FAITH FORMATION


Parents and Guardians, please note that the calendar may have adjustments during the year. Parent meetings for sacrament preparation will be announced.
CALENDAR 2019-20

ALL RELIGIOUS EDUCATION CLASSES ARE CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

NOTES FOR RELIGIOUS ED.

Spring 2020 Religious Education Notes First Reconciliation was NOT celebrated March 14. A new date will be chosen after restrictions are lifted.

First Communion is scheduled for May 3 at 11:30 Mass. This will only take place if restrictions are lifted. The First Communion retreat scheduled for April 25 will be rescheduled after restrictions are listed.

Confirmation date of May 3 has been rescheduled. Bishop Persico has given no new dates for diocesan Confirmation. Candidates please email your Bishops letter and your confirmation information form which is available on the forms page to Lauren at religiousedgs@gmail.com.

This would be a great time to join FORMED and use our parish subscription. FORMED has movies, books, videos for all ages. I suggest the following series, Presence, Symbolon and Elements of the Catholic Mass.

 


 




MASS SCHEDULE

Weekdays: Mon, Tue, Thurs, Fri 8:30am
Wednesday: 7:00PM
Saturday: 6:00 pm (Vigil)
Sunday: 9:00 am and 11:30 am

Holydays: 8:30 am and 7:00 pm

PROGRAMS

PRAYER CHAIN: For intentions, please call 724-977-3369

EUCHARISTIC ADORATION: Every First Friday from 9:00 AM until noon.

ROSARY: During October and May, before the 9:00AM Sunday Mass.

STATIONS OF THE CROSS: During Lent, Friday evenings at 7:00 PM.

SACRAMENTS

BAPTISM: Baptisms are scheduled by appointment, six (6) weeks in advance and take place during the weekend Masses or Sunday afternoons. Pre-Baptism sessions are required. During Lent and Advent, Baptisms usually are not scheduled.

RECONCILIATION: Saturday afternoon from
5:15 – 5:45 PM or anytime by appointment.

MATRIMONY: By appointment at least six months in advance.

ANOINTING OF THE SICK: We want to celebrate this sacrament whenever anyone is in need due to illness, the infirmity that comes with age or any other time it is desired. Please call the Pastor at the rectory number, extension 11. Communal celebrations of this sacrament are scheduled several times throughout the year at a weekend Mass.

HOLY ORDERS: Some men fulfill a call to holiness by serving as priests or permanent deacons. Men who feel that call should call the pastor.

FAITH FORMATION

RCIA: The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults is a process the Church offers to those who have not been Baptized, or Confirmed or admitted to First Communion as children in Religious Education. It is also the path to Full Communion in the Catholic Church for those Baptized in another faith. Please call the Religious Education office or the Pastor.

RELIGIOUS EDUCATION: For grade and high school students is conducted during the school year for grades 1-11 on Sunday from 10:00 AM until 11:20 AM in the Faith Formation Building. Call the Religious Education office for more information.