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.
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.
|Christmas Eve – Sunday, Dec. 24
||Nativity of Our Lord – First Mass (High)
|Christmas Day – Monday, Dec. 25
||Nativity of Our Lord – Third Mass (High)
|New Year’s Day – Monday, Jan. 1 (Note: no 8 AM Mass)
||Octave Day of the Nativity – Low Mass
||Octave Day of the Nativity – High Mass
Note: There will not be a Mass offered on Tuesday, December 26.
The 2018 Liturgical Calendar from The Seraphim Company is now available for purchase in the vestibule of the church for $5 – a real bargain. These cost $9.65, plus shipping, if bought directly from the publisher. The calendar also contains seven pages of prayers and other Catholic information, including a large list of patron saints. There you can learn that the patron of shoe repairmen is St. Crispin.
Friday, December 8 is the Feast of the Immaculate Conception, a Holy Day of Obligation. A Low Mass will be offered at 9 AM, and a High Mass at 7 PM.
From Father Dolan: “Our outdoor Christmas Scene will be erected on Saturday, Dec. 9 at 10 AM. We can use some able bodied people to help set it up. Bring some tools, gloves and hats at 10 AM so that we can complete our yearly project in due time. Thanks in advance for giving of your time and abilities.”
Register soon (by Dec. 10) for the Gaudete Sunday Christmas Luncheon on December 17 at Scotus Hall Mt. Alvernia, from 1 to 4 PM. See the Upcoming Events page for full details.
Also, with December arriving tomorrow:
- First Friday Mass on December 1st is at 7 PM, followed by Holy Hour.
- First Saturday Mass and devotions at 9:30 AM on December 2nd.
- Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament on First Sunday, Dec. 3rd, following the 11 AM High Mass, and concluding with Benediction.
Mass on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday Nov. 23, will be at 9:00 AM. We will be collecting non-perishable food items for the needy on Thanksgiving Day.
Mass will not be offered on Friday, Nov. 24 or Saturday, Nov. 25
Orders from the Betsy Ann Christmas Candy Fundraiser are ready for pickup this weekend. Candy may be picked up in Norbert Hall from 10 AM to noon on Saturday, Nov. 18, and after both Masses on Sunday, Nov. 19th.
Also, a gallery of photos from the Decennial Solemn High Mass at St. Paul Cathedral may be seen here.