Welcome to Saint Catherine!

Raffo pic     I extend to all a most warm and sincere welcome whether you are looking for a Catholic Church while traveling or you live nearby.  Our parish is part of the Diocese of Raleigh, North Carolina.  Our history goes back to the late eighteenth century.  We offer the Divine Liturgy as well as sacraments of the Catholic Church in English and Spanish.  Please do come and visit our parish. 

   ¡Bienvenidos!  Doy una calurosa y sincera bienvenido a todos aunque solo busquen a una Iglesia católica mientras estén de vacaciones o habiten cercano.  Nuestra parroquia es parte de la Diócesis de Raleigh, Carolina del Norte.  Nuestra historia parroquial se remonta a siglo tarde de dieciocho.  Celebramos la misa además de los sacramentos en inglés u español.  Por favor vengan y visiten a nuestra parroquia.

Fr. Frank M. Raffo, Jr.

Our Parish Mission

 We are a Roman Catholic Community centered in Christ and guided by the Holy Spirit.  Our primary purpose is to provide liturgy in prayer and sacrament to those of the Catholic faith in this region.  We educate our children and adults in the faith, foster family life as sacred and grow in the call to holiness, service, social justice and evangelization of the communty.

 Somos una comunidad católica centrada en Cristo y guiada por el Espíritu Santo.  Nuestro propósito principal es proporcionar liturgia en oración y sacramentos a los de la fe católica en esta región;  educamos a nuestros niños y adultos en la fe católica; promovemos la vida familiar como sagrado y santo.  Crecemos en la llamada evangelica a la santidad personal, el servicio a los demás, la justicia social y evangelización de la comunidad.  

Daily Scripture Readings

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Please click on link for Scripture Readings


Administrator:  Rev. Frank M. Raffo, Jr.

Phone:  252-563-6096 

Fax:  252-563-6097 

Email:  fr.raffo@raldioc.org

Organist: Ms. Sally Moseley 

 Email: sally.moseley@gmail.com

                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Coordinator of Faith Formation: Hrma Ma de Angles Sanchez

Email: samangies@yahoo.com>


Parish Finance Council:

Mr. Gene Morris

Mr. Jimmie Lewis

Mr. Lawrence "Rocky"  Rowland (Chair) 

Mrs. Patricia Burd (Secretary)                             




First Sunday Brunch
Join us at 10 AM on the first Sunday of the month for a delicious brunch.  All are invited to share a time of fellowship and good food with fellow parishioners. 
Mass Schedule


9:00 AM               English

12:00 PM             Spanish

Daily Mass

Noon                     Wed-Thur-Fri

First Friday        

10:30 AM                     At the Fountain’s, 100 Trade St


3:30-4:00 PM      Sat (and always by appointment)

Holy Days

7:00 PM                English

8:00 PM                Spanish

My Parish App
If you have a Smart Phone, either an IPhone or an Android, you have access to the free My Parish App.  Here, you will find the daily Mass readings, many prayers for all types of situations, access to the Mass schedule while you are traveling, and much more.  To access the app, simply go to the Apple App Store or the Google Play Store and type MyParish App.  Click on it and download the app.  You will find a great deal of information at your fingertips.