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Wednesday, June 05, 2019 - Updated: 1:35 pm



The Pioneer Total Abstinence Association of the Sacred Heart will sponsor a Mass of Thanksgiving at St. Bede Parish in Pittsburgh’s Point Breeze neighborhood on Sunday, June 9, at 11 a.m. Luncheon will follow. For reservations, call Peggy Bond at 412-343-3040.


The Spirit Refill Team of St. Teresa of Avila Parish in Perrysville invites the public to monthly recitation of the rosary Thursday, June 13, at 7 p.m. in the parish. Presentation by Capuchin Father Scott Seethaler on “St Anthony and the Blessed Mother” will follow.


The Steubenville Worship Team will lead praise for a Night of Worship, centered on “Life in the Spirit,” Thursday, June 13, 7-9 p.m. at Ascension Church of St. Philip Parish in Ingram. Father Michael Ackerman will speak on “New Life and Receiving God’s Gift.” Service is free and open to the public.



The documentary “The Apostolic Fathers,” with speaker Stephen Ray, will be shown at the Legion of Mary House, 1705 Brownsville Road in Pittsburgh’s Carrick neighborhood, on Saturday, June 15, at 2 p.m. Documentary looks at world of first Christians, and solidifies why we call ourselves Catholic. Program is free and open to the public. For information, call 412-885-5840 or visit www.pittsburghregia.com.



Catholic apologist Trent Horn will present “How to Talk About Tough Moral Issues” on Wednesday, June 19, from 7-9 p.m. at SS. John and Paul Parish in Franklin Park/Marshall Township. Talk is free, but courtesy registration requested. To register, visit www.stsjohnandpaul.org/horn.


Rockenro Catholic parish grouping invites the public to come and laugh when they host performance by stand-up comedian Jeremy McLellan at Holy Trinity Parish in Robinson Township on Friday, June 21, at 7:30 p.m. (doors open at 7 p.m.). Comedian is devout Christian, with a passion for social justice, as well as a rising star in the field of stand-up comedy, who recently completed sold-out tours across the country. Tickets are free, but registration is required. To register, visit www.diopitt.org/events/jeremy.


La Roche University will present seventh annual Faith Night at the Pittsburgh Pirates baseball game Saturday, June 22, when the Pirates take on the San Diego Padres, starting at 4:05 p.m. at PNC Park on Pittsburgh’s North Side. Following game, manager Clint Hurdle, along with players including Josh Bell, Trevor Williams, Adam Frazier and Corey Dickerson will share their personal experiences on how faith has impacted their lives and baseball careers. Tickets range from $19-$32 per seat. For tickets or information, visit www.pirates.com/faithnight. For groups of 10 or more, contact Ryan Vizzini at 412-325-4777 or Chad Glover at 412-325-4756.



Friday, July 12: The St. Vincent de Paul Society of Beaver County’s 12th annual golf outing at Fox Run Golf Course, 4240 River Road in Beaver Falls. This four-person scramble begins with registration at 8 a.m., followed by shotgun start at 9 a.m. Cost is $95 per person, and includes coffee, juice, doughnuts, complete lunch buffet, beer and soft drinks and Bruster’s ice cream. Proceeds benefit Maison Fortune Orphanage in Hinche, Haiti. For information on registering, call John Dudo at 724-384-1212 or e-mail johnjdudo@gmail.com.



Parish grouping of St. Anne and St. Winifred, at St. Anne, Castle Shannon: Monday-Saturday, June 10-15, starting at 7 p.m. (dinners from 5-7:30 p.m.), parish and school grounds, 4040 Willow Ave. (at Port Authority’s St. Anne trolley stop). Attractions include large flea market, bingo, rides, games for all ages and more. New this year is a car raffle featuring 2019 Honda CRV, to be drawn Saturday night. Food booths open at 7 p.m., serving hot dogs, hamburgers, pizza, french fries, funnel cakes, ice cream and fresh homemade doughnuts. Dinners served from 5-7:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. Sponsored by parish grouping of St. Anne and St. Winifred parishes.

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