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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Parish Picnic – Sunday Oct. 2

We will have our Family Picnic, Hayride, & Bonfire on Sunday, October 2 from 4:00 to 7:00 PM at Youthtowne in Clinton. The hayrides will begin at 4:15 PM and the bonfire will be lit at 5:30 PM. You are invited to bring sports equipment and outdoor games.
Youthtowne is located off Route 30, west of the city of Pittsburgh.
The cost is $10 per family, which includes hot dogs, hamburgers, and s’mores.
Please bring a dish to share, beverages and utensils for your family. See the Bulletin page for more important details.
Any questions? Please call Jack Aul (412-882-1856) or Peggy Wrabley (412-922-0439).

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Father Eugene J. Dougherty, R.I.P.

Father Dougherty

Father Eugene J. Dougherty died peacefully in his sleep at 12:39 a.m. this morning, September 8, 2016, the Feast of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary.

Father Dougherty, ordained in 1953, served as chaplain of the Latin Mass Community from 1994 to 2001.

On Tuesday, Sept. 13, Father Dougherty will be laid out in St. Boniface Church for visitation from 4—9 PM. A Traditional Latin Mass will be offered at 7 PM that evening.

The Solemn High Requiem Mass for Father Dougherty will be at 9 AM on Wednesday, Sept. 14, at St. Boniface Church. Bishops Zubik, Winter, and Walterscheid will be seated in choir. Bishop Winter will be the homilist. Father Dolan will be the celebrant.

Requiescat in pace

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Catechism, Wednesday Evening Mass, Server Training Return

With the arrival of September, three changes to the weekly parish schedule:

  • The Wednesday Mass moves back to its regular time of 6 PM.
  • Altar Server Practice resumes each Wednesday after Mass, usually at 7 PM.
  • Catechism classes for grades K—12 resume on Sunday, September 11. Classes begin at 9:15 AM each Sunday at the Administrative Center on Haslage Ave.
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Anna Marie Thomas Requiem Mass Friday

Anna Marie Thomas of Ross Township passed away on Wednesday, August 31, 2016, at age 87. There will be no visitation. Obituary in the Post-Gazette and Tribune-Review.

The funeral Mass for Mrs. Thomas will be at 11 a.m. Friday, September 2, at St. Boniface Church.

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

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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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