St. Peter’s Annual Auction & Barbeque to be held July 24th!

St. Peter’s Parish Annual Festival, Auction and Barbeque will be held on Sunday, July 24, (Please note the date change!) from 11AM to 5PM on the parish grounds.  Auction begins at 2PM, featuring all new items,  gift certificates for retailers and restaurants, sports items, professional services, game tickets, and memorabilia.   Barbeque Chicken and Ribs dinners will be served throughout the day including homemade macaroni salad, baked beans and beverage.  There will also be a cash raffle, a theme basket raffle, children’s games, a used book sale, refreshment stand and an ice cream stand. All are welcome to come and […]



St. Peter’s Vacation Bible School, “Barnyard Roundup!”

SIGN UP NOW FOR LOADS OF FUN! St. Peter’s Vacation Bible School, “Barnyard Roundup”, will be held June 27 to 30. Sign up your children now! Forms are in the rectory, church and school. Please turn registration forms in by June 10. We need volunteers (who must have clearances). The next volunteer meeting is June 9, at 6PM in the Annex. .  If you have questions please call Danielle at 814-289-1317. Hope to see you there!

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 […]