July 26, 2015, Ninth Sunday after Pentecost

   Scripture Readings:  1Cor 3:9-17; Mt 14:22-34

FLEA MARKET and Bake Sale!!!  Saturday, August 22, 9AM to 2PM.  Donations of household items, dishes, cookware, lamps, small furniture, toys, jewelry, books, are now being accepted after the Sunday liturgy.

Beginning Sunday, June 14, Sunday Divine Liturgy will be at 9:00 AM for the Summer months.

To assist in helping the people of Nepal, please send your best donation to Catholic Relief Services, who are on site distributing food and supplies.  You can donate on-line, by phone, or by mail.  Information is at this web address:

Read Pope Francis’ Encyclical Letter on Care For Our Common Home, which can be found on our Encyclical page.

Save the Date:  59th Annual St. Nicholas Celebration, Sunday, December 6, 2015, St. John Cathedral and Center, Munhall, PA

Join us for the recitation of the Rosary every Sunday at 8:25 AM, as we Pray For Peace.    

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Christian witness is concrete: words without actions are empty. (Jul. 25)

The one who helps the sick and needy touches the flesh of Christ, alive and present in our midst.  (Jul. 23)

When everything falls apart, only one thing sustains our hope: God loves us, he loves everyone! (Jul. 17)

Now is the time for a change in mindset and to stop pretending that our actions do not affect those who suffer from hunger. (Jul. 15)

How wonderful it is to proclaim to everyone the love of God which saves us and gives meaning to our lives! (Jun 30)

In Confession, Jesus welcomes us with all our sinfulness, to give us a new heart, capable of loving as he loves. (Jun 25)

God’s love is free. He asks for nothing in return; all he wants is for his love to be accepted. (Jun 23)

Today the Church is a Church of martyrs, so many heroic witnesses. May we learn from their courage. (Jun 13)

Where there is no work, there is no dignity. (Jun 11)

In the Sacrament of the Eucharist we find God who gives himself. (Jun 9)

We need to build up society in the light of the Beatitudes, walking towards the Kingdom with the least among us. (June 4)

The light of the Gospel guides all who put themselves at the service of the civilization of love. (June 6)

Lord, grant us the awesome gift of meeting you. (May 30)

Christians are witnesses not to a theory, but to a Person: Christ risen and alive, the one Saviour of all. (May 28)

We can observe the Fourth Commandment by loving visits to our aging grandparents. (May 26)

Let us invoke the Holy Spirit each day: He guides us along the path of discipleship in Christ. (May 23)

Lord, send forth your Holy Spirit to bring consolation and strength to persecuted Christians.   (May 22)

There are times when God is silent, a silence which cannot be understood unless we gaze upon Christ crucified. (May 21)

God is always waiting for us, he always understands us, he always forgives us. (May 19)

It is better to have a Church that is wounded but out in the streets than a Church that is sick because it is closed in on itself. (May 16)

Dear parents, have great patience, and forgive from the depths of your heart. (May 14)

Why is it so difficult to tolerate the faults of others? Have we forgotten that Jesus bore our sins? (May 12)

Let us learn to live with kindness, to love everyone, even when they do not love us. (May 9)

When we cannot earn our own bread, we lose our dignity. This is a tragedy today, especially for the young. (May 7)

It is good for us to spend time before the Tabernacle, to feel the gaze of Jesus upon us.  (May 5)

The love of Christ fills our hearts and makes us always able to forgive! (May 2)

Amid so many problems, even grave, may we not lose our hope in the infinite mercy of God. (Apr. 30)

Every Christian community must be a welcoming home for those searching for God,for those searching for a brother or sister to listen to them. (Apr. 28)