St. Mary, Mother of God
Roman Catholic Church

Sylva, North Carolina

Welcome to our parish!

Reverend J. A. Voitus, Pastor

22 Bartlett Street
Sylva, North Carolina 28779

Our parish is situated in Jackson county, in the mountains of Western North Carolina. We are about 45 minutes west of Asheville. Nearby towns are Cherokee and Bryson City to the west, and Waynesville to the east. Come visit us!
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(828) 586-9496

The office is staffed on Tuesday through Friday, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.

Weekday Masses

Usually celebrated Tuesdays through Fridays at 9 a.m. in English. Click on the date of the most recent parish bulletin, listed above, to be sure.

Saturday Masses

8 p.m. in Spanish

Sunday Masses

9 a.m. and 11 a.m., both in English

4 p.m. in English on most Sundays at the Western Carolina University Catholic Student Center, which is located at 197 Forest Hills Road in nearby Cullowhee. Check their web site's online calendar (click) to be sure. A Rosary is said on Sundays at 3:30 p.m. (30 minutes before Mass begins). Father Voitus hears confessions 30 minutes before each Mass.

Confession (Rite of Penance)

Father Voitus hears confessions after each weekday Mass.

Confessions are heard 30 minutes before the 4 p.m. Mass on Sundays at the Western Carolina University Catholic Student Center (see above).

Parish Bulletins

(click on a date to view)

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