Hidden Rows – Monthly

Praying the Rosary

Friday, September 6, 2019
7:00 PM

Saint Albert the Great Church Chapel

Please take some time out of your day to be with the Lord.

Men’s Retreat and Week-End Getaway

Friday through Sunday
November 8-10, 2019

Blessed by God Who Surrounds You with Loving Compassion is the theme of this year’s Men’s Retreat at St. Paul of the Cross Retreat Center.

Whether you need a quiet place to reflect on your relationship with the Lord or just to unwind and de-stress, Saint Paul’s provides the perfect environment.

All men from our parish grouping from Holy Apostles, Holy Angels, and St. Sylvester are welcome and encouraged to attend. There are flexible options for commuting or a partial week-end.

For more information, please contact:
Deacon Dan Nizan at 412- 884-7744 ext. 207,
John Major at 412-882-4883,
Jack Simpson at 412-977-7774, or
Mike Woshner at 412-884- 9299.

RIDES AND HANDICAPPED ASSISTANCE ARE AVAILABLE.

Lent and Easter Liturgies

Holy Apostles Fish Fry

Ash Wednesday
All Fridays in Lent
Good Friday

Faith Formation Building (Lower Level)
11:00 AM to 7:00 PM

Please see the attach menu.

Additional seating available in the Upper Hall beginning at 3:00 PM

All menu items available A Ia carte.

Phone:  412-440-0221

Holy Angels Fish Fry

Ash Wednesday
All Fridays in Lent
Good Friday

11:00 AM to 7:00 PM

Please see the attach menu.

Eat in or take out available.

Phone:  412-461-9503

Holy Apostles Parish CCD Lenten Project

Again this year the Holy Apostles CCD will be collecting items for the Pittsburgh Ronald McDonald House. A list of needed items will be sent home to the CCD families. The collection begins on Sunday, March 10th. Thank you!

The list of items is also available by clicking on the FLYER button.

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Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament

Friday, February 7, 2020

Following the 8:30 a.m. Mass at Saint Sylvester Church.

Divine Mercy Chaplet will be sung at 3:00 p.m. the Rosary will be prayed at 3:30 p.m. concluding with Benediction at 4:00 p.m.

Please take some time out of your day to be with the Lord.

Contact Deacon Dan for information at 412-884-7744, ext. 207.

 

Food Bank Collection
Parish Churches

Weekend
February 8 — 9, 2020

We will be collecting canned soups, stews, fruits and vegetables, plus boxed cereals, paper products and cleaning supplies for the area Food Pantries this weekend.

Thank you in advance for your support and generous giving.

Praise Nation
Praise as a Family

Saturday, February  15, 2020

Saint Albert the Great Church
7:00 PM — 9:00 PM

In February we look forward to uniting again to deepen our sibling bond in Christ! Our call this month is to Praise as a Family – to be called into the Holy Family to adore the Lord as our Blessed Mother and Blessed Joseph have taught us; to be united in Spirit with all of our faithfully departed love ones who have been united with Christ as we worship our Lord in our midst during the Eucharistic procession; and to manifest the truth of our Hope in Christ Jesus.

We pray that our Praise is united with all of Heaven, and that Heaven is uniting us all here on Earth!

With the Grace and the Love of Jesus we greatly anticipate seeing you this Saturday. Father Mike Ackerman will preside.

Java and Jesus

Monday, February 17, 2020
7:00 PM

Holy Angels Church

The topic for this month is: Pittsburgh Saints.

If time permits we will include a special Advent prayer service.

Please join us for an evening of faith, fellowship and a warm cup of java.

All are Welcome!

February, 2020

Scout Sunday

Sunday, February 23, 2020

Sunday, February 23rd, is a celebration of Scout Sunday. Leaders and families of Cub Scouts Pack 326 will be present at the 11a.m. Mass at Saint Albert the Great Church.

We would like to acknowledge all current and former Scouts and Scout Leaders in the Parish. We want to give special thanks to the Parish for supporting Scouts since 1965.

Cub Scout Pack 326 is open to boys in Grades K-5, and opening to girls beginning in April. For more information, call our Committee Chair, Michelle Kirkpatrick, 412-848-1737, or email pack326.cubmaster@gmail.com.

Altar Server Social

Sunday, February 29, 2020

6:30 PM — 8:30 PM

All altar servers in our Catholic Community of South Pittsburgh are invited to join us on Saturday, February 29th for an evening of games, snacks and fellowship in the Youth Room at Saint Sylvester.

We encourage you to come meet each other and have a fun evening together.

Girl Scout Cookie Sale

Weekends:
February 29 / March 1, 2020
March 7 / March 8, 2020
March 14 / March 15, 2020

After 4:00 PM Masses and 10:00 AM Masses

Brentwood Girl Scouts will be selling cookies in Saint Sylvester Church after the Masses on the above weekends.

Thank you for supporting your local Girl Scout troops!


March, 2020

Living Stations

Sunday, March 8, 2020

7:30 PM — Saint Albert the Great Church

Sponsored by the Christian Mothers and Guild.

The Christian Mothers and Guild are again sponsoring the Saint Ferdinand Youth Group Living Stations Lenten Service at Saint Albert the Great Church.

It is truly an enriching and great example of youth dedication and faithfulness.

Please plan to join us for this inspiring service.

Lenten Book Review

Monday, March 9 and every
Monday during Lent at 7:00 p.m.

Chapel of Saint Albert the Great Church

Join Fr. Ken Sparks in the  for the book review of Matthew Kelly’s, The Biggest Lie in the History of Christianity.

The book will be provided for the class so preregistration is a must.

To register contact any of the parish offices by Friday, March 6th.

Praise Nation
Saint Bernard Church

March 14, 2020

5:00 PM to 6:00 PM — Mass with Gregorian Chants
6:30 PM to 8:00 PM — Praise in the Lower Hall

Please join us at Saint Bernard Church for a Gregorian Chant Mass before the Praise Nation event.
The Praise Nation event will be held from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Presider: Fr. Benjamin Barr

Fellowship and light refreshments will follow.

We are looking forward to praising and worshiping with you Praise Nation!!

Depending on the number of people who express an interest, we will rent a bus or arrange car pooling to travel to Saint Bernard Church arriving for 5:00 p.m. Mass.

If you desire to participate in this transportation, please email praise@holyapostlesparish.org or call 412-884-7744.

Pre-Cana Marriage Preparation

This is a Diocesan mandated marriage preparation course.

Friday and Saturday
March 13 and 14, 2020

Saint Albert the Great Faith Formation Building
(The Faith Formation Building\Office Building is the former Bishop McDowell School
located on the St. Albert the Great Church campus.)

The first session for 2020 will begin on Friday, March 13 and end on Saturday, March 14.

Refreshments, program materials, and lunch on Saturday are all included.

Registration is required
(The fee is $60.00 per couple to cover books and other expenses.)
Please contact Deacon Mike at the church office at 412-884-7744 ;Ext 206 to register.

 

Saint Patrick’s Day Card Party

Sunday, March 15, 2020

1:30 PM — 4:00 PM ↔ Holy Angels Church Hall

Sponsored by Christian Mothers and Women’s Guild

Reservations are now being accepted for the Card Party.
Tickets are $15.00 and include lunch.

Doors will not open until 1:00 PM. Your table number is preassigned with your ticket.

For tickets, please contact Kathy Terbosic at 412-886-0411.

Christian Mothers Day of Recollection and Reflection

Saturday, March 28, 2020

9:00 AM — 5:00 PM ↔ Passionist Convent

Cost is $30.00 and includes lunch.

For reservations and information contact Joann Wilson at 412-885-3771.

Space is Limited.

Free Throw Shooting Competition
Sunday, January 26, 2020

Saint Sylvester School Gymnasium — 6:00 PM

The Knights of Columbus Gilmary Council 3868 will hold its annual Free throw Shooting Competition on Sunday, January 26, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. in the Saint Sylvester School Gymnasium, 30 W. Willock Road.

The competition is open to boys and girls ages 9 to 14, proof of age is required.

For more information please email Deacon Andy White at awhite@saintsylvesterparish.org.

Youth Activities

This January 2020, Youth Ministry invites the current 8th Graders to join the High School Youth Ministry and the current 5th grade students are invited to join our Junior teens.

Watch the bulletin and this Happening in the Community page for more details..

Junior Teens
Spring Party

Sunday, March 15, 2020
2:00 PM — 4:00 PM

This will be the next Junior Teens Gathering for teens in grades 5 to 8. It will take place in the youth room at Saint Sylvester Parish.

Spring is nature’s way of saying “LET’S PARTY”

 

Arise
March 28, 2020

Grades 8 to 12

See attached flyer.

Contact Anthony or Nick at Youth Ministry for more details, or Visit  http://www.arisepgh.com/

Watch the bulletin and this Happening in the Community page for more details..

CCSP Teens Group

Annual Mission Trip
July 21-27, 2019

Our 19th annual mission trip to Louisa, Kentucky is in the heart of Appalachia. There is a space for you if you are in 9-12th grade.

There are opportunities to do home repair, visit with the elderly and local people of the community, as well as, teach bible school. It will be the most rewarding experience of your life.

The cost is $75 and space is limited.

If you are interested or would like to learn more, please contact Mary Ellen Phillips at 412-884-8222.

Come join us on our 19th annual mission trip to Louisa, Kentucky.

 

 

Notice of Upcoming Events

Women’s Spring Retreat

Friday, April  3, 2020 through Sunday, Sunday, April 5, 2020
St. Paul of the Cross Retreat Center

An invitation has been extended to all the women of the Catholic Community of South Pittsburgh to attend a spring retreat. The theme for this year is: “Blessed by God Who Surrounds You with Loving Compassion”.

Please call Rosemary Gorecki at 412-882-3409 for more information.

Spring Men’s Retreat

Friday 6:00 PM through Sunday, 12:00 Noon
April 17 – 19, 2020

Blessed by God Who Surrounds You with Loving Compassion (Ps 103:2-4) is the theme of this year’s Men’s Retreat at St. Paul of the Cross Retreat Center.

The retreat will provide you much needed quality time for prayer and relaxation to deepen your faith and to refresh your Body, Mind and Spirit.

All men from our parish grouping from Holy Angels, Holy Apostles and St. Sylvester are welcome and encouraged to attend.

For more information, please contact:
▪ Ed Cleary—412-881-5186
▪ Stan Cook —412-882-6882
▪ Bernie Windstein—412-882-6034

Mission Trips

June 21 — 27, 2020 ↔ Webster Springs, WV
June 19 — 25, 2020 ↔ Louisa, KY

We are on a mission from God—actually 2 missions!

It’s that time again!!! Please consider joining us for one or both of our mission trips. It is nearly time to register. Both mission trips are in Appalachia. This is a great opportunity for high school and college students. I guarantee you will not be disappointed!

If you are interested in participating contact Mary Ellen Phillips at 412-884-8222 or mebackus@verizon.net.

Space is limited.

Summer Festival

Monday, July – 13, 2020 to Saturday, July 18, 2020

SAVE THE DATES


Hidden Rows

The Asumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary – Holy Day of Obligation
Thursday, August 15, 2019

8:00 AM – Holy Angels Church
9:00 AM – Saint Basil Church
7:00 PM – Saint Albert the Great Church
7:00 PM – Saint Sylvester Church

Pre-Cana Preparation

This is a Diocesan mandated marriage preparation course.

Friday and Saturday
March 15 and 16, 2019

Saint Albert the Great Faith Formation Building
(The Faith Formation Building\Office Building is the former Bishop McDowell School
located on the St. Albert the Great Church campus.)

Understanding all the planning that goes into a wedding, advanced planning for the 2019 Pre-Cana Program at Holy Apostles Parish has begun. The first session will begin on Friday, March 15 with registration at 6:30 PM at Holy Apostles Parish Office Building and end on Saturday, March 16 at 3:30 PM. The second planned session will begin on Friday, September 20 with registration at 6:30 PM at Holy Apostles Parish Office Building and end on Saturday, September 21 at 3:30 PM.

Refreshments, program materials, and lunch on Saturday are all included.

Registration is required
(The fee is $60.00 per couple to cover books and other expenses.)
Please contact the church office at 412-884-7744 to register.

If you have any further questions, please feel free to contact our parish office at 412- 884-7744 and ask for Deacon Mike or Deacon Jim.


Hidden Rows – LENT

Holy Thursday
Mass of the Lord’s Supper 

7:00   pm   St. Sylvester
7:00   pm   Holy Apostles (St. Wendelin)
7:00   pm   Holy Angels

Good Friday
The Passion of the Lord

12:00   pm   Holy Apostles (St. Basil)
1:00     pm   St. Sylvester
2:00     pm   Holy Angels

Holy Saturday

Blessing of Easter Baskets

11:00 am     Holy Apostles (St. Albert)
12:00 pm     Holy Angels
12:00 pm     St. Sylvester

Holy Saturday
Easter Vigil Masses

8:00     pm     Holy Angels
8:00     pm     Holy Apostles (St. Albert)
7:00     pm     St. Sylvester

Easter Sunday
Morning Masses

7:00     am     Holy Angels
8:00     am     Holy Apostles (St. Wendelin)
8:00     am     St. Sylvester
9:00     am     Holy Apostles (St. Basil)
9:30     am     Holy Angels
10:00   am     St. Sylvester
10:30   am     Holy Apostles (St. Basil)
11:00   am     Holy Apostles (St. Albert)

Lent 2019

MASSES

7:00 A.M. Holy Angels Mass
8:00 A.M. Saint Wendelin Mass
8:30 A.M. Saint Sylvester Mass
9:00 A.M. Saint Albert the Great Mass
7:00 P.M. Holy Angels Mass

LITURGIES

12:00 P.M. Holy Angels Liturgy Of The Word
12:00 P.M. Saint Sylvester Liturgy Of The Word
12:00 P.M. Saint Basil Liturgy Of The Word

6:00 P.M. Saint Albert Liturgy Of The Word
7:00 P.M. Saint Sylvester Liturgy Of The Word

The Light is On for You!
Wednesday, April 10, 2019

“The Light is On for You!” is an initiative of the Diocese of Pittsburgh to encourage Catholics to avail themselves of the Sacrament of Reconciliation.

Confession is a wonderful opportunity to set aside our sinful ways and to draw closer to our Lord.

Confession will be available:

6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Holy Angels Church
6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Holy Apostles (Saint Basil Church)
6:00 to 9:00 p.m. Saint Sylvester Church

Stations of The Cross
Fridays Of Lent

  8:30 A.M. Holy Angels
11:00 A.M.     Saint Albert
1:45 P.M.  Saint Sylvester
6:00 P.M.  Saint Basil
7:00 P.M.  Saint Sylvester

Christ died for us—take some time out of your day to be with the Lord.

Seven Church Walk
Thursday, April 18, 2019
Following the 7:00 PM Mass at Holy Angels Church

The Holy Name Society of Holy Angels is sponsoring a Seven Church Walk immediately following the 7:00 p.m. Mass of the Lord’s Last Supper on Holy Thursday.

The bus will depart from the main parking lot of the church. All are welcome, but seating is limited. To reserve your seat on the bus contact Deacon Dan @ 412-884-7744 ext. 207.

“Let us remember His house and fill it with Joy”

Holy Angels Parish
Fish Fry

Ash Wednesday, March 6, 2019
All Fridays in Lent
Good Friday

Eat in or Take Out

Available  11:00 AM to 6:30 PM

Phone: 412-461-9503

Holy Apostles Parish
Fish Fry

Ash Wednesday, March 6, 2019
All Friday of Lent
Good Friday

Eat in or Take Out
St. Albert the Great Campus
Faith Formation Building (lower level)

Available  11:00 AM to 7:00 PM

Phone: 412-440-0221

Credit Cards and Checks Welcome

Holy Apostles Parish CCD Lenten Project

Again this year the Holy Apostles CCD will be collecting items for the Pittsburgh Ronald McDonald House. A list of needed items will be sent home to the CCD families. The collection begins on Sunday, March 10th. Thank you!

The list of items is also available by clicking on the FLYER button.