James Joseph and Rosalie W. Fallon donated 20 acres of Anderson Heights land to the Diocese of Raleigh. The second Bishop of Raleigh, the most Reverend Eugene J. McGuinness considered the possible use of the donated land for a future Catholic hospital.
Most Reverend Vincent S. Waters, former Chancellor of the Diocese of Richmond, was consecrated Third Bishop of Raleigh.
Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Elementary School opened two months before the official establishment of the parish. Sister M. Bettina Batchelder, CSC, was appointed its first principal. Sisters of the Holy Cross served on faculty of the school. The first Mass was celebrated on December 5. Most Reverend Vincent S. Waters presided then dedicated the temporary church and school. Reverend Paul Byron preached. Reverend Francis J. Tait was installed as first pastor. Establishment of St. Bernadette Altar Guild.
First patronal feast of the parish was celebrated by Most Reverend Vincent S. Waters and Reverend Michael J. Begley (consecrated Bishop of Charlotte 1971). Convent was completed and sisters moved in after living in the Catholic Orphanage.
First Forty Hours. Rectory was dedicated after living in a rented house for two years.
The first group of nine students graduate from the school.
Establishment of the first layman parish advisory council.
Reverend Michael A. Carey appointed as second pastor.
St. Michael the Archangel, Cary, opened as mission church.
Reverend Francis J. Tait returned as third pastor.
Building campaign began for the dual purpose of erecting a new church and renovating the present building for use as a multi-purpose center.
Most Reverend Francis Joseph Gossman, former Urban Vicar of the Archdiocese of Baltimore, was consecrated fourth Bishop of Raleigh. Sister Mary Agnes, RSM, was appointed Principal of the school. Sisters of Mercy of Belmont served on faculty of the school. First annual union service with Ridge Road Baptist, Highland Methodist and the Raleigh Moravian church.
New church building dedicated.
Reverend Monsignor James E. McSweeney, V.G., appointed as fourth pastor.
Sister Miriam Brosnon, CSC, appointed Principal of the school. Sisters of the Holy Cross served on faculty of the school.
Reverend Raymond Donahue appointed as fifth pastor.
Sister Anne Mary Maline, SND, appointed as Principal of the school. Sisters of Notre Dame served on faculty of the school.
Sister Mary Ronauld Frohnapple, SND, appointed Principal of the school.
Reverend Joseph G. Vetter appointed as sixth pastor.
Very Reverend Jeffrey Ingham, V.F., appointed as seventh pastor.
Fallon Center completed.
40th Anniversary Celebration. Sister Mary Therese Grady, SND, appointed Principal of the school.
Perpetual Adoration Chapel and parish offices dedicated as well as the new school and school office building.
Mrs. Susan Goethals appointed Principal of the school. Reverend Monsignor Tim O'Connor, V.F., appointed as eighth pastor.
Mr. Jim Wortman appointed Principal of the school.
Mrs. Jane Bourbina appointed Principal of the school.
Dr. Robert B. Scripko appointed Principal of the school. Fiftieth anniversary celebration.
Father John J. Forbes is appointed the ninth pastor of Our Lady of Lourdes Church.
"Our Lady of Lourdes Dreams" Campaign is launched to raise funds for the new Cathedral project and for church enhancements and a new Parish Recreation Center. Sister Maureen Donati, IHM, appointed Principal of the school.
The St. Bernadette Center and church expansion were dedicated in March 2015.
Sister Therese Bauer, IHM, named as new principal of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic School.