April 24, 2016 Sunday of the Samaritan Woman

Scripture Readings:  Epistle Acts 11:19-26; Gospel John 4:5-42

 THIS SUNDAY:  Our church will host a talk given by Mr. Judah Samet, a survivor of the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp, on Sunday, May 1, at 2 PM.  Mr. Samet will speak on his family’s experience of being taken from their home in Debrecen, Hungary, and the conditions and horrors dealt to many by the Nazi regime.  This is history that cannot be forgotten.  All are welcome for this free event and a good will offering is requested for the Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh. 

This Sunday is the Pittsburgh Marathon.  Fifth Avenue will be closed in the morning until approximately 11 AM.  Check alternate roads for access to the church in the morning.

Cancelled due to weather forecast!  Look for us and buy a cup of coffee or tea and something to go with it at a great price!  Breakfast On The Run, starting at 6:30 AM, on our sidewalk at 5th Ave., May 1.  (Or under our front porch if it’s raining.)  

 Join us for the recitation of the Rosary every Sunday at 10:25 AM, as we Pray For Peace.

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The latest Tweets from the Pope:    

Dear Young People, with the grace of God you can become authentic and courageous Christians, witnesses to love and peace. (Apr. 24)

Dear Young Friends, your names are written in heaven in the merciful heart of the Father. Be brave and go against the tide! (Apr. 23)

A true ecological approach knows how to safeguard the environment and justice, hearing the cry of the earth and the cry of the poor. (Apr. 22)

Climate change represents one of the principal challenges facing humanity today, and the response requires the solidarity of all. (Apr. 21)

To form a family is to be a part of God’s dream, to join him in building a world where no one will feel alone. (Apr. 20)

The royal road to peace is to see others not as enemies to be opposed but as brothers and sisters to be embraced (Apr. 19)

We pray for the earthquake victims in Ecuador and Japan. May God and all our brothers and sisters give them help and support. (Apr. 18)