Helen Barila Requiem Mass Tuesday

Helen Barila of Natrona Heights passed away on Wednesday, February 1, 2017, at age 94. No visitation is scheduled.
The Requiem Mass will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, February 7 at St. Boniface Church.

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

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Events This Week (Feb. 2 – 5)

Candlemas Day 2016

Candlemas Day 2016

  • Thursday, February 2 is the Feast of the Purification of the Blessed Virgin Mary (Candlemas Day). We will bless candles and have a procession around the church with lit candles at the 9:00 AM Mass.
  • Friday, February 3 is First Friday and the Feast of St. Blaise. Blessing of throats will take place after the 7:00 PM Mass. We will expose the Blessed Sacrament after the blessing of throats, say the Prayers to the Sacred Heart, have time for confession and Benediction will follow around 8:30 PM. You are welcome to spend this time with the Lord’s special Presence among us.
  • Saturday, February 4 is First Saturday. We will celebrate Mass at 9:00 AM, followed by our special prayers to the Blessed Mother.
  • Sunday, February 5 is the first Sunday of the month.  We plan on exposing the Blessed Sacrament after the 11:00 AM Mass with adoration until 3:00 PM at which time there will be Benediction. We appreciate families who do take the time to make a visit on that day.  
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Christmas Luncheon Sunday, January 15

St. John XXIII Parish is hosting a Christmas luncheon for registered parishioners on Sunday, January 15 from 12:30 to 3 in Norbert Hall. The cost is $5 per person. Children 12 and under are free. Please fill out the form on the bottom of the flyer that is in the church vestibule. Fr. Dolan also has some flyers in the sacristy.
Please sign up by January 11th. Any questions, please email Mary Lou Aul or Peggy Wrabley.

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New Year’s Eve – Social, Adoration and Mass

Pittsburgh Catholic Ad Dec. 23 Courtesy Greg Gribble

Pittsburgh Catholic Ad Dec. 23
Courtesy Greg Gribble

On New Year’s Eve, Saturday Dec. 31, there will be a social with refreshments and finger foods starting at 9:30 PM in the Archives Room, ending before 11 PM. Mini Turkey and Ham sandwiches will be provided. If you will be attending, please brink a drink or snack to share (pop, chips etc.). Please email Greg Gribble with what you’ll be bringing.

The Blessed Sacrament will be exposed starting at 11 PM for an hour of adoration.

At MidnightLow Mass for the Octave Day of the Nativity will be celebrated.

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Schola Cantorum Releases Second Album

Resurrexit Sicut DixitThe Schola Cantorum of Saint John XXIII Parish has released a second album, Resurrexit Sicut Dixit (He is Risen as He Said), featuring music for Lent and Easter. The album is available wherever digital music is sold (Amazon, iTunes, Spotify, etc.) in CD format from Amazon, and will be available in CD format for sale at the parish for $10.00 starting Sunday, December 11, 2016, while supplies last.

 

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