A New Parish for the Old Mass

Saint John XXIII Parish celebrates Mass daily in the Extraordinary form of the Roman Rite – that is, the Traditional Latin (or Tridentine) Mass. Father James W. Dolan is Pastor of the parish.

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Check the “About Us” page for the location of St. Boniface Church, home of Saint John XXIII Parish.

Questions? Call Please call Father Dolan at 412-434-1651, or send an email to LatinMassQuestions@gmail.com, which can be passed along to Fr. Dolan.

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Sister M. Estelle Svezeny, R.I.P.

Sister Estelle teaching Catechism class, circa 1997

Sister Estelle teaching Catechism class, circa 1997

Sister M. Estelle Svezeny OSB, who for many years prepared the children of our Latin Mass Community for their First Confessions and First Holy Communions, died on Saturday, Aug. 13, 2016, at age 86, and in the 64th year of her religious profession. Obituary in the Tribune-Review.

Viewing will be at from 3 to 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 15, and 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 16, at St. Benedict Monastery, 3526 Bakerstown Road, Bakerstown, PA 15007. A Vigil service will be held at 7 p.m. Monday the Monastery. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2016, in the Monastery chapel.

Requiem aeternam dona ei Domine, et lux perpetua luceat ei.
Requiescat in pace. Amen.

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Assumption Masses 9 AM & 7 PM; Catechism Sept. 11

Monday, August 15 is the Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Low Mass will be offered at 9:00 AM, and High Mass at 7:00 PM.

An early reminder — Catechism classes will begin in four weeks, on Sunday, Sept. 11.

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Mary S. Rees Requiem Mass Friday

Mary S. Jurewicz Rees of O’Hara Township passed away Monday, Aug. 8, 2016, at age 89.
Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016, at WEDDELL-AJAK FUNERAL HOME, 100 Center Ave., Aspinwall. Obituary in the Tribune-Review.
The Requiem Mass will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 12, at St. Boniface Church.

Requiem aeternam dona ei Domine, et lux perpetua luceat ei.
Requiescat in pace. Amen.

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Alfred Trautman Requiem Mass Wednesday

Alfred J. “Sonny” Trautman Sr. of Coraopolis, formerly of the North Side, died Friday, Aug. 5, 2016, at age 87. Family will welcome friends from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday August 9 at SCHELLHAAS FUNERAL HOME, 388 Center Ave, West View, PA 15229. Obituary in the Tribune-Review.

The funeral Mass for Mr. Trautman will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, August 10 at St. Boniface.

Requiem aeternam dona ei Domine, et lux perpetua luceat ei.
Requiescat in pace. Amen.

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Independence Day Mass at 9 AM

A reminder that Mass on Monday, July 4 will be offered at 9 AM.

Also, visit the “Other News” page to hear two recordings of hymns by the St. Cecilia Schola (our children’s choir) from Corpus Christi.

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