Remembering the legendary and lovable Pittsburgh Pirates usher Phil Coyne, who lived his nearly 103 years as a devout Catholic.
The Diocese of Pittsburgh highlights efforts of parishes and schools to protect children from abuse.
Bishop Zubik announces appointments of new diocesan Chief Financial Officer, Chief Facilities Officer and Chief Operating Officer.
Bishop Zubik expresses his gratitude for the gift of an elaborate Palm cross given to him every Palm Sunday.
Wil Kondrich learned how to play music in Catholic grade school, and how to help others. When the pandemic hit, he saw an opportunity to support musicians, clubs, and his neighbors.
The pandemic has presented challenges and opportunities for parishes, as pastors and lay leaders find new ways to share the Good News.
A year after the pandemic forced the cancellation of Holy Week services, Catholics are being invited to safely attend liturgies marking the holiest days of the Christian calendar.
The nearly century old Red Door ministry serving the poor and homeless in downtown Pittsburgh has expanded, bringing God’s healing and hope.
Congregations of religious sisters united to fight hunger and food insecurity during Catholic Sisters Week.
Check out the annual listing of parishes offering Lenten Fish Fry meals.
Bishop Larry Kulick is ordained the 6th Bishop of the Diocese of Greensburg. He graduated from St. Joseph High School in the Diocese of Pittsburgh, and Bishop Zubik was once his spiritual director.
Learn how a community of consecrated women located in Pittsburgh, Chile, Brazil, Mexico, Ireland and Spain are committing their lives to Christ.
Former monsignor Larry Kulick is ordained the sixth bishop of the Diocese of Greensburg.
A group of Pittsburgh priests have opened an adventure camp and retreat center to help bring young people closer to Christ.
Feb. 7-14, 2021 is National Marriage Week, a time to reflect on the gift that marriage is to our church, community and country. It is also an opportunity to enrich our marriages.
Read updates for the faithful on Ash Wednesday, Blessing of the Throats and Lent.
The Diocesan Pastoral Center is moving from downtown Pittsburgh to the St. Paul Seminary campus. Read a historical perspective.
The 48th annual March for Life to protect the unborn will be a virtual event due to the pandemic.
The Diocese of Pittsburgh marks the celebration of the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with a Mass and program on Sun. Jan. 17.
A local woman has taken up the cause for sainthood of Elisabeth Leseur.
Father David Bonnar, a priest of the Diocese of Pittsburgh for 32 years, will be ordained as Bishop of Youngstown, OH, on Tues. Jan. 12.
The four years that the next bishop of the Diocese of Greensburg spent at a Catholic high school in the Diocese of Pittsburgh proved to be important steps in his journey of faith.
“Saint Joseph High School played an instrumental role in forming me,” bishop-elect Larry Kulick told The Pittsburgh Catholic. “I received a solid education and experienced a healthy, realistic dimension of the faith in all aspects of my high school life at Saint Joe’s.”
In 2020, overdose deaths reached an all-time high in Allegheny County, showing that the diocesan Addiction Recovery Ministry is more crucial than ever.
In any normal Advent season, about a quarter-million visitors see the Pittsburgh Creche in-person. That likely won’t happen this year. So Mt. Lebanon videographer Gwen Kisker decided to bring the creche to God’s people.
The faithful are flocking to Saint Albert the Great church in Baldwin, part of Blessed Trinity Parish, to visit and pray before a special nativity scene.
When Lauren Koath was graduated from Franciscan University with a degree in theology and catechetics, she returned to Texas and became a parish youth minister. But God had different plans for her.
In a world that cries out for love and mercy, the pastors of two merging parishes believe that their new namesakes will help unify and inspire parishioners to spread healing graces.
This Advent, after a year of unprecedented trials and uncertainties, the Holy Family’s journey to Bethlehem is a reminder that Christ never forgets His people.
The seeds of Cynthia Obiekezie’s faith were planted by her parents, took root in her parish and blossomed at college. Now she’s helping others grow in their relationship with Jesus.
Hace aproximadamente dos años, en un esfuerzo por llegar a la vibrante y creciente comunidad latina de la Diócesis de Pittsburgh, Jorge Vela, director del Apostolado Hispano, comenzó a escribir una columna mensual de espiritualidad en español. Esperamos que también lo disfruten los hablantes nativos de inglés, incluidos los estudiantes de nuestras escuelas católicas que […]
Like the pilgrims, we can choose to look around us at all the good things God has done for us and thank Him.
From an early age, Father David Bonnar wanted to be a parish priest. His family figured that one day, he would become a bishop. Both dreams have come to pass.
On November 28-29, Bishop David Zubik is expected to announce the establishment of 14 new parishes, created from the merger of 40 parishes, and he will reveal the new parish names. The changes take effect in January.
After Jessie Egan Smith passed away unexpectedly at age 23, her parents wanted to celebrate her life and help other children.
Today, Christian leaders are holding a virtual blessing of the Pittsburgh Creche downtown via Zoom. Stay tuned to watch the video!
As Pittsburghers prepare their hearts for the coming of the Christ child, final preparations are underway at the Pittsburgh Creche.
Inside a quaint stone house in Mount Lebanon that was once a Capuchin friary, diapers are stacked nearly to the ceiling in one room and a former confessional holds cleaning supplies. The building continues to serve Jesus and honor the Blessed Mother as Mary’s Place, a home for women with crisis pregnancies.