On Friday, September 30:

  • Low Mass at 9 a.m., with confessions starting at 8:15. The usual noon Mass is cancelled.
  • Solemn Pontifical Mass at 3:30 p.m. No confessions will be heard.

Do you know a child who loves to sing? Consider signing them up for one of our fantastic youth choirs! There are 3 ensembles, according to grade levels: Pueri Cantorum (grades 2-4), new Harmonia Cantorum (grades 5-8), and Gradus Cantorum (grades 9-12). No audition required! Choristers rehearse on Saturdays in the school choir room. Pueri rehearses from 10-10:30 a.m.; Harmonia rehearses from 10:30-11:15 a.m.; and Gradus rehearses from 11:15 a.m. -12:15 p.m. Choristers also sing for select Masses throughout the choir season (September - May). All choristers receive training in music theory (Western notation and chant), English and Latin pronunciation, musicianship, and ensemble skills. Choir participation is free to all parishioners, but registration is required. Please contact conductor Mrs. Sharon Burchill to register or for more information: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Rehearsals begin on September 17!

In additional to financial donations, the Little Sisters of the Poor are always in need of volunteers and full-time employees to serve the elderly poor at their home on Benton Avenue (only four minutes from our parish). If you are interested in making a difference, please contact their Human Resources office at 412-307-1131.

Cardinal George Pell traveled from Rome to Pittsburgh on Thursday, June 23 to offer Mass for the patronal feast of the Knights of Malta at St. Peter Church on the Northside.

On Friday, Cardinal Pell and his secretary, Father Joseph Hamilton, made a quick private visit to our parish, along with Canon Matthew Talarico, provincial superior of the Institute.

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Left to right: Canon Ross Bourgeois, Canon Matthew Talarico, Cardinal George Pell, Canon William Avis, Father Joseph Hamilton.
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