Come and start the New Year right at church by celebrating this great feast of Our Lady and praying for peace in our world. Please note that the 10:00 AM Mass at St. John the Evangelist Church will be live-streamed. Mass schedule: Thursday, December 31 5:00 PM - Immaculate Conception 5:30 PM - St. Aloysius Friday, January 1 8:30 AM - St. Rita 10:00 AM - St. John
Fr. Dan will be giving a talk on the history and importance of baptism on Tuesday, January 19 from 7-8 PM at St. John the Evangelist Church in Connellsville. The talk will also be live-streamed and recorded.
We streamed both an Advent and Christmas musical concert to help us get in the mood for Christmas. It's not too late to watch and enjoy. December 22 from 7-8 PM - Advent Lessons and Carols December 23 from 7-8 PM - The Christmas Story and Carols Musical programs are available on our website so you can sing along with us from home.
We are still intending to have in-person Mass both on Christmas Eve and on Christmas Day in addition to the Midnight Mass that will be live-streamed. We have added and moved Masses to help ensure both convenience and safety for our parishioners as we gather to worship God and celebrate the coming of his Son, Jesus, all those years ago. Christmas Mass Schedule: December 24 - 3:00 PM - St. Rita - 4:00 PM - Immaculate Conception - 4:30 PM - St. Aloysius - 5:00 PM - St. John - 9:
Although we shall not be having our usual Advent penance services this year, we are offering many opportunities for you to come to reconciliation during this season. All confessions will take place in the St. Rita school building. While we are hearing confessions, we are also offering additional opportunities for Eucharistic adoration at St. Rita Church next door. There, you can prepare yourself for confession with an examination of conscience, fulfill any penances that invo
Dear Parishioner, I have been praying that, with God's help, you have courage to withstand the spread of the coronavirus. May God grant us a miracle, or at least a way forward and keep us all safe and healthy. I cannot imagine the many ways your life has changed because of this nasty disease. But as long as it does last, I ask you to hold each other up in prayer and allow the Holy Spirit to be our strength. It is my great hope that our parish has also been a source of stre