School Prep Day

Would you like to help out? On Saturday, August 24th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., we are looking for volunteers to prepare the school for the catechism classes that will begin on Sunday, September 8th. The work involved includes things like cleaning rooms and moving desks and arranging rooms. If you would like to volunteer, please sign up on the sign up sheets found in the church entrances or email Jeannine Goelz at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. For more information, please contact Jeannine Goelz.

  • Sunday, August 18 & 25 - Catechism registration forms available from Ushers
  • Saturday, August 24 - School Prep Day, 10 a.m – 2 p.m.
  • August 26 – 30 - ICRSS General Chapter Meeting in Gricigliano, Italy
  • Sunday, September 1 - Catechism registration forms due
  • Sunday, September 8 - Catechism classes begin
  • October 1 – 3 - St. Thérèse of the Child Jesus Novena
  • Sunday, October 13 - Parish Picnic

Beginning with the imposition of the stole by Bishop David Zubik at the entrance to the church, Canon William Avis was formally installed as the first pastor of Most Precious Blood of Jesus Parish on Sunday, August 4, 2019.

After 25 years at St. Boniface Church on East Street, the end of June 2019 saw the Latin Mass in the Diocese of Pittsburgh move to a new, permanent home.

On Thursday, May 30, 2019, Msgr. Gilles Wach made his first visit to Pittsburgh for the Feast of the Ascension. The Solemn Mass that evening was celebrated at Risen Lord Church, the future home of Most Precious Blood of Jesus Parish.

The Institute’s apostolate in Pittsburgh was blessed with a visit from His Excellency, the Most Reverend David A. Zubik, Bishop of Pittsburgh, on Laetare Sunday, March 31, 2019. This was the first pastoral visit by the Bishop to the parish since His Excellency entrusted its care to the Institute in October, 2018.