Parish Fall Fest

Our parish is having a Fall Fest, which will include a hayride and bonfire, on Sunday, October 13th from 4 to 7pm at Youthtowne in Clinton, PA. Hot dogs, buns and ingredients for s’mores will be provided as well as paper products and utensils. Parishioners, you are invited to bring beverages and any other food items you would like to enjoy with your family. There is not a covered dish - the kitchen will not be open. Hot dogs and marshmallows can be cooked over the bonfire. There is no charge. Please sign up between Sunday, September 22 through Sunday, October 6th. Sign-up sheets will be in the church vestibules as well as in the school during catechism. Please mark your calendars so you can enjoy this yearly Fall event with your fellow parishioners. For more information, you are welcome to email Peggy Wrabley at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Beginning Latin Class to Start September 17

You are invited to sign up for an introductory Latin course that will run from September 17 to November 5. No prior knowledge of Latin is required. The class is offered on a non-credit basis in the Community Education program of CCAC, at the Northside campus, and will meet on Tuesdays from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm. Fellow parishioner Charlie Blume (Ph.D. classics) will teach the course. Go to to register and learn more about the class.

  • Sunday, September 29th — Mission Cooperative
  • September 30 – October 3 — Diocesan Convocation of Clergy
  • October 1 – 3 — St. Thérèse of the Child Jesus Novena
    Join Canon Matthew Weaver in honoring St. Thérèse of the Child Jesus with a triduum in preparation for her feastday. Holy Mass will be offered at 7 p.m. followed by devotions, from Tuesday, October 1st to Thursday, October 3rd. On these days there will be no noon Mass.
  • Sunday, October 13 — Parish Hayride and Bonfire
  • Friday, November 1 — All Saints’ Day (Holy Day of Obligation)
  • Saturday, November 2 — All Souls’ Day
  • November 4 – 8 — ICRSS Convocation in Tucson, Arizona
  • Thursday, November 28 — Thanksgiving Day, Low Mass at 9am, no noon Mass.

Youth Choir

Youth Choir Season is almost here! Rehearsals will begin on Saturday, September 21st, for the Pueri Cantorum and Gradus Cantorum. Pueri is a treble choir open to children ages 8 and up (boys with unchanged voice included). Gradus Cantorum is a mixed choir (SATB) high school/young adult choir open to ages 13 and up. Pueri rehearses most Saturdays from 10- 11 a.m., and Gradus rehearses most Saturdays from 11 a.m.- 12 noon. Both choirs sing selected Masses throughout the choir season (September through May). Singers receive instruction in Gregorian chant, polyphony, motet/hymn singing, as well as traditional music theory basics.

Participation in the youth choir programs is free; however, a $5 materials fee is charged once for the choir book Una Voce Dicentes.

For more information, or to sign up, please email Mrs. Burchill at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Lithuanian School

The Pittsburgh Lithuanian School offers classes in the Lithuanian language, history, culture, music and dancing for children preschool through 12th grade. Our 2019-2020 year starts on Sunday, September 8th from 1-3PM with classes held every other Sunday. MPBOJ Parishioners are eligible for free classes. Please contact Rob Medonis for details. 412-613-5582, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.