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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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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Corpus Christi Procession, Summer Mass Schedule, &c.

On Sunday, May 29, the External Solemnity of Corpus Christi, there will be a procession of the Blessed Sacrament, including the faithful, following the 11:00 High Mass. Following the procession, we will immediately celebrate Benediction and Reposition of the Blessed Sacrament. There will not be a longer period of adoration that day.

The daily Mass schedule changes for the summer, beginning on June 1:

  • All Wednesday Masses are moved to 9:00 AM, until September 7.
  • On First Fridays, June through August, there will be no exposition of the Blessed Sacrament following the 7:00 PM Mass.  The various Sacred Heart prayers will still be said after Mass.
  • On Memorial Day, Monday, May 30, Mass will be at 9:00 AM.

Please visit the Bulletin page for a photo of this year’s First Communion class, and the St. John XXIII Facebook page for eight photos from this year’s May Crowning. The Other News page has also been updated with four new items.

 

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Ascension Thursday & Other Spring Events

Thursday, May 5 is the Feast of the Ascension, a Holyday of Obligation. Two Masses will be offered on Ascension Thursday, at 9:00 AM and 7:00 PM.

Other special Springtime events:

  • On Sunday, May 8, Mother’s Day, we invite all children and young people, ages 5 to 18, to honor our Blessed Mother by participating in our May Crowning, prior to our 11:00 AM High Mass. The boys and girls should wear pastel dress clothing. Children are asked to meet in St. Boniface Church basement at 10:30 AM.
  • On Sunday, May 15, ten of our little children will be receiving our Blessed Lord at their First Holy Communion during the 11:00 AM High Mass. May the graces of Our Lord fill us all with His glory.

Monthly events:

  • First Friday, May 6 – Confessions begin at 6:30 PM. Mass is scheduled for 7:00 PM, after which there will be exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, prayers to the Sacred Heart of Jesus, and short time of Eucharistic adoration.
  • First Saturday, May 7 – Mass is scheduled for 9:00 AM, after which there will be prayers to the Immaculate Heart of Mary.
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Flea Market/Bake Sale Saturday; Marathon Sunday

The annual flea market/thrift store and bake sale will be held this Saturday, April 30 from 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM and after next weekend’s Masses, in Norbert Hall. Anyone wishing to donate useable items should bring furnishings, toys, appliances, and other household goods no later than Wednesday, April 27 to Norbert Hall. No clothing, books, exercise equipment, televisions or computers. Donations of baked goods should be brought directly to Norbert Hall the day of the event.

Also reminder that the Pittsburgh Marathon is next Sunday, May 1. As always, major traffic disruptions will occur. Map of street closures here.

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New Gallery – Triduum & Easter

A new gallery, featuring 32 photos from Holy Thursday to Easter Sunday, has been added.

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