2016 Adult Religion Class

St. Peter’s 2016 Adult Religion Class will begin on Monday, Aug. 22.  It will be held on Monday evenings, 7– 8 PM, from August 2016 to April 2017.  The instructor will be Msgr. Samuel J. Tomaselli, retired pastor of St. Peter’s Church.  Anyone who is interested in taking instructions in the Catholic faith, or any Catholic adult who would like to receive the Sacrament of Confirmation is invited to register for this class.  The class is also great for Catholics who would just like to brush up on their Catholic faith.  Please call St. Peter’s rectory (814-443-6574) or email ctwagner@stpetersparish.com to register […]

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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 […]