Frequently Asked Questions

Below are the answers to some frequently asked questions:

PRE-BAPTISMAL CLASSES
Parents must attend a class prior to the Baptism of their first child. Please call the Parish Office. Read More

WEDDINGS
Arrangements should be made at least six months in advance. Please call the Parish Office at 704.364.5431. Read More

HISPANIC MINISTRY
Para servicios en espaƱol, por favor contacte a 704.364.5431.

HOSPITALIZED/HOMEBOUND
Please notify the Parish Office to receive Anointing of the Sick or Communion.

INTERESTED IN BECOMING CATHOLIC?
Please contact Susan Krasniewski in the Faith Formation Office at 704.362.5047 ext. 210 or at skrasniewski@stgabrielchurch.org for information regarding our R.C.I.A. (Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults) program.

FROM THE HEART GIFT SHOP
Our shop, which is run by volunteers and offers a wide assortment of Catholic religious goods and gifts, is located next to the Daily Chapel and is open before and after all weekend Masses.

PREGNANCY HOTLINE
1.800.848.LOVE (5683)

BULLETIN DEADLINE
Thursday at 4:30 pm of the week 10 days prior to the Sunday when you wish your announcement to run.

FACILITIES RENTAL
Call the Parish Office at 704.364.5431.

COUNSELING
Professional counseling services are provided by Catholic Social Services. Fees are based on a sliding scale. Please call 704.370.3262 to schedule an appointment.

SACRAMENT OF RECONCILIATION
Saturdays from 3:30-4:30 pm or anytime by appointment.

CONFESIONES EN ESPANOL
Domingos a 6:00-6:25 pm

PERPETUAL ADORATION
The Blessed Sacrament Chapel is open 24 hours a day and located in the church building.

NURSERY
Nursery Available: 6-months to 3-years-old during the 9:00 and 10:45 am Masses in the Ministry Center (2nd floor).

ANNULMENT
The Annulment Process/ Marriage Blessing (Convalidation). The parish priests and deacons are available to answer questions and to assist you. Call 704.364.5431.