday, October 28th from 9:30 AM to 10:40 AM.  Please be aware that there will be 2 sessions in October (14th & 28th).  

SPECIAL NOTE: Please be advised that the storm may cause the loss of electrical service to the church and parish office for an extended period of time.  Loss of power will naturally affect conditions within the church (lighting, air conditioning, etc.). We intend to provide further updates as to the status of our buildings and other news. These updates will be provided primarily through our website (www.holyinfantchurch.org) and brief telephone announcements (919-544-7135). Bear in mind that a disruption of power may affect our ability to communicate.

We intend to provide scheduled updates as follows:  

Thursday, September 13 - The Connector

Saturday, September 15 - Website at 3:00pm

Sunday, September 16 – Website at 7:00am

Please stay safe in the coming days and include in your prayers all those who are in the path of this destructive storm.