Saturday, September 28, 2013

"So faith comes from what is heard..."

"and what is heard comes through the word of Christ....
For 'Their voice has gone out to all the earth,
and their words to the ends of the world'".
(Romans 10:17-18)

Saturday, September 21, 2013

Year of Faith Mission!

We are excited to announce an upcoming series on living a faith-filled life, to be presented in our parish by Mr. Brian O'Neel, author of "39 Saints You Should Know" and "Saint Why? 39 Holy Unknowns". 

Mr. O'Neel has appeared several times on EWTN and is a regular guest on both the Relevant Radio and EWTN Global Satellite radio networks.  A writer and editor who lives in the Philadelphia area, he and his wife are the proud parents of six children. 

The outline of themes for this special Year of Faith Mission is:

"St. Peter: A Man of Courage and Model of Faith" - Monday, October 28
"Holy Helpers: Saintly Inspiration for Today's Christian"  - Tuesday, October 29
"Be Not Afraid: The Church and the New Evangelization" - Wednesday, October 30

Each evening a Holy Hour will be held at 6 p.m. followed by Mass at 7 p.m. 
The special presentations will follow Mass. 
All are welcome!  For more information, please contact our parish office.

The First 6 Months... A Papacy in Review

Wednesday, September 4, 2013

September 7 Peace Vigil

Today, dear brothers and sisters, I wish to make add my voice to the cry which rises up with increasing anguish from every part of the world, from every people, from the heart of each person, from the one great family which is humanity: it is the cry for peace!....”  
(Pope Francis, Sunday Angelus on September 1, 2013)

Pope Francis has proclaimed that Saturday, September 7, the vigil of the birth of Mary, Queen of Peace, is to be for the whole Church a day of fasting and prayer for peace in Syria, the Middle East, and throughout the world.
You are invited to

A Prayer Vigil for Peace
at St. Peter’s Church, 615 Connolly Street,
this Saturday, September 7, 2013.

Eucharistic Adoration from 7 p.m. until Midnight.

8 p.m. Praise and Worship

9 p.m. Scriptural Rosary

10 p.m. Reading of Scripture


All are welcome.   Stay as long as you want.

Spread the word.  Pray for peace.

“Peace is a precious gift, which must be promoted and protected.”
Pope Francis

Ordinations to the Permanent Diaconate

On Saturday, September 7, 2013, at 5 p.m. at St. Patrick's Cathedral, Andre Nicol of St. Andrew's Parish, Larry Kurec of Our Lady Queen of Poland Parish, and Stephan Bilynskyy of St. Agnes Parish will be ordained to the permanent diaconate.  Natalia Bilynskyy will also be mandated in the Diocesan Ministry of Service at this Mass. Everyone in welcome to attend.  Please remember these men and their families in your prayers as they assume this new ministry for the Church.