Pre-Cana Marriage Preparation Class

Pre-Cana Marriage Preparation Class is a mandatory requirement for all diocesan couples planning to marry in the upcoming year.  St. Peter’s Church, Somerset, will hold a Pre-Cana one day class on Saturday, March 4, from 8:30AM to 4:00PM in the St. Peter’s parish annex, 433 west Church Street, Somerset.  The cost is $65.00 per couple payable at registration prior to the beginning of the first session.  If you plan to attend this year’s Pre –Cana Class, please call the rectory to register at 814-443-6574.  

2017 Lenten Fish Dinners

St. Peter’s Church will hold Lenten Fish Dinners on Ash Wednesday, March 1, Friday, March 10, Friday, March 24, and Friday, April 7.  Dinners are served from 4PM – 6:30 PM, in our parish hall on 433 West Church Street, Somerset.  The menu includes choice of  Baked Cod, Fried Cod or Fried Shrimp Dinners, homemade macaroni and cheese, stewed tomatoes, coleslaw,  dessert and beverage.  Dinners are available for eat in or take out.  Come and enjoy!    

A Note from Fr. O’Neill about Daily Mass

One often overlooked treasure of the Catholic way of life is daily Mass. It is elegant in its simplicity. Sunday Mass can be a rather demanding experience. The church parking lot is usually full. The church is often crowded, the coveted back and end pews are filled early! A willingness to participate by singing and responding is assumed. Announcements about practical concerns (like the parish response to the Annual Catholic Appeal!) may diminish the spiritual focus. The Sunday parish liturgy is the worship of the community which demands active involvement. In contrast, the daily Mass environment is less crowded and […]