November 23, 2014, 24th Sunday After Pentecost                                  Scripture Readings:  Eph 2:14-22; Lk 12:16-21 

All are welcome at our liturgies, including students from Carnegie Mellon University, the University of Pittsburgh, and Carlow University.

We are holding a Food Collection Drive for the needy.  Donations of non-perishable food and monetary donations will be accepted any Sunday from 10:00 AM to       1:00 PM in the Church Auditorium by November 23.

Friday, November 14, is the Feast of St. Philip the apostle.  Saturday began the Philippian Fast, for the 40 days before Christmas.  Prayer, fasting, and alms for the poor are the tools for spiritual preparation leading up to the Christmas holy day.  Please join in this preparation time so that the Spirit of Christmas will fill your life and those around you.

The Parish Christmas Party will be held Sunday, December 14, following the 11 AM Divine Liturgy.  Sign-up sheets for the covered dish dinner and children attending are available in the Church vestibule.  The deadline for the sign-up for children is November 30.  

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

We are now on Twitter!  @HolySpiritPgh is our username.

The latest Tweets from the Pope:    

Let us seek to live in a way that is always worthy of our Christian vocation. (Nov. 20)
There is so much noise in the world! May we learn to be silent in our hearts and before God.  (Nov. 18)
A Christian brings peace to others. Not only peace, but also love, kindness, faithfulness and joy.  (Nov. 15)
War destroys, kills, impoverishes. Lord, give us your peace!  (Nov. 13)
Work is so important for human dignity, for building up a family, for peace!  (Nov. 11)
I ask all people of goodwill to help build a culture of encounter, solidarity and peace.  (Nov. 9)
The Church is ever on a journey, seeking new ways to announce the Gospel.  (Nov. 8)