Pastor’s Notes

St. Thérèse of Lisieux

Many know her as the "little flower" and for her "little way" spirituality. Since her canonization in 1925 many churches and homes have been adorned with her statue in honor of the many promises and favors that were answered through her prayer and example. Please find a brief biography of [...]

2020-10-01T22:04:13-04:00October 1, 2020|Pastor's Notes|

Keeping Up with Safe Practices

As we continue to practice Sacred Mass in Safe Mode, I want to assure you that we have been persistent in keeping up with our safe practices. The pews and high touch areas are sanitized between each Mass and deep cleanings are done at the end of the week and [...]

2020-07-10T13:16:23-04:00July 10, 2020|Pastor's Notes|

Return to Sacred Mass

It is with great joy that I write to you as we have moved to the “yellow phase” of social activity in southwestern Pennsylvania! As we know there are still many restrictions on social practices but permission has been given to us to return to celebrating Holy Eucharist which is [...]

2020-05-31T22:52:24-04:00May 29, 2020|Pastor's Notes|

Sacred Mass Will Commence June 1

I am pleased to inform you that Bishop Malesic announced the Diocese of Greensburg will allow parishes to recommence Holy Mass on Monday, June 1. I want to note, however, that returning to Mass and other liturgies will include notable differences from past experiences as parishioners will be required to [...]

2020-05-21T22:34:30-04:00May 23, 2020|Pastor's Notes|

The High School Years

Walk down memory lane with Fr. John as he shares his high school years and the influences that helped shape him into the man and priest that he is today. You will also learn about Saint Joesph High School, the faculty and staff, the class of 1979, and how [...]

2020-05-02T01:08:29-04:00May 1, 2020|Pastor's Notes|