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Safe Environment Training


for those working with children / teens in the Diocese of Raleigh

Offered on these dates:

Tues., June 15 - 7PM - English

Wed., June 16 - 7PM - Spanish

Tues., July 27 - 7PM - English

Wed., July 28 - 7PM - Spanish

Tues., August 17 - 7PM - English

Wed., August 18 - 7PM - Spanish

To Register:

Scroll down to the Events section

Click on Safe Environment Training

Troops of
St. George


Troop 1941

IOP Catholic Church

A father/guardian & son apostolate following the teachings of the catholic church through outdoor adventure

Fosters an environment for men & boys to grow in virtue while staying true to the teachings of the magesterium of the catholic church


Troop Chaplain - Fr. Vic Gournas

Troop Captain - Michael Hauck

(858) 353-8325

Food Pantry

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Help is needed to restock the food pantry



  • Peanut butter

  • Spam

  • Canned peas

  • Cold cereal

  • Ramen noodles

  • Rice

  • Ravioli

  • Canned chicken

St. Joseph Carmelite Community


Secular Order of Discalced Carmelites

We are lay people who

are members of the Carmelite Order

Meets the 1st Saturday of the month  at

St. Mark's Catholic Church, Wilmington

For more info:

Theresa Bogue 


Spiritual Adopt-A-Baby Program


This program is a personal commitment to pray for one unborn child who is in danger of being aborted

Pledge cards are still available at the church entrance to commit to praying for one baby and family

Mass Intention Policies


Effective March 1, 2020


In our Catholic Parish, there are many requests for scheduling Mass intentions
IOP Parish has only a certain amount of Mass intention opportunities.

The following policies are being implemented in order to accommodate the numerous requests in a reasonable and fair manner.

Rosary Conference Call


A conference call line has been established for anyone wishing to pray the rosary


 The rosary will be prayed every night at 7pm

Anyone who would like to join in is welcome

To join:

Dial 701-802-5275 
use the code 8429450#

Benedictine Oblates


St. Michael the Archangel Deanery is the local chapter of

Benedictine Oblates of St. Vincent Archabbey

Meet the 3rd Tuesday of the month in the Parish Hall Library at 7PM

More info:



Stephanie - 412-623-9550

Sacraments Course


For Baptized Christians

over the age of 16, desiring to

complete their sacraments





IOP School

Room 102




MyParish App


App for catholic life every day

A great mobile app to connect & stay up-to-date with our parish


Text to phone

number 88202, or
download from Apple Store or Google Play





Prayer Chain


We are here to pray for you!

Have prayers said for you and yours 

or Be a part of the Prayer Chain ministry


BVM Shrine & Columbaria


BVM Shrine

Shrine structure is complete and will have a statue of our Lady of Grace on a pedestal and a large Miraculous Medal, n a wall behind her statue.


for parishioners who choose to be cremated and desire that their remains be interred on the grounds of their church. 

Point of Contact:  Jose Cabrera


Calling IOP School Alumni


A Database is being created for students who attended 
Holy Spirit

St. Francis of Assisi

Infant of Prague

If you wish to be included, please go to:

Must be at least 18 years of age to participate

Rosary Making Group


Meets the 3rd Wednesday of the month


Parish Hall

We make cord and bead rosaries for the missions. Everyone is welcome to attend!

For info:

Theresa Bogue

(910) 382-5559