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Thursday, February 27, 2020 - Updated: 11:15 am

The following information was missing from the parish Lenten activity listings, published in the Feb. 21 issue.

VICARIATE 3

BEAVER/FREEDOM/NEW BRIGHTON/ROCHESTER

St. Cecilia, Rochester

St. Felix, Freedom

Holy Family, New Brighton

SS. Peter and Paul, Beaver

• Bishop Barron DVD series, Mondays of Lent, 7:30 p.m., St. Cecilia Parish’s social hall.

• Stations of the Cross, led by youth group, Friday, March 6, 7:30 p.m., St. Cecilia.

• Eucharistic adoration, for middle and high school students in parish grouping, Sunday, March 8, 7-8 p.m., St. Felix.

• Youth group will serve meal at Community Table in Rochester for those in need, Tuesday, March 17, 5:30-7 p.m.

• Edge Middle School Ministry meetings, Sundays of Lent, 7-8 p.m., Holy Family Religious Education Center.

• Eucharistic adoration, Fridays, noon-7 p.m., St. Cecilia.

• Stations of the Cross, Fridays of Lent, 7:30 p.m., St. Cecilia. Each week Stations will be led by different parish ministry.

• Parish mission, Sunday-Thursday, April 19-23, with Capuchin Father John Petrikovic, St. Cecilia. For information, call parish office at 724-775-0801.

FISH FRY CORRECTIONS

• Closing time was incorrect in the fish fry listing for Divine Mercy Parish, published in the Feb. 14 issue. In addition, some prices have been updated. Divine Mercy Parish, Church of the Epiphany, Uptown: Ash Wednesday and Fridays of Lent, including Good Friday, 11 a.m.-8 p.m., 184 Washington Place, Pittsburgh’s Uptown neighborhood. Menu: deep-fried or baked fish sandwich on homemade bun, $10; deviled crab cake platter (two servings), $7; jumbo fried shrimp (six servings), $9; potato and cheese pierogies are $3 for three, $6 for six and $12 for 12. Side menu: macaroni and cheese, $3; french fries, $2; coleslaw, $2; New England clam chowder, $3. Also assorted desserts, soda, coffee and bottled water. Takeout offered; call 412-471-1008. For information, visit www.divinemercypgh.org.

• The cost of senior dinner listed in fish fry for St. Thomas More Parish was incorrect. It is $6 for kids, and $12 for adults and seniors. St. Thomas More, Bethel Park: Fridays of Lent, except Good Friday, 4:30-7 p.m., 126 Fort Couch Road. Dinner menu: fried fish dinner, with french fries and coleslaw; fried fish sandwich, with french fries and coleslaw; baked cod dinner, with baked potato or pasta marinara and mixed green salad; pasta marinara dinner, with mixed green salad (shrimp sauce available on selected dates). A variety of a la carte items, including pizza, macaroni and cheese, fish sandwich and more. Dinner are $12 for adults, $6 for kids and $2-$4 for a la carte items. Sponsored by St. Thomas More and St. John Capistran parishes. Takeout available. For information and online orders, visit www.stm-sjc.org. For information, call 412-833-0031.

SOUNDS OF CHARITY

The Sisters of Charity of Seton Hill welcome public to the 12th annual Sounds of Charity dance, featuring the Wally Gingers Orchestra, Saturday, March 21, at the Ramada Inn in Greensburg. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., with dancing starting at 7:30 p.m. Program also includes hors d’oeuvres, raffle baskets, silent auction and cash bar. Cost is $45 if purchased by Feb. 28, $60 after and $15 for students. Reservations for groups of eight or 10 are available for early-bird patrons. To register, visit www.scsh.org or call 724-836-0406, ext. 6615.

EUCHARISTIC ADORATION

The parishes of Prince of Peace on Pittsburgh’s South Side and St. Mary of the Mount in Pittsburgh’s Mount Washington neighborhood announces Eucharistic adoration will be held on the first Sunday of every month from 6:30-7:30 p.m., beginning Sunday, March 1, at St. Mary of the Mount Parish. Location will alternate between both parishes.

METANOIA

“Metanoia,” a five-week DVD series with Franciscan Father Dave Pivonka, will be shown at St. Raphael Parish in Pittsburgh’s Morningside neighborhood and Sacred Heart Parish in Pittsburgh’s Shadyside neighborhood. Series meets at Sacred Heart Parish Mondays at 7:15 p.m., starting March 2. St. Raphael Parish will hold program at 9:45 a.m. Thursdays, starting March 5. Free and open to the public, series is aimed to deepen participants’ understanding of ongoing conversion and to experience Jesus in their daily life. To register, call Jack Shaw at 412-508-5383 or e-mail shaw.jack@verizon.net.

TO WHOM SHALL WE GO?

“To Whom Shall We Go? Prayer in the Business of Life” is theme of parish mission at St. Cyril Church of Christ Our Savior Parish in Pittsburgh’s Brighton Heights neighborhood. Presented by Dr. Patrick Doering, mission will be Monday and Tuesday, March 9 and 10, starting at 6:30 p.m.

TELL ME MORE

Public is invited to learn about and prayerfully consider joining a mission team to Chimbote, Peru, at either one or both “Tell Me More” information nights planned for Tuesday, March 3, and Thursday, March 12, from 6:30-8 p.m. in the Cardinals’ Great Hall of St. Paul Seminary, 2900 Noblestown Road in Crafton. Travel dates are June 12-22 for Team 1 and June 26-July 6 for Team 2. Teams consist of individuals from college students through retired mission partners in good health. For information, call 412-456-3065 or e-mail Chimbote@diopitt.org.

TRAVEL SCHOLARSHIPS

Applications for Mike Clark WTAE Chimbote Travel Scholarship are being accepted now through Friday, March 20. Scholarship is for college/university students, as well as religious educators in schools and faith formation programs in the Diocese of Pittsburgh, to travel with a mission team to Chimbote, Peru. For application, visit www.chimbotefoundation.org/get-involved/mission-trips/mission-scholarship.

GOSPEL OF MARK

A Scripture study at St. Columbkille Parish in Imperial will look at the Gospel of Mark. Study is held Tuesdays, March 3-April 7, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Also, there will be an online study component on parish website, www.grouping329.org.

CRUSHED GRAPES

Sample some of the area’s finest food and wine at Nova Place, 100 S. Commons on Pittsburgh’s North Side, between 5:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday, March 5, for the 18th annual Crushed Grapes Wine Tasting event, benefiting Sisters Place. Crushed Grapes will feature wine, craft beer, hors d’oeuvres, along with music by local jazz musician Kenny Blake and a silent auction. General admission is $65 in advance, $75 at door. Special VIP tickets are available for $100, and include early access, champagne/sparkling wine tastings and exclusive drawing. For information and tickets, visit www.sistersplace.org. Groups of 10 or more should call 412-233-3903.

THE VIGIL PROJECT

The North Hills Night of Worship (NOW) ministry presents “The Vigil Project” band on Thursday, March 5, from 7-9 p.m. in the main sanctuary of SS. John and Paul Parish in Franklin Park/Marshall Township. Event, which includes song, prayer and fellowship, is free and open to the public. For information, visit www.thevigilproject.com or e-mail jamatangelo@greatgrouping.org.

PASSION NARRATIVES

The Passion narratives are subject of a workshop being held at Our Lady of Peace Parish in Conway on Thursdays, March 5-26, at 7 p.m.

LENTEN JOURNEY RETREAT

Women are invited to Assumption Parish in Bellevue on Saturday, March 7, for a Lenten Journey retreat led by Jane Rahenkamp. Mass is at 8 a.m., with retreat starting at 9 a.m., and concluding at 2 p.m. Donation of $20 is requested, and includes breakfast and lunch. For information and to register, e-mail Lrind@sjnpittsburgh.org.

RUMMAGE HOUSE OPENS

The rummage house at St. Aloysius Parish in Reserve Township will open its doors for first sale of 2020 season Saturday, March 7, from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. and Sunday, March 8, from noon-3 p.m. The 18 rooms and three garages feature new and used treasures at unbeatable prices. Also, homemade hot food and bakery in cafeteria.

LIVING STATIONS

The Christian Mothers and Guild of The Catholic Community of South Pittsburgh welcomes the youth group from St. Ferdinand Parish in Cranberry Township for an inspiring presentation of the Living Stations of the Cross on Sunday, March 8, at St. Albert the Great Church of Holy Apostles Parish, starting at 7:30 p.m. 

PARISH MISSION

“Going From Overwhelmed to Fulfilled” is title of parish mission presented by Mark Joseph at St. Catherine of Sweden Parish in Hampton Township and St. Richard Parish in Richland Township, Monday-Wednesday, March 9-11. Schedule: Monday, March 9, St. Catherine of Sweden Parish, 6:30 p.m. talk, followed by penance service at 7 p.m.; Tuesday, St. Richard Parish, 6:30 p.m. talk, followed by holy hour with Eucharistic adoration and procession; Wednesday, March 11, St. Catherine of Sweden Parish, 6:30 p.m. talk, followed by Mass.

CATHOLIC MEN’S

FELLOWSHIP

Catholic Men’s Fellowship of Pittsburgh will host a free half-day workshop conference on developing Catholic fellowship Saturday, March 14, from 1-6 p.m. at Holy Trinity Church of Archangel Gabriel Parish in Robinson Township. Day will end with Mass at 5 p.m. For information, call 724-680-0263, visit www.cmfpitt.org or e-mail info@cmfpitt.org.

FINDING COMMON GROUND

“Finding Common Ground: Gun Violence in America” is title of workshop presented by Don Gaffney on Wednesday, March 11, 7-9 p.m. at Kearns Spirituality Center, 9000 Babcock Blvd., McCandless Township. Program will include presentations and small group discussion. Fee is $20. To register, call 412-366-1124, e-mail kearns@cdpsisters.org or visit www.cdpsisters.org/kearns.

YOUR SPIRITUAL GIFTS

“Discovering God’s Vision for Your Life” is a two-part course that helps people understand spiritual gifts, find out what their gifts are and get excited about how God is calling them to use their gifts in ministry. Sessions are held Saturdays, March 21 and 28, from 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at St. Alphonsus Parish in McDonald. Cost for materials is $10. To register, e-mail Sharon Serratore at ministry329@gmail.com or call 724-926-2984.

ST. ANTHONY NOVENA

A novena to St. Anthony of Padua is prayed Tuesdays at St. Anthony Chapel in Pittsburgh’s Troy Hill neighborhood. Mass is celebrated at 8:30 a.m., followed by novena prayers. Also, at 7:30 p.m., novena is prayed, followed by Benediction. For information, visit www.saintanthonyschapel.org. 

SAVE THE DATE

Public is asked to save Saturday, March 30, for the Pittsburgh March for Jesus. This celebration of Jesus will be 9-11 a.m. in Downtown Pittsburgh.  For information, visit www.pittsburghmarchforjesus.com. For questions, call 412-349-4277.

REGISTRATION OPEN

Registration is now open for St. Ambrose Academy, a Catholic Hybrid Homeschool Co-op, for incoming 3- to 4-year-olds, as well as Catholic classical curriculum for first through seventh grade. Academy will expand to include kindergarten as well as eighth and ninth grade for the 2020-21 academic year. In this hybrid co-op, students receive traditional classroom setting in their Glenshaw campus, while following the same curriculum and syllabus through home instruction. Students meet twice on Mondays and Wednesdays for classes implemented by qualified instructors. For information and to schedule a tour, e-mail Info.SaintAmbroseAcademy@gmail.com or visit www.saintambroseacademy.org.


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